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Carlatan, San Fernando City, La Union
We believe in student centered approach to education and management.
We believe in achieving a lot with limited resources by knowing what other institutions are doing, adopting or improving and using that can be applied to the

We believe that a strong continuing faculty and staff development program in the college is a vital component of the total effort to attain the main goal of the
We believe in the stability and strength as a base for achieving quality education, relevant to national means and development of the total person.

We believe above all that giving honor and glory to God in everything we do, is most important in all official activities of the college.
We envision Lorma Colleges as an educational institution with a global perspective emphasizing quality, Christian values, and leadership skills relevant to national
To empower students for service anywhere in the world through Christian-inspired, quality-driven, and service-oriented education and training.
GOD FEARING IO1 Internalize the Christian values
IO2 Model the Christian values in their personal and professional lives.
DECISION MAKER, CRITICAL AND CREATIVE IO3 Generate ideas and insights utilizing appropriate judgment in decision making.
THINKER IO4 Utilize higher order thinking skills in decision making towards innovation and creating new
IO5 Apply innovative methods and new technologies to solve different problems and making decisions
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR IO6 Communicate effectively ideas or knowledge through listening, speaking, reading, writing using
culturally appropriate language.
SERVICE-DRIVEN CITIZEN IO7 Imbibe the service-orientedness to oneself, to oneself, to ones profession and towards the
REFLECTIVE LIFE LONG LEARNER IO8 Commitment to continuously upgrade ones education through readings, seminars and trainings
COMPETENT PROFESSIONAL IO9 Perform exceptional knowledge, skills and right attitude in accomplishing duties and responsibilities
beyond acceptable standards.
After 3 5years, the graduate will: OUTCOMES
1 exemplify Christian values, legal and ethico-moral principles in serving individual clientele in IO1; IO2; IO7
various cross-cultural settings.
2 execute professional and social competence in the field of specialization in accordance to IO6; IO9
national and international nursing standards.
3 develop a high level of comprehension for decision making and critical thinking through IO3; IO4; IO5; IO8
continuous educational advancement necessary for personal and professional
2. COURSE TITLE : Nutrition and Diet Therapy Lecture
3. PRE REQUISITE : Gen. Chemistry, Biochemistry, Anatomy & Physiology,
Microbiology & Parasitology
5. COURSE CREDIT : 3 Units Lecture
6. CONTACT HOURS/SEMESTER : 54 Lecture Hours
3 Hours per Week
7. COURSE DESCRIPTION : This course which deals with the study of food in relation to health. It covers nutrients and other
substances and their action, and interaction and balance in relation to health and diseases and the process by which organism ingests, absorbs, transports,
utilizes and excretes food substances. It will also focus in the therapeutic and food service aspects of the delivery of nutritional services in hospitals and other
health care institution.



At the end of the 2nd year, given a normal and at risk mother, child, and family in any health setting ,as well as, the
community as client with moderate supervision, the students will:
1 Apply knowledge of principles and concepts of relevant sciences in maternal and child nursing and
community health nursing
2 Utilize the nursing process in providing safe, humane, appropriate and holistic care to clients
3 Demonstrate skills in actual delivery and newborn care
4 Integrate research findings in the delivery of nursing services
5 Apply ethico-legal and moral principles as applied in personal and professional scenarios
6 Communicate effectively in writing, speaking and presenting using culturally appropriate language
7 Work effectively with a group and multicultural teams
8 Display behaviour of an independent learner who is critical, creative and focused

9 Exhibit beginning qualities as a responsible citizen and as a Filipino Lormanian nurse


Course Outcomes Level Outcomes
At the end of the course, the student will be able to: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Demonstrate obedience to the school policies, rules and regulations
1 to their everyday undertakings in the school, hospitals and to other D D D D D D D D D
places bearing the name of the institution.
2 Discuss the concepts about nutrition. I I I/D I I/D I/D I I/D I/D

