Studies clinical 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 and biochemistry and food science.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2021
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of nutrition principles and their application to disease prevention and management.
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.
- Nutrition Support in critical illness
- Genetic Metabolic Disorders
- Renal Disease
- Pulmonary Disease
- Rheumatic Disease
- Food sensitivity
- Eating Disorders
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 HUBS2503, NUDI3220 and NUDI3240
NUDI2200 Nutrition 2 NUDI3240 Dietetic Practice HUBS2505 Human Pathophysiology
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.
- 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.
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 13 Weeks starting in week 1
Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Term Full Term starting in week 13
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