Advanced Geriatrics

Course IDCourse NameCourseCategoryCredit Hours
MND 515 Advanced Geriatrics Master of Science in Nutrition Diagnostics/Dietetic InternshipNursingN/A

An in-depth look at the inter-relationship between aging and nutrition.   Physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of aging, theories of aging, internal and external factors related to nutrient intake, and nutrient needs will be considered utilizing the nutriokinetic and nutriodynamic modeling.  The nutrition focused physical exam will be a major focus in assessing the elderly patient with multiple pathologies. (prereq/coreq MND 513 & 514)