This course teaches students how to talk with patients about nutrition clearly and effectively. This course offers detailed counseling and communications strategies, and discussions of relevant social, cultural, and psychological factors that give students a realistic, hands-on approach to developing their counseling skills.
Examine the social meanings and emotional factors of food and food choices.
Identify and display nutrition counseling strategies.
Interpret counseling across the lifespan and cross-cultural counseling.
Demonstrate assertiveness, advocacy, and negotiation skills appropriate to counseling lifestyle changes.
Demonstrate effective education and counseling techniques and skills to facilitate behavior change.
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Last updated 3/24/20
None – Prior or concurrent nutrition training is recommended
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Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.