Studies nutrition as it relates to the prevention and treatment of disease. The course deals with the nutritional aspects of diseases and clinical disorders by integrating students' existing knowledge of physiology, biochemistry and food science.
Availability2019 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2019
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a knowledge of nutrition principles and their application to disease prevention and treatment in adults.
2. Interpret and translate scientific knowledge and principles related to nutrition into practical information.
3. Demonstrate a knowledge of medical terminology and medical abbreviations associated with nutrition related diseases and conditions.
4. Collect, organise and assess data relating to the health and nutritional status of individuals.
- Nutritional Assessment
- Nutrition in Obesity
- Nutrition in Malnutrition
- Cardiovascular disease
- Nutrition support methods
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.
This course is only available to students enrolled in the B Nutrition & Dietetics (Honours) program.
Pre-requisite - successful completion of NUDI2110, NUDI2200, HUBS2207, HUBS2503
NUDI2200 Nutrition 2 HUBS2505 Human pathophysiology HUBS2503 Clinical exercise physiology
Quiz: Class quiz
Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Laboratory assignments (2)
Formal Examination: Formal Exam *
Professional Task: Compulsory Practical Placement *
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
Course Assessment Requirements:
- Professional Task: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
- Formal Examination: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
- NSW Health Verification Requirements - Mandatory NSW Health Verification Requirements must be met.
- First Aid Certificate - students must complete a First Aid Certificate issued by an approved provider.
Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for 2 Weeks
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self-Directed 18 hour(s) per Term Full Term
Not timetabled. Students work through readings at their own time.
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 3 Weeks