Department of Clinical Nutrition, NIU

Summer Short Courses, 2019

Course No 2.

Course Name: APPLIED COMMUNITY NUTRITION

Duration: 4 weeks

Days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Timings: 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm

Venue: NUR International University, Lahore (City Campus: 11/1 B Model Town)

Date: 1st July to 26th July, 2019

Instructor: Dr Qaisar Raza (PhD, Public Health Nutrition)

Fee: 6000 (Inclusive of 2000 Registration Fee)

Last Date to Register: 28th  June 2019

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Define community nutrition/public health nutrition and describe the role of a community dietitian-nutritionist/public health nutritionist.
  2. Describe and evaluate methods for examining determinants of nutrition problems in communities/sub-populations to inform the development of nutrition programs.
  3. Collect, analyze and critically review data examining determinants of nutrition problems in communities/sub-populations to inform the development of nutrition programs.
  4. Demonstrate skills in group work including  – collaboration, teamwork, group negotiation and; – working with other health professionals, stakeholders and partners in a community setting.
  5. Demonstrate skills in written and oral communication.
  6. Demonstrate skills in project management.
  7. Critically reflect on their practical experience in the community/public health nutrition domain of practice.

 

Contents:

Introduction to Community Nutrition, Determinants of Food Choice and Diet Behaviors, Life cycle Nutrition in Community, Nutrition Education in community setting and Behavior Theories, Community Nutrition Assessment & Nutrition Monitoring (Surveys and Surveillance), Nutrition Policies and Programs in Pakistan, Community Based Nutrition Policy and Programs & Food Security, Dietary Diversity and Biodiversity & Food Frequency Questionnaire Development

Bank Details:

Bank Faysal Bank Ltd.
Account Title NUR International University
Account No: 3166307900224194
Bank Branch DHA Phase IV Branch, Lahore
Branch Code 3166
IBAN PK24FAYS3166307900224194
Swift Code FAYSPKKA