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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FSN 406 - Nutritional Care of Older Adults

Overview of older adults’ nutritional challenges and common food-drug interactions.  Students will conduct an environmental scan of a community for nutrition services available to older adults and barriers to obtaining healthful food.  Students gain hands-on experience with the Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam, Mini-Mental State Examination, the International Dysphasia Diet Standardization Initiative.

Prerequisites: FSN 301 or permission

Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring

Credits: 1