Health, Wellness and Social Services

Introduction to Nutrition

14 weeks Certificate

Overview

This introductory course is a prerequisite for the Nutrition in Healthcare Course. Students will be given an overview of nutrition needs and factors affecting intake throughout the life cycle, with emphasis on the older adults and the frail elderly. Upon completion of the course students will be able to identify factors that affect food intake; describe social aspects of meals; understand Canada's Food Guide and apply it to basic menu planning principles.

You may enroll in a Continuing Education course at Canadore College if you are 19 years of age or older or if you have earned an Ontario Secondary School Diploma/Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

Students must work in or visit a health care facility to complete course requirements.

Standard Fee - $252.76

Senior Fee - $230.08

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at www.textnet.ca.

Students may also purchase textbooks from a source of their choice, but the ISBN must match.

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Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.