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Dietetic Internship Graduate Courses

All dietetic interns are required to take two graduate courses to enhance their learning experiences. Both are offered in the Fall semester.


GPAH 5350, Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy
First semester. Three credits. Kerstetter

This course is designed to provide the student with advanced nutrition therapy information for the effective treatment of complex medical problems. The course emphasizes all aspects of the nutrition care process as it relates to medical conditions. The research regarding the physiological, pathological and metabolic basis for nutrient modifications will be emphasized.


GPAH 5351, Contemporary Nutrition Issues and Research
First semester. Three credits. Duffy

This course engages students in critical thinking and application of research to contemporary issues in food and nutrition applied to clinical nutrition and community/public health nutrition. Learning occurs through classroom discussions, self-exploration through reading and applying scientific studies to issues, and participation in a research project.


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Department of Allied Health Sciences
College of Agricutlture and Natural Resources
358 Mansfield Road, Unit 1101
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1101
Telephone: (860) 486-2834
Fax: (860) 486-5375