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DTM 364 - Modified Diet/Field Experience

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 4
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Application and evaluation of modified diets in healthcare facilities. Practical experience in a selected healthcare facility supervised by a registered dietitian.
(This course is Pass/Fail.)
Competencies
  1. Write route modified diets specific to disease conditions using approved diet manual
  2. Identify nutritive value variance (calories and nutrients) of a specific food by altering methods of food preparation
  3. Plan an inservice on nutrient/drug interaction for presentation to dietary personnel
  4. Identify ways menu would need to be changed for certain ethnic groups of choice
  5. Describe the facility’s present diet order policy with an understanding of origin and implementation
  6. Identify ways to supplement diet using nourishment
  7. Evaluate nourishment procedure and delivery system
  8. Identify seasoning and garnishes appropriate for modified diets
  9. Identify what dietary information is needed for care conference.



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