NUTRITION COURSE

COURSE INSTRUCTOR:

  • DINA HOURANI
  • QUALIFICATIONS: B.Sc. in NUTRITION MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS FROM SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY / NEW YORK/ USA with > 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE WORKING IN THIS FIELD IN HOSPITAL SETTING

COURSE DURATION:

  • 7 WEEKS / 14 LECTURES / 2 LECTURES WEEKLY

TARGET AUDIENCE:

  • ANY HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
  • MEDICAL STUDENT
  • NURSING STUDENTS
  • ALLIED HEALTH STUDENTS
  • ANY PERSON INTERESTED IN NUTRITION AND NEEDS AN INTRODUCTORY COURSE

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • KNOW MAIN MACRONUTRIENTS AND MICRONUTRIENTS, THEIR FUNCTIONS IN THE BODY, THEIR DEFICIENCIES AND THE FOOD SOURCES OF EACH.
  • KNOW RELATION BETWEEN DIET AND DISEASE LIKE: DIABETES / KIDNEY DISEASE / CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE / GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASE / AND FEEDING MODALITY FOR CRITICALLY ILL HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS.

COURSE Materials:

  • PowerPoint SLIDES
  • AUDIO VISUAL
  • QUESTION ANSWER SESSION
  • QUIZZES EACH WEEK AFTER EACH LECTURE 10 QUESTIONS (40 % OF COURSE GRADE)
  • FINAL EXAM TRUE AND FALSE AND MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS (60% OF COURSE GRADE)
  • ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE AFTER COURSE COMPLETION
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This course covers
  • Physiological changes in pregnancy
  • total blood & plasma volumes
  • RBCs, WBCc & platelets
  • hermostatic profile
  • hematological complications of pregnancy

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