Nutrition Across the Lifecycle G (8254.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Nutrition And Dietetics||Graduate Level|| Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn 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.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
PrerequisitesPermission of unit convener.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||08 February 2021||On-Campus||Mr Nathan D'Cunha|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||On-Campus||Mr Nathan D'Cunha|
Croxford, et al. Food & Nutrition Throughout Life, 2015.
Submission of assessment items
Special assessment requirements
To pass the unit, students must:
1. complete all assessment items
2. attain at least 50% overall.
Students will not be able to resubmit assignments.
Moderation of assessment items will be conducted in accordance with the Faculty of Health moderation policy. A copy of this policy can be found on the unit Canvas site.
Students are strongly encouraged to attend all lectures and tutorials. If you do not attend class, it is your responsibility to cover any missed work.
Required IT skills
Students are required to submit typed assignments. Use of dietary analysis software and online communication tools are required - students will receive instruction.
Work placement, internships or practicums
- Semester 1, 2021, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (200526)
- Semester 1, 2020, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (193039)
- Semester 1, 2019, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (189093)
- Semester 1, 2018, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (179833)
- Semester 1, 2017, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (163881)
- Semester 1, 2016, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (153678)
- Semester 1, 2015, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (145642)