Independent Professional Practice

Course code NUDI4280
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

Students will undertake a supervised professional practice project incorporating self-directed learning, with assistance from their workplace supervisor. Projects and placements will address a nutrition and dietetics related topic. Students will develop a learning agreement for the project with their university and placement supervisors.

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Develop a learning agreement

2. Demonstrate reflective practice

3. Demonstrate the role of a dietitian in practice.

4. Gain experience in novel or unfamiliar work areas.

Content

  1. Planning a learning program
  2. Setting personal and organisational goals
  3. Reflective practice
  4. Written communication and documentation

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the B Nutrition & Dietetics (Honours) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of NUDI4241 and NUDI4242

Assumed Knowledge

NUDI3220 Clinical Nutrition 1; NUDI3230 Clinical Nutrition 2; NUDI3240 Dietetic Practice; NUDI3250 Programs for Nutrition Education; NUDI3280 Nutritional Biochemistry; NUDI3290 Research Methods and Statistics; NUDI3300 Foodservice Management; NUDI3310 Public Health Nutrition

Assessment Items

Report: Learning Contract Report

Compulsory Requirements

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

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • First Aid Certificate - students must complete a First Aid Certificate issued by an approved provider.
  • NSW Health Verification Requirements - Mandatory NSW Health Verification Requirements must be met.

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face Off Campus 40 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

4 weeks fieldwork placement block