COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION C

DTN5CPC

Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Community and Public Health Nutrition C builds on prior learning from DTN4CPA and DTN4CPB. 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.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorKathryn Toohey

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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 DTN4CPA] and DTN4CPB and DTN4DPA and DTN5FSM

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

Readings

Public health nutrition: from principles to practice.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorLawrence, M & Worsley, T

Year2007

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherALLEN & UNWIN, CROW'S NEST, NSW.

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Nutrition counselling and education skill development.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorBauer, KD, Liou, D & Sokolik, CA

Year2012

Edition/Volume2ND EDN

PublisherWADSWORTH, CENGAGE LEARNING, CA.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required25 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. Critically compare community and public health service settings for influencing health, and particularly food and nutrition decisions, made by community members.
02. Critically evaluate community and public health programs for tackling food and nutrition issues, making and justifying ethical and socially responsible recommendations for change (this could be in policy, program needs assessment, resource inventory and allocation, planning, delivery or evaluation).
03. Successfully participate in the assessment of need, planning, delivery or evaluation of a food and nutrition program within a community or public health setting.
04. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences within the community and public health workplace setting.

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