NUTR642: Community Nutrition
- Graduate level
- Fall term(s) for residential students;
- 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
- Instructor(s): Suzanne Cole (Residential);
- Prerequisites: EHS 630
- Description: This course is a discussion of the principles and programs developed to improve the dietary intake and the nutritional status of individuals and groups within a community. Primary topics covered include: government and nongovernment nutrition-related programs, groups at nutritional risk, nutritional issues/concerns across the lifecycle, and an introduction to developing community-based nutrition intervention programs (needs assessment, intervention, and evaluation). Didactic lectures and guest presentations accompanied with an in-depth needs assessment and intervention project and a community service-learning component will provide students the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge through a hands-on approach.
|Department||Program||Degree||Competency||Specific course(s) that allow assessment||NUTR||MPH||Apply public health theoretical frameworks and nutrition research evidence to inform public health actions||NUTR642, NUTR650, NUTR677, NUTR633||NUTR||MPH||Explain dietary influences on health outcomes, and identify population-based strategies to improve nutritional health||NUTR642, NUTR650, NUTR677|