3 Define the meaning of nutrition, food, nutrient, nutrient density and nutritional I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
status, energy density
4 Discuss the different classifications of nutrients and nutritional assessment I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
5 Define and discuss the types/form of malnutrition. I I I/D I I/D I/D I//D I/D I/D
6 Determined the features/form of malnutrition I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
7 Describe the processes of digestion, absorption and metabolism. I I I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
8 Identify the organs in the digestive system and describe their functions I I I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
Give examples of enzymes or digestive juices secreted by each organ and
gland in the digestive system. I/D I I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
Define energy, BMR(basal metabolic rate /REE(resting energy expenditure)
and TEF(Thermic effect of food). I I I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
11 Calculate the basal metabolic rate(BMR). I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
12 Differentiate dietary reference intakes. I I I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
13 Discuss and apply principles food selection and meal planning. I/D I I I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
14 Recite the factors influencing food intake and food habits I/D I I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
15 Define a balanced diet . I I I/D I I/D I/D I I/D I/D
List dietary/nutrient guidelines for Filipinos and Americans and explain the
importance. I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
17 Discuss what is food exchange list. I I I/D I I/D I/D I I/D I/D
18 Identify food groups and their placement on the pyramid. I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
19 Describe information commonly found on food labels I I I/D I I/D I/D I I/D I/D
20 Identify the elements of which nutrients are composed and their classification I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
/ types.

21 State the functions in the body and the sources . I/D I I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
22 Discuss the recommended intake . I I I/D I I/D I/D I I/D I/D
23 Discuss the effects of deficiency and excess I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
24 Identify nutritional requirements during pregnancy and lactation, infancy, I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
childhood, adolescent, adult and geriatric.

25 State the effect of inadequate nutrition has on the infant. I/D I I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
26 Discuss the positive aspect of breastfeeding and bottle feeding. I I I/D I I/D I/D I I/D I/D
27 Describe when and how foods are introduced into the babys diet. I/D I I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
28 State the effects of inadequate nutrition during the growing years, young I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
adults and middle aged.

29 Describe eating disorders that can occur during adolescence. I/D I I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
30 Discuss the consequences of childhood obesity. I I I/D I I/D I/D I I/D I/D
Explain sensible, long range weight control for young adults and middle
adults. I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
32 Discuss related disease that can be prevented by good nutrition at this age I I I/D I I/D I/D I I/D I/D
like osteoporosis, heart disease, arthritis and DM.

33 Explain the nutritional and calorie needs of people over 65 and over. I I I/D I I/D I/D I I/D I/D
Identify physiologic, economic and psychosocial problems that can affect an
older adults nutrition I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D

35 State the different concepts and principles of diet therapy. I/D I I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
36 Describe the common and varied hospital diets. I I I/D I I/D I/D I I/D I/D
37 State the indications for common and varied hospital diets I/D I I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D I/D
38 Choose appropriate diet I/D I/D I/D I/P I/P I/P I/P I/P I/P
39 Give nutritional health teachings I/P I/D I/P I/P I/P I/P I/P I/P I/P

Legend: I Introduced; P Perform with supervision; D Demonstrated

Week Day CLASSROOM Learning Resources Teaching-Learning Assessment Course
Topics Activities Tasks Outcomes

Lec Lab
Re-orientation to the school policies, rules and Student Handbook Discussion Open Forum CO1
regulations and other school
mandates. pg. 8-20
1 1 I. INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION Ruth A. Roth. (2008). Lecture- Lecture- Paper Pencil CO2; CO3;
A. Definition of terms Nutrition and Diet Discussion/ Discussion Exam CO4;CO5; CO6
- Nutrition, nutrients, food, calorie, nutrient Therapy. pp.5, 9-12, Computation Computation
density Carmela A. Dellova for calorie
(2006). ABCs of requirement
B. Nutrition Concepts Nutrition and diet
therapy. pp. 2-5, 115, Menu
C. Classification of nutrients 121-152 Planning
2 Whitney & rolfes.(2005).
D. Nutritional Assessment Understanding
1. Ruth A. Roth (2007). Nutrition and Diet Therapy.


1. Maria Lourdes C. Caudal.(2008). Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy

2. Carmela A. Dellova (2006). ABCs of Nutrition and diet therapy
3. Whitney & rolfes.(2005). Understanding Nutrition. 10th ed.
4. Sue Rodwell Williams. (1997). Nutrition and diet therapy , 3rd edition.
5. Eleanor Noss Whitney and Sharon Rady Rolfes. (2002). Understanding Nutrition , 9th edition.
6. Sizer Whitney. (2003). Nutrition Concepts and Controversies, 9th edition.
7. Mahan Stump. (2004). Food, Nutrition and Diet Therapy, 11th edition.
8. Hogan Wane. (2005). Nutrition and diet Therapy, 1st edition.


