This module aims to increase your understanding of a range of diseases and disorders and the role that dietary therapy can play in their prevention and management. The teaching takes a systematic approach to each group of diseases/disorders to examine the underlying causes of the conditions as well as approaches to dietary therapy in their management, culminating with an examination of enteral and parenteral nutrition and their role and management.By the end of the unit you should feel confident in identifying nutritional needs and prescribing, monitoring and evaluating dietary treatment.