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MO1021 - Food and Health

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2021
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 builds rural generalist knowledge and skills in nutrition and dietetics in rural and remote communities. Participants examine assessment, planning and implementation of interventions for individual consumers with complex health issues, articulating the challenges associated with the rural and/or remote context. This module has been developed specifically for allied health professionals in the following professions: Dietetics. 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. This module requires access to a patient or consumer with a complex health issue.

Learning Outcomes

  • assess, manage and monitor the dietary and nutritional needs of individual consumers in a rural or remote community, to facilitate best practice, patient-centered nutritional interventions.

Subject Assessment

  • Written - Handover plan - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: achieve satisfactory for all assessment.

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 29-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 16
Census Date 23-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.