NUT 312

Nutrition Profession and Practice Online


This course provides detailed descriptions of a broad spectrum of career choices as well as information on specific practice areas in which today’s nutrition professionals are employed. In addition, this course covers emerging areas of practice that require specific knowledge and skills along with a broad understanding of community health needs. The course takes a conceptual approach that includes historical background, educational requirements, and roles and functions of nutrition professionals.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the evolution of the healthcare system in the United States to compare to other countries’ systems.

  • Explain projected changes in the demographics in the United States population for the next 10 years to accommodate needed changes.

  • Distinguish between types of healthcare providers to facilitate choosing an appropriate career path.

  • Recognize the need for an integrative team in healthcare to provide individualized care.

  • Interpret regulations for healthcare providers in various states.

  • Create a PowerPoint presentation to educate others in Integrative Healthcare.

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Required Course Pack:

  •  Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)

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Last updated 7/14/19

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Admissions Requirements:

Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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