Allied Health Programs

40610, 40611, 40614, 40615

Students may not log on until class begins January 30 at 8 am. You will find login instructions and your class at www.gavilan/edu/disted

Class Syllabus


Office Hours:
Martha Akrop, MPH, RD

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Course Description:
This course is designed to meet the needs of the Allied Health Student and the general education student alike.  The major aim of this course is to help the student acquire relevant information about nutrition which they can use professionally and/or personally.  The course will cover the practical aspects of normal nutrition, ways to promote sound eating habits throughout the life cycle, and physiological contributions nutrients make to body structure and function.
Date, Time, and Place
Online January 30- May 21, 2013
This class meets entirely online.   Students will be required to complete assigned readings, 3 online discussions, 5 exams, 17 homework exercises, 2 in-depth assignments, and 8 infocompetency modules.  There will be weekly due dates and students may logon to complete work at any time during day or night.
Sizer and Whitney.   Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies, 12th edition
The text book is available at the Gavilan Bookstore. Diet Analysi + Program, latest edition.