NCPro Online Case 7: Diverticular Disease

$ 30.00


Nutrition Care Professionals Online Virtual Learning Environment Diverticular Disease Case 7.

Case 7 addresses diverticular disease in the context of Ava Williamson, a 62-year-old female with a recent diagnosis of diverticular disease.


The NCPro Diverticular Disease Case assists dietetic students preparing for the clinical component of their assessment and for participating in clinical rotations. This true-to-life Case emphasises the key nutrition-related features of diverticular disease as commonly presented in clinical written examinations, Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and Oral Vivas. Activities provide curriculum-level guidance to improve student’s readiness to practice their role as clinical dietitians. This resource has proven useful to over-seas-trained dietitians aiming to familiarise themselves with Australian protocol.

Online access includes:

  • A comprehensive Introduction to the nutrition care process
  • Case 7: Diverticular disease including; Perspective (Literature Review), Mind Maps, hyperlinked resource lists, detailed patient history including diet, social and medical history,
    interactive videos and 21 activities
  • Online NCPro Tool Kit including frequently used assessment and analysis tools
  • Complimentary webinars with author, Rowan Stewart



After completing this case, users will be able to:

  1. Outline the epidemiology of diverticulitis. Identify the main complications of the disease
  2. Recognise the clinical features of diverticulosis and diverticulitis
  3. Describe associated risk factors and risks of diverticulosis and diverticulitis
  4. Undertake a Nutrition Assessment on an individual with diverticular disease by collecting and interpreting nutrition assessment data specific to the development and treatment of diverticular disease including food/nutrition-related history, anthropometric measurements, biochemical data, nutrition-focused physical findings, social and medical history
  5. Practice diet analysis with a focus on fibre and fluid requirements using the ready reckoner approach
  6. Critically assess and cluster nutrition assessment data to prioritise nutrition issues of concern, select Nutrition Diagnoses and create PES Statements for an individual with diverticular disease
  7. Apply knowledge of food, nutrition, physical activity, health and disease to develop a client-centred Nutrition Prescription and Nutrition Interventions for diverticular disease
  8. Develop a therapeutic diet for weight management including appropriate nutrient sources and meal plans
  9. Develop a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan with nutrition outcome measures and performance indicators for a patient with diverticular disease
  10. Document the nutrition care process using accepted standards
  11. Explain the diet-disease relationship
PLUS  receive complimentary webinars with author, Rowan Stewart
Visit to access the webinar schedule

Authors: Rowan Stewart, Angela Vivanti and Esther Myers

ISBN: 978-0-9942885-4-7
Online Virtual Learning Environment 18-Month Access

Download: Diverticular Disease Case Study Summary


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