NUTRITION THROUGHOUT LIFE

DTN307

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop an understanding of nutrition requirements and physiological changes across the lifespan: pre-conception, pregnancy and foetal development, lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood and ageing. Students will also learn about food and nutrition dietary patterns across the different life stages. Students will be able to combine prior nutritional and biosciences knowledge and skills with the new material to gain a more in depth understanding of human nutritional needs, and habits/practices/behaviours.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Andrews

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 Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBFN, HBFNX, HOUA and have passed DTN201 and DTN301 or equivalent

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsDTN401 OR DTN4LPN OR DTN3LSP

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subjects is offered via Open Universities Australia, late enrolments are generally not permitted past the published close of application date for the study period. For students not enrolled in the prerequisite courses, you may be able to undertake these subjects with approval of your home course coordinator, please contact ASK La Trobe for assistance.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Food and Nutrition throughout Life

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCroxford, S. et al.

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherAllen & Unwin, Crow's Nest, Sydney

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionTextbook

Source locationN/A

Nutrition through the life cycle

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBrown, J.E.

Year2020

Edition/Volume7th edition

PublisherCengage Learning.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionTextbook

Source locationN/A

FoodWorks

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorXyris

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherXyris

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionNutritional analysis software

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse, and critically review the physiological differences/ changes occurring during different stages of the life span.
02. Analyse and critically review the nutritional requirements of pregnant & lactating women, infants, children, adolescents, adults & older persons.
03. Analyse and critically review the dietary/nutritional issues and habits and behaviours of particular relevance to each life stage group.

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On-Line, 2021, OUA study period 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Andrews

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Three 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Online synchronous sessions

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1200-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Three 45-minute quizzes (2250 word equivalence) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 300-word formative assessment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO2

On-Line, 2021, OUA study period 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Andrews

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 36 - 48
Three 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays at night from week 36 to week 48 and delivered via online.
Online synchronous sessions

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1200-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Three 45-minute quizzes (2250 word equivalence) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 300-word formative assessment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO2