Fall 2017 Course Information
Pediatric Clinical Nutrition

Course Description
This course examines the physiological, biochemical, and nutritional aspects of disease processes relevant to infants and children up to 18 years of age. The course includes discussion of medical nutrition therapy for a variety of medical conditions found in this population including inborn errors of metabolism, food hypersensitivity, obesity, and diseases of the major organ systems.

Susan Carlson
Office: 913-588-5359

Campus Coordinator

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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Manual of Pediatric Nutrition
Kendrin Sonneville and Christopher Duggan
Edition: Fifth
ISBN: 978-1607951742
Publisher: People?s Medical Publishing House-USA

Course Access
Approximately two weeks before the first day of class at KU Medical Center, the Teaching and Learning Technology group will send two emails:
(1) The first email informs students that an encrypted email will follow the first email with username and password information, as well as instructions about how to access the encrypted email.
(2) The second, secure email will provide students with a username, a temporary password, and instructions to reset the password. This email also contains contact information for technical assistance.
Students meeting all deadlines for account creation will have access to Blackboard by the first day of class.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

– – Jacy Phillips, University of Nebraska-Lincoln