DIETARY ASSESSMENT METHODS (ONLINE)
CALCULATE EERS, USE THE NRVS AND UNDERSTAND DIET DIARIES
Dietary assessment for many is an essential part of the results they gain with clients, so understanding what tool to use, how to apply it, analyse the data and implement changes is vital. If you have ever wonder where to start with a clients diet diary, or wanted to get the most from the time spent on diet analysis, this is the course for you! This short course guides you through weighed and non-weighed diet diary options and their limitations and benefits, through to software to analyse data. You will learn how to calculate information using the Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs) such as EER (Estimated Energy Requirements) and nutrient requirements, including case studies to ensure practical application. Why not Get Started Now.
7 hours of study (all materials are emailed in pdf)
Fitness Australia for 5 CEC points and 3.75 REPs CEC points
Physical Activity Australia: Approximate conversion of 4-8 CECs to PDPs = 2 PDPs
CPE points from ATMS, ANTA and NHAA may be applicable upon request to your registering body.
This unit will not be resubmitted for CECs with Fitness Australia as they believe the course to be outside of the Fitness Professionals Scope of Practice. The CECs on this program will expire on 30 September 2015.
All students receive a Certificate of Attainment with relevant accrediting logos.
$125 (inclusive of GST)
Yes for two or more students
Mail: Cheque; Money Order;
Online: Via PayPal; Visa; Mastercard; Visa Debit; Bank transfer. You do not need a PayPal account to enrol online using a credit card.
The following is a brief guide to the type of detail and content you will cover in this course:
The ideal tool
Dietary assessment software
Types of dietary assessment tools
A. Weighed food records and food diaries
B. Non-weighted recording methods
Food frequency questionnaires
Examples FFQs currently in use
24-hour food recall
Using food servings and dietary guidelines
Data collect and analysis factors
Accuracy of collection, recording, interpretation and analysis
Working with clients and getting the best from them
Examples of how its done in the industry
How to calculate Estimated Energy Expenditure (EER) and related requirements
Calculating anthropometric data
BMI details and Waist-to-hip ratios
Dietary intake and general observations from diet diary
Energy requirements (required calories) using NRVs
Ideal macronutrient profile based on current weight
Energy and nutrient intake check
Micronutrient result compared to RDI
Attitudes and behaviour
Case studies, practical scenarios, links to relevant sites and reports and surveys