COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION

DTN5CPH

2019

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Community and Public Health NutritionĀ builds on prior learning from DTN4NTC. In this subject you will be able to put your knowledge and skills in food and nutrition policy, nutrition education, and food and nutrition program planning, into practice. You will critically evaluate community and public health organisations involved in the delivery of health care. You will develop skills to enable you to actively participate, as a health professional, within such organisations. Through understanding client/consumer needs and rights, you will be able to strategically plan to address food and nutrition issues, through policy and programs that incorporate a safe, adequate and nutritious food supply, nutrition education and advocacy. You will undertake a five-week placement practical, within a community and public health organisation, where you will complete a project related to the points above.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorKathryn Toohey

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: [DTN4ECN or DTN3NTE] and [DTN4CPB or DTN4NTC] and DTN4DPA and DTN5FSM.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects DTN5CPC

Equivalent subjects DTN5CPC

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNutrition counselling and education skill development.PrescribedBauer, KD, Liou, D & Sokolik, CA 20163RD EDN, WADSWORTH, CENGAGE LEARNING, CA.
ReadingsPublic health nutrition: from principles to practice.PrescribedLawrence, M & Worsley, T (eds) 2007ALLEN & UNWIN, CROW'S NEST, NSW.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically compare community and public health service settings that influence health, and particularly food and nutrition decisions, made by community members.

Activities:
Interactive lectures, tutorials, placement

02. Critically evaluate current community and public health programs, and justify recommendations for change by considering the ethical and social ramifications.

Activities:
Interactive lectures, tutorials, placement

03. Assess the need, planning, delivery and evaluation of food and nutrition programs in community and public health settings.

Activities:
Interactive lectures, tutorials, placement

04. Communicate specialist knowledge effectively with a diverse range of clients and colleagues

Activities:
Interactive lectures, tutorials, placement

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Week 29-48, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathryn Toohey

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 43 - 43
Two 8.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 29 - 29
Four 4.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The theory component of the subject is delivered in block mode."

Placement - Off Site Week: 30 - 40
One 25.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 40 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake a five- week (25 days) community and public health nutrition practice placement negotiated individually."

Lecture Week: 29 - 29
One 8.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 29 - 35
One 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 29 - 29
Three 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Creation of chapter 5 multi-media manual (2000 words equivalent)Examples of work, list of resources.15 01, 02, 03, 04
Creation of chapter 1 of multi- media manual (1,500 words equivalent)15 01, 04
Creation of chapter 2 of multi- media manual (2,000 words equivalent)25 02, 04
Creation of chapter 3 of multi- media manual (2,500 words equivalent)30 03, 04
Creation of chapter 4 of multi- media manual (1,500 words equivalent).15 04
Participation in Community and Public Health Nutrition 25 day placementHurdle requirement: Must pass this placement in order to pass the overall subject 01, 02, 03, 04