This subject focuses on developing graduate competencies relevant to clinical nutrition and dietetic management of major diseases and disorders treated in the contemporary Australian health system. As the first of two dietetics subjects concerned with the management of individuals, this subject will develop students' knowledge, skills and attitudes to form the foundation of safe and effective practice in individual case management.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine|
|Study abroad||Not Available to Study Abroad students|
1. Undertake screening and assessment to identify and prioritise individuals at nutritional risk.
2. Determine nutritional status using assessment data and make appropriate nutrition diagnoses.
3. Prepare plans for achieving management goals in collaboration with clients or carers and other members of the health care team.
4. Use client-centred counselling skills to facilitate nutrition and lifestyle change and support clients to self-manage.
5. Implement nutrition care plans in collaboration with clients or carers and other members of the health care team.
6. Monitor progress of the individual's condition and care, and adapt the nutrition care plan as necessary.
7. Document and communicate all steps of the nutrition care process.
Please check the subject outline for pre-requisite subjects.