Nutrition Education Programs
|Course code NUDI3250||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences|
Students will learn the theory of nutrition education and its application to groups in the community. Students will apply both nutrition knowledge and health behaviour change to the process of nutrition education. Students learn the theory of small group education process and have the opportunity to observe and facilitate learning in small groups.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||By the end of this course students will be able to:|
1. determine community needs for nutrition education.
2. apply evidence based practice in program development.
3. apply models of behaviour change to nutrition education.
4. plan, implement and evaluate nutrition promotion programs.
5. develop sufficiently detailed session plans.
6. describe the principles of adult education and group processes.
7. identify and begin to demonstrate skills required for facilitating group education sessions.
|Content||1. Defining nutrition education.|
2. Adult education theory.
3. Models of health behaviour change.
4. The evidence base for dietetic interventions.
5. Assessing needs for nutrition education.
6. Program planning for nutrition education.
7. Evaluating nutrition education programs.
8. Small group facilitation skills.
9. Stages in small group process.
10. Resolving conflict.
|Assumed Knowledge||NUDI2200 Nutrition 2|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Workshop: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for NUDI3250|