Nov 20, 2018  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog

NTR - 613 Advanced Nutrition Care III


This course will review evidence-based practice and current nutrition theory for critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). Participants will discussion alterations in energy metabolism, regulation of macronutrients during critical illness, electrolyte management, acid-base balance, influence of underlying chronic disease on the acute phase response, and examine evidenced-based nutrition-related recommendations for the use of enteral and parenteral nutrition in ICU-related illnesses. Prerequisite courses:  NTR 612 Advanced Nutrition Care II or permission of instructor.  Retake Counts for Credit: No. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: No. Credit(s): 2