GASNG006 Malnutrition in the Community

Module Title
GASNG006 Malnutrition in the Community
Module Value
15
Term
Term 2
Short Description

This module will comprise an advanced, research-based investigation into the prevalence of disease-related malnutrition which was introduced in the module Therapeutic Aspects of Clinical Nutrition. Students will examine the provision of food, nutrition support and nutrition status in an institutional setting and the written report will form most of the module assessment.

The topics which will be covered include:

  • Organisation of feeding in large institutions
  • Efficacy of nutritional interventions to impact health and healthcare outcomes
Assessment detail
  • 3,000 word case-study on health-care facility (80%)
  • Presentation of the findings of the site visits (20%)
 Module Tutor

Dr George Grimble

g.grimble@ucl.ac.uk

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