The University of Georgia
COURSE ID: FDNS 4510/6510
Course Title: Nutrition Related to the Human Life Cycle
Course Computer Title: LIFECYCLE NUTR
Nutritional health needs related to specific stages of the human life cycle. Special emphasis will be given to physiological changes and nutrition needs during pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.
COURSE DESCRIPTION (must be 50 words or less)
Graduate students will be required to take a special topic related to the life cycle and prepare an annotated bibliography and summary paper. In addition, graduate students will present this material to the class in a poster session.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
CREDIT HOURS AND LECTURE/LAB/DISCUSSION HOURS
NON-TRADITIONAL FORMAT(if lecture/lab hours or lecture/discussion hours are fewer than credit hours, please justify)
Course cannot be repeated for credit
The course will not be open to students who have credit in the following courses:
DUPLICATE CREDIT STATEMENT(do not list quarter course IDs)
Undergraduate: FDNS 3100
PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE COURSES
PRIMARY DELIVERY MECHANISM (select only one):
COURSE WILL BE OFFERED
EFFECTIVE SEMESTER AND YEAR OF CURRENT VERSION OF COURSE
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR THE SYLLABUS
COURSE OBJECTIVES OR EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
To increase your understanding and knowledge of the stages and physiological changes
in the human lifecycle.
To increase your understanding and knowledge of the nutritional needs associated with
each stage of the lifecycle and what makes each stage unique.
To be able to assess nutritional needs of clients from different age groups and make
the appropriate nutrition recommendation.
To be able to apply this knowledge through the use of applicable case studies.
To become familiar with the scientific literature related to nutritional needs during
the human life cycle.
To increase the use of electronic media as a resource tool to enhance the
understanding of lifecycle nutrition.
Maternal and infant health
Nutrition, fertility and family planning
Physiology of pregnancy
Nutritional needs during pregnancy
Management of pregnancy complications
Anatomy and physiology of lactation
Promotion and support of breastfeeding
Growth and development
Nutrition needs of infants and children
Assessment of food intake
Low birth weight
Food patterns in young children
Factors shaping food patterns
Nutrition for preschool and school age children
Nutrition for adolescence
Population trends, theories of aging
Longitudinal studies of aging
Physiological changes with aging
Vitamins and minerals in aging
Food selection patterns
Nutritional problems with aging
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