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NUTR71-102: Nutrition Communication and Behaviour

Description

This subject will develop foundational competencies relevant to health communication and nutrition and dietetic counselling for individuals and populations. Students will build on the skills and knowledge developed in this subject in subsequent semesters, as they move towards achieving graduate competence.  

Learning activities and assessment will focus on the development of skills across various modes of nutrition communication including tools, technology, written and oral modes of communication. Students will develop a range of foundational skills that are essential for dietetic practice including client-centred counselling skills incorporating the principles of health behaviour change, motivational interviewing, reflective practice, and feedback skills.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeNUTR71-102
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • May 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $3,703
  • Commencing in 2019: $3,870

Learning outcomes

1. Critically interpret and translate technical information into practical advice relevant to nutrition and health.
2. Demonstrate foundational skills in the application of principles and constructs of learning theory with individuals and small groups.
3. Communicate clearly and concisely to diverse audiences using appropriate modes of communication.
4. Demonstrate foundational client-centred counselling skills to facilitate behaviour and lifestyle changes.
5. Demonstrate foundational reflective practice skills as a means for safe and effective dietetic practice.

Prerequisites

Admission into CC-63039 - Graduate Certificate of Nutrition OR CC-63040 - Graduate Diploma of Nutrition OR CC-63041 - Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018