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Kursussøgning, efter- og videreuddannelse

Acute Malnutrition: improving treatment through research

Practical information
Study year 2016/2017

No fee for PhD students under the Open Market in Denmark and NOVApartners. Other participants are to pay a course fee of 550 EUR. All students must arrange and pay their own travel.

Programme level Ph.D.
Course responsible
  • Henrik Friis (3-787682507e7588833e7b853e747b)
  • Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports
Course number: NSCPHD1117

Course content


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Physiology, clinical manifestations and treatment of acute malnutrition

Learning outcome

Students who have taken the course will be able to:

  • Understand the physiology behind severe acute malnutrition and the corresponding clinical manifestations and paraclinical findings.
  • Do clinical examination and make the diagnosis of moderate and severe acute malnutrition.
  • Identify and discuss the research gaps in relation to diagnostic criteria of moderate and severe acute malnutrition.
  • Identify and discuss the research gaps in relation to current food products used for nutritional rehabilitation of moderate and severe acute malnutrition.
  • Be able to engage in a scientific discussion about the most recent research on moderate and severe acute malnutrition, and critically review research.


Natural Sciences PhD Committee


Professor Henrik Friis (hfr@nexs.ku.dk)
Professor Kim F. Michaelsen (kfm@nexs.ku.dk)
Professor Christian Mølgaard (cm@nexs.ku.dk)
Guest lecturer 1: Professor André Briend
Guest lecturer 2: Professor James Alexander Berkley
Guest lecturer 3: Doctor Marco Kerac


Monday to Friday


14 to 18 November 2016
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Teaching and learning methods

Lectures, students presentations, workshops and supervision.


Max. 30 participants




Category Hours
Preparation 50
Lectures 35
Project work 15
English 100


Type of assessment

Continuous assessment

Marking scale

completed/not completed
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