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Course Code: 
NUT 350
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Free Elective
Theoric: 
3
Practice: 
0
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to give practicality to the field in the application of healthy nutritional treatments and / or appropriate nutritional treatments in infants and children who are in the first stages of their lives.
Course Content: 

Neonatal-infancy, school age and adolescent nutrition, nutrition in malabsorption, nutrition in children with type 1 diabetes nutrition in congenital metabolic diseases, protein energy malnutrition, enteral-parenteral nutrition

Course Methodology: 
Teaching Methods: 1: Lecture, 2: Case Study, 3: Problem Solving Technics 4: Discussion, 5: Simulation, 6: Group Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
Assessment Methods: 1:Writing Exam 2: Multiple Choice Test 3: Blank Filling 4: True-False 5: Oral Examination 6: Presentation

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching

Methods

Assessment Methods
1) Explains the ability to choose disease -specific formulas and recommends appropriate nutrients.  1,3,5,8 1,2,3 1,2,3,4
2) Gains the necessary practices to approach the case in pediatric diseases. 1,3,5,8 1,2,3 1,2,3,4
3) Reinforces the importance of education of the child with pediatric diseases and his/her family. 1,3,5,8 1,2,3 1,2,3,4
4) Analyzes different approaches for nutritional treatment of diseases requiring special medical nutrition therapy throughout his/her life. 1,3,5,8 1,2,3 1,2,3,4

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 INTRODUCTION  
2 Newborn nutrition  
3 Protein energy malnutrition and medical nutrition therapy  
4 Carbohydrate malabsorption and medical nutrition therapy  
5 Protein malabsorption and medical nutrition therapy  
6 Fat malabsorption and medical nutrition therapy  
7 Carbohydrate metabolism diseases and medical nutrition therapy  
8 Protein - Fat metabolism diseases and medical nutrition therapy  
9 MIDTERM  
10 Congenital heart disease and medical nutrition therapy  
11 Type 1 diabetes and medical nutrition therapy  
12 Type 1 diabetes and carbohydrate counting method  
13 Medical nutrition therapy in gastrointestinal system diseases  
14 Enteral / parenteral nutrition therapy in pediatric diseases  
15 OVERVIEW  

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook  
Additional Resources
  1. Ekwall SW. (2005). Pediatric Nutrition in Chronic Diseases and Developmental Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment. Oxford University Press, USA (ISBN: 9780199771592)
  2. Kleinman RE. (2004). Pediatric Nutrition Handbook. American Academy of Pediatrics. USA (ISBN: 9781581101096)
  3. Thureen PJ, Hay WW. (2006). Neonatal Nutrition and Metabolism. Cambridge University Press, USA. (ISBN: 9781139453660)

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING

Documents

Slides, videos

Assignments

Current topics are evaluated by students

Exams

 
 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 40
Final 1 60
Total   100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE   60
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   40
Total   100

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM  
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution  
1 2 3 4 5  
 
1 Knows chemical structures of nutrients and human nutrition under different conditions thoroughly and uses proper sources for implementation.          X  
2  Gains expertise in the scientific researh methods.   X        
3 Knows spesific nutritional requirements of children and adolescents, and performs the necessary action by evaluating this information in an analytical manner under individual and social conditions.         X  
4 Applies professional ethics and legal regulations within the framework of nutrition and diet counseling.   X        
5 Knows the nutritional requirements specific to the periods of pregnancy and lactation, and performs the necessary action by evaluating this information in an analytical manner under individual and social conditions.         X  
6 Knows adulthood diseases requiring nutritional therapy and acts regarding those processes. X          
7 Develops solutions for social nutrition problems and contributes to the development of plans and policies. X          
8 Gains abilitiy to communicate with his/her colleagues and applies the most appropriate and recent techniques in multi-disciplinary work.       X    
9 Organizes activities aimed at improving nutritional status if necessary by determining the nutritional status of his/her environment.   X        
10 Develops himself/herself and creativity by following the developments in his/her profession and related technologies, and can take initiative when necessary.     X      
11 Knows the importance of food service systems institutions on human health and applies total quality management in production processes. X          

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

Activities

Quantity

Duration

(Hour)

Total Workload (Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 15x Total course hours)

15

4

60

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

15

4

60

Midterm

1

2

2

Final

1

3

3

Total Work Load

 

 

125

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5