• Program: Practical Nursing
  • Course: Nutrition Basics
  • Course #: NURS1015
  • Total Credits: 1

Course Description

This course provides information concerning the relationships between health, food and nutrients. The student will be able to identify the nutritional requirements for a healthy diet, analyze labels and create a healthy meal plan.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Analyze the basic nutrients needed for a healthy diet
Apply basic nutrition needed for a healthy diet
Illustrate the nutritional challenges faced when adapting to a new culture
Analyze food labels as it relates to a healthy diet

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on Computer Literacy assessment test OR CPLT1100 or CPLT1200
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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