COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION B

DTN4CPB

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop advanced skills in the application of learning and educational theories within the context of food and nutrition education. Students will analyse current theories of health education, health promotion, health literacy, health advocacy, community development and food and nutrition policy and clearly articulate where and how each are appropriately applied in successful food, health and nutrition programs. Students will assess need, plan, implement and evaluate a food and nutrition education session, including critiquing written food and nutrition education material. Finally students will be able to assess need, plan, implement and evaluate a relevant community food and nutrition program.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSharon Croxford

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites If the student is enrolled in HMDP - Master of Dietetics Practice then must pass DNT4CPA. If the student is enrolled in HZHSDP - Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Dietetic Practice, then must pass DTN4CPA and 240 credit points. All other students must pass DTN4CPA and obtain subject coordinator approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must be enrolled in course codes: HZHSDP or HMDP or obtain approval from subject coordinator.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNutrition Counselling and Education Skill DevelopmentPrescribedBauer, K.D. Liou, D and Sokolik, C.A. 20122ND EDN, CENGAGE LEARNING, BELMONT, CALIFORNIA, USA: WADSWORTH
ReadingsPublic Health Nutrition: from principles to practice (2007)PrescribedLawrence, M. & Worsley, T. (Ed)1ST EDITION ALLEN AND UNWIN, CROWS NEST, NSW
ReadingsA sociology of food and nutrition: the social appetiteRecommendedGermov, J and Williams, L 20083RD EDN, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, AUSTRALIA, MELBOURNE
ReadingsFood and Nutrition: Food and health systems in Australia and New ZealandRecommendedWahlqvist, M 2011,3RD EDN, ALLEN AND UNWIN, AUSTRALIA, CROWS NEST, NSW
ReadingsJournal articles and other electronic resources as directed during subject delivery.RecommendedN/AN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Devise a hierarchy of health promotion elements necessary for successful food, health or nutrition promoting programs.

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Plan, implement and evaluate food and nutrition education.

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Assess need, plan, implement and evaluate a relevant community food and nutrition program.

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials, online learning
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Formulate a simple yet relevant food and nutrition policy document for a given setting.

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials, online learning
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Other Site, 2015, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSharon Croxford

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 38
One 3.5 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 36
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 36 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 37 - 38
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1500-word equivalent (5 min) videoThe first three assessment elements are related to a task of conducting a needs assessment, planning and delivering a 10-minute nutrition education session for a communiy group30 02, 03
one 800-word individual written assessment taskThe first three assessment elements are related to a task of conducting a needs assessment, planning and delivering a 10-minute nutrition education session for a communiy group20 02, 03
one 10-minute oral presentationThe first three assessment elements are related to a task of conducting a needs assessment, planning and delivering a 10-minute nutrition education session for a communiy group20 02, 03
one 1500-word individual written assessment task30 01, 04