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DFN 771: Nutritional Support.

3 hours, 3 credits. The metabolic events associated with physiological stress and their importance in determining nutritional requirements. Identifying, assessing, and managing the patient at risk for protein calorie malnutrition. Emphasis on the use of enteral or parenteral nutrition support to achieve positive nitrogen balance, adequate nutrition status, or weight gain.

Last modified: 3/11/2014