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Only available to students enrolled in H718 Master of Dietetics
|Unit chair:||A Walsh|
1 x 3 hour lecture per fortnight and 2 x 2 hour tutorial per week, and 4 x 3 hour food practicals, hospital based lectures for 7 full days.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
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.
Nutrition care plan (3000 words) 30%, supermarket food product kit 25%, examination (3 hours) 45%, reflective practice entries (ungraded pass/fail)-hurdle requirement, dietary food practicals-hurdle requirement, objective structured clinical examination (OSCE)-hurdle requirement. Each component must be passed to gain a pass in this unit.
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.