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NUTR71-700: Professional Placement Internship - Medical Nutrition Therapy 1

Description

The Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice program professional placement internships are distributed across five subjects that collectively meet the professional placement accreditation requirements of  Dietitians Australia. The internship program provides a minimum of 24 weeks of professional practice in the fields of medical nutrition therapy (1 x 5 weeks and 1 x 6 weeks), food service management (5 weeks), and community and public health nutrition (6 weeks). Students also complete an internship in an international setting (2 weeks) and 20 weeks of research internship in the final two semesters of the program. In this internship, students perform medical nutrition therapy in a range of clinical settings under the supervision of  Accredited Practising Dietitians who are supported by Bond University. Students complete a five-week, full-time internship. Students must be assessed as meeting the medical nutrition therapy competencies required in this subject to progress to Professional Placement Internship - Medical Nutrition Therapy 2. Activities from this subject will be used to inform the final assessment of each student against all Dietitians Australia competency standards in order to determine their eligibility to graduate from the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice program. This final assessment occurs in the final semester of the program.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: NUTR71-700
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Semesters offered:
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - Sitting 1]
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - Sitting 2]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Health, Biomedical, and Sport Sciences
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,150.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $4,200.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,310.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,150.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $4,200.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,310.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,450.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $4,450.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,570.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,450.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $4,450.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,570.00

Learning objectives

1. Collect food intake and food systems data 2. Collect health and medical, social, cultural, psychological, economic, personal and environmental data 3. Provide assessment of food intake data 4. Provide assessment of nutritional status 5. Assess and assign priorities to all data 6. Draw justifiable conclusions from all data 7. Translate technical nutrition information into practical advice on food and eating 8. Manage workload and resources to complete tasks within required time frames.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Pre-requisites:

Co-requisites:

There are no co-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.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students

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 dates

  • Non-Standard Offering - Sitting 1
    Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
    Semester start: 17/01/2022
    Subject start: 31/01/2022
    Cancellation 1: 06/02/2022
    Cancellation 2: 07/02/2022
    Last enrolment: 04/02/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 17/02/2022
    Teaching census: 10/02/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering - Sitting 2
    Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
    Semester start: 17/01/2022
    Subject start: 07/02/2022
    Cancellation 1: 13/02/2022
    Cancellation 2: 14/02/2022
    Last enrolment: 11/02/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 18/02/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 24/02/2022
    Teaching census: 17/02/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 20/03/2022
    Semester start: 16/05/2022
    Subject start: 16/05/2022
    Cancellation 1: 22/05/2022
    Cancellation 2: 23/05/2022
    Last enrolment: 20/05/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 27/05/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 02/06/2022
    Teaching census: 26/05/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 30/01/2023
    Subject start: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 05/02/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 03/02/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 10/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 16/02/2023
    Teaching census: 09/02/2023
Non-Standard Offering - Sitting 1
Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
Semester start: 17/01/2022
Subject start: 31/01/2022
Cancellation 1: 06/02/2022
Cancellation 2: 07/02/2022
Last enrolment: 04/02/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 17/02/2022
Teaching census: 10/02/2022