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Course description
  INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH SCIENCES

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2021-22

La asignatura pretende situar al futuro profesional de la nutrición humana y dietética en el marco de las ciencias de la salud y en los presupuestos conceptuales y metodológicos que las informan. Así mismo, la asignatura también aporta, con la ayuda del método histórico, una aproximación a las bases científicas que han permitido configurar las disciplinas de la nutrición humana y la dietética contemporáneas. Por último, en su condición de materia introductoria al grado, se intentará familiarizar al alumno/a de las ciencias de la salud con la terminología específica, y con los parámetros básicos del proceso de comunicación científica

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Specific Competences (CE)

  • E12 : Communicate effectively, know how to use information and communication technologies, especially those associated with nutrition and habits.
  • E13 : Understand, evaluate critically and know how to use information sources related to nutrition, diet, lifestyles and health factors.
  • E14 : Capacity to write reports and complete records involved in the professional work of a Dietetist-Nutritionist.
  • E15 : Understand the essential elements of the profession of a Dietetist-Nutritionist and carry out one's profession respecting other health care professionals.

 

Specific transversal competences of the degree course :>>Foreign language proficiency

  • CT1 : Read and understand texts in a foreign language.

 

Specific transversal competences of the degree course :>>IT and information competences

  • CT2 : Show computer and information system skills and abilities.

 

Specific transversal competences of the degree course:>>Oral and written communication competences

  • CT3 : Show oral and written communication skills.

 

General Competences of the Degree Course (CG):>>Basic training module

  • 5 : Understand the historical, anthropological and sociological evolution of diet, nutrition and dietetics in the context of sickness and health.
  • 7 : Understand the basis and foundations of human diet and nutrition.
  • 8 : Acquire teamworking skills as a uni-, multi- or inter-disciplinary unit with professionals and other personnel related to the diagnostic assessment and treatment of diet and nutrition.
  • 9 : Understand the Spanish health care system and the basic factors related to the management of health care services, basically those related to nutrition.

 

General Competences of the Degree Course (CG):>>Nutrition, dietetics and health module

  • 38 : Understand and use the terminology used in the health sciences field.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2021-22

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General

Code: 27504
Lecturer responsible:
TORMO SANTAMARIA, MARIA
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,80
Practical credits: 0,60
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: COMMUNITY NURSING, PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH
    Area: HISTORY OF SCIENCE
    Theoretical credits: 1,8
    Practical credits: 0,6
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

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