Nutrition and Dietetics Community / Food Industry Practice
Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Students attend professional practice placement in groups of 2 or 3 to develop their community and food and nutrition service management practice competences. This course consists of 5 weeks of Community Placement and 4 weeks of Food and Nutrition Service Placement to a total of 9 weeks placement. Workshops may be held on campus during the semester to support learning. This course is mandatory and must be passed in order to progress in the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics. The final date that students may withdraw without academic penalty from this course is one week prior to the commencement of the placement or two weeks into the semester, whichever is the earlier date.
This course is Compulsory Program Component and students must pass in order to progress in the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics program.
As a result of successfully completing this course students will meet:
1) entry level competencies for community nutrition practice and;
2) food and nutrition service management practice.
1. Application of nutrition and dietetic knowledge in community and food service management practice.
2. Setting personal goals for learning experiences.
3. Reflecting on learning experiences.
4. Written communication and documentation in the form of project reports.
5. Teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.
6. Application of group education principles.
Students failing NUDI415 will be able to enrol in the relevant components of NUDI4230 without disadvantage
NUDI2110 Community Nutrition
NUDI3250 Programs for Nutrition Education
NUDI3310 Public Health Nutrition
NUDI3290 Research Methods and Statistics
NUDI3300 Food Service Management
Modes of Delivery
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Experience Based Learning
Practicum: for 40 hour(s) per Week for 9 weeks