NSG125 Principles of Nutrition

3 Credit Hours

Principles of Nutrition emphasizes the basic foundations of nutrition and the interrelationship with optimal health.  Nutrients, their sources, functions, basic requirements, and an overview of clinical diets are included in relationship with certain pathophysiology problems encountered in nursing.  This knowledge will serve as a basis for the application of diet therapy to the nursing needs of the patient.

QSEN Competency Focus:  Evidence-based practice