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RN3002: LIFESTYLE MEDICINE (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 Jul 2023 11:19


Course Overview

This course will give you an introduction to role of diet, physical activity, stress and environment on preventative medicine to promote health and wellbeing in adults. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 5 credits (2.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Alexandra M Johnstone

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will highlight the relationship between diet and health for non-communicable diseases and promote evidence-based learning to be able to evaluate a range of hierarchy of evidence. You will gain insight in how nutrition & movement can positively or negatively influence lifelong health. The importance of stress and resilience on mood and food intake will be explored, along with sleep to promote longevity. Finally, the role of environmental and social factors in influencing lifestyle, such as shift-work and intermittent fasting will be highlighted. 


Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Class Test

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 80
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Weekly online quiz (one per week for 4 weeks) with automated online feedback. Each quiz worth 20% of final grade.

Assessment - Weeks 1,2,3,4 of the course

Feedback - Instant feedback in BB-Ultra view

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualUnderstandDescribe environmental & social factors influencing health, wellbeing and longevity.
ConceptualUnderstandGain understanding on the preventative role of diet and nutrition for lifelong health.
ConceptualUnderstandBe able to describe the role of physical activity and movement to positively influence health.
ConceptualUnderstandDiscuss the relationship between stress and resilience on mood and food

Blog Post

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Feedback

Individual written feedback will be provided within Ultra Course view by course tutor

Assessment - within 4 week sof course completion

Feedabck - within 4 weeks of submission

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralEvaluateBe able to evaluate a range of hierarchy of evidence from systematic reviews to observational studies as applied in the research environment as evidence-based literature.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Online Oral Exam with Course Tutor

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Feedback

Duration - 0.5 hours

 

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualUnderstandGain understanding on the preventative role of diet and nutrition for lifelong health.
ConceptualUnderstandBe able to describe the role of physical activity and movement to positively influence health.
ConceptualUnderstandDiscuss the relationship between stress and resilience on mood and food
ConceptualUnderstandDescribe environmental & social factors influencing health, wellbeing and longevity.
ProceduralEvaluateBe able to evaluate a range of hierarchy of evidence from systematic reviews to observational studies as applied in the research environment as evidence-based literature.

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