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380.744.81 NUTRITION AND GROWTH IN MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
1st term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2015 - 2016
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
David Paige
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.

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