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330064 VO Biomedical Aspects of Global Nutrition (2014W)

Lehrveranstaltung für das Masterstudium (Voraussetzung Zulassung zum Masterstudium)

Details

max. 100 participants
Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

LEHRVERANSTALTUNGS-TERMINE

MO 12.1.2015 9 bis 14 Uhr SE Raum 509, UZA II

DI 13.1.2015 9 bis 14 Uhr SE Raum 509, UZA II

MI 14.1.2015 9 bis 14 Uhr SE Raum 560, UZA II

DO 15.1.2015 9 bis 14 Uhr SE Raum 560, UZA II

FR 16.1.2015 9 bis 14 Uhr SE Raum 560; UZA II

Monday 12.01. 09:00 - 14:00 (Seminarraum 2D509 Ernährungswissenschaften UZA II)
Tuesday 13.01. 09:00 - 14:00 (Seminarraum 2D509 Ernährungswissenschaften UZA II)
Wednesday 14.01. 09:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2E560 Ernährungswissenschaften UZA II
Thursday 15.01. 09:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2E560 Ernährungswissenschaften UZA II
Friday 16.01. 09:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2E560 Ernährungswissenschaften UZA II

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

1. Global Nutrition Challenges (Under- and Malnutrition, nutritional deficiencies, caloric overnutrition) 2. Severe Malnutrition (Etiology & pathogenesis, clinical diagnosis, complications, management) 3. Anthropometry (weight, length/height, MUAC, head circumference, skinfolds measurements) 4. Iodine deficiency (Causes, struma/goiter, cretinism/intelligence, growth, diagnosis, management, prevention) 5. Vitamin A-deficiency (Causes, xerophthalmia, immun deficiency, diagnosis, management, prevention) 6. Iron deficiency (Causes, anemia-DD, complcations, diagnosis, management, prevention) 7. Breastfeeding (Properties of breastmilk, BF as prevention, BM-replacement, code of conduct, supplementary feeding and weaning) 8. Travel medicine and nutrition (Health preconditions, prophylaxis & immunisations pre travel, prevention while travelling) 9. Foods of the tropics and subtropics (Staples, vegetables and fruits, foods of animal origin, antinutritious components, cyanide, food safety, food processing) 10. Nutrition and diseases (Nutrition as cause of diseases, interaction between disease and nutrition) 11. Nutrition and diarrhoea (Causes of diarrhoea, acut – chronic, parasitoses, diarrhoea and malnutrition, dehydration – rehydration, realimentation, prevention) 12. Repetition, ‘left overs’, Evaluation, etc.

Assessment and permitted materials

written examination (English and/or German at choice of the candidates)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

1. Participants have a knowledge and understanding of basic and practical aspects of international nutrition.
2. Participants have some ability in diagnosing malnutrition (undernutrition, caloric overnutrition, micronutrient deficiencies).
3. Participants know foods available to underprivileged populations.
4. Participants know associations between nutrition and health as well as diseases and nutrition

Examination topics

lectures, powerpoint presentations, video demonstrations, question/answer sessions

Reading list


Association in the course directory

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