ONC - Course 3: Oncology Nutrition Foundations & Complimentary Actions with Conventional Treatment

Students in the third, 10-week course of the ONC program will gain insight into how to actively support their clients through conventional medical treatments including chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. Students will learn which integrative nutrition therapy approaches to employ depending on type of treatment to avoid interactions. End of life discussions are also presented along with self-care strategies for the ONC. This course details the principles, goals, and scope of practice in Oncology Nutrition Therapy. It includes the practical application of methods used by practitioners in performing and recording a proper client intake, evaluation, assessment, and intervention plan. Understanding specific terminology and protocols used in conventional medical settings is contrasted with those used in holistic settings. Overview, development, and refinement of intake forms are key course elements, in addition to understanding and practicing the SOAP note documentation format. Creating an appropriate nutrition plan for the client is crystalized


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Oncology Nutrition Institute
Oncology Nutrition Institute

The Oncology Nutrition Institute is dedicated to providing the most up to date education for providers and the public on the topic of nutrition and it's relation to the cancer process.


Course Curriculum


  WELCOME VIDEO & SYLLABUS
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  CLASS 1: THE AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION AND STANDARD AMERICAN DIET AS A CAUSE OF CANCER
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  CLASS 2: INTRODUCTION TO ONCOLOGY NUTRITION AND ASSESSMENT OF COMMON ANTI CANCER DIETS
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  CLASS 3: NUTRITION INTAKE AND LABORATORY ASSESSMENT
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  CLASS 4: NUTRITION DIAGNOSIS, DOCUMENTATION, AND MONITORING
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  CLASS 5: HISTORY, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN CONVENTIONAL DRUG TREATMENTS
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  CLASS 6: TYPES OF CHEMOTHERAPY AND NUTRITION CONSIDERATIONS
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  CLASS 7: NUTRITION TO SUPPORT CHEMOTHERAPY OUTCOMES AND SIDE EFFECT MANAGEMENT
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  CLASS 8: RADIATION THERAPY - SIDE EFFECTS AND NUTRITION CONSIDERATIONS
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  CLASS 9: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR SURGERY PREPARATION AND RECOVERY
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  CLASS 10: END OF LIFE PLANNING AND CARE
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When does the course start and finish?
There are three start dates each year, in the fall, winter and spring! Email us today to apply! [email protected]

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