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NUTR100 Nutrition and Wellbeing Course Page

Description: Principles of nutrition. The need for and functions of the major nutrients for humans. Cannot be taken by students with credit or currently registered in NU FS 305 or other NUTR courses. May contain alternative delivery sections: refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

NUTR201 Role of the Dietitian in the Canadian Health Care System Course Page

Description: This course introduces students to the profession of dietetics and its position with in the Canadian health care system. Topics covered include: history of dietetics; the structure of the health care system in Canada; roles of the Registered Dietitian, concepts of dietetic practice and jurisprudence for Registered Dietitians.

NUTR301 Fundamentals of Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism I Course Page

Description: Fundamentals of nutrition, emphasizing energy, carbohydrates, lipids and proteins. The lab will use common techniques to illustrate principles of human nutrition. Only open to students in the BSc in Nutrition and Food Science, Dietetics Specialization and Honors in Nutrition. Offered concurrently with NUTR 303. Credit will only be given for one of NUTR 301 or 303. Prerequisites: BIOCH 200 and PHYSL 210. Pre or corequisite: BIOCH 310.

NUTR302 Fundamentals of Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism II Course Page

Description: Fundamentals of nutrition with emphasis on vitamins and inorganic elements. The lab will use common techniques to illustrate principles of human nutrition. Only open to students in the BSc in Nutrition and Food Science, Dietetics Specialization and Honors in Nutrition. Offered concurrently with NUTR 304. Credit will only be given for one of NUTR 302 or 304. Prerequisites: BIOCH 310 and NUTR 301.

NUTR303 Fundamentals of Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism I Course Page

Description: Fundamentals of nutrition, emphasizing energy, carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. Offered concurrently with NUTR 301. Credit will only be given for one of NUTR 301 or 303. Prerequisites: BIOCH 200 and PHYSL 210. Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOCH 310.

NUTR304 Fundamentals of Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism II Course Page

Description: Fundamentals of nutrition with emphasis on vitamins and inorganic elements. Offered concurrently with NUTR 302. Credit will only be given for one of NUTR 302 or 304. Prerequisites: (BIOCH 310 and PHYSL 210). NUTR 303 or NU FS 305 recommended.

NUTR380 Sports Nutrition Course Page

Description: Basic theory related to nutritional requirements for all levels of athletic performance. Application of sports nutrition concepts for recreational to elite level athletes. Course content includes energy systems, hydration, pre- and post-event nutrition, weight management and body composition issues of athletes and ergogenic aids. Prerequisite: NU FS 305 or (NUTR 301 or 303).

NUTR400 Research Methods in Nutritional Science Course Page

Description: Familiarizes students with skills required for the formation of a research problem, and for the execution and presentation of empirical research. Lectures incorporate key concepts of experimental design, logistics of data collection and basic analysis and are complemented by work with a faculty advisor to develop a research proposal. Students will present their proposal in a seminar. Only open to students in the BSc in Nutrition and Food Science, Nutrition major. Prerequisites: NUTR 301, 302, and *90.

NUTR401 Undergraduate Nutritional Science Independent Project Course Page

Description: An independent research project on an approved topic, supervised by a faculty member. Normally this is a continuation of work begun in NUTR 400. It includes implementation of a research project, data analysis and presentation of results orally and in writing. Only open to students in the BSc in Nutrition and Food Science, Nutrition major. Prerequisite: NUTR 400.

NUTR440 Current Topics in Nutritional Science Course Page

Description: A comprehensive review of current and emerging nutritional assessment tools used to evaluate food and nutrient intake, and the nutritional status of individuals, groups and communities in health and disease. Advanced topics in nutritional assessment and metabolism. Only open to fourth-year students in the Nutrition Major and Honors in Nutrition. Prerequisite: NUTR 400.

NUTR443 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Lifestyle Course Page

Description: This is an advanced course examining the relationship between the role of lifestyle factors in the etiology and pathophysiology, as well as the treatment of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Application of recent findings to our understanding of these chronic metabolic diseases will be addressed. Graduate students may not register for credit (see AFNS 543). Credit will only be given for one of NUTR 443 and AFNS 543. Prerequisites: NUTR 301 or 303 and NUTR 302 or 304, or consent of Instructor.

NUTR452 Nutrition in the Prevention of Chronic Human Diseases Course Page

Description: A lecture and reading course to review current research and the scientific basis of nutrition intervention in the prevention and treatment of chronic human disease. Translation of research findings to nutrition recommendations in topical areas including global health and food supply, obesity, cardiovascular disease, polycystic ovary syndrome and behavior-cognitive disorders. Graduate students may not register for credit (see AFNS 552). Credit will only be given for one of AFNS 552 and NUTR 452. Prerequisites: (NUTR 302 or 304 or NU FS 305) and NU FS 356 or consent of instructor. *6 PHYSL recommended.

