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NUTR71-105: Nutrition and Chronic Disease Management


This subject focuses on developing graduate competencies relevant to the preventative and clinical management of nutrition-related chronic disease, including hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, kidney disease, weight management and osteoporosis.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $3,703
  • Commencing in 2019: $3,870

Learning outcomes

1. Describe the aetiology, pathophysiology and burden of the major nutrition-related chronic diseases.
2. Critically apply knowledge of evidence-based practice guidelines and nutrition and lifestyle interventions relevant to chronic disease prevention, treatment and management.
3. Applies the basic principles of education theory as it applies to nutrition and dietetic practice in the prevention, treatment and management of chronic disease.
4. Collects health, medical, social, cultural, psychological, economic, personal and environmental data in order to provide appropriate assessment of nutritional status and assign priorities to all data.
5. Develop educational material and nutrition and lifestyle modification plans appropriate to chronic disease management sensitive to different patient, population, cultural backgrounds and practice contexts.
6. Critically monitor and evaluate chronic disease management intervention plans for effectiveness and adjust intervention plans accordingly.
7. Demonstrate nutr

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?


Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

Must be admitted into CC-63040 - Graduate Diploma of Nutrition OR CC-63041 - Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018