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HSN746 - Nutritional Issues from Infancy to Adolescence

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Adam Walsh





Incompatible with:


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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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