HSN744 - Principles of Dietetics
2024 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Semester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Cohort rule:||This unit is only available to students enrolled in H718|
HSN740 and HSN754
Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
This unit consists of lectures, practical experiences (workshops), case base tutorials and patient simulations spread throughout the semester with 11 x 2.5 hour case based tutorials, 11 x 2 hour patient practical experience (simulation), and 12 x full-day hospital lectures (all day lectures with case studies) and weekly lectures on-campus.
This unit has mandatory on campus attendance requirements, therefore students must be in Australia when enrolled in this unit.
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, gastrointestinal diseases, liver disease and renal disease).
- Must pass Assessment tasks 1, 2 and 4
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