Provisional Course Schedule

The Summer School will run from Friday July 28th, 2017 to Monday July 31st, 2017. The provisional course schedule is now available! Please browse through it for more details on the topics covered during the summer school.

PROVISIONAL COURSE SCHEDULE 2017

Basic Concepts in Human Nutrition:

Including:

Introduction to diet and nutrition
Dietary Assessment
Body Composition
Energy Metabolism
Macro and micronutrients
Scope of nutrition in clinical practice

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Nutrition Research Methods:

Including:

Introduction to study design and data
Nutritional epidemiology
Experimental Nutrition- Bench to bedside
The new frontiers of human nutrition research: Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics
Diet-microbe interactions in the gut

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Nutrition and Disease Prevention:

Including:

Aetiology and mechanism of non communicable diseases (NCDs)
Introduction to NCDs (Cancer, Diabetes, Dementia, Cardiovascular Diseases)
Musculoskeletal health aspects of nutrition
Neurological Diseases and nutrition

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Nutrition in Healthcare: Making a Difference

Including:

Leadership for improved outcomes
Nutrition and clinical ethics
The importance of hydration education and intervention
The nutritional demands and considerations of ageing
Addressing malnutrition in practice

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Public Health Nutrition and Policy:

Including:

Global nutrition considerations
Food Labelling
Nutrition and health claims regulation
Nutrition communications
Policy formation
Role of nutritionists in industry

Online Material

Students will also have access to online materials which include the following topics:

  • Cardiovascular Science
  • Pediatric nutrition
  • Over- / under-nutrition
  • Gastroenterology
  • Public Health Nutrition Ethics
  • Hydration
  • Public Health Nutrition Surveillance and Population Nutrition Studies