This unit will consist of 35 days undertaken in a placement that provides public health nutrition experiences. This placement will allow student to apply their understanding of the interrelationship between food, nutrition and health at a community and/or population level. In addition to these placement days students will be required to attend orientation and presentation sessions. This unit is designed to provide students with practical placement learning in the design, delivery and evaluation of public health nutrition interventions. Students will consolidate knowledge and skills in relation to planning and evaluation, communication and team working within the frameworks of the National Dietetics Competency Standards, the Dietetics Statement of Ethical Practice and the Dietetic Code of Conduct.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
No required text. Required reading materials from key academic journals and text books will be identified and linked through VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):