DIET DISEASE RELATIONSHIPS

DTN301

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop an understanding of the relationships between nutrition and disease. Students will explore key diseases in which nutritional factors have a role in the aetiology (as a platform for future studies in the prevention and management of nutrition-related diseases). Students will consolidate skills in critical appraisal of the scientific literature in relation to the pathophysiology of nutrition-related disease.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJessica Biesiekierski

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBFN, HBFNX, HOUA and have passed DTN201 or equivalent

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsDTN3NDS

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subject is offered via Open Universities Australia. La Trobe University students can undertake this subject as part of a cross institutional enrolment under certain circumstances, and must seek approval from the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Course Coordinator for eligibility. Due to the nature of the subject content and online delivery, enrolments are generally not permitted past the published OUA enrolment date for the study period.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Understanding nutrition: Australian and New Zealand

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorWhitney, E, Rolfes, S R, Crowe, T, Cameron-Smith, D & Walsh, A

Year2017

Edition/Volume3rd edition

PublisherCengage

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply critical thinking to identify foods/nutrients that may be protective in managing and/or preventing disease and explain the proposed mechanisms and evidence
02. Critically review the role of nutrition in the aetiology of given diseases to identify population groups at increased or reduced risk, and explain the associated epidemiological evidence and pathophysiology.
03. Critically appraise a scientific paper examining the role of nutritional factors in the aetiology of a disease.

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2020, OUA study period 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnna Vassallo

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,200-word individual written assignment.N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3
One 700 word individual written assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1
Three 45-minute quizzes (2250 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2

On-Line, 2020, OUA study period 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJessica Biesiekierski

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 36 - 48
Twelve 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 36 - 48
Six 2.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,200-word individual written assignment.N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3
One 700 word individual written assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1
Three 45-minute quizzes (2250 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2