SPRT403 – Nutrition

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Module code
SPRT403
Module title
Nutrition
Prescription
To introduce students to the process of applying motivational and communication techniques to support optimal nutrition for exercise.
Programmes
  • SH1801
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
64
Self directed hours
86
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Examine the role of nutrition in health and wellness.
Describe motivational and communication techniques to support client commitment to lifestyle change.
Identify referral pathways to allied health providers.
Content
-Health and wellness
-Evidence-based nutritional principles
Referral pathways
-Lifestyle change
-Recommended dietary intakes
-Macronutrients
-Micronutrients
-Food diary and analysis
-Motivational skills
-Communication skills
-Customer service
-Professionalism
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Blended delivery of theory, online, practical activities and work based learning.
Lectures will be used to introduce key themes and main topics to the students. Guest speakers may be invited on specialist topics. Tutorials will develop concepts further through group work, projects and online learning. The assessments will encourage reflection on important concepts taught throughout the course.
Assessment Criteria
To pass this module students must complete all assessments and accumulate an overall module mark of no less than 50