Medical nutrition therapy 411

Module code MNX 411
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

The role of diet and nutrition in the aetiology and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and related organs, metabolic disorders and gout, diseases of neurological origin, prematurity and paediatric disease conditions. Nutritional care of physiological trauma and cancer. Nutrient-drug interactions. Appropriate practical assignments and case studies (practising the nutrition care process).

Module credits 35.00
Prerequisites 4th-year status
Contact time 3 discussion classes per week, 6 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation Human Nutrition
Period of presentation Semester 1

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