Healthy eating, nutrition and lifestyles are becoming key issues in today’s society. By focusing on the impact of food and nutrition on health, you'll use your knowledge and skills to make a difference to people’s lives.
Welcome To the course of Dietetics
- To apply scientific knowledge of physiology, pathophysiology, nutrition and food to individual or group diet planning and counselling, both in healthy (dietetics) and ill (diet therapy) clients, at every stage of life.
- To learn the application of dietary modifications in the treatment, management and prevention of different disease conditions (weight management, cardiovascular disease, aged care, diabetes, nutrition support, oncology, gastrointestinal diseases, liver disease and renal disease).
- To apply critical thinking in the dietetic assessment and management of individuals, groups and communities
- To interpret a nutritional diagnosis, evaluating nutritional aspects of a clinical record and implementing a dietary treatment plan.
- Concept of balanced diet and dietary guidelines
- Menu planning and use of food exchange list
- Diet for special health condition: pregnancy and lactation; growth and development
- Diet for management of disease condition: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, liver disease and kidney disease