Nutrition et santé publique

wsbim2239  2022-2023  Bruxelles Woluwe

Nutrition et santé publique
3.00 credits
20.0 h

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
This course presents the place of nutrition in  public health and the back-ground in nutritional epidemiology, to develop the competence of critical analysis of the literature in the field of nutrition, dietary habits and health, in different socio- and pathophysiological contexts.
the course is given in the form of interactive seminars, either led by the holders or via the invitation of external experts i in order to be able to support the experimental approach (surveys, use of computer resources, particular aspects of nutrition in public health ...).A therapeutic education component will be developed to set out the principles, theories and strategies for preventive behaviour change applied to diet. The other speakers will present the different aspects of nutritional epidemiology as case studies.
Teaching methods
The teaching of this activity takes place in the first three weeks of February, the evaluation in the form of a work or a written exam is held in the continuity of these, the last week of February.
In case of failure, students are invited to present their remedial session during the August assessments 
Evaluation methods
The assessment is based on a written exam where each holder offers open questions related to his course. This question may be replaced by a job whose objectives are presented in the first course by the holder concerned. This work is rated and the rating is integrated into the overall rating 
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Biomedicine