MFNI-301 – Nutrition Intervention

Course lecturer :

Amany A Salama

Course assistant :

Course objectives :

By the end of this course, student will be able to: 1. Recall Knowledge from previous related courses 2. Identify the nutritional problems prevailing in the community 3. Discuss the criteria for selecting nutrition intervention programs 4. Recognize the importance of collaboration and community participation in intervention programs 5. Describe the different types of interventions and their appropriateness in different situations 6. Review some successful interventions in view of the social, cultural, educational factor and the available economic resources 7. Underline the importance of periodic and final evaluation interventions

Course description :

The course is directed to nutrition intervention programs at the community level. It focuses on the criteria for the development of an intervention program, and how to select a program according to the nutritional problems prevailing in the community in view of the social, cultural, educational factor and the available economic resources. The importance of periodic and final evolution will be discussed.

Course assessment :

Assessment Form c1. Interactive learning 7 c2. Mid-term exam + other activities 18 c3. Final written exam 75

Recommended text books :

Mahan, L.K. and Raymond, J. L, Editors. 2017. Krause\’s food & the nutrition care process. 14th Edition. Publisher: Elsevier. Canada.

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