Medical Nutrition Therapy for Pulmonary Diseases

Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
• Explain the impact that ventilator support has on a person’s nutritional requirements.
• Explain the role that dietary intake plays in the management of COPD.
Course outcome(s) addressed in this Project:
NS335-3: Create a nutrition care plan for a specific disease state using the nutrition care process.
NS335-6: Choose the appropriate type of nutrition support for a patient who is unable to consume a normal oral diet.