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HSN746 - Nutritional Issues from Infancy to Adolescence

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Adam Walsh

Corequisite:

HSN702

Contact hours:

All content available in Cloud (online)

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

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

Assessment task 1: Assignment (2000 words) 45%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (2000 words) 45%

Assessment task 3: Multiple choice questions (MCQ) via CloudDeakin (5 MCQ sets x 2% per set) 10%

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