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Clinical Dietetics 1 PG (9297.1)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics

Availability

  • UC - Canberra, Bruce
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2020 Semester 1     (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS

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  • Semester 1, 2020, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (193127) - View
  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (189145) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (179899) - View
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Syllabus

Students develop their knowledge necessary for the delivery of competent nutritional care to individuals and groups. Students will have lectures and problem-based tutorials relating to clinical dietetics and medical aspects of nutrition.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. describe the physiological, nutritional and metabolic processes influencing nutritional health within a variety of environmental, social and lifecycle circumstances;

2. demonstrate the knowledge to be able to apply medical nutrition therapy in the clinical dietetic setting for key diseases and disorders including obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

4 hours per week (2 hour lecture, 2 hour tutorial)

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

Enrolment in 772AA Master of Nutrition and Dietetics

Assumed Knowledge

NONE

Incompatible Units

8658 Clinical Dietetics PG

Equivalent Units

NO.


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