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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
Prerequisite Courses: 
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: 
1: Lecture, 2: Case Study, 3: Problem Solving Technics 4: Discussion, 5: Simulation, 6: Group Study
Course Evaluation 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

1,2,3,4,5

2) Gains the necessary practices in pediatric inherited or acquired diseases including protein energy malnutrition, malabsorbtions, metabolic diseases, type 1 diabetes, gastrointestinal disease.

1,3,5,8

1,2,3

1,2,3,4,5

3) Reinforces the importance of education of the child with pediatric diseases and his/her family.

1,3,5,8

1,2,3

1,2,3,4,5

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

1,2,3,4,5

 
 

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

Short Exam

1

10

Mid-terms

1

30

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

3

45

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

15

4

60

Midterm

1

2

2

Final

1

3

3

Total Work Load

 

 

120

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

4.8

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

4.8