Master's Degree - Dietetics

Fall 2021 Course Information
Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy

Course Description
In this course, students learn about the role of diet in disease including diet as a factor related to prevention of disease or illness, diet as an etiologic agent in illness, and diet as a treatment for disease. The course focuses on medical nutrition therapy, which is the use of specific nutrition services to treat an illness, injury, or condition and involves two phases: 1) assessment and 2) treatment, which includes diet therapy, counseling and/or the use of specialized nutrition supplements.

Gena Wollenberg
Office: 405-744-6954

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.


Mosby's Drug Reference for Health Professions
Edition: 6th
ISBN: 978-0-323-32069-6
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division

The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition
Width, Mary and Reinhard, Tonia
Edition: 3rd
ISBN: 978-1-284-19783-9
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC

Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference
Pagana, Kathleen Deska, Pagana, Timothy J., and Pagana, Theresa N.
Edition: 15
ISBN: 978-0-323-67519-2
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division

Abridged Nutrition Care Process Reference Terminology (NCPT) Manual : Standardized Terminology for the Nutrition Care Process (OPTIONAL)
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
ISBN: 978-0-88091-969-2
Publisher: Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

Krause and Mahan's Food and the Nutrition Care Process
Mahan, L. Kathleen, Raymond, Janice L., and Morrow, Kelly
Edition: 15
ISBN: 978-0-323-63655-1
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division

The ASPEN Adult Nutrition Support Core Curriculum, Third Edition (OPTIONAL)
Edition: 3
ISBN: 978-1-889622-31-6
Publisher: American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition

Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (OPTIONAL)
Venes, Donald
Edition: 24
ISBN: 978-1-71964-285-9
Publisher: Davis Company, F. A.

Course Access
The OSU campus coordinator, Karla Sisco, will contact students approximately three weeks prior to the beginning of a semester with preliminary information, and again one week prior to the beginning of the semester with login name and password. OSU's online courses are facilitated by Canvas.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

Headshot photo of Janice Edwards smilingIn addition to the flexible learning environment and knowledgeable faculty, another benefit that’s been a pleasant and unexpected surprise are the meaningful connections I have made with other students from all over the country. Not only have I had the opportunity to learn from their distinct experiences and individual perspectives related to development, but there are classmates that I now consider to be friends and have even had the privilege of meeting in person.

– – Janice Edwards, Community Development Student,
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