Lifestyle Intervention in Cardionephrometabolic Diseases

Course Information
TitleΔιατροφή, άσκηση και Καρδιονεφρομεταβολικό Σύνδρομο / Lifestyle Intervention in Cardionephrometabolic Diseases
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorMichail Chourdakis
Course ID600021984

Programme of Study: PMS Kardionefrometavoliká Nosīmata: Ī Sýndesī tīs Tekmīriōménīs Iatrikīs me tīn Iatrikī Akriveías

Registered students: 28
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course115

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Know the contribution of nutrition and exercise to the prevention and treatment of cardiorenal metabolic diseases. They will know the basic principles of proper nutrition and exercise for patients with Diabetes Mellitus, Chronic Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Diseases and the effect of different nutritional plans and exercise on cardiorenal metabolic factors, in order to be able to choose the appropriate nutritional plan and the appropriate exercise for their patients.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
• Principles of Nutrition & Metabolism • Macro - & Micronutrients • Assessment of nutritional status and Assessment of nutritional status • The nutritional component in Diabetes Mellitus • The two-way relationship between hypertension and obesity • Nutrition and cardiovascular diseases • Looking beyond the scale: Metabolically healthy obesity and metabolically unhealthy normal weight • The role of intermittent fasting in the prevention and treatment of diseases • Vascular Aging : Nutrition and exercise • Exercise metabolism • Body composition and physical activity • Nutrition and NAFLD/NASH • Medical nutritional treatment of chronic renal failure stage 1-4 • Medical nutritional therapy of stage 5 chronic renal failure their patients.
Nutrition, exercise, metabolism, obesity, macronutrients, micronutrients, NAFLD/NASH, body composition
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Using PowerPoint (.ppt, .pptx, .pdf files) Producing slide and commentary files (voice-over) (.mp4 files) Providing / accessing multimedia material (articles, websites, videos) (e-learning) Communicating via onlinefora ( e-learning)
Course Organization
Reading Assigment30
Written assigments30
Student Assessment
The evaluation of the course is carried out either by a written exam at the end of the semester through the e-learning platform, or by a written individual work on the subject of the course which is also delivered at the end of the semester. The choice of examination method is defined by the course coordinator. During the written exam, the overall score is reduced to a percentage, taking into account that all questions are of equal value. In the written exam, the overall mark is converted to a percentage, and the work is assessed on the examinee's ability to: - Present basic introductory information (20%) - Use appropriate language and terminology (20%) - Present appropriate research sources (20%) - Draws conclusions from the literature review (20%) - Follow an appropriate structure in the text (20%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Οι διαφάνειες των διαλέξεών (σε ppt ή pdf), καθώς και οι βεντεοσκοπήσεις των διαλέξεων του μαθήματος, που αναρτώνται στο e-learning.
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