Course Title : Nutrition and Disease II
Course Number: CHS 362
Credit Hours : 3
Course instructor: Theory part: Dr. Adel Al-Hamdan MS, PhD
Clinical practice part: Ali Al-Dughaim Clinical Dietitian
Objective: To understand the relationship between nutrition and disease together with the dietary modifications required to treat certain diseases.
Description: A study of dietary deficiency states such as protein, energy, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, and starvation, malnutrition and sub-nutrition. A study of particular diseases which are associated with nutrition, e.g. obesity, diabetes mellitus, Pulmonary, Cancer . The preparation of therapeutic diets will be discussed.
Course Outline (Clinical Part):
Week (1-3): Nutrition and Cancer
Week (4-5): Nutrition and Pulmonary disease
Week (6-7): Enteral Nutrition
Week (8-9): Parenteral Nutrition
Week (10-12): Nutrition and Obesity
Week (13-15): Nutrition and Diabetes