This subject focuses on developing graduate competencies relevant to practice in community and public health nutrition, that field of public health service delivery concerned with the prevention of dietary related disease. This subject covers the methodology of assessing community and population needs, building community capacity, program planning, strategy implementation and evaluation relevant to diet related disease prevention and health promotion. This subject includes the study of the educational, organisational, legislative and environmental change strategies used to improve the nutritional health of communities.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine|
1. Critically analyse public health nutrition practice contexts, priorities, strategies and initiatives.
2. Incorporate capacity building as a core strategy in public health nutrition intervention development and implementation plans.
3. Collect appropriate information and analyse public health nutrition problems to inform intervention planning.
4. Analyse and prioritise the determinants of public health nutrition issues to inform intervention design.
5. Develop a plan for an intervention strategy (informed by evidence, stakeholder perspectives, and mandates) for a public health nutrition problem with defined target group.
6. Develop an evaluation plan for a proposed intervention strategy, incorporating formative, process, impact and outcome evaluation options.
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.
|Withdraw – Financial?||09/10/2021|
|Withdraw – Academic?||30/10/2021|