The unit will explore the principles and practice of public health nutrition and pharmacology. A case-based learning approach will be used to gain an understanding of the pathophysiology of disease and conditions such as asthma and mental health. Students will examine the dietary and pharmacologic management of lifestyle diseases including type ll diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and associated co-morbidities. The unit will integrate information about diet, exercise and pharmacotherapeutic management of these diseases.
39 hours across 12 weeks (Wk 1-12)
Nutrition Oral case presentations (20%), Nutrition Assessment Tool Blog (5%), Nutrition written exam (10%), Pharmacology Oral case presentations (25%), and Pharmacology written exam (40%)