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HSN746 - Nutritional Issues from Early Childhood to Adolescence

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Cohort rule:

H511, H517 and H714 students: enrol in Cloud (online) mode

H748 students: enrol in Campus mode at Burwood (Melbourne)

All other students: contact your enrolment officer to discuss enrolling in Campus mode at Burwood (Melbourne)

Unit chair:

Susan Torres





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

6 x 0.5 hour online recorded classes per trimester and 5 x 1 hour cloud (online) seminars per trimester


This unit will provide students with an understanding of specific nutrition issues facing children and adolescents within Australia. The content will include social, environmental and medical factors associated with assessing adequate growth, management of failure to thrive and allergies in infants and children as well as overweight, obesity, and eating disorders in adolescents. Students will develop an understanding of the prevalence of these nutritional issues within Australia and effective management strategies.


Assessment task 1: Assignment (2000 words) 45%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (2000 words) 45%

Assessment task 3: Multiple choice questions (MCQ) via CloudDeakin 10%

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