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- Sess 1
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Rationale for nutrition promotion. Designing nutrition promotion programs - community assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programs. Innovative nutrition promotion strategies - individual and small group, schools, worksites, restaurants, supermarkets, food and nutrition policies. Use of case studies to illustrate intervention and evaluation strategies.
- Essay (30%)
- Invigilated Exam (30%)
- Proposal — Grant proposal (40%)
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
- determine the methods necessary for assessing the nutrition promotion requirements at different levels of the ecological perspective
- select appropriate strategies for implementing nutrition programs aimed at individual, network and organisational levels, using the various behavioural theories or models used successfully in nutrition promotion programs
- analyse the effective factors in promoting good nutrition
- use appropriate instruments and procedures for evaluating nutrition promotion programs.
This unit addresses the following topics.
|1||Importance of nutrition promotion|
|2||Needs assessment in nutrition promotion|
|3||Nutrition promotion programs|
|4||Implementing nutrition programs 1: Individuals and small groups|
|5||Implementing nutrition programs 2: Network level|
|6||Implementing nutrition programs 3: Organisational level|
|7||Implementing nutrition programs 4: Community and policy level|
This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:
- Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Web links
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