NUTR466 Introduction to Dietetic Practice Course Page

Description: Lectures and discussion to improve readiness of students to work independently in the development of professional practice skills in dietetics. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Required before placement in NUTR 469, 470, 471 or 472. Prerequisites: NU FS 223 and NUTR 468. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

NUTR468 Clinical Nutrition Course Page

Description: Basic principles of nutrition in clinical situations. The role of diet in the management of various diseases. The laboratory sessions include practical experience in providing individualized nutritional care for clients from various cultural backgrounds. Only open to students in the BSc in Nutrition and Food Science, Nutrition major. Graduate students may not register for credit (see AFNS 568). Credit will only be given for one of AFNS 568, NUTR 468, and NU FS 468. Pre- or corequisite: NUTR 301. May contain alternative delivery sections; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

NUTR469 Introductory Professional Practice in Clinical Dietetics Course Page

Description: Practical experience in provision of nutrition care, focusing on basic skills of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Continuing care agencies, rural health centres and acute care hospitals. Students may take this course simultaneously with INT D 411. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Prerequisites: NU FS 223, NUTR 466, and 468. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

NUTR470 Professional Practice in Community Nutrition Course Page

Description: Practical experience in assessing needs and planning, implementing and evaluating nutrition programs in a variety of community settings. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Prerequisite: NU FS 223, 377 and NUTR 466. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

NUTR470A Professional Practice in Community Nutrition Course Page

Description: Practical experience in assessing needs and planning, implementing and evaluating nutrition programs in a variety of community settings. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Prerequisite: NU FS 223, 377 and NUTR 466. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

NUTR470B Professional Practice in Community Nutrition Course Page

Description: Practical experience in assessing needs and planning, implementing and evaluating nutrition programs in a variety of community settings. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Prerequisite: NU FS 223, 377 and NUTR 466. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

NUTR471 Professional Practice in Foodservice Management Course Page

Description: Practical experience in assessment, planning implementation and evaluation of foodservice systems. Institutional, community and commercial settings. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Prerequisites: (NU FS 363 or 361), NU FS 461, NUTR 466 and (AREC 323 or alternate business course). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

NUTR471A Professional Practice in Foodservice Management Course Page

Description: Practical experience in assessment, planning implementation and evaluation of foodservice systems. Institutional, community and commercial settings. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Prerequisites: (NU FS 363 or 361), NU FS 461, NUTR 466 and (AREC 323 or alternate business course). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

NUTR471B Professional Practice in Foodservice Management Course Page

Description: Practical experience in assessment, planning implementation and evaluation of food service systems. Institutional, community and commercial settings. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship Program. Prerequisites: (NU FS 363 or 361) and NU FS 461 and (AREC 323 or AG EC 323 or alternate business course). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

NUTR472 Professional Practice in Clinical Dietetics Course Page

Description: Practical experience in a variety of acute, continuing care and ambulatory care settings. The student is expected to demonstrate professional competencies in assessment, planning, development and monitoring of nutrition care plans for patients and clients. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Prerequisites: NUTR 466, 469 and 476. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar

NUTR472A Professional Practice in Clinical Dietetics Course Page

Description: Practical experience in a variety of acute, continuing care and ambulatory care settings. The student is expected to demonstrate professional competencies in assessment, planning, development and monitoring of nutrition care plans for patients and clients. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Prerequisites: NUTR 466, 469 and 476. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar

NUTR472B Professional Practice in Clinical Dietetics Course Page

Description: Practical experience in a variety of acute, continuing care and ambulatory care settings. The student is expected to demonstrate professional competencies in assessment, planning, development and monitoring of nutrition care plans for patients and clients. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Prerequisites: NUTR 466, 469 and 476. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar

NUTR476 Advanced Clinical Nutrition Course Page

Description: The principles of diet therapy in selected areas of current interest. Emphasis on case studies, research, and practical problems in clinical dietetics. Only open to students in the BSc in Nutrition and Food Science, Nutrition major. Graduate students may not register for credit (see AFNS 578). Credit will only be given for one of AFNS 578 and NUTR 476. Prerequisite: NUTR 302 and NUTR 468. May contain alternative delivery sections: refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

NUTR477 Advanced Community Nutrition Course Page

Description: Builds on concepts learned in introductory community nutrition that relate to health promotion, food security, policy, program planning and community nutrition throughout the lifecycle. Students will develop the skills to write a community grant application. Field trips to places and events that relate to community nutrition. Graduate students may not register for credit (see AFNS 577). Credit will only be given for one of AFNS 577 and NUTR 477. Prerequisites: (NUTR 302 or NU FS 305), NU FS 356 and NU FS 377.

NUTR479 Advanced Nutrition: Vitamins and Inorganic Elements Course Page

Description: A lecture and reading course in vitamins and inorganic elements. Introduction to seminar presentation and critical evaluation of current literature. Students will learn how to write a scientific paper. Graduate students may not register for credit (see AFNS 579). Credit will only be given for one of AFNS 579, NUTR 479 and NU FS 479. Prerequisites: NUTR 301 or 303 and NUTR 302 or 304.

NUTR480 Sports Nutrition Course Page

Description: Basic theory related to nutritional requirements for all levels of athletic performance. Application of sports nutrition concepts for recreational to elite level athletes. Course content includes energy systems, hydration, pre- and post-event nutrition, weight management and body composition issues of athletes and ergogenic aids. Prerequisite: NU FS 305 or (NUTR 301 or 303 and 302 or 304) and *90.

NUTR482 Introduction to Dietetic Practice Course Page

Description: Lectures and discussion to improve readiness of students to work independently in the development of professional practice skills in dietetics. Only open to students in the BSc Nutrition and Food Science, Dietetics Specialization Program. Required before placement in NUTR 483, 484, 485, 486, 487 and 488. Prerequisites: NU FS 223 and NUTR 468.