Courses - Faculty of Medical And Health Sciences


Dietetics

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

DIETETIC 703
15 Points

Clinical Nutrition: Disease Pathophysiology and Management

Provides basic and practical material for professional application of clinical nutrition knowledge to dietetic practice and case management. Includes the aetiology and pathophysiology of disease states that are relevant to, and underpin, nutritional management and/or treatment. Includes assessment of nutritional status and nutritional requirements, fluid and electrolyte management, nutrition therapy by tube feeding, and dietetic management of various disease states.

DIETETIC 705
30 Points

Professional Skills 2

Further develops professional communication and organisation/management skills that will enable students to work effectively as dietitians. Progresses the knowledge and skills required to develop competency in the nutrition and dietetic care process as it applies to clinical practice, including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nutrition and dietetic interventions, and introduces the principles of food service management ranging from food safety and hygiene to the development of menus for therapeutic diets. Includes practical placement in the domains of clinical and applied nutrition, and food service management in part fulfilment of the professional course accreditation requirements of the New Zealand Dietitians Board.

Corequisite: DIETETIC 704

DIETETIC 706A
7.5 Points

DIETETIC 706B
7.5 Points

Professional Skills 3

Further develops professional communication and organisation/management skills that will enable students to work effectively as dietitians and fulfil the registration competency requirements. Reviews and explores the dietetic process as it applies to clinical practice, including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nutrition and dietetic interventions. Includes practical placement in the domains of applied and clinical nutrition, and public health for part fulfilment of the professional course accreditation requirements of the New Zealand Dietitians Board.

Prerequisite: DIETETIC 703, 704, 705

Restriction: DIETETIC 702

To complete this course students must enrol in DIETETIC 706 A and B

DIETETIC 707
30 Points

Professional Skills 1

Evaluates professional communication, organisation and management skills that will enable students to work effectively as dietitians. Students will describe and appraise nutrition information, dietetic expertise, judgement and reasoning to the nutrition assessment, intervention and evaluation of nutrition and dietetic process plans. Introduces the principles of food service systems and public health to optimise nutrition, health and well-being.

Restriction: DIETETIC 704

DIETETIC 708
30 Points

Professional Skills 2

Integrates professional communication, organisation and management skills that will enable students to work effectively as dietitians. Students will apply nutrition knowledge, dietetic expertise, judgement and reasoning to the nutrition assessment, intervention and evaluation of nutrition and dietetic process plans. Applies the principles of food service systems and public health to optimise nutrition, health and well-being.

Prerequisite: DIETETIC 707

Restriction: DIETETIC 705

DIETETIC 709A
15 Points

DIETETIC 709B
15 Points

Professional Skills 3

Advances effective communication skills to optimise nutrition, health, well-being for individuals and communities. Integrates and appraises the dietetic process as it applies to clinical and dietetic practice. Critically evaluates the scientific principles of clinical nutrition to enable the translation of the evidence to best practice. Apply communication and organisation principles, which will ensure effective, management and leadership within varied environments.

Prerequisite: DIETETIC 707, 708

Restriction: DIETETIC 706

To complete this course students must enrol in DIETETIC 709 A and B

DIETETIC 793A
45 Points

DIETETIC 793B
45 Points

Thesis

Prerequisite: DIETETIC 703, 704, 705

To complete this course students must enrol in DIETETIC 793 A and B

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