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Certificate Course in Maternal and Child Nutrition

4.5/5
  • Evaluate nutritional needs of mothers and children
  • Understand the nutritional requirements in pregnancy and during lactation
  • Learn the nutritional and feeding requirements of pre-term and full-term infants
  • Apply nutritional principles to optimize growth and development of children of various age groups
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Certificate Course in Maternal and Child Nutrition Certificate Course in Maternal and Child Nutrition
4.5/5
Key Features
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    Evaluate nutritional needs of mothers and children
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    Understand the nutritional requirements in pregnancy and during lactation
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    Learn the nutritional and feeding requirements of pre-term and full-term infants
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    Apply nutritional principles to optimize growth and development of children of various age groups
  •  Course Duration
    3 Months
  •  Next Batch Date
    28th Nov 2022
5,000*

*Statutory taxes and levies not included. Taxes will be applied on checkout. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

Course Description

This Maternal and Child Nutrition Course will provide the student with the knowledge and competencies required to manage the nutritional requirements and challenges during pregnancy, lactation, infancy, and childhood until adolescence. The nine months of pregnancy represent the most significant phase of growth and development in humans.

Nutrition is one of the modifiable factors which impacts how well the growth and development processes occur during pregnancy. In the first module, you will learn about the role of nutrition in fostering fetal growth, development, and long-term health. This section will also discuss weight-gain recommendations and consider common problems during pregnancy that can be managed with nutritional remedies.

The second module will cover the period of infancy. Rapid growth during the first year of life is the hallmark of infancy when compared to all other ages. Growth occurs most rapidly from birth to 6 months of age than at any other period in the life cycle. This section will discuss how nutrition is an essential component in the complex development of infants.

The third module will focus on growth and development in children and adolescents and their relationships to nutritional status. You will learn how to manage various nutritional challenges seen in children and adolescents.  This course is relevant to nutrition and other healthcare professionals who manage pregnant women and children.

What you will learn?

Module 1: Nutrition in Pregnancy

• Introduction
• Factors Affecting Pregnancy Outcomes
• Pregnancy Weight Gain
• Nutritional Requirements During Pregnancy and Lactation
• Nutritional Care at Various Stages of Pregnancy
• Healthy Dietary Patterns for Pregnancy
• Complications of Pregnancy Impacting Nutritional Status and Their Management

Module 2: Nutrition in Infants

• Introduction
• Assessment of Newborn Health
• Parenting
• Recommendations for Feeding Infants
• Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation
• Common Nutritional Issues and Concerns
• Safety Issues Around Feeding

Module 3: Nutrition in Children and Adolescents

• Introduction
• Growth and Development
• Nutritional and Energy Requirements
• Vitamins and Minerals
• Nutrition-Related Problems in Childhood
• Physical Activity
• Nutrition in Adolescence
• Normal Physical Growth and Development
• Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) in adolescents
• Energy and Nutrient Requirements
• Eating Disorders in adolescents

Course Eligibility: Nutritionists, Doctors (all streams), Nurses, and other healthcare professionals interested in Maternal and Child Nutrition.

Course validity: 4 months. There will be an extra charge for the extension of the course validity.

Certification:  On successfully completing all the learning modules, you will receive: Certificate in Maternal and Child Nutrition

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5,000*

*Statutory taxes and levies not included. Taxes will be applied on checkout. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

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FAQs
1. Course related
  • I am an MBBS/BAMS/BUMS/BHMS student. Will this course benefit me?
    • You will definitely benefit from this course. While doing your medical course, you will learn about ECG in physiology and under many internal medicine topics in your third and final year. ECG as a structured and detailed course is usually not covered in the medical curriculum at undergraduate level. However, it is an essential skill required when you begin practice. This course is a structured and detailed course on ECG interpretation that will make you knowledgeable and skilled in ECG analysis, which will greatly benefit when you start your internship/clinical practice.
  • What is the total duration of the course?
    • You are given 3 months duration to complete it. However, if you spend enough time on the learning materials and clear the assessments, you can finish the course at a faster rate and get the certification.
2. Eligibility for the course
  • Nutritionists, Doctors (all streams), Nurses, and other healthcare professionals interested in Maternal and child Nutrition.
3. What is a hands-on training program?
  • Hands-on training means training in an environment that permits each student to have experience performing tasks, making decisions, or using equipment appropriate to the job assignment for which the training is being conducted. The student assigned for these programs will be observing all procedures performed by the consultant and depending on the student’s abilities and skill set displayed at the hospital, he/she will get to assist the consultant.
4. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • After your enrolment is confirmed, you will be given login credentials to the Medvarsity Learning Portal.
      In case you don’t have access to login ID and password after enrolment, write to us at [email protected] & quote your registered email ID.
  • What If I am unable to open/access the course?
    • For any queries or any technical assistance, please call on our toll free number (1800-103-6006) or write to us at [email protected]. The matter will be looked into at the earliest.
5. Assessments
  • How will the assessments be for course?
    • All assessments will be based on online tests.
  • What if I am not able to clear the final test in each level in the first attempt?
    • You will be given three attempts to clear the tests. If you are not able to clear the final test for the Level in three attempts, you will have to pay re-activation fees. Contact Toll free (1800-103-6006) or write to us at [email protected]
  • What if I feel that a question is wrongly framed or an answer is wrongly marked in the online exams?
    • If you feel that something is wrongly mentioned, you can write at [email protected], directing it to the academics team.
6. Certificate
  • What certification will I get at the end of the course?
    • Certificate Course in Maternal and Child Nutrition.
  • When will I get my certificate?
    • Once you successfully pass each Level, your E-Certificate will be generated in the Learning management system.
7. International Students
    • International Students before enrolling can contact the student support team by writing to [email protected] or call Toll free# 1800-103-6006.
  • International Students should do fee payment in their local currency.
8. Feedback
  • What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?
Faculty
Faculty
Dr Haritha Shyam
4.7

Chief Dietician, Apollo Hospitals,

Next Batch Start Date 28th Nov 2022

Course Duration

3 Months

Faculty

Faculty
Dr Haritha Shyam
4.7

Chief Dietician, Apollo Hospitals,

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