NUTRITION THROUGHOUT LIFE

DTN307

2020

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 Heath, 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 subjectsDTN3LSP OR DTN4LPN

Equivalent subjectsDTN401

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

Nutrition through the life cycle

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorBrown, J.E.

Year2016

Edition/Volume7th edition

PublisherCengage Learning.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Food and Nutrition throughout Life

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

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 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

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.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

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

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Andrews

Class requirements

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

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekends during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1500-word assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Three 45-minute quizzesN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
One 500-word formative assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2

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

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Andrews

Class requirements

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

WorkShop Week: 36 - 48
Twelve 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekends during the day from week 36 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1500-word assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Three 45-minute quizzesN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
One 500-word formative assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2