HSN744 - Principles of Dietetics
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)|
Only available to students enrolled in H718 Master of Dietetics
Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSN070
1 x 3 hour class per fortnight and 2 x 2 hour seminars per week, and 4 x 3 hour food practicals, hospital based classes for 7 full days.
This unit introduces students to the dietetic process and specifically the development of dietetic management plans for individual clients. Students will develop skills in the assessment and interpretation of individual anthropometric, biochemical, clinical and nutritional data and counselling skills relevant to professional practice. The unit covers the interactions between nutrition and clinical conditions (weight management, cardiovascular disease, aged care, diabetes, nutrition support, oncology, gastro, liver and renal). Students will attend professional practice in clinical settings.
Assessment task 1: Nutrition care plan (3000 words) 30%-hurdle
Assessment task 2: Weekly cloud (online) multiple-choice questions 20%
Assessment task 3: Examination (3 hours) 50%-hurdle
Assessment task 4: Reflective practice entries (ungraded pass/fail)-hurdle
Assessment task 5: Dietary food practicals-hurdle
Assessment task 6: Objective structured clinical examination (OSCE)-hurdle
Unit Fee Information
All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
Unit fee information available soon
2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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