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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
BSL612 Elderly Nutritional 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Basic concepts related to nutrition, food groups, and the characteristics of the principles of nutrition and nutritional requirements of various physiological periods found in the elderly common health problems (diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, cancer, osteoporosis, dementia) and is intended to evaluate the relationship between nutrition.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
  1. Know physiological changes in aging and their effects on nutrient requirements.
  2. Create an appropriate nutritional plan for the elderly.
  3. Know the principles of nutrition in elderly chronic diseases and regulate diet treatment.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Prof Dr. Ayşe Baysal. Beslenme. Hatipoğlu Yayınevi, 12. baskı, Ankara 2009.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Characteristics of old age; nutritional problems; create nutrition plans
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Gerontology science, demographic data on elderly health
2.Aging mechanisms and theories
3.Changes in the structure and functions of the body during the old age period
4.Creation of appropriate nutrition plans for the needs of old age
5.Assessment of elderly health, geriatric, nutritional, psychosocial
6.Nutritional principles in chronic diseases that are common in old age
7.Malnutrition in the elderly, definition, frequency, evaluation, reasons
8.Nutritional support for malnourished elderly
9.Enteral-parenteral nutrition case solutions
10.Midterm examination
11.The effects of multi-drug use on the nutritional status of the patient,
12.Nutritional principles and nutritional support in alzheimer and other dementias
13.Psychiatric disorders and nutritional support in the elderly
14.Home care principles and nutrition in elderly
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination150
Individual Study for Mid term Examination1210
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination160
Report Presentation1230
Individual Study for Final Examination110
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination188
Final Examination11010
Attending Lectures12224
Report Preparation12224
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5210
Individual Study for Final Examination5210