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This unit is only available to students enrolled in H718 Master of Dietetics
J Appleton (B)
HSN705, HSN740 and HSN744
Week 1: full-time on campus, 1 x site visit; weeks 2 to 4: full-time on placement; week 5: 3.5 days on placement, 1.5 days on campus.
Workshops, placements and assessment tasks may take place outside of Deakin University teaching periods.
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
The unit provides students with an overview of the dietetics practitioner in food service management, preparing students for their food service placement. Skill development includes principles of food service management, covering menu planning and production, recipe standardisation, evaluation of new menu items for client(s) in health care facilities, management of information systems, quality management in food service, food service systems, food safety, human resource and financial management, Australian health care system, contracting of food services, the development of food and nutrition policies and guidelines and their application to food service.
Group food service project report (individual contribution 1500 words per student) 35%, plus oral presentation 5%, menu assessment (2500 words) 25%, test (1.5 hours) 35%, professional placement assessment of competency (ungraded pass/fail) - hurdle requirement. Failure of the practicum component will lead to a fail in this unit and may lead to exclusion.
Duncan, P., & Jensen, J. 2011, Professional Foodservice, 2nd ed, Pearson, New Zealand.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.