INDIVIDUAL CASE MANAGEMENT THEORY C

DTN5ITC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject focuses on the nutrition and dietetic management of a range of specialised diseases and conditions, including eating disorders, infectious diseases (eg HIV), injuries (eg spinal cord injury, brain injury, burns) and the specialised management of diseases and disorders in children.Current issues in the profession of Dietetics will be examined including principles of management, advocacy and nutrition leadership. This subject is designed to be completed alongside DTN5IPC.

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 Students must be admitted in the Master of Dietetic Practice or Bachelor of Applied Science/Master of Dietetic Practice or Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Dietetic Practice and must have passed DTN5DPB or (DTN5ITB and DTN5IPB) and DTN5FSM.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must be enrolled in and due to commence DTN5IPC when enrolling into this subject.

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

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:
Participation in lectures and workshops Nutrition Advocacy Assignment Written exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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

Activities:
Participation in lectures and workshops Nutrition Advocacy Assignment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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

Activities:
PArticipation in workshops and professional week activities Nutrition Advocacy Assignment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Week 28-46, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrea Bramley

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 42 - 42
Three 8.0 hours block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 42 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Block Mode Week: 28 - 28
Five 8.0 hours block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Case study presentations and professional week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 2 hour end of Semester Exam (2000 word equivalent)60 01
Nutrition Advocacy Group Assignment written report (2000 word equivalent)20 02, 03
Nutrition Advocacy Group Assignment oral presentation (1000 words equivalent)20 02, 03