2023-2024 / NUTR0001-1

Nutritional approach


10h Th, 10h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in public health (120 ECTS) (Transitional programme)2 crédits 


Jacinthe Dancot, Michèle Guillaume, Axelle Hoge, Anne-Marie Verbrugge

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Pluriprofessional approach of malnutrition

  • Prevalence, etiology, consequences
  • Legislative and professional framework
  • Screening and assessment
  • Nutritional education
  • Handling  denutrition in a pluriprofessional team

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

At the end of the learning unit, the student will be able :

  • Define malnutrition
  • Indicate its prevalence
  • Explain its etiology and consequences
  • Screen malnutrition
  • Act in a pluriprofessional team in order to manage malnutrition
  • Argue its professional actions facing malnutrition

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended learning

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Remote course

Additional information:

Remote blended learning

Recommended or required readings

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- Remote

oral exam

Additional information:

Oral exam (remote).
10 min. presentation and 10 min. questions.

Presentation about :

  • Description of nutritional handling in the observed setting
  • Description of a clinical case and of the actual nutritional handling
  • Description of the ideal nutritional handling in the clinical situation (references)
  • Reflexion about the operationalization of that handling in the observed setting

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

It's important to be present at the learning sessions.

Time is allowed during the learning sessions to discuss the ongoing work.


See in French

Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

Questions for data collection

Dallaire and Dallaire : nursing roles

Nursing actions

Law 10/05/2015 health professionals

Modified law

PNNS and aged people
Roles of health professionnals

Reflexion on holistic nature and nursing role