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HSN746 - Nutritional Issues from Infancy to Adolescence

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Adam Walsh





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Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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 (5 MCQ sets x 2% per set) 10%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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