Nutritional Principles in Nursing

Module 02 Content

To prepare for the live classroom session and your written submission, use your chapter readings and course materials.

The focus for this live classroom is on Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI). You can review information about DRI at

Complete the Interactive DRI on yourself. Go to

Be prepared to answer the following questions:

What are the three components of the DRI?

Describe how RDA, AI, and UL influence health?

After reviewing your results on the Interactive DRI, how well are you meeting the RDAs suggested?

What two changes can you make to improve?

After the live classroom discussion, submit written answers to the above questions.