Health Assessment

This course assists the student in collecting appropriate subjective and objective data associated with obtaining a health and diet history. This course provides an introduction to physical and diagnostic assessment of health status. Physical assessment competencies to be attained at the novice level include: assessment of body composition; measurement of vital signs; blood glucose; and clinical assessment of nutrition status. A review of MNT along with developing skills necessary for nutritional assessment and nutritional care of individuals throughout the life cycle. Graded CR/NC. This course is for dietetics internship students only.