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Course Syllabus

 

Course title and code:

Nutrients Calculation (CHS 266)

Program in which the course is offered: 

Clinical Nutrition program

Credit hours

3 hours (2 theory & 1 practice)

total contact hours per semester

45 hours

Level at which this course is offered:

4th level

 

 

Time:

Saturday

 

lecture: 1.00-3:50 pm

Location:

Class room NO A 027 36 0155

 

College member responsible for the course

 

Dr. Ali Almajwal

Contact information:

 

Office Number:

2310

Phone :

Office: 01-4693678

 

 

Email:    

aalmajwal@ksu.edu.sa

Office hours:

§ Sundays:        12:00 – 4:00 pm

§ Wednesdays: 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Course Description

 

 

The student learns the methods of estimating the nutrients needed in case of health and disease and this would be applied in various diseases. Also the student would be introduced to the bases behind the difference in nutrient calculation for various diseases. The course study different formulas to calculate nutrients.

 

In the practical part of the course, the students learn the modern methods to estimate dietary requirements and food exchange for individuals. Also the student will be exposed to the diet analysis software programs to learn how to use these programs in determining individual consumption of nutrients.

 

Teaching strategies

 

The course will be conducted in a form of lectures, class discussions, seminars and student presentations.

 
 
 


Topics to be covered

 

List of topics

Week due

Contact hours

Introduction and definitions

1st, 2nd

6

Methods of energy measurements

Methods of energy estimation

Calculation of resting energy expenditure (health & disease)

3rd,4th,5th

9

Protein requirements and nitrogen balance

6th

3

Mid term exam 1

7th

3

Food pyramid, food composition table and food labels

8th

3

Mid Term Break

9th

3

 Assessment of patient diet

10th

3

Food exchanges

Calculations of several diets using food exchanges

11th, 12th

6

Mid term exam 2

13th

3

Diet analysis programs

14th, 15th

6

 

Schedule of Assessment Tasks for Students During the Semester

 

Assessment task

Week due

Proportion of Final Assessment

Mid term I

 

7th  week

20%

Mid term II

13th  week

20%

Quizzes

2nd - 15th week

10 %

Assignments

2nd - 15th week

10 %

Final Exam

16th to 18th week

40%

  

 

Diet analysis program:

Food Processor Program, American Data Base (version 8.3, ESHA Research, Salem, OR, 2004)

Text Books

  • Mahan, K.  Krause’s Food, Nutrition and Diet Therapy, 11th edition.  W.B. Saunders Co., 2004.
  • Manual of Clinical Dietetics. By American Dietetic Association; 6th Loosle edition. 2000. 

 
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