Courtney Jarrett is a qualified Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Since 2008 she has been a member of the Dietitian's Association of Australia and has been working in Brisbane for over eight years in private practice. She thoroughly enjoys Private Practice and am passionate about helping patients achieve their health goals. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement Studies) and Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Dietetics) from Queensland University of Technology and has completed further training in clinical dietetics, exercise prescription and business management. She is currently undertaking a Masters of Science in Medicine through University of Sydney.
Courtney is experienced in a range of clinical conditions and have an excellent understanding of diet-disease relationships. She has worked extensively with weight management, chronic disease management, gastrointestinal disorders and sports nutrition issues. She has a particular interest in management of complex patients and likes to promote education and an outcomes-based approach. She ensures patients are assessed and evaluated regularly to review if programs are working for them and provides patients with individualised advice that meet their nutritional requirements while fitting into their lifestyle and family needs.
Accredited Practising Dieticians (APDs)
APDs are qualified to advise individuals, groups and industry on nutrition-related matters. They also have the clinical training to modify diets and to treat conditions such as obesity, diabetes, cancer, gastrointestinal disorders, food allergies and intolerances. How can you benefit from working with an APD? APDs provide a range of nutrition and dietetic services to assist health, food and education professionals in their work.
- Assessing nutritional needs
- Developing personalised eating plans and nutrition guidelines
- Providing nutrition counselling and support
- Providing information on healthy eating, shopping for food, eating out and preparing food at home
- Undertaking nutrition and food research
- Training health care professionals
- Developing nutrition communications, programs and policies
- Providing consultancy services to corporate organisations, food manufacturers, schools and health care facilities.
Accredited exercise physiologists (AEPs)
Exercise Physiologists are 4-year university qualified allied health professionals who specialise in the delivery of exercise, lifestyle and behavioural modification programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. EPs provide physical activity and behaviour change support for clients with conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, depressions, cancer, arthritis, COPD and many more.