Post Graduate Diploma in Pediatric Nutrition offers knowledge and skill up gradation among students/healthcare professionals as dietitians/doctors/pediatricians. They will get a deeper insight of nutrition right from infants up to adolescents. This will help students to work on their niche as pediatric nutritionist in institutions, health organizations or with pediatricians.
Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI has designed the course keeping in mind practical approach related to child nutrition. Students will have the chance to work on various case studies after completing all the modules in order to strengthen their hold for field work.
The objective of this course is to recognize nutrition and challenges in adopting these nutrition policies in infancy, growth period, diseased conditions, preterm infants, breast feeding and complementary feeding. On completion of this course students will be able to explain the growth patterns of infants, micronutrient and macronutrient requirements from infancy to adolescence. Also, they will be aware of nutrition during diseased condition.
The course has been designed for professionals and students aspiring to work in the field of pediatric nutrition as dietitians, nutritionists, research work in projects.
Module 1 : Child Growth Pattern and Assessment
Module 2 : Early Nutrition and Infant feeding
Module 3: Feeding Child and Adolescent
Module 4: Macronutrient requirements
Module 5: Micronutrient Requirements
Module 6: Pre Term and Low Birth Weight Infant Nutrition
Module 7: Food Safety and Food Labeling for Pediatrics
Module 8: Pediatric Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders
Module 9: Pediatric Nutrition and Chronic Diseases
Module 10: Pediatric Nutrition Support in Malnutrition
Module 11: Pediatric Obesity and Oral Health
Module 12: Case Studies
Graduation in Science/Nutrition Science/Food and Nutrition/Pharma/Medical/Food Science & Technology/Related disciplines & Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification exam or awaiting their results, are eligible to apply.
Minimum time in which a student can complete this Post Graduate Diploma course is one year while a maximum of two consecutive years is allowed to complete the course.
The registration dates for this bi-annual post graduate programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.
A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.
CNDS, IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme. All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Paediatric Nutrition by Centre of Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.
The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food, Biotechnology, Health centers and Agriculture companies across the globe.
The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.
IGMPI’s e-distance course is a professional course targeted to meet the growing demand of health professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off course completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the health sector. This would come true in the form of job roles and positions like that of Pediatric Nutritionist or Dietitian in partnership with pediatricians, in hospitals, clinics, in companies that deal specifically with nutrition of children as slurrp Farm, Nestle, Himalaya etc. Other Job prospects could be Educators, Company consultants, Pediatric nutrition managers, Research & Development (R&D).
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