Fellowship in Clinical Nutrition (FCN)

  • Designed by clinical nutrition experts
  • Based on core competencies required in clinical nutrition
  • Total 30 hours of learning content
  • Learn from leading clinical nutritionists

Key Features

Understand the role of nutrition in the etiology of human diseases

Design individualized diet plans for management of diseases

Implement medical nutrition therapy and evaluate their effectiveness

Apply principles of nutritional counselling in patient therapy

Course Description

The Fellowship in Clinical Nutrition course will provide you the detailed scientific understanding of how nutrition can impact the health of individuals. You will learn the role of nutrition in the causation, progression and treatment of disease.

Students will learn how to evaluate nutritional needs in various medical conditions and recommend dietary therapy based on established guidelines and treatment protocols. There is a growing demand for qualified clinical nutritionists who can provide evidence-based nutritional interventions for various diseases.

The course will also enable you with knowledge on the best practices of managing nutrition support therapy in different patient conditions. By the end of the course, you should be able to implement evidenced-based medical nutrition plans to specific patient populations. This course is certified by Medvarsity.

What you will learn?

  • 1. Principles of clinical nutrition
  • 2. Nutritional assessment
  • 3. Overnutrition
  • 4. Undernutrition
  • 5. Diabetes
  • 6. Hypertension and cardiovascular disorders
  • 7. Gastrointestinal diseases
  • 8. Respiratory diseases
  • 9. Renal diseases
  • 10. Immune and inflammatory disorders
  • 11. Cancer
  • 12. Nutrition in trauma and surgery
  • 13. Food allergy
  • 14. Enteral nutrition
  • 15. Parenteral nutrition

Eligibility

Graduates and post-graduates in Nutrition

Couse validity: 6 months duration (regular duration) + 6 months (extension period)

Course Add-on: Apollo Munich Health Insurance with Group Accidental Coverage worth INR 100,000 & Medical Coverage worth INR 50,000. Buy at INR 5000 with this course.



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Course Outline

Clinical Nutrition
  • 1. Principles of clinical nutrition
  • 2. Nutritional assessment
  • 3. Overnutrition
  • 4. Undernutrition
  • 5. Diabetes
  • 6. Hypertension and cardiovascular disorders
  • 7. Gastrointestinal diseases
  • 8. Respiratory diseases
  • 9. Renal diseases
  • 10. Immune and inflammatory disorders
  • 11. Cancer
  • 12. Nutrition in trauma and surgery
  • 13. Food allergy
  • 14. Enteral nutrition
  • 15. Parenteral nutrition
NEXT BATCH START DATE

1st July 2018

Course Duration
  • 6 months
  • 30 hours of learning content

Payment Options

FAQ

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?
    • The total learning content is for about 20 hours, self-paced and 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
  • What is the eligibility criteria for international students?
    • The eligibility criteria for the course for international students is similar. In case you have any queries regarding eligibility, our guidance counsellors will be able to provide more information on the same.
3. 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 bravo@medvarsity.com. & quote your registered email ID.
  • What if I am unable to open the Medvarsity website?
    • For any queries or any technical assistance, please call on our toll free number (1800-103-6006) or write to us at bravo@medvarsity.com.. The matter will be looked into at the earliest.
4. 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 bravo@medvarsity.com.
  • 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 bravo@medvarsity.com, directing it to the academics team.
5. Certificate
  • What certification will I get at the end of the course?
    • Fellowship in Clinical Nutrition.
  • When will I get my certificate?
    • Once you successfully pass each Level, your E-Certificate will be generated in the Learning management system.
6. International Students
    • International Students before enrolling can contact the student support team by writing to bravo@medvarsity.com or call Toll free# 1800-103-6006.

 

  • International Students should do fee payment in their local currency.
7. 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?

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