Course Title: Support the provision of basic nutrition advice and education

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4367 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Title: Support the provision of basic nutrition advice and education

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 55

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5961C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

Term1 2018,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Veemita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4662

Course Contact Email: veemita.kaul@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support the provision of basic nutrition education to clients receiving diet therapy from a dietitian. This unit applies to allied health assistants and work will be performed under the direction and supervision (direct, indirect or remote) of a dietitian. Individuals will take responsibility for their own outputs and may participate in work teams. A range of well developed skills and some discretion and judgement is required of workers.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAHA023 Support the provision of basic nutrition advice and education

Elements:

1. Organise appropriate resources for dietary education

2. Assist with the provision of basic and scripted dietary and nutrition information and/or education to the client

3. Monitor client response to the information and/or education

4. Comply with supervisory requirements

5. Clean and store materials and equipment

6. Document client information


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this program, you should be able to-

 

  1. Organise appropriate resources for dietary education
  2. Assist with the provision of basic and scripted dietary and nutrition information and/or education to the client
  3. Monitor client response to the information and/or education
  4. Comply with supervisory requirements
  5. Clean and store materials and equipment
  6. Document client information

 

 

 


Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessments overview-

Assessment task 1-Multiple choice test  

Assessment task 2- Practical assessment – students to demonstrate the use of appropriate materials, equipment

and followed procedures to provide information to 1 client in a simulated environment, and 2 in the workplace

Assessment task 3-  completion of evidence log book at the clinical placement