Clinical nutrition level 4

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Clinical Nutrition-
I have underlined all the keys words, written an overview on what it is, where it is and its function all i need to do is start the first assignment but not sure where to start, can anyone help?
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Janet Skevington

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Hi I am on assignment six at the moment.

It appears to be that you are preparing your answers well, I think my first question on assignment one was - "Describe five of the systems of the body".

I listed the five different systems and gave a detailed paragraph or two on each five systems, I gave a detailed description and discussed the systems functions and uses. I received good feedback.

I think the secret is defining what the word in the question means, for example when we are asked to "Describe" It means we have to write a detailed account or verbal picture in a logical sequence or story form.

Just take the plunge as you appear to be approaching it in the right manor.
Hope this helps. Please see below for the meanings and understandings of questions asked.

All the best.

H.

What the question means
The following list contains the typical words you find in assignment questions. The explanation of their meaning will usually give you some ideas on how to structure your assignment.
Analyse - Means to find the main ideas and show how they are related and why they are important.
Comment on - Means to discuss, criticise, or explain its meaning as completely as possible.
Compare - Means to show both the similarities and differences.
Criticise - Means to give your judgement or reasoned opinion of something, showing its good and bad points. It is not necessary to attack it. Throughout your period of study you will need to refine your critical and evaluative skills. This will mean identifying good writing, balanced non-bias views and misleading unsupported comments.
Define - Means to give the formal meaning by distinguishing it from related terms. This is often a matter of giving a memorised definition.
Describe - Means to write a detailed account or verbal picture in a logical sequence or story form.
Diagram - Means to make a graph, chart, or drawing. Make sure you label it and add a brief explanation if it is needed.
Discuss - Means to describe, giving the details and explaining the arguments for and against it.
Enumerate - Means to list. Name and list the main ideas one by one. Number them.
Evaluate - Means to give your opinion or some expert’s opinion of the truth or importance of the concept. You should outline any advantages and disadvantages.
Illustrate - Means to explain or make it clear by concrete examples, comparisons, or analogies.
Interpret - Means to give the meaning, using examples and personal comments to make it clear
Justify - Means to give a statement of why you think it is so. Give reasons for your statement or conclusion.
List - Means to produce a numbered list of words, sentences, or comments. It means the same as enumerate.
Outline - Means to give a general summary. It should contain a series of main ideas supported by secondary ideas. Omit minor details. Show the organisation of the ideas.
Prove - Means to show by argument or logic that it is true. In mathematics and physics, the word ‘prove’ has a very specific meaning.
Relate - Means to show the connections between things, telling how one causes or is like another.
Review - Means to give a survey or summary in which you look at the important parts and criticise where needed.
State - Means to describe the main points in precise terms. Be formal. Use brief, clear sentences. Omit details and examples.
Summarise - Means to give a brief, condensed account of the main ideas. Omit details and examples.
Trace - Means to follow the progress or history of the subject.
(Study Skills Program - Student Counselling Service, Monash University)
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Janet Skevington

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Thank you Tara for sending the information i will find it useful, just sent my 1st module in and waiting for feedback!!!
Will let you know how i got on.

Janet
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Hi Tara, how are you getting on with the course? I am now on assignment 3 and just about finished and hope to hand it in shortly.
What are you hoping to gain when you have finished the course, i am not sure what route to go down as regards to a career.

Janet
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Hello, I am going to start with clinical nutrition course and after that with diet and nutrition adviser. I want to change job, to get a better salary. The clinical nutrition course is difficult or is it ok? Anyone who is studying clinical nutrition? Anyone who did finish clinical nutrtion? And in how many months?
This week I am going to get my first lesson.

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Hi Pinky,

All the best with the course, a keen interest in the subject is half the battle I think. The course is as long or as short as you want it to be, depending on your personal commitments. There are 25 assignments and it is not impossible to do two a month therefore finishing the course in a year. But I guess for people with a job and family commitments I think 18 month's to two years is more realistic. Having personally had a keen interest of nutrition myself for the past few years, I am not finding the course difficult at all....but then I'm just awaiting assignment 6 (wonder what I will be saying on assignment 25!).

Happy studies.

H.
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pinky wanga

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Hello Janet,

How long have you been studying clinical nutrition level 4?
Can you give me some study experience with this course?
For example: is it difficult? what module are you now? etc.
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Kelly Macdonald

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I have just enrolled on the Clinical Nutrition course and am waiting for my materials. That list of question definitions is really useful and I have copied it into Google Docs for myself. I really want to change into a career in nutrition and hope to do nutritional therapy and nutrition for children and adolescents after this course. Maybe we should set up a facebook page or something for people doing this course to be able to chat about it?
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Janet Skevington

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Hello All, sorry for the late response i had trouble with my password.
I have only just handed in my first module and waiting feedback but i am really enjoying it.
If you go through the paperwork that is sent to you it gives you plenty of advice in there, i tend to highlight key words and write a little note on what it means and what its function is etc in order for me to understand what i am writing about-I hope this helps.
Janet
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hi everyone im on assignment seven and not very happy to be honest, the course is clinical nutrition so where does the subtle body, meridian lines and chakra fit in, it seems way off subject and in my opinion it shouldnt be part of the course as its not in any of the nutrition books ive purchased.

