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 Campus

  • 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 - Students must complete NSW Health Department requirements for students to attend placements in NSW Health facilities.

Contact Hours

Lecture

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

4 weeks fieldwork placement block