Community and Foodservice Professional Practice B

Course code NUDI4233B
Not available in 2016
2016 Course Timetables

Description

NUDI4233A and NUDI4233B together comprise 9 weeks of professional practice in the community and food service settings across the year. Students attend professional practice placement in groups of 2 - 4 to develop their community and food service management practice competences. This course consists of 5 weeks of Community Placement and 4 weeks of Food Service Placement to a total of 9 weeks placement across the year. There is a Reflections and Future Directions workshop, as well as 1 online session. Student attendance at the workshop is optional but recommended. Materials will be available on the course Blackboard site for those unable to attend due to placement.

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Knowledge sufficient to support safe practice as per DAA National Competency Standards for Entry-Level Dietitians (NCSELD) as they apply to the community setting.

2. Knowledge sufficient to support safe practice as per the DAA NCSELD as they apply to the foodservice setting.

3. Competence in the collection, organisation and assessment of data relating to the health and nutritional status of groups or populations as per DAA NCSELD.

4. Competence in the management of projects and programs for groups or populations as per DAA NCSELD.

5. An organised, planned, professional and ethical approach to work as per DAA NCSELD.

Content

  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.

Multi-term Sequence

This course is part of a multi-term sequence. Both Part A and Part B must be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence. Part A and Part B must be completed in consecutive terms. Students must complete Part A before completing Part B. Students must complete the sequence within a twelve month period. If students complete Part A but are unable to complete Part B within the timeframe, they must re-enrol in Part A.

Review of Progress

This course is a compulsory program requirement for students in the following program(s):

In addition to meeting the University's overall requirements for academic progression, students enrolled in these program(s) must satisfactorily complete this course in order to progress in their program.

Requisite

The 'A' component of this Multi-Term Sequence Course must be taken prior to enrolment in the 'B' component.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Professional Practice competency Assessment Forms *

Report: Placement report/Presentation (Capstone) Community *

In Term Test: OSCE *

Written Assignment: Reflective Practice *

Report: Placement report/Presentation (Capstone) Food Service *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Report: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Written Assignment: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
  • In Term Test: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Report: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Written Assignment: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • NSW Health Verification Requirements - Mandatory NSW Health Verification Requirements must be met.

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Online Activity

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks

Practicum

Face to Face Off Campus 40 hour(s) per Week for 9 Weeks

Practicum could occur any time over the year.

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 2 day(s) per Week for 1 Weeks