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Madison College: School of Professional and Continuing Education

Medical Nutrition Therapy 2 Course

Part of the Eating Behaviors Technician Certification, students develop knowledge of the principles and application of diet and nutrition as therapeutic measures in various disease conditions related to weight control, including under- and overweight/obesity, metabolic syndrome, diseases of the digestive system , and misc. disease conditions. Students learn to plan modified diets, write individualized nutritional care plans, and become familiar with related medical terminology.

Madison College: School of Professional and Continuing Education
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Skills

What it takes to earn this badge

  • Weight Management Exam
  • Energy Balance Exam
  • Develop an outline to assess nutrition-related health risks (physical & psychological) in overweight/obese clients
  • Review/analyze sample nutrition assessments and develop care plans for clients with weight management problems, diabetes mellitus, and cardiovascular disease.
  • Demonstrate the use of various meal planning tools (e.g. Exchange Lists for Diabetes: Appendix E) in preparing modified diets for clients with weight management problems and/or diabetes mellitus.
  • Define specific medical terms and abbreviations related to body systems that are adversely affected by overweight/obesity, diabetes mellitus, and cardiovascular disease
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