Master's Degree - Dietetics

Course Information
Clinical Aspects of Nutrition Support

Course Description
This course is about specialized nutrition assessment and support. Students study review of energy expenditure and substrate utilization in specific disease states. Students look at current methods for the initiation and management of enteral and parenteral nutrition therapy including access, metabolic, and mechanical complications. The course includes evaluation of nutrition support methodology in selected disease states.
Contacts
Instructor

Mandy Corrigan
mcorrigan@kumc.edu

Campus Coordinator

For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university 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.


Textbooks

The ASPEN Adult Nutrition Support Core Curriculum
Charles M. Mueller, PhD, RD, CNSD.
Edition: 3rd
ISBN: 978-1-899622-31-6
Publisher: ASPEN


Course Access
Blackboard at KUMC

Starting about 1 month before the first day of classes, you will receive an email from the KUMC Campus Coordinator, Kendra Spaeth – kspaeth@kumc.edu, containing a survey link to verify your course enrollment at KUMC. It is very important that you complete and submit this survey as it will start the process for creating or reactivating your KUMC account.

NOTE: Due to a new account creation process, all GP IDEA students will need to complete an initial Information Security Training as well as ongoing Information Security Training when your account expires. The Information Security Training itself takes about 20-30 minutes to complete. 

  1. If you are required to complete this training, you will receive an email with instructions to set up the training account and where to upload your certificate of completion. You will need to upload this certificate in the indicated survey for your account to be created or reactivated.
    1. Account creation or reactivation will take at least 6-8 days from the time it is requested so please do not delay in responding to your emails. Once your account is ready, you will receive an email from accountmanagement@kumc.edu with your login instructions.
  1. If your account has not expired, you will receive an email from the campus coordinator stating this as well as providing information for password management and information related to your course.

Account access and course enrollment will not be synchronous so you will not see your course in Blackboard until your enrollment is processed. If you follow the above steps to get your account set up in a timely manner, then you will have access to your course in 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.

Andrew Isola is a community development graduate student at K-State.I have worked in the nonprofit arena for many years. The idea of returning to school for my master’s degree was daunting, especially given my typical work schedule of long and varied hours. However, knowing that I could earn my master’s degree in Community Development through Great Plains IDEA and that it would fit around my work and personal needs put me at ease. Multiple times throughout my coursework I have learned a theory, process, or skill one evening, gone to work the next morning, and applied what I learned the night before in my job.

– – Andrew Isola, Community Development Master's Student,
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