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NTR2050 Course Project

Nutritional Care Plan

For this project, you will identify a case study and then develop a nutritional care plan for the client associated with that case.You should begin working on your project in advance of Week 5 as you construct the details of your case.The completednutritional care plan for your client is due in Week 10.

Please read this entire document to gain understanding of the project scope and those tasks you will complete.This project will take you several weeks to complete.Do not delay beginning the work on this project.

Project tasks to be completed in Week: 5

Task 1:

a. Choose from one of the following stages: pregnancy, infancy and childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old age.

b. List the specific nutrition issues affecting individuals in your selected stage.

Task 2:

a. Choose a disease or medical condition that could possibly, or commonly, affect your individual.This could be anything ranging from diabetes to cirrhosis.

b. Using the ABCDs of nutritional assessment, create a case study based on an actual client or patient.You can also make one up.Include the

following in your case study:

(i). Anthropometrics, relevant biochemical tests, clinical assessment, and dietary intake analysis.

c. Be sure to include a list of common medications that may be used to treat your patient’s condition and identify potential herb/nutrient/drug

interactions that may be relevant.

d. Identify your client’s cultural background and give clues as to their socioeconomic status and psychosocial variables.For example, your

patient may be a senior living alone on a fixed income or might be living in

a nursing facility with reputed staff.

Project tasks to be completed during Weeks 610 (due during Week 10):

Task 1:

a. Create a nutritional care plan for your client. This will include an

evaluation of nutritional risk, a list of interventions, and a list of expected


b. List the goals of medical nutrition therapy for your patient and suggest an

appropriate diet. Does your patient/client require a dietary modification of

their regular diet? Are enteral feedings by tube necessary? If so, what

formula will you use and why? Describe your recommended method of


Task 2:

a. Describe your nutrition education teaching session with your patient

and/or their family. What teaching methods will you use (explanation,

discussion, demonstration, handouts, etc.)? In your own words, write a

paragraph detailing three specific points that you will need to teach your

patient about his/her new diet. In addition, give at least one tip to avoid

potential herb/nutrient/drug interactions.

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Nutritional Care Plan
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This paper will focus on the pregnancy stage. This is the stage between the conception
and delivery. It is a very sensitive stage because it requires a lot of attention to the expectant
mother. Ultimate care must be given so as to guarantee the health of both the unborn baby and
the mother. Its sensitivity arises from the fact that the mother has a life developing ion her womb
and the changes that occur within her body often end up causes a lot of changes not only to her
physical appearance but in her clinical health as well. Some of the effects require medical
attention while others are unmanageable locally. It is this sensitivity that makes the stage
interesting to study.
There is a number of nutrition related issues in pregnant women. Some are mild while
there are acute but it all varies from one person to the other. It is essential for expectant mothers
to follow their diet advisory so as to try and suppress these issues. Below is a list of the common
nutritional pregnancy issues (Lucas, Charlton & Yeatman, 2014).
Morning sickness
It occurs up to the sixth week in most women and may be caused by the eating habits of
the lady it is recommended that expectant mothers have many but regular meals in small portions
to avoid this. It is also good to avoid flavored foods and beverages as well as over seasoned
foods to avoid nausea.
It is a burning sensation in the abdomen and is normally caused by falling of placenta
hormones resting on the esophageal sphincter which prevents food from going into the



esophagus. When acid goes in, heartburn is bound to occur based on the baby’s position. Foods
to avoid include fatty foods, caffeinated foods, chocolate, minty, citrus and tomato based foods.
It may occur within the third trimester and is caused by a decrease in muscle activity. It is
remedied through feeding of fruits, vegetables a...

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