MNKV0933c Community nutrition and health care in selected population groups III

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. MUDr. Bc. Zuzana Derflerová Brázdová, DrSc. (seminar tutor)
MVDr. Halina Matějová (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Mgr. Leona Mužíková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Veronika Suchodolová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Bc. Zuzana Derflerová Brázdová, DrSc.
Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: MVDr. Halina Matějová
Supplier department: Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Mon 17:00–18:40 A21/112, Tue 9:00–10:40 A21/107
Prerequisites (in Czech)
MNKV0822c Community Nutrition and h.c.II
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to acquire knowledge for the education of members of individual communities in the area of nutrition and non-medical nutrition, analysis and evaluation of the risk of incorrect nutrition and implementation of measures to gradually improve the nutritional status of the monitored community. Part of the course is also the issue of addictions in the work of a dietitian.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course the student will be able to analyze and solve the nutritional problem of the community. The output of the course is the justification, design and development of a project focusing on nutritional intervention for a selected population and its practical implementation.
  • Practical training will be focused on assessing the nutritional status of selected population groups, implementation expertise in   proper nutrition, compiling dietary guidelines for different groups of people of all ages with various disabilities  , communication and education of members of the communities in the area   therapeutic nutrition, risk assessment   resulting from improper nutrition and implementation of measures to   gradual improvement in the nutritional status of the monitored community, assessing the effectiveness of proposed corrective measures, design and project development with a focus on nutritional intervention for selected population groups
    recommended literature
  • DUYFF, Roberta Larson. Academy of nutrition and dietetics complete food and nutrition guide. 5th edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. xii, 802. ISBN 9780544520585. info
    not specified
  • BOYLE, A., HOLBEN, D.,H. Community nutrition in action: An entrepreneurial approach, Brooks/Cole, 4. vyd., 2006, 704 s.
Teaching methods
class exercises,fieldwork, group project with practical application in the field
Assessment methods
fulfilling requirements,presentation of the project and its application, write an essay on the topic of food and nutrition policy
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
Teacher's information
80% attendance at lectures and seminars, absence will be tolerated in case of doctor's visit - it is necessary to provide appropriate documentation or confirmation from doctor.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2020, autumn 2021.
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