Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - DIE6248
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Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: In review by OGS; For Nutrition and Dietetics Conc in MPH. Pre-req does not exist. Emailed 3/11/16. Pre-req is program requirement. GC approved 4/11/16; To USF Sys 4/21/16; to SCNS after 4/28/16. Appd eff 6/1/16
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 5245 2015-07-06 Department College Budget Account Number Community and Family Health PH 640500 Contact Person Phone Lauri Wright 8139748261 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title DIE 6248 Advanced Clinical Nutrition Is the course title variable? N Is a permit required for registration? N Are the credit hours variable? N Is this course repeatable? N If repeatable, how many times? 0 Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option 3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) Advanced Clinical Nutrition Course Online? Percentage Online O - Online (100% online) 100
An integration of pathophysiology, biochemistry, and nutrition concepts that form the basis for medical nutrition therapy in health care. Pre-req: Dietetic Intern.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
Needed for accreditation
B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?
This course is part of the accredited MPH/Dietetic Internship that will serve 38 dietetic interns throughout Tampa Bay.
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
Registered Dietitian with 18 graduate hours of nutrition coursework and practice experience in relative areas of nutrition
- Other Course Information
At the completion of the course, students should be able to:
1. Discuss the key elements of nutritional assessment and diet therapy, describe
their alterations during various disease states and relate this information to
support nutrition intervention strategies in individuals during altered
2. Interpret information from medical, social and nutritional histories, combined
With biochemical and anthropometrical indices during different
pathophysiological states to assess nutritional status, develop nutrition care
plans, and problem solve.
3. Accurately define, both in writing and orally, how pathophysiology
of a selected disease state impacts nutritional status and what nutrition interventions are
B. Learning Outcomes
Student Learning Outcomes:
CRD 1.2 Apply evidence based guidelines, systematic reviews and scientific literature (such as the Academys Evidence Analysis Library and Evidence based Nutrition Practice Guidelines, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, National Guideline Clearinghouse Web sites) in the nutrition care process and model and other areas of dietetics practice
CRD 1.4 Evaluate emerging research for application in dietetics practice
CRD 2.2 Demonstrate professional writing skills in preparing professional communications
CRD 3.1 Perform the Nutrition Care Process and use standardized nutrition language for individuals, groups and populations of differing ages and health status, in a variety of settings
C. Major Topics
1. Nutrition Care Process
2. Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease
3. Nutrition and Upper and Lower GI Tract and Accessory Organs
4. Nutrition and Immunology
5. Nutrition and Endocrine, Renal and Hematological Systems
6. Nutrition and Neurological and Respiratory Systems
7. Nutrition and Metabolic Stress
8. Nutrition and Neoplastic Diseases
Nelms, M and Sucher, K. Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology. Cengage Learning. Boston: 2015.
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
Students are expected to read the assigned materials carefully, apply course topics in thoughtful and critical responses to discussions. Students are expected to complete all assignments on time. Exceptions to this policy will be made only in the case of severe illness, documented family emergency, or similar problem.
The final course grade will be determined according to the following percentages:
90 100 = A
80 89 = B
70 79 = C
60 69 = D
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
Assignments, exams and tests:
``` Discussions 20%
Case Studies 30%
Advanced Topics Paper 20%
H. Attendance Policy
Course Attendance at First Class Meeting Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation Registration - 4.0101,
Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)
In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. Its the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.
I. Policy on Make-up Work
All assignments and exams are due on the date/time specified. No makeup work after assignment due date accepted.
J. Program This Course Supports
MPH, concentration in Nutrition and Dietetics
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