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|Offerings:||Trimester 1 or trimester 2|
This unit is only available to students enrolled in H718 Master of Dietetics
C Margerison (B)
HSN740 and HSN744
4 days full time on campus and 1 day placement orientation pre-placement, 10 weeks full time clinical placement, 1 day on campus post-placement.
Workshops, placements and assessment tasks may take place outside of Deakin University teaching periods.
|Note: Prior to commencing clinical placement, students are required to complete a police record check each academic year.|
This unit provides professional placement experience in the clinical setting. Students will be given the opportunity to demonstrate skills in independent dietetic case management of individuals during their placement. Students will be required to develop and present client case management plans in both oral and written formats. On successful completion of this unit, students will have achieved competency related to clinical dietetics as described by the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) competency standards for entry level dietitians.
Major case study (3000 words) 30%, plus oral presentation 10%, nutritional care plans (3000 words) 30%, examination (3 hours) 30%, 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.
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.