PG Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics (PGDND)

GIMS - Global Institute of Medical Sciences

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Important information

Typology Post Graduate Diploma
Methodology Distance learning
Duration 1 Year
  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Distance learning
  • Duration:
    1 Year

After completion of the programme, the learners should be able to: understand and enhance their Nutrition knowledge and apply the inputs in making correct choices in food for people & the community. This would also supplement the specialization of graduates from medical & paramedical fields with nutritional inputs. Inculcate the inter-disciplinary approach for diagnosing and management of nutritional problems.. To impart basic knowledge related to nutrition and health, as well as to train learners in imparting this knowledge to the community at large.
Suitable for: Dieticians, Nutritionists, Health Care Professionals, Physicians, Paramedicals, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, other professionals & students involved in the area of food and nutrition.

Course programme

  1. Introduction to Dietetics & Nutrition
  2. Nutritional Biochemistry
  3. Human Physiology
  4. Food Microbiology
  5. Dietetics & Diet Counselling
  6. Clinical & Community Nutrition
  7. Nutrition in various diseases
  8. Geriatric Nutrition
  9. Nutrition & Health Education

10. Nutritional Problems

11. Nutrition and weight management

12. Diet Survey Methods

13. Diet and nutrition in hospital

14. Food production, costing & Hospital management

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