Professional Training

Child Nutrition

2 weeks
1,150 GBP
2 weeks
1,150 GBP
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Course description

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of nutrition as central to clinical and preventive paediatrics and child health. An evidence-based approach is taken to explain the main priorities in applied nutrition relevant to low resource settings in the context of both hospital and community settings.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Anyone who works in the fields of international child health would find this course useful. Proof of English to IELTS 6.5

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon successful completion of this programme, delegates will be able to:

  • Be able to discuss the common nutritional disorders affecting children in the tropics
  • Design and implement appropriate strategies for the management of acute malnutrition in the home, in the community and in hospital
  • Use standard growth charts, computer software and biochemical indices to measure children and assess their nutritional status
  • Define and use appropriately key terms (e.g. stunting, wasting, growth failure)
  • Analyse causative factors and preventative strategies relevant to both medical and sociological factors in chosen health situations
  • Discuss the normal phases of growth in children and recognise the importance of nutrition at key stages


The cost of this programme is £1,150.

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