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Course Features

Video

Low

Audio

Low

Animation

Medium

Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

Equivalent to QCF (UK)

Level 3

Language

EN

Publisher

XSIQ

Rating

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Learning Outcome

Modules in Diploma in Health Studies

What is health?

This course covers definitions used in healthcare such as mortality, morbidity, and life expectancy.

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Primary healthcare for all

This course covers topics in primary healthcare such as the Health For All strategy, and the Ottawa Charter on Health Promotion.

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Carbohydrates

This course covers dietary aspects of carbohydrates in healthcare.

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Fats

This course covers the topic of fats in foods, such as cholesterol, mono- and poly-unsaturated fats, and saturated fats.

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Protein

This course covers the role of protein in the diet and its impact on health.

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Minerals

This course covers the importance of minerals such as calcium, phosphorous, iron, zinc, and iodine in the diet.

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Dietary needs of the individual

This course covers the topic Recommended Dietary Intake (RDI) for individuals.

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Dietary imbalances and diet related disease

This course covers topics related to dietary imbalance such as low fibre intake, high sodium (salt) intake, and high fat intake, and diet-related diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

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Factors that affect food selection

This course covers factors that affect food selection such as family size, culture, lifestyle, transport, and equipment in the home.

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Families making changes to food choices

This course covers the topic of families making changes to food choices, such as time, energy, money, and motivation.

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Using resources to achieve changes to food choice

This course covers topics that enable changes to be made regarding food choice, such as knowledge, skill, economic situation, and time.

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Human development

This course covers aspects of human development such as measuring development and physical growth, and reviewing development across the lifespan of individuals.

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Environmental and inherited factors affecting health

This course covers environmental and inherited factors affecting health such as, factors that are inherited during fertilisation, nutrition, socioeconomic factors, health, exercise and motivation.

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Family and community resources

This course covers using family and community resources to maximise development.

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Global health

This course covers important aspects of global healthcare such as health in infancy and childhood, oral rehydration therapy, mortality rates, and breastfeeding.

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Women's health

This course covers aspects of healthcare for women during pregnancy and old age.

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HIV and AIDS - Part 1

This course describes HIV and AIDS healthcare and covers topics such as education, prevention and care.

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HIV and AIDS - Part 2

A free online HIV/AIDS awareness course that helps learners gain further understanding about HIV tests and information about living with HIV/AIDS.


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Assessment

Score 80% or more in the assessment and you can obtain a Diploma parchment for this course.


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Comments & Reviews

  • B Azhaganathan India I found this course more useful in may ways: it helps to have conceptual understanding, application of these into day to day functioning of my duties. The course texts are easy to understand. Its highly informative. 2014-08-23 22:08:23
  • faisal omar Somalia it is best the study of the diploma health studies course. every thing focus on the health is good the community 2014-08-10 20:08:50
  • Fidelis Temba Tanzania thank you for the course 2014-08-07 15:08:27
  • Fidelis Temba Tanzania it was good coorse with enough and new knowledge 2014-08-07 15:08:51
  • Rabia Aijaz Pakistan it was great thaks 2014-08-02 14:08:50
  • Kirti Prasad Fiji i found this course very interesting and have learnt alot. 2014-07-27 21:07:01
  • Kirti Prasad Fiji i found this course interesting 2014-07-27 21:07:20
  • Am Tawf Egypt it is beneficial and very enjoyable 2014-07-18 14:07:25
  • chris bennellick United Kingdom I think this is a very good course and i have learnt lots. 2014-07-11 20:07:40
  • Martina omoluah Oloyede United Kingdom this is a course that i will advice everybody to read so that everybody will be aware and be enlighten about it and for someone not to either pass it or contact it 2014-07-01 16:07:36
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Diploma in Health Studies

Gain a good understanding of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals and other dietary needs

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