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380.744.13 NUTRITION AND GROWTH IN MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH

Cancelled

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
Winter Inst. term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
David Paige
Course Instructor:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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Description:

Examines the impact of nutritional status on growth, development, intellectual performance, health status, and the onset and progress of chronic diseases. Considers ethnic, cultural, and environmental issues related to food intake as well as the relationship between physical activity and health. Examines the origin and basis for the identification and assessment of community need using the national nutrition monitoring system. Reviews federally funded nutrition program outcomes and their policy implication.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on: class participation, a research paper/presentation, and a final exam.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required