Professional Practice Placement 1

DET80003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • 25 days, full time or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 5 week block placement (190 hours)

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23


Prerequisites

and
100cp in MA-DIET Master of Dietetics
 
 

Aims and objectives

This unit is a placement based unit to enable students to progress towards meeting entry level National Competency
Standards for Dietitians in Australia as required by the Dietitians Association of Australia. Each student will be allocated to a placement site of a placement partner of Swinburne University for a total of 25 placement days in the clinical/individual case management domain.
 
Unit Learning Outcomes 

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Demonstrate professional behaviours.
2. Positively influence the health of individuals, groups and/or populations to achieve nutrition outcomes.
3. Apply critical thinking and integrate evidence into practice.
4. Collaborate with clients and stakeholders.
5. Demonstrate progress towards meeting entry level National Competency Standards for Dietitians in Australia.
6. Demonstrate reflection on practice and development of self-awareness, insight and cultural competency.

Courses with unit

Master of Dietetics