NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

138 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Nutrition Program NUT 6750—Dietary and Sports Supplements This course will provide an in-depth analysis of the various sport and dietary supplements on the market and explore the essential role of vitamins andminerals in the human diet as they relate to health, health promotion, physical activity, exercise performance, illness, and disease prevention. Governmental regulation of the dietary supplement industry will be explored. (3 credit hours) NUT 6800—Special Project I This is the first course in a series of two required courses for all students in the M.S. in Nutrition Program. This is a practicebased research and culminating experience that provides a bridge between academic preparation and professional practice. The project allows the student to apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills learned in the core and elective program courses under the supervision and guidance of a faculty mentor. (3 credit hours) NUT 6801—Special Project II This is the second course in a series of two required courses for all students in the M.S. in Nutrition Program. This is a practicebased research and culminating experience that provides a bridge between academic preparation and professional practice. The project allows the student to apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills learned in the core and elective program courses under the supervision and guidance of a facultymentor. (3 credit hours) NUT 6805—Applied Nutrition Capstone This course will provide students with a culminating experience that is project-based to integrate concepts learned in the program. (3 credit hours) NUT 6900—Current Topics in Nutrition Current topics are presented and explored in detail. Information and focus of course will vary as the field of nutrition changes. Specific learning objectives will be designated on the course syllabus when this course is offered. (3 credit hours) NUT 7000—Professional Seminar in Nutrition and Dietetics This course will expose students within the Professional Practice Concentration to career leadership opportunities and responsibilities. Students will demonstrate professional competencies related to supervised practice in the field as they prepare for the final stages of the program. Restricted to Professional Practice Concentration students. (2 credit hours) NUT 8000—Comprehensive Exam This course is reserved for students within the Professional Practice Concentration as they approach the final stages of the program. Students will be required to demonstrate professional competencies through written and practical assessments. Restricted to Professional Practice Concentration students. (1 credit hour) NUT 8001—Nutrition Practicum I This course is reserved for students within the Professional Practice Concentration to provide required, supervised practice in community settings. Students will apply practice competencies in the principles of foundational knowledge, community, and public health nutrition. Restricted to Professional Practice Concentration students. (5 credit hours) NUT 8002—Nutrition Practicum II This course is reserved for students within the Professional Practice Concentration to provide supervised practice in community settings. Students will apply practice competencies in the principles of foundational knowledge, client/patient services, food systems management, business, and evidenceinformed practice. Restricted to Professional Practice Concentration students. (8 credit hours) NUT 8003—Nutrition Practicum III This course is reserved for students within the Professional Practice Concentration to provide supervised practice in community settings. Students will apply practice competencies in the principles of foundational knowledge, client/patient services, food systems management, business, and evidenceinformed practice. Restricted to Professional Practice Concentration students. (8 credit hours) PUH 5513—Public Health Nutrition This course will provide students with methods and skills to identify nutrition-related health problems and to plan community-based prevention programs for diverse populations. For course descriptions of cross-listed electives in Health Informatics, Medical Education, and Public Health programs, please see corresponding sections. Nutrition Program Department Chair and Assistant Professor: S. Petrosky | Professors: E. Groseclose, T. Silver | Associate Professor: N. Mikati | Assistant Professors: A. Baum, A. Cheema, S. Escobar, M. Gordon, D. Kalman, J. Keil, D. Khanna, M. Luis, L. Nathanson, D. Moppet, I. Scripa | Adjunct Associate Professors: G. Canfield, D. Pickett-Bernard | Adjunct Assistant Professors: V. Beljanksi, L. Craggs-Dino | Adjunct Instructors: D. Boyce, A. Navarre, A. Semeco

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