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MO1021 - Food and Health

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This module has been developed specifically for allied health professionals in the following professions; Dietetics.

This module focuses on application of participants' clinical knowledge and skills in nutrition and dietetics to rural and remote service settings. Participants examine assessment, planning and implementation of interventions for individual consumers with complex health issues. Participants also examine food service delivery and management systems in rural service settings and associated nutrition issues for rural communities.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply best practice nutrition care to assess and manage the dietary and nutrition needs of individual consumers in a rural or remote community;
  • analyse food service management, food supply or community nutrition systems and provide advice on strategies for improved outcomes and processes.

Subject Assessment

  • assessments 1) plan - clinical handover (must pass). 2) brief (must pass).
Prerequisites: Participants are responsible for ensuring they are practicing in accordance with the regulatory instruments of their specific allied health profession, within their own personal scope of practice and experience level and in accordance with the policies of their employer.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 13
Census Date 30-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Comprises of timetabled hours, work-based learning activities, and personal study hours including completion of online activities and assessment requirements
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

External, Study Period 16
Census Date 24-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Comprises of timetabled hours, work-based learning activities, and personal study hours including completion of online activities and assessment requirements
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.