Clinical Dietetics B builds on the content covered in Clinical Dietetics A in an intensive format. This subject focuses on further preparing students for the application of medical nutrition therapy, with learning resources and activities that are designed to focus and support students in their clinical internships. The subject covers medical nutrition therapy primarily at a level appropriate for tertiary healthcare interventions, residential aged care facilities and private practice individual case management. Foundational and specialist areas of dietetic practice are covered including intensive care, total parenteral and enteral nutrition, nutritional genomics and paediatrics. The subject includes lectures, webinars and online resources from specialist dietitians in the relevant areas. Case studies, simulations and application of medical nutrition therapy in the clinical environment are learning activities used within this subject.
Health, Biomedical, and Sport Sciences
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have
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.
This subject is not available to
Study Abroad Students
Must be admitted into 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.
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