HUN+Fall+2011+Syllabus - HUN 4446 NUTRITION AND DISEASE -...

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1 HUN 4446 NUTRITION AND DISEASE - PART 2 FALL 2011 - Section 8138 Teaching assistant: Greg Guthrie, MS Email: Office hours: Mondays and Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm Location: FSHN Building, Room 232 Class meeting time: MWF: 1:55-2:45pm (7 th period) Attendance: Required Location: Newins-Ziegler Hall (NZH), Room 112 Credits: 3 Course Description and Prerequisites: Part 2 of a two-semester sequence that focuses on the biochemical and pathophysiological bases of diseases/conditions that require nutrition support/medical nutrition therapy. Prerequisites: HUN 4445; BCH 3025 or BCH 4024; APK 2105C (formerly PET 2350C) or PCB 4723C. Course Goals/Competencies: Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: 1. Describe the risk factors, etiology, symptoms, clinical findings, and pathophysiology associated with diseases/conditions covered in this course. 2. Describe the diagnostic tests/procedures and the intervention strategies used in the treatment of diseases/conditions covered in this course. 3. Evaluate the impact of selected food/nutrient-drug interactions on nutritional status/drug efficacy and recommend appropriate intervention strategies. 4. Relate the theoretical bases for nutrition/medical intervention strategies with the anatomical, physiological, and/or biochemical changes that occur in diseases/conditions covered in this course. 5. Identify examples of nutrient-gene interactions, apply concepts related to nutrigenetics/ nutrigenomics and epigenetics, and describe the potential impact of genomic and epigenomic research on nutrition and medical practice. 6. Identify appropriate recommendations for the management of patients with diseases/conditions covered in this course. Required Materials: TurningPoint Remote Response Card (“clicker”): Available for purchase at the UF Bookstore (purchase from cashier) OR a iPhone or Smartphone that is compatible with rwpoll response system (see below for more info). HUN 4446 Course Notes: Target Copy Target Copy 1412 West University Avenue, Gainesville, FL. (or print your own copy of the objectives and the PowerPoint slides for each unit of study from e- Learning; see below for access information) Course information and materials posted on e-Learning. Instructor: Anne E. Mathews, PhD, RD Department: Office: FSHN Building, Room 227 Phone: 352-392-1991 ext 286 Email: Office hours: Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:30 PM *If you cannot attend these hours, please email me for individual appointments.
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2 Recommended Materials: Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology (2 nd edition) by Nelms, Sucher, Lacey and Ross, 2011. How to Access Sakai: Access requires a Gatorlink account. If you need to establish a Gatorlink account, go to Once you have created a Gatorlink account, access e-Learning Support Services homepage at
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