Clinical Nutrition 1
Studies nutrition as it relates to the prevention and treatment of disease. The course deals with the nutritional aspects of diseases and clinical disorders by integrating students' existing knowledge of physiology, biochemistry and food science.
This course is Compulsory Program Component and students must pass in order to progress in the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics program.
Available in 2015
Previously offered in 2014
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
|Objectives||At the successful completion of this course, students should be able to:|
1. Demonstrate a knowledge of nutrition principles and their application to disease prevention and treatment in adults.
2. Interpret and translate scientific knowledge and principles related to nutrition into practical information.
3. Demonstrate a knowledge of medical terminology and medical abbreviations associated with nutrition related diseases and conditions.
4. Collect, organise and assess data relating to the health and nutritional status of individuals.
|Content||1. Nutritional Assessment|
2. Nutrition in Obesity
3. Nutrition in Malnutrition
5. Cardiovascular disease
7. Nutrition support methods
|Assumed Knowledge||NUDI2200 Nutrition 2|
HUBS2505 Human pathophysiology
HUBS2205 Human molecular science
HUBS2503 Clinical exercise physiology
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Case Study|
Self Directed Learning
|Examination: Class||Written examination|
|Examination: Formal||Written examination - formal|
|Laboratory Exercises||Written laboratory reports|
|Other: (please specify)||Essential skills - A pass in the written examination is an ESSENTIAL criterion to pass this course. This examination covers all the course objectives. Students must pass this course to progress to NUDI3230|
|Other: (please specify)||Professioanl Placement - A pass in the Professional Placement is ESSENTIAL criterion to pass this course.|
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 3 weeks|
Laboratory: for 4 hour(s) per Week for 2 weeks
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 18 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
|Compulsory Course Component||PLACEMENT INFORMATION and REQUIREMENTS|
This course includes a period of professional placement. The term professional placement includes all activities (clinical, fieldwork, industry placement, work experience) undertaken in a facility where patients or clients are seen and you are present as a student of the University of Newcastle. Placement is a compulsory course component of this course and placement must be passed to pass this course.
To attend placement and pass this course students will need to demonstrate the following Placement Requirements prior to placement:
- a National Police Certificate
- a completed and signed NSW Health Code of Conduct Agreement
- a completed and signed NSW Health Student Declaration
- all specified immunisations and evidence of immunity
- a completed NSW Health Form 2. – Tuberculosis (TB) assessment tool
- a completed NSW Health Form 3. – Student Undertaking/Declaration
International Students (additional requirements)
- Police Certificates from all previous countries of residence (translated into English and certified as a true copy)
All School of Health Sciences students have been made aware of these rules since enrolment into their Programs in year 1, and students have been provided with information and assistance to complete the necessary placement requirements. Any student excluded from placement because they are unable to demonstrate the above compulsory course components will not be able to pass this course and will be given a failed grade (FF) for the course. Any student not able to fulfill the requirements above, or who are unwilling to meet these requirements, is required to make an appointment with the course coordinator to discuss their progress in this course and their degree. No opportunities to vary placement will be provided to students unable to demonstrate the necessary placement requirements.
|Requisite by Enrolment||This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics program.|
|Compulsory Program Component||Prior successful completion of NUDI2200, HUBS2503, HUBS2505, HUBS2205, HUBS2206 and HUBS2207. WorkCover approved First Aid Certificate.|
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for NUDI3220|