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NUTR71-104: Clinical Dietetics A


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.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $3,544
  • Commencing in 2018: $3,703

Learning outcomes

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.


Admission into CC-63040 - Graduate Diploma of Nutrition OR CC-63041 - Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice
NUTR71-100 - Nutrition and Food Science AND NUTR71-101 - Nutrition Assessment and Diagnosis AND NUTR71-102 - Nutrition Communication and Behaviour AND NUTR71-103 - Nutrition Issues and Priorities

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017