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NUTR71-109: Clinical Dietetics B


Clinical Dietetics B follows on from the content covered in Clinical Dietetics A in an intensive format. This subject focuses on getting students ready for their clinical internships and covers medical nutrition therapy primarily at a level appropriate for tertiary healthcare interventions, residential aged care facilities and private practice individual case management. Specialist areas of dietetic practice covered include intensive care, total parenteral and enteral nutrition, and paediatrics. The subject includes lectures from guest dietitian lecturers, experienced in the relevant areas. Case studies, simulations and tutorial work are also included within the intensive lecture framework.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $3,703
  • Commencing in 2019: $3,870

Learning outcomes

1. Undertake screening and assessment to identify and prioritise those at nutritional risk.
2. Determine nutritional status using assessment data.
3. Make appropriate nutrition diagnoses
4. Prepare nutrition care plans for achieving management goals in collaboration with clients or carers and other members of health care team.
5. Use client-centred counselling skills to facilitate nutrition and lifestyle change and support clients to self-manage.
6. Implement nutrition care plans in collaboration with clients or carers and other members of health care team.
7. Monitor progress of the individual's condition and care, and adapts nutrition care plan as necessary.


Please check the subject outline for pre-requisite subjects.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering - Weeks 1 & 14
Enrolment opens13/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018