Nutrition Clinical Practice Courses

Below is a list of Nutrition Clinical Practice courses offered at Pacific Rim College.

Nutrition Clinical Observation (NCP101)

Clinical Observation provides students with both observational and therapeutic experience in a multidisciplinary medical clinic. Students observe qualified and experienced practitioners in their care of patients and clinical management. Students learn clinical protocol, treatment etiquette, consultation and counselling skills, practical diagnostic techniques, and therapeutic techniques.

Prerequisites: Students need to complete 6 credits of NCP101 to be eligible for graduation. Only students who are still completing this amount are eligible to register for this clinic. Students who have already completed 6 credits of NCP101 must seek prior permission from Program Dean to register. Must be enrolled in the Diploma of Holistic Nutrition, unless authorized by the Dean of the program.    Semester: Fall, Winter, Summer    Credits: 1    Hours: 15

Nutrition Supervised Clinical Practice (NCP200)

Students emerge from Clinical Observation and begin to work with patients while under direct supervision. Student gain confidence in the intake process, diagnosis and treatment selection.

Prerequisites: 6 credits of NCP101, Must be enrolled in the Diploma of Holistic Nutrition, unless authorized by the Dean of the program.    Semester: Fall, Winter, Summer    Credits: 1    Hours: 30

Nutrition Independent Clinical Practice (NCP300)

Students work independently with patients and assist them through the entire treatment process with the guidance of the clinical supervisor. Students enhance skills of consultation and diagnosis and choose appropriate treatment techniques and principles on a case-by-case basis.

Prerequisites: 3 credits of NCP200, Must be enrolled in the Diploma of Holistic Nutrition, unless authorized by the Dean of the program.    Semester: Fall, Winter, Summer    Credits: 1    Hours: 30