DIETETIC PRACTICE THEORY AND CASE MANAGEMENT A

DTN4DPA

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject focuses on the nutrition and dietetic management of common diseases and conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, malnutrition, gastrointestinal disorders and pregnancy. In this subject, you will extend learning from DTN4DPS to develop your skills in individual dietetic case management, one of the key domains of competency required by the national accrediting body. Translation of the theory of nutrition assessment, diagnosis and management into practice will occur through simulated learning and during a placement in a clinical setting. During this placement, you will undertake nutritional assessment of patients/clients with specic diseases and conditions; integrate nutrition assessment data into a nutrition diagnosis, and formulate nutrition goals and management plans. You will also examine the role and tools for nutrition screening, and undertake and/or act on the outcomes of nutrition screening in clinical practice.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorTimothy Stewart

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesYou will undertake a range of learning activities including lectures, workshops, simulation activities and clinical placement. These are collectively designed to achieve and assess your performance in alignment with the subject’s intended learning outcomes. You will receive timely feedback (formal and informal) about your  performance on these activities.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMDP, HZHSDP, HZNDP and must have passed (DTN4DPS or DTN3DPS) and ([DTN4FSF or DTN3FSF] or DTN4FSI) and ([DTN4ECN or DTN3NTE] or DTN4CPA) and (DTN4LPN or DTN3LSP)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Griffith University handbook of nutrition and dietetics

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorStewart, R.

Year2020

Edition/Volume6th Ed

PublisherGRIFFITH UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH< AUATRALIA, SOUTHPORT, QLD

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Manual of Dietetic Practice

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorGandy, J

YearN/A

Edition/Volume5TH EDN

PublisherOXFORD, WILEY-BLACKWELL, UNITED KINGDOM

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Nutrition Counselling and Education Skill Development

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorBauer, K.D., Liou, D. and Sokolik, C.A.

Year2020

Edition/Volume4TH EDN

PublisherCENGAGE LEARNING, USA, BELMONT, CALIFORNIA, WADSWORTH

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Food and nutrtion throughout life

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorCroxford, S

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherALLEN AND UNWIN

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required16 days

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsImmunisations, Police Checks, Working with Children Checks , travel and accommodation for non-metro placements.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply knowledge of diseases and conditions to the dietetic case management of individuals.
02. Appraise and use nutrition screening tools
03. Determine the nutritional status of healthy individuals and those with clinical conditions/diseases using nutritional assessment data
04. Develop nutrition management plans for individuals based on nutritional assessments and diagnoses.
05. Communicate with clients/patients, peers and members of the health care team for the purpose of individual dietetic case management.
06. Translate scientific nutritional information into practical dietary advice.
07. Demonstrate a professional and ethical approach to dietetic practice
08. Identify personal learning goals through reflection on professional performance and needs.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 31-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Stewart

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 42 - 50
Four 8.00 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 42 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
Classes will be held on Fridays, weeks 42, 45, 48 and 50 delivered at a clinical school.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 31 - 38
One 8.00 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.
Classes will be made up of a combination of lectures, practicals, and workshops delivered at a clinical school.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 43 - 50
One 16.00 days placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 43 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students are required 16 days of practicum (112 hours).

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2-hour written examination (2000-words equivalent)

Hurdle Requirement: Must Pass this assessment in order to attend placement.

N/ACentral examIndividualYes45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

One 30-minute Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) (1500-words equivalent)

Hurdle assessment: Students much achieve a pass in this assessment to progress to their clinical placement.

N/APractical demonstrationIndividualYes35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7

One 1000-word reective practice portfolio

N/APortfolioIndividualNo20 SILO7, SILO8