Courses & Units

Nutritional Assessment CXA228

Launceston

Introduction

In this unit students have the opportunity to examine a variety of approaches to monitoring food and nutrition situations (including food supply, food habits and dietary assessment methods) at the individual, community and populations levels (state and national) and how these change over time in order to identify a need for action. The design and use of diet histories, records, checklists and frequencies are evaluated. Practical skills in food and nutrition monitoring and surveillance at the community and state levels are developed.

Summary

Unit name Nutritional Assessment
Unit code CXA228
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Coordinator

Simone Lee

Teaching staff

Teaching assistants include Dr Katherine Kent

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 069901

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Requisites

Prerequisites

CXA208 or CXA108

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1x 60min lecture weekly, 1 x 120min tutorial fortnightly.

Assessment

Report (1500 words) 30%; Practical test 30%; Final examination 40%

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Textbooks

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