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Module

DTC3001 : Clinical Medicine and Dietetic Practice (Inactive)

  • Inactive for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Ms Susan Lennie
  • Owning School: Biomedical, Nutritional and Sports Scien
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 30
ECTS Credits: 15.0

Aims

This module aims to integrate areas of aetiology and pathophysiology of diseases and conditions with their clinical, pharmacological and evidence-based dietetic treatments. Students will also consider the application of behaviour change techniques when formulating dietetic treatment plans.

Outline Of Syllabus

Aetiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and clinical and dietary treatments of selected genetic, mental health and physical health diseases and conditions (including, but not limited to, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, neurological, endocrine and immune), cancer, and critical care.
Clinical pharmacology, drug-nutrient interactions, legal aspects of medicine management.
Interprofessional Education

Teaching Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture122:0024:00To impart theoretical knowledge
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion140:0040:00Revision and examination
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading136:0036:00Self-directed study
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching121:0012:00Tutorials
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesWorkshops123:0036:00Case based learning
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study1152:00152:00Independent research and reading
Total300:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Lectures and web based materials, supported by tutorials, group discussions, seminars, and workshops.

Directed research and reading will prepare students for understanding theoretical material delivered in greater detail during lectures and small group teaching. Workshops will utilise a case-based learning approach to apply theoretical material .

Assessment Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Exams
Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1801A100Case based questions
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The written exam will utilise essays to test students’ knowledge of dietetic interventions and care planning using case studies as a vehicle to demonstrate knowledge.

MDiet candidates must obtain an overall mark of 40 or above and achieve at least 35 in each component of the assessment to pass the module.

Reading Lists

Timetable