HSN743 - Nutrition for Healthy Ageing
2023 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 3: Online|
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
5 x 2 hour seminars per trimester
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
5 x 2 hour online seminars per trimester
This unit will provide students with an overview of issues associated with ageing and the critical role of appropriate nutrition in facilitating good health, preventing illness and enhancing quality of life in older Australians. It will explore the concepts underlying the physiological and psychosocial aspects that impact on nutritional requirements and the nutritional status of older people. Students will develop an understanding of barriers and facilitators of achieving optimal nutritional status in older people and the potential of nutritional strategies to improve quality of life and reduce the impact of chronic disease.
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