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Medical Nutrition - NTDT5307

The broad objectives involve learning the role of medical nutrition therapy to prevent and alleviate disease.The importance of client focused factors in dietary modification; education and interpretation of theory for client understanding are key discussion points.This unit of study involves the study of medicine as it relates to nutrition, and the modification of diet to alter the disease process and nutrition support of patients with wasting illnesses and it includes a paediatric program at the Children's Hospital Westmead.

Lectures and tutorials average 8 hours per week, and Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) Workshops average 4 hours per week

Two assignments (15%) and (20%), a mid semester test (15%) and end of semester exam (50%)

Stewart, R. Griffith Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. 5th Edition, 2015.


NTDT5503 and NTDT5601 and NTDT5602 and NTDT5604


NTDT5305 and NTDT5608


Faculty: Science

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Anna Rangan
HECS Band: 2
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