DIETETIC PRACTICE THEORY AND CASE MANAGEMENT A
Credit points: 30
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, students will extend learning from DTN4DPS to develop their 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, students will undertake nutritional assessment of patients/clients with specific diseases and conditions; integrate nutrition assessment data into a nutrition diagnosis, and formulate nutrition goals and management plans. Students 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 Heath, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorTimothy Stewart
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
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)
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Manual of Dietetic Practice
PublisherOXFORD, WILEY-BLACKWELL, UNITED KINGDOM
Food and nutrtion throughout life
PublisherALLEN AND UNWIN
Griffith University handbook of nutrition and dietetics
PublisherGRIFFITH UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH< AUATRALIA, SOUTHPORT, QLD
Nutrition Counselling and Education Skill Development
AuthorBauer, K.D., Liou, D. and Sokolik, C.A.
PublisherCENGAGE LEARNING, USA, BELMONT, CALIFORNIA, WADSWORTH
Self sourced or Uni sourced
Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject
Total hours/days required16 days
Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic-Regional
WBL addtional requirementsImmunisations, Police Checks, Working with Children Checks, travel and accommodation for non-metro placements.
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 31-51, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Stewart
Four 8.00 h 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."
One 8.00 h 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 Site
One 16.00 d 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)."
One 3,000-word group written assignment (equiv. to 750-words per team member)
One 2,000-word reflective practice portfolio (1,000 words equivalent)
One 1.5-hour written examination (1500 words equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: Must Pass this assessment item in order to pass the subject overall
|N/A||N/A||Yes||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6|
One 2000-word Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) portfolio
One hour online quiz (week 6) (60 min/quiz) (1,000 words equivalent)
|N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6|
Two 1,000-word nutrition care plans plus two 10-minute oral presentations (Total 3,000 words equiv)
|N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6|