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A one year (2 semester) program that will develop your understanding of nutrition and its effects on various diseases. Learn the evaluation of nutritional needs in different medical conditions and their application in them real-time.

KEY PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Batch Starts:

July 2019

Fee:

Rs. 1,50,800

Duration:

1 Year

Program Format:

9- 12 Learning Hrs / Week

About Program

Amity Healthsciences PG Diploma in Clinical Nutrition is designed to provide students with a detailed scientific understanding of how nutrition can be used in the management of various diseases. Students will learn the role of diet in the causation, progression, and treatment of different disease conditions. They will also learn how to evaluate nutritional needs in various medical conditions and recommend dietary therapy based on established guidelines and treatment protocols.

The Course is Aimed to

  • Provide knowledge of sources and functions of macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, fats) and micronutrients (vitamins, minerals) in the human body.
  • Increase the students’ knowledge about food intake and nutrient metabolism.
  • Improve the students’ understanding on the role of nutrients in the etiology and patho-physiology processes in human diseases.
  • Provide students the knowledge required to perform nutritional status evaluation in various life-cycle stages.
  • Educate students to create individualized diet plans for management of diseases.
  • Teach students to implement evidence-based medical nutrition therapy and Evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Prepare the students to apply principles of nutritional counseling while managing clients.

Course Curriculum | 1 Year | 2 Semesters

  • Nutrition Science
  • Lifecycle Nutrition
  • Over weight and Obesity
  • Nutrition and Diabetes
  • Nutrition in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions
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Program Fees

General

Year 1
INR 150800
Total
INR 150800

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the students will be able to:

  • Discuss basic nutrients and their role in growth, development, health maintenance and restoration.
  • Identify and interpret food labels and nutritional information
  • Identify appropriate dietary guidelines across the lifespan to include pregnancy, lactation, and older aged clients
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to perform nutritional status assessments.
  • Describe the causes, consequences and management of specific nutritional problems associated with various diseases.
  • Describe the nutritional requirements of patients with various illnesses.
  • Plan therapeutic dietary interventions for individuals with different disease conditions.
  • Demonstrate the competencies required to perform therapeutic diet counseling for patients.
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