NUTR 505 Public Health Nutrition (3 credits)

Offered by: Human Nutrition (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Overview

Nutrition and Dietetics : This course focuses on the nutrition status of populations, communities and groups of people using a public health lens. It identifies and assesses human nutrition issues and problems, their causes, influencing factors and social conditions using a social determinants of health framework. Offers opportunities to design and conduct needs assessments, design and plan programs and plan for their evaluation. The purpose and role of participatory approaches with diverse populations and Indigenous populations in particular will be analyzed. Health systems, public health and political influence in Canada, as related to nutrition will be addressed.

Terms: Fall 2019

Instructors: Treena Delormier (Fall)

  • Prerequisite: NUTR 337

  • Restrictions: Not open to students who were registered for NUTR 403 in Fall 2017