Professional Practice Placement 2

DET80004 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • 25 days, full time or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 5 week block placement (190 hours)

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20


Prerequisites

100cp in MA-DIET Master of Dietetics
Concurrent pre-requisites
DET80001 Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy and Food Service Management AND;
DET80002 Research Project 1

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 one of the following domains: food service management or community and public health nutrition.


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