Case studies and scenarios will allow the students to undertake enquiry-based learning.
HHN6001 - Medical Nutritional Therapy 2
|1.||Critically review and articulate the pathophysiology and clinical management of disease and illness in specific client groups;|
|2.||Assess and diagnose nutritional problems related to disease and illness in specific client groups through the application of the nutrition care process (NCP);|
|3.||Formulate and justify management goals and strategies for disease and illness in specific client groups, that are integrated with an overall patient care-plan; and|
|4.||Articulate and record relevant information for dietetic care planning in relation to disease and illness, for specific client groups.|
|Case Study||Case study reports (3) (1000 words each)||45%|
|Presentation||Individual case study presentation (5mins)||15%|
|Examination||OSCE (30mins) (hurdle)||40%|
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