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HSN708 - Nutrition Promotion

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Lisa Newman





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Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


Nutrition promotion is an important aspect of public health nutrition, essential for the improvement and optimisation of population health. This unit focuses on current examples on nutrition promotion in action, and on the development of practical skills relevant to working in this field. Topics include: the foundations, scope and role of nutrition promotion; nutrition promotion at the levels of individual/group, settings, and community; theories relevant to nutrition promotion; and skills in communication, advocacy, facilitating behaviour change, and program and evaluation planning.


Assessment task 1: Assignment (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 3: Four cloud (online) multiple-choice tests (5% each) 20%

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