In this unit students have the opportunity to examine a variety of approaches to monitoring food and nutrition situations (including food supply, food habits and dietary assessment methods) at the individual, community and populations levels (state and national) and how these change over time in order to identify a need for action. The design and use of diet histories, records, checklists and frequencies are evaluated. Practical skills in food and nutrition monitoring and surveillance at the community and state levels are developed.
|Unit name||Nutritional Assessment|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Teaching assistants include Dr Katherine Kent
|Available as student elective?||No|
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CXA208 or CXA108
1x 60min lecture weekly, 1 x 120min tutorial fortnightly.
Report (1500 words) 30%; Practical test 30%; Final examination 40%
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