Information Package / Course Catalogue
Maternal and Child Nutrition
Course Code: CGB204
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: no
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

The objective of the course is to evaluate the principles of nutrition in pregnancy and lactation,infant and childhood periods.

Course Content

Physiological and metabolic changes, energy and nutrient (macro and micronutrient), needs in pregnancy and lactation periods, physiological and metabolic changes, energy and nutrient (macro and micronutrient) needs in infants, nutrition and mental development, human milk, infant formulas, complementary nutrition, physiological and metabolic changes, energy and nutrient (macro and micronutrient) needs in toddler (0-3 years).Physiological and metabolic changes, energy and nutrient (macro and micronutrient) needs in preschool children (3-6 years). Nutrient deficiencies, nutrient supplementation,nutrition related disorders (obesity, malnutrition, anemia, food allergy etc.)

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dide KILIÇALP KILINÇ
Learning Outcomes
1.Learn about nutrition programs and practices related to infant and preschool in Turkey and in the world and develop recommendations.
2.Learn about nutrition during pregnancy and lactation
3.Learn the relationship between growth and development and nutrition in infants and children and the importance of infant nutrition.
4.Learn the problems related to nutrition in infancy and childhood and develop solutions.
5.Learn about the importance and sources of energy and macro nutrients and micronutrients in this period.
6.Learn and calculate nutrient and nutrient requirements in infants and children.
7.Learns the issues to be considered in nutrition education and makes education.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Nevin ŞANLIER (eDİTÖR) (2017). Mother Child Health and Nutrition
2.Neyzi O, Ertuğrul T (ed.) Pediatri Cilt1, 3.baskı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, İstanbul, 2002
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Food guidances for infant and children in World and Turkiye
Week 2 - Theoretical
Nutrition in pregnancy and lactation
Week 3 - Theoretical
Normal infant nutrition
Week 4 - Theoretical
Energy, macronutrient and micronutrient requirments of infants
Week 5 - Theoretical
Breastfeeding, human milk, Complementary feding,
Week 6 - Theoretical
Nutrition for toddler through preschool aged children
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Nutrition for preschool aged children
Week 9 - Theoretical
Nutrient requirments of children ( 1-5 years)
Week 10 - Theoretical
School Children Nutrition
Week 11 - Theoretical
Adolescent nutrition
Week 12 - Theoretical
Planning children?s meals
Week 13 - Theoretical
Nutrition Problems in Children
Week 14 - Theoretical
General evaluation
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141356
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination115116
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)81
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
3
4
4
4
4
3
3
OÇ-2
3
4
4
4
4
3
3
OÇ-3
3
4
4
4
4
3
3
OÇ-4
3
4
4
4
4
3
3
OÇ-5
3
4
4
4
4
3
3
OÇ-6
3
4
4
4
3
3
OÇ-7
3
4
4
4
4
3
3
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue