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

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

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Topic

Domain

Hours

 

 

Module 1

 

Introduction to term Dietician
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
Must Know

  • Definition of dietician
  • Role of dietician in hospital
  • Role of dietician in community

Desirable to know

  • Educational qualification of dietician
  • Tools used by dietician
  • Difference between dietician and nutritionist

Nice to know

  • Scope of Nutrition
  • Area of work
2 hrs

 

 

Module 2

 

Introduction to Nutrition Care Process
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
Must Know

  • Definition of nutrition care process
  • Definition of nutritional assessment
  • Stages of nutritional assessment
  • Direct method of assessment
  • Definition of diet therapy
3 hrs

 

Module 3

Principles of Diet Therapy
Definition of  Diet therapy  • Concepts of diet therapy
Introduction to Therapeutic Nutrition
Definition of therapeutic nutrition • objectives of therapeutic diet • therapeutic nutrition for changing need
Must Know

  • Definition of diet therapy
  • Definition of therapeutic diet
  • Therapeutic nutrition for changing needs

Desirable to know

  • Objectives of diet therapy
  • Concept of diet therapy
2hrs

 

 

Module 4

Therapeutic Adaptation of Normal 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
Must Know

  • introductionto therapeutic diet
  • Therapeutic adaption of normal diet
2hrs

 

 

 

Module 5

Therapeutic Diets
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
Must Know

  • Definition of therapeutic diet
  • Modification of normal diet
  • Introduction to routine hospital diet

Desirable to know

  • Importance of therapeutic diet
6 hrs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Module 6

Modification of Diet
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
Must Know

  • Definition of infection
  • Classification of fever
  • Introduction to tuberculosis
  • Introduction to typhoid
  • Signs & symptoms of disease
  • Nutritional management of the disease
  • Introduction to surgery
  • Types of surgery
  • Nutritional management of the patient undergone surgery

Desirable to know

  • Relationship between nutrition and infection
  • Metabolic changes during fever
7hrs
 

 

 

 

Module 7

Diet for Gastro
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
Intestinal Disorder
        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
Must Know

  • Introduction to gastro intestinal disease
  • Classification of disease
  • Introduction to gastrointestinal disease
  • Signs & symptoms of disease
  • Nutritional management of the gastrointestinal disease
  • Introduction to intestinal disease
  • Signs & symptoms of various intestinal disease
  • Nutritional management

Desirable to know

  • Functions of gastrointestinal tract
  • Diagnostic test for various gastrointestinal disease
8hrs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Module 8

Introduction to Renal Disease
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
Must Know

  • Introduction to renal disease
  • Introduction to nephritis
  • Signs & symptoms of disease
  • Nutritional management of the nephritis
  • Introduction to nephrotic syndrome
  • Signs & symptoms of various nephrotic syndrome
  • Introduction to acute renal disease
  • Classification of acute renal disease
  • Signs & symptoms of various acute renal disease
  • Nutritional management
  • Introduction to chronic renal disease
  • Stages of chronic renal disease
  • Signs & symptoms of various chronic renal disease
  •  Nutritional management of chronic renal disease

Desirable to know

  • Functions of kidney
  • Importance of Nephrons
  • Diagnostic test for renal function
5hrs
 

 

Module 9

Diet for obesity:
introduction• assessment of obesity• hazards of Obesity• nutritional management

Diet for cardiovascular disease
introduction• stages of development• etiology• risk factor• nutritional management

Must Know

  • Definition of obesity
  • Classification of obesity
  • Assessment of obesity
  • Nutritional management of obesity
  • Introduction to cardiovascular disease
  • Stages of disease
  • Signs & symptoms, causes, risk factor of disease
  • Nutritional management of cardiovascular disease

Desirable to know

  • Health hazards of obesity
5hrs

 

 

Module 10

Diet for Diabetes Mellitus
Diet for Diabetes Mellitus: – introduction• classification:- IDDM, NIDDM, Gestational Diabetes Mellitus• etiology• prevalence •causes • risk factor• signs & symptoms • nutritional management
Must Know

  • Definition of diabetes mellitus
  • Classification of diabetes
  • Signs & symptoms, causes of disease
  • Nutritional management of diabetes

