Curriculum | Basic Dietetics | B. Sc. (Nutrition & Dietetics) | Second Year

2nd Year
 Basic Dietetics
Theory: – 100 hrs                                                                                               Practical:-100 hr

 

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Learning objectives
(at the end of the session the students will be able to)

 

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Methodology

 

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1 Introduction to  term Dietician Enumerate the term dietician, qualification

 

 

Understand and explain the role played by dietician in hospital and community  and their relationship with health and

Develop skills required in nutritional counseling

Definition of Dietician • Educational Qualification of Dietician •  Difference between registered dietician & Nutritionist • tools used by dietician • Area of work
Role of  dietician in hospital :- work area of hospital dietician • role of hospital dietician
Role of  dietician in community :- work area of community dietician • role of community dietician
Didactic lecture by power point presentation

 

2 hrs
2 Introduction to Nutrition Care Process Describe the term Nutrition Care Process and develop basic skill of assessing the nutritional status of different age group

 

 

 

Definition of Nutrition Care Process • Steps of Nutrition Care Process
Nutrition Assessment:-Definition • Nutrition assessment component • Critical thinking
Nutrition Diagnosis:-  nutrition diagnosis domain:- intake, clinical, behavioral – environmental • Nutrition diagnosis component• nutrition vs. medical diagnosis
Nutrition Interventions:- Definition • objectives
Nutrition Monitoring & Evaluation :-  Definition •  Nutrition monitoring & evaluation components • nutrition goals & objectives • evaluation of nutrition care
Introduction to Diet Therapy:-
Definition of Diet therapy • objectives of diet therapy
Didactic method by PowerPoint presentation,

 

Exercise on writing different types of assessment tools

3 hrs
3 Principles of Diet Therapy

Introduction to Therapeutic Nutrition

Describe the term therapeutic diet and learn the importance of application of therapeutic diet in different conditions.
Able to understand the relationship between diet therapy and therapeutic diet
Definition of  Diet therapy  • Concepts of diet therapy
Definition of therapeutic nutrition • objectives of therapeutic diet • therapeutic nutrition for changing need
Didactic lecture by power point presentation 2hrs
4 Therapeutic Adaptation of Normal Diet Develop effective skills to explain the therapeutic modification of diet Definition of  therapeutic diet  • therapeutic adaption:- change in consistency•  change in energy intake•  change in nutrient• change in  fiber •  change in frequency of feeding•  change in mode of feeding •  change in elimination of food Didactic method
Discussion ,exercise followed by discussion
2hrs
5 Therapeutic Diets Describe Therapeutic Diets as well as different Routine Hospital Diets used for patients according to specific disease Introduction to therapeutic diet • Modification of normal diet•
Routine Hospital Diet:-  clear liquid diet• liquid diet• semi-solid diet• soft diet• normal diet• tube feed• PEG feed• JJ feed• bland diet• high & low calorie diet• high & low protein diet• high & low fiber diet • low cholesterol diet
Didactic lecture by PowerPoint presentation
Exercises followed by planning of diet plan according to condition
6 hrs
6 Modification of Diet Understand and describe different gastrointestinal disease and modify the diet according to the disease condition of the patient Infection :- Nutrient & immune response during infection• Metabolic changes during infection• Nutritional management in infection
Fever:-classification of fever  • acute fever • chronic fever
• Metabolic changes during fever
Acute fever:- Typhoid:- introduction • prevalence• mode of transmission • signs & symptoms • stages of fever • complications• dietary modification
Chronic fever:- Tuberculosis:- introduction • prevalence• mode of transmission • signs & symptoms • stages of fever • complications• dietary modification
Surgical Conditions:- introduction • types of surgery:- general surgery, emergency surgery, gastrointestinal surgery • Nutritional modification pre- surgery • dietary modification post- surgery
Teachers seminar by PowerPoint presentation, Exercises followed with discussion, long answers 7hrs
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Diet for Gastro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intestinal Disorder

Describe the disease and use the knowledge while planning diet for such patients

 

 

Enumerate the term constipations, its symptoms and modify the diet to fulfil the nutritional requirement of the patient

Introduction to gastrointestinal disease • classification of disease•
Gastrointestinal Disease:-
Diarrhea:- introduction • types of diarrhea• signs & symptoms • dietary modification
Constipation:- introduction • types of constipation• signs & symptoms • dietary modification
        Peptic Ulcers:- introduction • types of peptic ulcers• signs & symptoms• complications • dietary modification
Diverticular Disease:- introduction • prevalence• causes• signs & symptoms • dietary modification
Inflammatory Bowel Disease:- introduction • Categories of IBS:- crohn’s disease & ulcerative colitis • Prevalence of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis • signs & symptoms • dietary modification
        Celiac Disease:- introduction • manifestation of disease• role of gluten • signs & symptoms • complications • dietary modification
        Lactose Intolerance:- introduction • manifestation of disease• role of lactase enzyme • signs & symptoms • complications • dietary modification
Problem based learning

 

 

case presentation using teaching aids

 

Prepare diet plan according condition of patient

Student seminar

 

Student seminar

8hrs
8 Introduction to Renal Disease Describe the renal disease and use the knowledge while planning diet for such patients

 

 

Understand and enumerate the term acute renal disease, its causes, symptoms
plan the modified diet to fulfill the nutritional requirement of the patient

Nephritis :- introduction • manifestation of disease• causes• signs & symptoms • complications • dietary modification
     Nephrotic Syndrome :- introduction • manifestation of disease • prevalence of disease• causes • signs & symptoms • complications • dietary modification
     Acute Renal Disease :- introduction • manifestation of disease • prevalence of disease• causes • signs & symptoms • complications • dietary modification
     Chronic Renal Disease :- introduction • manifestation of disease • prevalence of disease• causes • signs & symptoms • complications • dietary modification
    End Stage Renal Disease :- introduction • manifestation of disease • prevalence of disease• causes • signs & symptoms • complications • dietary modification
Teachers Seminar

