NCPro Online Case 14: Coronary Heart Disease

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Nutrition Care Professionals Online Case 14: Coronary Heart Disease

Case 1 addresses adult weight management in the context of Mr Robertson, a 65-year-old man whose family doctor is concerned about his recent weight gain.


The Adult Weight Management case study is the perfect choice for first-time users as the answer guides are included.


The NCPro Adult Weight Management 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 weight management 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 1: Adult Weight Management including; Perspective (Literature Review), Mind Maps, hyperlinked resource lists, detailed patient history including diet, social and medical history, interactive videos and 18 activities
  • Answers to 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. Describe overweight/obesity and associated risks and risk factors
  2. Undertake nutrition assessment on overweight and obese individuals by collecting and interpreting nutrition assessment data including food/nutrition-related history, anthropometric
    measurements, biochemical data, nutrition-focused physical findings, social and medical history
  3. Practice diet analysis using the ready reckoner approach
  4. Critically assess nutrition assessment data to prioritise nutrition issues of concern, select Nutrition Diagnoses and create PES Statements for an individual with overweight/obesity
  5. Apply knowledge of food, nutrition, physical activity, health and disease to develop a client-centred nutrition prescription and interventions for overweight/obesity
  6. Develop a therapeutic diet for weight management including appropriate nutrient sources and meal plans
  7. Develop a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan with nutrition outcome measures and performance indicators for a patient with overweight/obesity
  8. Document the nutrition care process using accepted standards
  9. 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: 9780648133551
Online Virtual Learning Environment 18-Month Access

Download: Adult Weight Management Case Study Summary



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