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 NTDT5604Co-requisites
NTDT5305 and NTDT5608