INDIVIDUAL CASE MANAGEMENT PRACTICE C

DTN5IPC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will extend learning from DTN4DPA, DTN5IPB, DTN5ITB and DTN5FSM to progress your skills with the aim of reaching the level of competency for entry-level dietetic practice in individual dietetic case management, one of the key domains of competency required by the national accrediting body.Translation of the theory of individual dietetic case management into practice will occur through during a placement in a clinical setting. During this placement, you will undertake individual dietetic case management of patients/clients with specific diseases and conditions encountered during their placement and integrate all aspects of the dietetic care process. You will integrate hospital food service into management of inpatients; provide nutrition education and counselling to patients; participate in multi-disciplinary team management and discharge planning for patients; and advocate for nutrition services, management and interventions. By the end of the placement you will be expected to manage a caseload of patients.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrea Bramley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted into one of the following course codes: HZNDP, HZHSDP, HMDP; and must have passed all subjects in: DTN5IPB and [DTN5ITB or DTN5DPB] and DTN5FSM.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNutrition Counselling and Education Skill Development, 2nd edition.PrescribedBauer, K.D., Liou, D. and Sokolik, C.A. (2012).Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.
ReadingsGriffith University handbook of nutrition and dieteticsPrescribedStewart, R. (Ed.). 5th edSouthport, Qld: Griffith University School of Public Health.
ReadingsManual of Dietetic Practice, 5th edition.PrescribedGandy J Ed. (2014).Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.
ReadingsFood Sources of Nutrients: A Ready Reckoner of Macronutrients 1st edn,RecommendedKouris, A. (2011)Lulu Enterprises
ReadingsMedications: Good and Bad Interactions with Foods, Herbs and Nutrients, 1st edn,RecommendedKouris, A. (2011)Lulu Enterprises
ReadingsPrinciples of nutrition assessment 2nd editionRecommendedGibson R.S. (2005).Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press
ReadingsNutrition through the life cycle, 4th edition.PrescribedBrown, J.E., Isaacs, J., Krinke, B., Lechtenberg, E., Murtaugh, M., Sharbaugh, C., Splett, P., Stang, J., Wooldridge, N. (2011).Belmont, California, USA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Integrate knowledge of diseases and conditions, best available evidence and the principles of client/patient centred care into the provision of individual dietetic case management.

Activities:
Individual case management on clinical placement Major Case study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Independently manage patient/client-centred nutrition care for individuals

Activities:
Individual case management on clinical placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Demonstrate effective and appropriate skills in communicating nutrition-related information, advice, education and professional opinion to lay and professional audiences

Activities:
Indivual case management on clinical placement Major Case study and oral presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Apply management principles to the practice of nutrition and dietetics

Activities:
Individual case management including workload management
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Demonstrate safe, professional and ethical approaches to dietetic practice

Activities:
Individual case management Involvement in Dietetic and MDT on placment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Critically reflect on own learning and skill development in individual dietetic case management, implement feedback to improve future performance and approach to life-long learning

Activities:
Reflective practice journal Major case study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

Subject options

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Other Site, 2018, Week 30-50, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrea Bramley

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 30 - 44
One 175.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via blended.
"25 days of clinical placement offsite"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Completion of Pebblepad reflective practice portfolio (equivalent to 1500 words) Completion of Pebblepad competency portfolio Successful completion of all mandatory professional competencies is required to complete this subject30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Major Case Study (equivalent to 4000 words)Oral presentation equivalent to 1500 words Case study 2500 words70 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Other Site, 2018, Week 04-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrea Bramley

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 04 - 28
One 25.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 28 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Completion of Pebblepad reflective practice portfolio (equivalent to 1500 words) Completion of Pebblepad competency portfolio Successful completion of all mandatory professional competencies is required to complete this subject30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Major Case Study (equivalent to 4000 words)Oral presentation equivalent to 1500 words Case study 2500 words70 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06