Nutrition Across the Lifecycle G (8254.1)
Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2021 Semester 1 MR Nathan D'CUNHA (Ph: +61 2 62068585 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit explores the nutritional requirements of normal healthy people over their lifespan - from pre-conception to old age. Students will develop an awareness of the principles of nutrition assessment for different age groups. Students will understand and apply dietary recommendations to different population groups across the lifecycle. Communication and education approaches at different stages within the lifecycle will be investigated. This unit is co-taught with unit Nutrition Across the Lifecycle.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand and interpret nutritional requirements at each stage of the lifecycle (preconception, pregnant and lactating women, infants, children, adolescents, adults, old age);
2. Explain the rationale for different dietary recommendations at different life stages;
3. Identify nutritional issues relevant to each stage of the lifecycle;
4. Apply nutritional assessment practices at each stage of the lifecycle;
5. Describe how social, cultural and lifestyle factors influence food behaviour and nutritional risk; and
6. Demonstrate the ability to prepare and deliver communication and education resources appropriate to different lifecycle groups.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 1, 2021
- Semester 1, 2020
- Semester 1, 2019
- Semester 1, 2018
- Semester 1, 2017
- Semester 1, 2016
- Semester 1, 2015
Four hours per week.
Permission of unit convener.