Didactic method exercise followed by discussion

 

Prepare diet plan according disease condition

5hrs
9 Diet for obesity:

 

 

Diet for cardiovascular disease

Develop basic skills to understand, apply and assess the patient suffering from these diseases and plan the modified diet accordingly introduction• assessment of obesity• hazards of Obesity• nutritional management
introduction• stages of development• etiology• risk factor• nutritional management
Student interaction session followed by  discussion
Short Answer Objective type
5hrs
10 Diet for Diabetes Mellitus Describe the term diabetes mellitus
Explain different factors responsible for diabetes
plan the modified diet to fulfill the nutritional requirement of the patient
Diet for Diabetes Mellitus: – introduction• classification:- IDDM, NIDDM, Gestational Diabetes Mellitus• etiology• prevalence •causes • risk factor• signs & symptoms • nutritional management Student seminar

Prepare different teaching aids- Projected and non- projected

4hrs
11 Introduction to Kidney Disease Describe the term kidney disease and understand the therapeutic dietary modification required in the conditions. Introduction • types of kidney disease
Kidney transplant:- introduction• nutritional management pre & post transplant
Dialysis:- introduction• types of dialysis• nutritional management
Student seminar by Power point presentation
Hospital Visit,
4hrs
12 Diet in Cancer Describe the disease and plan the therapeutic diet according to the increased requirement of the patient Introduction• origin• causes• diagnosis• relation of nutrition & cancer• effect of cancer on nutritional status• objectives of nutrition therapy• nutritional management Group discussion Prepare diet plan according disease condition 4hrs
13 Diet in AIDS & Allergy Understand and explain the diseases and guide the dietary modification required in the disease in clinical and community settings Diet in AIDS: – Introduction• stages of disease progression• relation of nutrition & AIDS• impact of AIDS on nutritional status• nutritional management.
Diet in Allergy:- Introduction• types• symptoms• risk factor• diagnosis • nutritional management
Student Seminar by Power point presentation
case presentation
7hrs
14 Diet for metabolic disorder Describe the various metabolic diseases and use the knowledge while planning diet for such patients Introduction•  definition of metabolic diseases• causes• types• signs & symptoms •  nutritional management Tutorials 6hrs
15 Diet in burn and surgery Develops the skills to use the knowledge of modifying the diet according to the disease condition of the patient Diet in Burn: – Introduction• types of burns • degree of burn • nutritional management.
Diet in surgery:-Introduction• factors affecting surgery• pre-operative nutrition• post- operative nutrition• goals of dietary management• dietary management
Didactic method by power point presentation 6hrs
16 Diet in addictive behaviour Understand and explain the health hazards of these addictive behaviour conditions and aware the people about the condition in both clinical and community settings Anorexia nervosa: – Introduction• types • difference between dieting and anorexia• symptoms • causes• risk factor • effect • treatment• nutritional management.
Bulimia nervosa: – Introduction• symptoms• causes• risk factor• effect• treatment• nutritional management.
Alcoholism: – Introduction• symptoms• causes• diagnosis• treatment• nutritional management
Student Seminar by Power point presentation

Group discussion

8hrs
17 Nutrient Drug Interaction Understand the importance and relationship of the interaction between nutrients and drugs Introduction• definition • classification of nutrient drug • effect of drug on nutritional status • stages of drug absorption• things to be kept in mind in nutrient drug interaction• nutrient drug interaction list. Didactic method 3 hrs
18 Feeding the patient Understand and explain different feeding techniques used to feed the patient
Develop skills to assess the nutritional requirement of the patient
Introduction• objectives • feeding technique:- enteral and parenteral feeding technique • psychology of patient on feed • assessment of patient Didactic method by PowerPoint presentation followed by long type question answer 6 hrs
19 Feeding infant & children Develop effective skills to plan and prepare the diet of infant according to the age group Introduction• normal infant• pre-term infant• nutritional management of normal & pre-term infant • feeding problems• management of feeding problem Teachers seminar  by PowerPoint presentation Prepare diet plan according disease condition 7hrs
20 Nutrient & diet clinics Develop basic skill of assessing and counseling of different age group, use  methods in clinical, classroom and community settings Introduction• patient checkup• dietary counseling • educating the patient• follow-up Develop basic skill of assessing and counseling of different age group, use  methods in clinical, classroom and community settings 6hrs

 

PRACTICAL
1.    Standardization of common food preparations.
2.    Planning, preparation and calculation of following diets:
(a)        Normal diet.
(b)        Clear Liquid and liquid diet
(c)        Soft diet
(d)         Tube Feed
(e)        High and low caloric diet
(f)        Bland diet for peptic ulcer
(g)        Diet for Viral hepatitis and cirrhosis
(h)        Diet for Diabetes mellitus
(i)         Diet for Hypertension and Atherosclerosis
(j)         Diet for Nephritis and Nephrotic syndrome
3.     Low and medium cost diet for P.E.M., Anemia & vitamin A deficiency.
4.     Plan and preparation of diet for celiac sprue 

REFERENCE BOOKS:

  • Textbook of Human Nutrition by Agrawal , Udipi
  • Textbook of Nutrition & Dietetics by Kumud Khanna
  • Basics of Clinical Nutrition by Y.K.Joshi
  • Nutrition and Diet Therapy by Corroll lutz & Karen Przytulski
  • Dietetics by B .Srilakshmi
  • Principles of  Nutritional Assessment by Rosalind S. Gibson
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