Aug 09, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FLS 110 - Coaching Healthy Eating

2 Credit(s)

Students will learn how to provide scientifically supported, practical and relevant nutrition and weight management advice to their clients while staying within their scope of practice. They will learn the skills to navigate a landscape of quick-fix solutions, poor food choices, and a multi-billion dollar diet industry while providing their knowledge of nutrition and weight management into actionable lifestyle change for clients and patients.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Differentiate and apply the scope of practice for fitness professionals when giving advice about nutrition and when to refer to a dietician.
  2. Analyze and consider nutrition information to determine validity and practicality.
  3. Interpret how cultures and traditions affect food choices to assist clients in selecting healthier diets.
  4. Utilize effective and motivational communication when providing nutrition, wellbeing and weight loss, gain or management guidance with clients.
  5. Demonstrate how to educate a diverse range of clients on methods and techniques of optimum nutrition.
  6. Determine how to optimize clients' needs, wants, goals and decisions with safe and effective nutrition recommendations.
  7. Identify strategies for food access, procurement, preparation, and safety for clients.

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