LIFESPAN NUTRITION

DTN3LSP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you 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. You will also learn about food and nutrition dietary patterns across the different life stages. You 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, requirements, and habits/practices/behaviours.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnna Vassallo

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesBlended learning activities include online Lectures and readings, workshop activities, discussion forums and assessment tasks

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMDP; OR HZHSDP, HZNDP and must pass 240 credit points within the degree; OR HBHN, HBNTS and must pass DTN2PNU and (DTN3NDS or HBS2HPB); all other students require subject coordinator approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsDTN401 OR DTN307 OR DTN4LPN

Equivalent subjectsDTN4LPN

Quota Management StrategyMerit based quota management

Quota-conditions or rulesPriority is given to students enrolled in HMDP, HZHSDP, HZNDP, HBHN or HBNTS for whom DTN3LSP is core, then to other students until the quota is reached.

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Food & Nutrition Throughout Life

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorCroxford, S. et al.

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherAllen & Unwin, AUS

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

FoodWorks

Resource TypeOther resource

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorXyris

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherXyris

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Nutrition through the Life Cycle

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorBrown, J.E.

Year2020

Edition/Volume7th edition

PublisherCengage Learning

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

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size120

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnna Vassallo

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1200-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Three x 45-minute quizzes (2250 word equivalence total)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 300-word formative assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO2