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تحميل الدليل التدريبي

أسئلة شائعة


 

1st  Semester

1430/1431

     Nutrition through Life Cycle

                   CHS 265

 

Instructor:      Dr .May Al-Muammar. (instructor 1 hour credit )

                     Teacher Ghadah Al_medaimeegh . (lecture 2 hour credit)

                     Miss Sara Al-Mosharruf (practical 1 hour credit)

 

Nutrition course:    CHS 265

Credit hours: 4

Level:5

 

E-mail Address :

-Dr.May Al-Muammar  (may muammar@ksu.edu.sa.com)

-Teacher Ghadah Al_medaimeegh    ( galmedaimeegh@ksu.edu.sa.com)   

 -Miss Sara Al-Mosharruf    ( Sara_i.m@hotmail.com)

 

Class Time: lecture =Sunday  10:00-12:50   

Practical=Monday     10:00-12:50   

         

Office Hours:

-Dr. May Al-Muammar

  Monday 9:00-10:00

- Teacher Ghadah Al_medaimeegh

Saturday  9:00-11:00

Tuesday  9:00-10:00

-Miss Sara Al-Mosharruf

 Saturday 10:00-12:00

 Wednesday 10:00-12:00

                              

Required Text:     

Nutrition through the life cycle   BY Judith E.Brown

Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition   sixth edition

 By Whitney.Cataldo.Rolfes

 Course Description:

 

Is a comprehensive look at the nutritional needs of people in the various life stages . From conception until death, people have special nutritional requirements to assure health and growth.

 

To study the nutritional needs of various groups: pregnant ,lactating ,babies, infants ,adults ,and elderly individuals and to provide an inside of the following:

 

1-General introduction about nutrition status its outcome and the importance of nutrition throughout the life cycle.

2-Nutrition during pregnancy and lactation : effect of nutritional status on pregnancy outcome, nutrition supplementation during pregnancy ,physiological changes of pregnancy ,recommended intakes of different nutrients/foods. Effect of nonnutritive substances in foods (caffeine ,artificial sweeteners, contaminants etc), beliefs ,avoidances ,craving, and aversion.

Lactation: physiology of lactation, nutrient requirements of lactation (proteins, lipids and vitamins) , and common problems.

3-Nutrition in infancy: physiological development nutrient needs of infants (energy ,protein, lipids, carbohydrates, water, minerals, and vitamins).

Milk for infants: composition of human breast milk  ,formulas ,food for infants ,and feeding patterns.)

 

4- Nutrition in childhood: growth and development ,assessing growth ,nutritional needs(energy ,protein ,minerals and vitamins),factors influencing food intake.

Feeding the preschool and school age child .Preventing chronic diseases ,nutritional concerns(obesity ,iron deficiency ,dental caries ,hyperactivity disorders ,and allergy).

 

5-Nutrition in adolescence: growth and development  ,physiological changes ,growth assessment nutritional requirements ,recommendations to support growth. Food habits.

6-Nutrition in older adults: Theories of aging ,aging process(affect on sensory ,oral  health,gastrointestinal,metabolic,cardiovascular,renal,musculoskeletal,neurological immuno competence and psychosocial).nutrition requirement and nutritional status of the elderly.

          Application of nutrition principles to the human life cycle: nutrient functions, needs, sources and alterations during pregnancy, lactation, growth, development, maturation and aging.

Special emphasis is placed on nutritional assessment, selection of food required to meet physiological need of individual.

Application of food habits in the Saudi community and the affect of food habits on health.

Course Objectives and Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course each student will be able to:

  1. Understand the role of nutrition and changes in nutritional requirements that occur during the life cycle in humans.
  2. To comprehend how development occurs throughout life.
  3. Discuss how and why nutrient needs change during each stage of the life cycle.
  4. To know the nutritional requirements of each age group in the human.
  5. To apply knowledge of nutritional needs of age groups to their dietary needs and food choices.
  6. Be able to describe the factors which alter nutrient needs at each stage.
  7. Be able to describe the factors that influence dietary intake at each stage.
  8. Be able to identify strategies to enable nutritive needs to be met at each stage.
  9. Identify major areas of nutritional concern in each stage of the life cycle, including impact of physiological and developmental changes.
  10. Identify nutritional risk factors that may lead to chronic disease .
  11. To evaluate dietary or nutrient intake and recommend improvements, if needed. 

Method(s) of Instruction:

Written exam including MCQs, SEQs, EMQs are used to during teaching to measure student progress and after teaching to measure what student has learned

Interactive lecturing and discussion.

Students presentations.

Students participation in class

Assessment/Evaluation/Grading

Assignment and presentations

10

Research

10

Exam

20

Final Exam

40

Practical

Quizes                 5

Assignment           10

Attendance and participations   5        

Total

100 marks

 

A+ = 95-100%

A=90-94%

B += 85-89%
B = 80-84%
C+ = 75-79%

C = 70-74%
D+ = 65-69%
D = 60-64%
F < 60%

  

Missed exam:

The teacher will approve make-up exam only for a student who has an excused absence.

Guidelines for presentation/assignments:

PowerPoint presentation of nutrition related topics, which will be distributed.

Summary of presentation should be submitted.

Stimulation of discussion and answering questions from the audiences.

Assignment regarding nutrition related topics would be requested.

 

Deadline for submission/late submissions:

Deadline for submission will be announced. Marks will be deducted for late submission of assignment or presentati

 

Class Schedule

 

Week #

Date

Lecture

Week 1

 

10/4/2009lect.

Syllabus

 

Week 2

10/11/2009lect.

Guidelines for healthy eating

Week 3

10/18/2009lect.

culture

Week 4

10/25/2009lect.

Pregnancy1

Week 5

11/1/2009lect.

Prgnancy -2

Week 6

11/8/2009lect.

Myth & lactation

Week 7

11/15/2009lect.

Exam1

Week 8

11/22/2009

vacation

Week 9

11/29/2009

vacation

Week 10

12/6/2009

Privet  study+Reserch discussion

(Food Habits in Saudi Community)

Week 11

12/13/ 2009 lect.

Cont. Infant+childhood

Week 12

12/20/2009 lect.

cont. Childhood +adolescent

Week 13

12/27/2009 lect.

Elderly-1

Week 14

1/3/2010 lect.

Elderly-2

Week15

1/10/2010

Revision

Week 16

1/17/2010

Revision

Week 17&18

1/24/2010

1/31/2010

finals

Week #

Date

Practical

Week 1

10/5/2009 pract.

Syllabus -------------

Week2

10/12/2009

Class Introduction

Week 3

10/19/2009 pract.

Pregnancy1

Week4

10/26/2009 pract.

Pregnancy2+Quiz

Week 5

11/2/2009 pract.

lactation+Quiz

Week 6

11/9/2009 pract.

Infant- growth paramters-1 +Quiz

Week 7

11/16/2009 pract.

Infant- growth paramters-2

Week 8

11/23/2009

vacation

Week 9

11/30/2009

vacation

Week 10

12/7/2009 pract.

Growth paramter case+Quiz

Week 11

12/14/2009 pract.

Adolescent -

Week 12

12/21/2009

Elderly+Quiz

Week 13

12/28/2009 pract.

Revision+Quiz

Week 14

1/4/2010 pract.

 

Revision

Week 15

1/11/2010 pract.

Revesion

Note: the schedule can be changed adapting to different circumstances.

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