NTD3107 Medical Nutrition Therapy in Pediatric Diseases IBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs NUTRITION AND DIETETIC (ENGLISH)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
NTD3107 Medical Nutrition Therapy in Pediatric Diseases I Fall 2 2 3 4

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Instructor BİLGE KOÇ
Recommended Optional Program Components: NONE
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.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
"The students who have succeeded in this course;
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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 the clinic, acute gastroenteritis, nutrient deficiencies, malnutrition, malabsorptions, childhood obesity, metabolic syndrome, eating disorders, type 1 diabetes mellitus, gestasyonel pregnancy, and nutrition therapy

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Importance of childhood nutrition,Case follow up rules in the clinic NONE
2) Prematurity and medical nutrition therapy NONE
3) Nutrient Deficiencies in children and medical nutrition therapies; Iron, D vit., Copper and Iodine deficiencies NONE
4) Gastroenterites and medical nutrition therapies NONE
5) Protein Energy Malnutrition and medical nutrition therapy NONE
6) Carbohydrate malabsorptions and medicall nutrition therapies; Lactose intolerances and others NONE
7) Protein malabsorptions and medical nutrition therapies; Coeliac, Cow's milk protein enteropathies NONE
8) Mid-term Exam NONE
9) Lipid malabsorption and mediacal nutrition therapy; Cystic Fibrosis and others NONE
10) Diabetes and Pregnancy nutrition Therapy NONE
11) Type 1 Diabetes and medical nutrition Therapy NONE
12) Type 1 Diabetes and medical nutrition Therapy NONE
13) Childhood Obesity, Metabolic syndrome and medical nutrition therapies NONE
14) Eating disorders and nutrition therapy NONE


Course Notes / Textbooks: Haftalık olarak dağıtılacaktır.
References: It will be distributed weekly.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Midterms 1 40 40
Final 1 60 60
Total Workload 100

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To use theoretic and methodological approach, evidence-based principles and scientific literature in Nutrition and Dietetics field systematically for practice. 2
2) To have theoretic and practical knowledge for individual's, family's and the community's health promotion and protection. 2
3) To assess nutritional status of risky groups in nutrition related problems (pregnant, babies, adolescences, elders, etc.) 3
4) To use healthcare, information technologies for Nutrition and Dietetic practice and research. 3
5) To communicate effectively with advisee, colleagues for effective professional relationships. 4
6) To be able to monitor occupational information using at least one foreign language, to collaborate and communicate with colleagues at international level. 3
7) To use life-long learning, problem-solving and critical thinking skills. 4
8) To act in accordance with ethical principles and values in professional practice. 3
9) To take part in research, projects and activities within sense of social responsibility and interdisciplinary approach. 4
10) To be able to search for literature in health sciences databases and information sources to access to information and use the information effectively. 4
11) To take responsibility and participate in the processes actively for training of other dieticians, education of health professionals and individuals about nutrition. 5
12) To carry out dietetic practices considering cultural differences and different health needs of different groups in the community. 4