CURRICULAR GUIDE

Dietary Manager
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 1026  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2004)

This curriculum will prepare students for a career as a dietary manager. Topics
include the role of the supervisor, quality assurance, nutritional principles,
purchasing process, sanitation principles, governmental laws as they apply to
food service, and other required content to become a dietary manager. This
curriculum will also include knowledge of disease states, as well as laboratory
data and nutritional assessment techniques as they relate to providing adequate
nutritional care to patients. 

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Nursing Careers Department, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center, Room
1750, telephone number (517) 483-1410.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 12 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CHSE 201    Dietary Manager I (See Note 1)                                   5
CHSE 202    Dietary Manager II                                               5
CHSE 205    Advanced Dietary Therapy                                         2

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   12

1.    Department approval is required to enroll in this course. Please contact
      the Nursing Careers Department.
2.    A minimum grade of 2.5 is required in all courses for successful
      completion of this certificate.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
I                 II                III
CHSE 201          CHSE 202          CHSE 205