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Nutrition and Pharmacology - EXSS5064

Year - 2018

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.

Classes
39 hours across 12 weeks (Wk 1-12)

Assessment
Nutrition Oral case presentations (20%), Nutrition Assessment Tool Blog (5%), Nutrition written exam (10%), Pharmacology Oral case presentations (25%), and Pharmacology written exam (40%)

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1a

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Exercise and Sport Science
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Rhonda Orr
HECS Band: 2
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