This module includes lectures and practical sessions that will expose the students to various nutritional screening and assessment tools used specifically for elderly. Students will have opportunity to have a hands-on experience of assessing nutritional status using multiple components such as anthropometric measurements, biochemical parameters, clinical evaluation and dietary intake. These skills will be valuable in clinical and community setting.
Modes of Assessment
Coursework with no examinations. Assessments may consist of a range of components, such as tests, quizzes, assignments, participation, peer evaluation and other appropriate methods.
Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of Specialist Diploma in Gerontology (Nutrition for Ageing Well)