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.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine|
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
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):
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.