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Summer 2024
Jul 17, 2024
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NUTR 656 - Nutrition Counseling and Behavior Change
This course emphasizes the development of advanced nutrition counseling and effective communication skills to facilitate behavior change. Relevant application of health behavior theories, communication skills, and client-centered counseling styles are discussed in detail. Emphasis is placed on the importance of health literacy, cultural competence, and social determinants of health. Context-specific examples for self-management of chronic disease, weight management, and eating disorders and disordered eating are included. Prerequisites. NUTR 275 or 340, or permission of the Nutrition and Dietetics Graduate Program Director
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online Fixed Times (Synch), Online (Asynchronous), Study Abroad

Nutrition and Health Science Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Undergraduate level NUTR 275 Minimum Grade of B- or Undergraduate level NUTR 340 Minimum Grade of B-

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