anyone else feel the same.
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Lee Allen

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sorry forgot to say the course so far has been great up until this assignment
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Tara

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I already had the book 'Spiritual Nutrition' by Gabriel Cousins MD, which I think is a fascinating book. I only eat a raw food diet and most people who follow this route generally link up to the spiritual side of life and this book relates to the conscious process of eating and digestion. So for me personally its very interesting and I welcome any info relating to nutrition in relation to the body.
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Richard Labaki

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Hello Lee,

At first, I had your reaction. I wondered why study about Meridians/Chakras. However, I later appreciated the fact that the course is adopting a holistic approach to nutrition and health in general. As therapists, we need to be aware of both Eastern and Western approaches to well-being. Many leading therapists and physicians today are integrating various healing systems into their practice. Having a broad knowledge helps us become more effective therapists as opposed to being totally focused on macronutrients, micronutrients and calories.
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Hello everyone,

Sorry, for my late response.
Thank you for all the advise and the experience you shared about this course.
I live in the Caribbean, so I am still waiting for my clinical nutrition course to arrive.
I have paid for the overseas standard package delivery. It will take 21 days to a month to arrive. It's 3 weeks now since they had send it. That's too much waiting everytime. But I am also excited to get it. I will let you guys know when I get it.
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pinky wanga

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Hello Kelly,

If you want to set up a facebook about this course, that's fine with me.
I am not a facebook fan yet, but maybe one day I will join you all.
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Hi Lee,

I copy a little discription of the course and it said Holistic in it.
Here it is:

Clinical Nutrition
This innovative course brings together many aspects of nutrition in a very holistic approach. The varied skills you will acquire are a significant feature of this course.

I myself like Holistic
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pinky wanga

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Hi Kelly,

Did you get your clinical nutrition course?
And where you from?
I am from the Caribbean, and hopefully I will get my course this week.
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pinky wanga

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Hello everybody,

I'm gonna study the clinical nutrition level 4 course.

Wich of the books from the reading list do I have to start reading first?

So, I can start order them.

Help me!
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Hi,

I'm studying the Clinical Nutrition Diploma (Level 4). I'm on Unit 14 and am just wondering if there's anyone else studying this? If so how are you finding it? If anyone has finished it, what have you moved on to do with it?

Joanne
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Hi Joanne,

I'm on my first assigment now. Your so far with your study, that's great!

When did you begin with your course? Do you like the course?

I'm studying the anatomy now, that's new for me. But I know I will understand it later on.

Goodluck with your study
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Hi Joanne, I've been trying to contact you through the email - no luck and don't know why it isn't working; may be the site's set up isn't right.
I'm on assignment 17 - slow going for me I'm afraid.
However, we can exchange some of the issues if you want - you can try and get me through the email if working from your page.
TTFN
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pinky wanga

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Hello,

Last week I got my first assigment ( clinical nutrition level 4). And I'm very excited.

I'm looking forward to finish it, and start looking for a nutrition job.
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Hi everyone

I'm trying to find out if any of you did some practical work or (even better) already working.
I am slowly going through second half of assignments - they are now more interesting as they are more and more linked with practicalities.

Exchange of ideas will be fantastic!

Best, O.

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Im wondering if its me - i havent been challenged byt this course and i dont mind that at the moment but are we regurgitating the information from the assignment booklet for our answers to the questions? Its not a complaint but a real query. I thought it would be more than that and wonder if im under-performing. In previous assignments i was told to just stick to the question. If this is so i think i will fly through this.

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Hello! I am looking for someone studying Clinical Nutrition who wants to practice by writing articles for our website. Get in touch for more info! Thanks :)

http://www.superherbalfoods.com
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Kayt Cooper

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What a fabulous opportunity for the students studying this course.
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SuperHerbal Foods

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Hi Kayt, thanks for you comment. Unfortunately so far no one seems to be interested! What are you studying?
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Kayt Cooper

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I have finished the diet and nutrition advisor course - passed with a distinction :-) and just enrolled on the sports nutrition course. I will then study the diet and nutrition advanced course.
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SuperHerbal Foods

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Hi Kayt, are you not interested in writing some articles?
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Kayt Cooper

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Absolutely! Let me know a bit more about what you would like. I will email you through your site so you have my email address.
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Kaz

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Hello everyone!

I've just started this course. I hope you're all enjoying your courses.

Did you set up a Facebook group?
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Hi everyone,

I started the CN Diploma last week and have just sent my assignment 2 test paper in. I'm so excited about this course and getting my qualification. Having lost 5st in 2yrs I know what it's like eating a poor nutritional diet and lack of exercise, but now I'm in the best shape of my life and near my goal of 10% bodyfat. Can nearly see my six-pack for the first time ha ha!

I'm only 33 and cannot wait to educate people on the benefits of eating a diet rich in natures finest foods and eliminate all processed foods, and also eliminating the devil AKA sugar!

Anyone going to the BodyPower expo this year in May?
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hi guys, for those currently studying.... it

http://community.stonebridge.uk.com/s...

this thread has some pretty major points about the course, I've requested to change one of my courses to CN but if the material is this out of date is it worth it?

cheers
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pitic8

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it depends if you will want to be on a proper register body's list or not.
it you aren't bothered carry on
otherwise, if I were you, I would revise the options
best of luck