6 x 2-hour tutorials per semester 1 x 7-week field placement per semester
1 Admission into MND-Master of Nutrition and Dietetics 1a Admission into BND-Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics 1b Admission into HBNTD-Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) 2 NUTD9226 - Public Health and Community Nutrition 2a NUTD3107 - Public Health and Community Nutrition 3 1 of NUTD3104, NUTD9161 4 1 of NUTD3109, NUTD9167, NUTD3108, NUTD9164 Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b) and (2 or 2a) and 3 and 4)
This topic requires students to have an understanding of human nutrition as it applies to the community and public health setting, an understanding of the fundamental skills in communication and nutritional counselling and an understanding of community and public health frameworks.
The Community/Public Health placement is a 7-week full-time placement at a metropolitan, rural or remote health service, supported by a Placement Educator who works there. Community/Public Health placements are located in metropolitan Adelaide, rural South Australia, interstate and overseas. The placement gives students the opportunity to develop and demonstrate entry level competencies required to work as a Dietitian in program development, small group education and facilitation and professional practice.
The aim of this topic is to prepare students for the dietetic workforce by providing opportunities for them to develop and demonstrate entry level competencies in program development, small group education and facilitation and professional practice.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic, students will be able to demonstrate:
Knowledge and application of health promotion strategies.
Knowledge and application of skills in nutrition ‘project' planning including needs assessment, implementation and evaluation.
Knowledge and application of primary health care principles within the context of nutrition and dietetic practice.
Knowledge and application of skills in group education and small group facilitation.
Knowledge and application of skills in resource development.
Professional attitudes and practices that reflect a competent health professional who values ethical behaviour and is committed to excellence and life-long learning.
An ability to work as an effective member of a team and work collaboratively and productively with a range of people and professions.
Productive critical self and peer reflection.
Clear and effective communication skills.
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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