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Certificate Course in Maternal and Child Nutrition

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  • Assess nutritional requirements of mother and child
  • Comprehend nutritional requirements during pregnancy, lactation, and growth
  • Acquire knowledge about the nutritional needs and feeding guidelines for preterm and term infants
  • Utilize nutritional principles to promote maximum growth and development in children of different age groups
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Online courses Certificate Course in Maternal and Child Nutrition
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Key Features
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    Assess nutritional requirements of mother and child
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    Comprehend nutritional requirements during pregnancy, lactation, and growth
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    Acquire knowledge about the nutritional needs and feeding guidelines for preterm and term infants
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    Utilize nutritional principles to promote maximum growth and development in children of different age groups
  •  Course Duration
    3 Months
  •  Next Batch Date
    13th Nov 2023

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$77*

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Course Description

The Certificate in Maternal and Child Nutrition course is designed to equip healthcare practitioners with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively address the unique nutritional needs and challenges that arise during pregnancy, lactation, infancy, and childhood through adolescence. With a duration of nine months, pregnancy is a crucial period characterized by remarkable growth and development.

During this course, practitioners will explore the significance of nutrition in influencing fetal growth, development, and long-term health outcomes. The first module emphasizes the importance of nutrition during pregnancy, including discussions on weight-gain recommendations and common pregnancy-related issues that can be effectively managed through appropriate nutritional interventions.

The second module focuses on infancy, a period characterized by rapid growth within the first year of life. Understanding the interplay between nutrition and infant development is crucial for healthcare professionals working with this age group. Practitioners will gain insights into the vital role of nutrition in the complex developmental processes of infants.

In the third module, the course shifts its focus to children and adolescents, exploring their growth, development, and nutritional status. Practitioners will learn effective strategies for managing various nutritional challenges encountered during these stages. This module highlights the importance of nutritional needs to optimize growth and development during critical period of childhood and adolescence.

The Certificate in Maternal and Child Nutrition course caters to healthcare professionals, including nutritionists and practitioners involved in the care of pregnant women and children. Completion of this course equips professionals with comprehensive knowledge and competencies to effectively manage the nutritional aspects of maternal and child health, contributing to improved health outcomes.

Designed to be engaging and informative, this course provides practitioners with a solid foundation in the field of maternal and child nutrition. It emphasizes evidence-based practices and practical applications, enabling participants to assess nutritional needs, implement appropriate interventions, and promote optimal health for mothers and children. Healthcare professionals like you can enhance your expertise in this specialized area.

Medvarsity is committed to providing high-quality education and training to empower healthcare professionals. Join us in this comprehensive course to expand your knowledge and skills, ultimately making a positive impact on the health and well-being of mothers and children. Upon successfully completing all the learning modules, you will receive Certificate in Maternal and Child Nutrition

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

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$77*

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Accreditation Partner(s)
  • British Accreditation Council
  • Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation
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 13th Nov 2023

Course Duration

3 Months

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Faculty
Dr Haritha Shyam
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Chief Dietician, Apollo Hospitals,

Accreditation Partner(s)

  • British Accreditation Council
  • Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

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Reviews
  • Dr Ramesh Patil. BHMS

    Enhanced my understanding of nutrition during pregnancy, infancy, and adolescence.

  • Dr. M pallavi, BAMS

    Highly valuable for healthcare practitioners. Explored nutrition’s role in fetal growth, infant development, and childhood nutrition.

  • Dr Reshma Soppimath, BUMS

    Practical and evidence-based course. Equipped me to address nutritional challenges during pregnancy, lactation, and childhood.

  • Dr Pavithra, BHMS

    Empowering course, Acquired knowledge on feeding guidelines for infants and promoting optimal growth in children.

  • Dr Rajeshwari, BAMS

    Engaging and informative program.