(Lecture Component) Weight (RLE Component) Weight
(%) (%)
A. Term Grade (i.e. Prelim, Midterm, Final) A. Term Grade (i.e. Prelim, Midterm, Final)
1. Class Standing 66.67% 1. Rotation Grades 80%
Attendance (5%) (2/3) Rotation grade is computed with the following:
Note: 1) 95% for complete attendance, decrement of 1% for Competencies (50%)
every 1 day unexcused absent. 2) 3 accumulated late, Note: Competency Grade= (total score) / (total # of items)
disregard the number of minutes, is equivalent to 1 day = ______ X 50 = ______ / 5 = ______ + 50 = _______ %
absent. Requirements (50%)
Recitation and Other Assessment Tasks Related Journalsand other Assessment Tasks
(15%) (20%)
Note: 1) For recitation, 5 standard points will be given to each Quizzes & Case Study (30%)
student, increment of 1 for every correct answer made (10 (If with Major Exam, 20% will be added to the 80% of
points maximum). 2) For other assessment tasks, a standard Competencies and Requirements)
rubric or pointing system will be followed as agreed upon the Average Rotation Grade = Rotation Grade 1 + Rotation
nursing faculty. Grade 2 + Rotation Grade 3.Rotation Grade n / 3 (#
of Rotation Grades)
Quizzes (46.67%)
T. Formula = Total Score X 60% + 40%
Total # of Items
2. Term Examination 33.33% 2. Term Examination 20%
TOTAL 100% TOTAL 100%
B. Final Final Grade B. Final Final Grade
1. Preliminary Grade 30% o Preliminary Grade 30%
o Midterm Grade 30% 2. Midterm Grade 30%
o Final Grade 40% 3. Final Grade 40%
TOTAL 100% TOTAL 100%
NOTE: For professional nursing subjects the final final grade is computed as follows:
80% of the Tentative Final Final Grade (Prelim+Midterm+Final)
+ 20% of the Comprehensive Exam
14. CLASSROOM POLICIES (as per student handbook)
A. Professional Decorum (pg. 15)
Student of Lorma Colleges College of Nursing are expected to behave properly at all times especially if in the school premises. The guidelines are as
1. Courteously knock on every door before entering any room, wait for acknowledgment then introduce self.
2. Maintain a moderate tone voice anywhere especially along the corridors, classrooms and patients room.
3. Greet patients, relatives, teachers, employees and peers as you meet them.
4. Friendliness is encouraged but always maintains professionalism since too much familiarity may compromise the respect for each other.
5. Confidentiality on patients information should be observed.
6. Practice and maintain good posture at all times.
7. Students are not allowed to go out of the hospital compound for their snacks/meals.
8. Bringing in prepared foods should only be eaten at the designated places.
9. Allowed time for snacks is 15 minutes and 30 minutes for mealtime in any given shift.
10. Students must observe humility, tactfulness and respect when dealing with others. Always observe the Code of Ethics for Nurses and practice the
Golden Rule in everyday life.
11. Students must wear the prescribed uniform at all times with dignity and respect and should be worn only in the school and hospital premises.
12. Students are not allowed to entertain visitors while on duty. Should an emergency occur where an immediate member of the family is involved,
permission from the clinical instructor must be sought first and accomplish a hospital visitation form.
13. Gambling, smoking and drinking of alcoholic beverages and drug use are strictly prohibited.
14. In case of emergency, the units telephone may be used with permission from the staff and the Clinical Instructor. Otherwise, use of the units
telephone is not allowed.
15. Promptness at all times, in all occasions and in any setting must be observed.
16. Students must strictly adhere to the hospital/community school e, rules and regulations.
17. Students should not loiter around while in school premises. These preceding guidelines professional decorum are not limited to as written. Other
guidelines for social norms and general behavior are written in the Lorma Colleges Student Handbook and must strictly observe.
B. Classroom (pg. 16)
1. The students are required to wear the prescribed college uniform in the given day.
Monday/Thursday institutional uniform with blue slacks
Tuesday/Friday clinical uniform (without apron for females) with black shoes
Wednesday/Saturday clinical uniform (without apron for females) with black shoes
2. The students should strictly comply with the policies stated above, in terms of punctuality, attendance, compliance to the requirements, etc.
3. Every semester, there are three major examinations, namely Prelims, Midterms and Final Examinations.
4. Any forms of misconduct like cheating, behaviors, etc. will be subjected to disciplinary action.
NOTE: Students are advised to read the student handbook from pages 8 20. Any amendments to the student handbook and/or new issued policies,
rules and regulations the administration and the college deemed necessary, shall be applied automatically to the student/s currently enrolled in the


Name of Instructor Day Time
Editha C. Sabalboro Tuesday 10:00-11:00 AM