ECTS - Nutrition in Pediatric Diseases

Nutrition in Pediatric Diseases (NUT302) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Nutrition in Pediatric Diseases NUT302 3 2 0 4 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course objective is to learn several acute and chronic disorders in pediatric patients, comprehend the importance of nutrition in pediatric diseases and to learn and investigate the current dietary treatments in pediatrics
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Defines the acute and chronic disorders in infancy and childhood
  • Determines the nutritional needs of these infants and children
  • Discusses the current dietary treatments of these disorders with practical hours
  • Investigates and searches for special formulas and products related to these disorders
  • Evaluates clinical cases in the hospital in terms of their diseases and nutritional status
Course Content Case follow up rules in clinic, acute gastroenteritis, malnutrition, lactose intolerances, other carbohydrate malabsorptions, coeliac diseases-other protein malabsorptions, food allergies, childhood obesity, metabolic syndrome, eating disorders, type 1 diabetes mellitus, kidney diseases and nutrition therapy.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Importance of Childhood Nutrition Prematurity and Nutrition Therapy Read from the source
2 Acute Gastroenterites and Nutrition Therapy Read from the source
3 Malnutrition and Nutrition Therapy Read from the source
4 Lactose Intolerances-Carbohydrate Malabsorptions and Nutrition Therapy Read from the source
5 Coeliac Disease-Protein Malabsorptions and Nutrition Therapy Read from the source
6 Cystic Fibrosis and Nutrition Therapy Read from the source
7 Enteral – Parenteral Nutrition Read from the source
8 Midterm Exam Read from the source
9 Childhood obesity and eating disorders Theraphy Read from the source
10 Type 1 diabetes mellitus and nutrition therapy Read from the source
11 Fenilketonüri – Diğer Protein Metabolizma Bozuklukları ve Beslenme Read from the source
12 Inborn errors of carbohydrate and fat metabolism and nutrition therapy Read from the source
13 Infectious diseases and nutrition therapy Read from the source
14 Neoplastic Diseases and Nutrition Therapy Neurologic diseases and nutrition therapy Read from the source
15 Discussion Read from the source
16 Final Exam Read from the source


Course Book 1. Köksal G, Gökmen H. Çocuk Hastalıklarında Beslenme Tedavisi. Hatiboğlu Yayınevi, 2000.
Other Sources 2. Kliegman RM (ed). Nelson Pediatrinin Temelleri (Çev. Ed.: Ovalı F, Altındiş M). Nobel Tıp, 2008.
3. World Health Organization Publications. Infant and young child feeding. Model chapter for textbooks for medical students and allied health professionals, 2009. (online: publications/infantfeeding/9789241597494/en/index.html)
4. Baysal A. Beslenme. Hatiboğlu Yayınevi, 2007
5. Elmacıoğlu F. Anne ve Bebek Beslenmesi. Hatiboğlu Yayınevi, 2008.
6. Baysal A, Arslan P. Çocuk Yemekleri. Özgür Yayınevi, 2007.
7. Symonds ME, Ramsay MM. Maternal Fetal Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation. Cambrigde University Press, 2010. (Hacettepe Kütüphaneleri, E-book)
8. Thomas B. Manual of Dietetic Practice, Third Edition, 2001.
9. Katkı Pediatri Dergisi
10. Beslenme ve Diyet Dergisi
11. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition? ( dergisi

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application 1 10
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Develop the capability of using theoretical and practical knowledge acquired during nutrition and dietetic education for individuals and public for health promotion, prevention of the diseases and treatment of the diseases when necessary. X
2 Can reach evidence-based knowledge in nutrition and dietetics by searching available journals and books published then using all computer programs assess this knowledge, interpret and share. X
3 Develop strategical plans and programs for solving nutrition-based health problems at individual and community level, by considering professional and ethical values. X
4 Can analyze food consumptions of individuals and create diet plans by taking into consideration of their age, gender, socio-cultural, economical, biochemical and personal characteristics then can give necessary education to them. X
5 Can identify all the nutrients and chemical substances that foods contain and help individuals how and what kind of foods to be chosen for their health and/or disease conditions. X
6 Can conduct their work independently with the help of the information gained, take individual responsibility to solve problems in practice, and collaborate with other members of the health team. X
7 Can explain all reduction or loss of nutrients may happen during food preparation and cooking both home or institutional settings. X
8 Can make all necessary dietary adjustments where special nutrition is required. X
9 Can compare and discuss nutrition policies and food legislation both in the country and world experiences levels. X
10 Can develop and organize training programs to provide adequate, balanced and healthy nutrition for individuals and groups, and can effectively use the communication and education methods and materials required for the sessions. X
11 Can evaluate individual and cultural differences by having knowledge and practices of the traditions and cultures of the countries. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Application 14 2 28
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 124