Course Title: Nutrition Medicine in Disease Management 4

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Nutrition Medicine in Disease Management 4

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH2094

Bundoora Campus

Postgraduate

150H Health Sciences

Distance / Correspondence

Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012

OHTH2094

Bundoora Campus

Postgraduate

150H Health Sciences

Internet

Sem 1 2013

Course Coordinator: Prof Marc Cohen

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 7440

Course Coordinator Email: marc.cohen@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: RMIT Bundoora West Campus BLD 202 Level 4, Room 14


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Satisfactory Completion of OHTH 2093


Course Description

This course is comprised of two modules. The first module examines the role of nutritional factors in the development of neurological disease and looks at the Nutrition Medicine interventions used to retard or remediate this problem. The other module examines the role of nutrition in the development and treatment of common disease conditions of the musculo-skeletal system.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course develops students ability to understand and manage neurological and musculo-skeletal disease, including psychoneurological dysfunction.


On completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Understand how dietary and nutritional factors are involved in the development and maintenance of neurological degeneration and disease
2. Formulate and utilise ethical and responsible Nutrition Medicine protocols to retard and/or remediate the degenerative processes of neurological disease
3. Understand the involvement of nutritional factors in the development of musculo-skeletal disorders including the impact of nutrition on cellular metabolism
4. Formulate and utilise ethical and responsible Nutrition Medicine protocols in the management of musculo-skeletal disease
5. Formulate and utilise balanced, effective and integrated dietary/nutrient programs in a responsible manner, consistent with best ethical clinical practice


Overview of Learning Activities

Study Guide, Textbooks, Readings, Online Discussions, Residential School, Data Collection and Interpretation, Case studies


Overview of Learning Resources

Study Guide, RMIT Library for access to Course Readings, Prescribed textbooks, Internet


Overview of Assessment

The course assessment will consists of
1. The satisfactory completion of two assignments
2. Participation in a minimum of 10 on-line discussions
3. Attendance to at least 1 Residential School