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Medical Nutrition - NTDT5307

Year - 2020

The broad objectives involve learning and applying the nutrition care process (NCP) using evidence-based interventions to improve nutrition outcomes. The importance of client focused factors in dietary modification; education and interpretation of theory for client understanding are key discussion points. Specialist dietitians and medical specialists significantly contribute to the teaching in this unit of study, and includes a paediatric program at the Children's Hospital Westmead.

Lectures and tutorials average 8 hours per week, and Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) Workshops average 4 hours per week

mid-semester test (15%), in-class quiz (15%), case study exam (20%), end of semester exam (50%)

Stewart, R. Griffith Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. 5th Edition, 2015.


NTDT5503 and NTDT5601 and NTDT5602 and NTDT5604


NTDT5305 and NTDT5608


Faculty: Science

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Anna Rangan
HECS Band: 2
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