Desirable to know

  • Diagnostic test for diabetes
  • Risk factor
  • Prevalence of disease
4hrs

 

 

 

Module 11

Introduction to Kidney Disease
Introduction • types of kidney disease
Kidney transplant:- introduction• nutritional management pre & post transplant
Dialysis:- introduction• types of dialysis• nutritional management
Must Know

  • Definition of kidney disease
  • Types of kidney disease
  • Signs & symptoms, causes of disease
  • Nutritional management of disease
  • Introduction to dialysis
  • Types of dialysis
  • Nutritional management of patient on dialysis

Desirable to know

  • Diagnostic test for kidney disease
  • Risk factor
  • Prevalence of disease
  • Difference between kidney disease and renal disease
4hrs

 

 

Module 12

Diet in Cancer
Introduction• origin• causes• diagnosis• relation of nutrition & cancer• effect of cancer on nutritional status• objectives of nutrition therapy• nutritional management
Must Know

  • Introduction to disease cancer
  • Types of cancer
  • Signs & symptoms, causes of disease
  • Effect of cancer therapy on nutritional status of patient
  • Nutritional management

Desirable to know

  • Origin of cancer
  • Risk factor
  • Prevalence of disease
  • Types of cancer therapies
4hrs

 

 

Module 13

Diet in AIDS & Allergy
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
Must Know

  • Introduction to AIDS
  • Stages of disease
  • Signs & symptoms, causes of disease
  • Nutritional management
  • Introduction to allergy
  • Types of food allergy
  • Nutritional management of allergy

Desirable to know

  • Diagnostic test for food allergy
  • Risk factor
  • Prevalence of disease
7hrs

 

 

Module 14

Diet for metabolic disorder
Introduction•  definition of metabolic diseases• causes• types• signs & symptoms •  nutritional management
Must Know

  • Introduction to metabolic diseases
  • Definition of metabolic diseases
  • Signs & symptoms, causes of disease
  • Nutritional management

Desirable to know

  • Diagnostic test for various metabolic disease
  • Risk factor
  • Prevalence of disease
6hrs

 

 

Module 15

Diet in burn and surgery
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
Must Know

  • Definition of burn
  • Degree of burn
  • causes of burn
  • Nutritional management
  • Introduction to surgery
  • Nutritional management of pre-operative & post-operative surgery patient

Desirable to know

  • Modifiable & non modifiable risk factor
6hrs

 

 

 

Module 16

 

Diet in addictive behaviour
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
Must Know

  • Definition of addictive behavior
  • Definition of eating disorder
  • Types of eating disorder
  • causes of burn
  • Nutritional management

Desirable to know

  • Modifiable & non modifiable risk factor
8hrs

 

Module 17

Nutrient Drug Interaction
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.
Must Know

  • Definition of nutrient drug interaction
  • classification
  • nutrient drug interaction list

Desirable to know

  • Stages of drug absorption in human body
  • Factors affecting drug absorption
3 hrs

 

Module 18

Feeding the patient
Introduction• objectives • feeding technique:- enteral and parenteral feeding technique • psychology of patient on feed • assessment of patient
Must Know

  • Definition of nutrient drug interaction
  • Different types of feeding techniques
  • Nutritional assessment of patient on feed

Desirable to know

  • objectives of feeding the patient
  • psychology of patient on feed
  • problems faced in feeding
6 hrs

 

 

Module 19

Feeding infant & children
Introduction• normal infant• pre-term infant• nutritional management of normal & pre-term infant • feeding problems• management of feeding problem
Must Know

  • Definition of infancy
  • Stages of infancy
  • Nutritional requirement of normal infant
  • Definition of pre term infant
  • Nutritional requirement of pre term infant
  • Feeding problems
  • Management of feeding problems

Desirable to know

  • Difference between normal infant and pre term infant
  • Factors considered while planning diet for infant
7hrs

 

Module 20

Nutrient & diet clinics
Introduction• patient checkup• dietary counseling • educating the patient• follow-up
Must Know

  • Introduction to nutrition & Diet clinic
  • Methods of patient assessment
  • Definition of diet counseling
  • Methods of diet counseling

Desirable to know

  • objectives of assessing patient
  • importance of follow up
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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