Dietetics and Nutrition


Lecture, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

The students
- are familiar with general terminology and key tasks of hygiene
- have basic knowledge of bacteriology, virology and parasitology
- are familiar with the most common infectious diseases
- know the hygiene measures relevant for the profession
- are familiar with measures of personal and institutional hygiene and the HACCP concept (food safety)
- can select targeted measures for infection prevention in their role as dietitian
- can apply the HACCP concept in their role as a dietitian
- are aware of the necessity of their hygiene measures

Learning outcomes

This module introduces students to general terminology and the key tasks of hygiene and chemistry as a basis for application in advanced modules.

The students
- learn general terminology and key tasks of hygiene and chemistry
- understand the principles of hygiene
- understand (bio-)chemical principles
- are able to describe biochemical processes of human metabolism and derive relationships for adjacent fields of dietetics
- are able to select and implement personal, institutional and HACCP hygiene measures.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books, journals and relevant current primary literature will be announced by the lecturers at the start of the course or are included in the relevant syllabus.

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