DIPLOMA IN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS

COURSE DURATION: 14 Months | 720 hours

LEVEL TYPE: ODQ38 – Level 4

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Course Content:

Level I to Level IV

Career Opportunities:

A Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics opens numerous career opportunities for you
From practicing as a nutritionist/dietician in your own clinic, you may choose to become a private consultant or work at gyms, slimming centers, health clubs etc
Job openings for nutritionists are also time to time issued by the public health department in the government sector

Best Suited For:

The course is best suited for those who have a knack for understanding the nutritional needs of individuals and chalking out a personalized diet plan

From budding nutritionists to food bloggers, candidates can gain expertise in nutrition at a professional as well as individual level


Course Details:

  • Orane International offers Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics specifically designed for an advanced career as a nutritionist or dietician
  • Proper nutrition and diet are essential for one to stay healthy
  • Eventually, Indians are realising the importance of nutritionists as preventive healthcare facilitators
  • Sedentary lifestyles and stress have given birth to a plethora of diseases like diabetes, thyroid, PCOS, hypertension, besides there are special health conditions and age-related nutritional needs that require expert guidance
  • With the rising awareness and zeal to stay healthy, the demand for nutritionists and dietitians is on a constant rise, making it a highly rewarding career
Things You Will Learn!

LEVEL I

  • The 15-month Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics kicks off at Level I with a basic understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the human digestive system
  • You’ll gain thorough knowledge about macronutrients and micronutrients, food & basic terminologies in nutrition, different food selection and preparation, food assimilation, and effect on growth etc
  • You will learn the complete nutrition care process – starting from assessment, drug-nutrient interaction to nutrition support processes
  • Each level of Orane International comprises theory classes followed by practical sessions
  • At Level I of this program, the practical sessions will include budget cooking, BMI, BCA and rich sources of different nutrients

LEVEL II

  • Level II covers recent approaches in the field of nutrition and diet
  • You will learn about genetically modified foods, organic foods, bio-fortification, processed and convenience foods, space foods, food fortification, functional foods, fad diets and common anti-nutrients
  • You will be introduced to novel foods that increase food quality, besides food budgeting, food labelling, food preservation, food adulteration, fermentation, germination and supplementation
  • Dealing with Obesity – the biggest epidemic of the new millennium will be the prime focus of level II
  • You will acquire knowledge about eating disorders, meal planning, weight management, fat and fat-free mass and understand the causes & consequences of obesity
  • You will attain knowledge on the interrelationship between beauty & diet, besides nutrition as per the Indian medical system & yoga
  • In the practical sessions of level II, you will attend various weight management seminars and diet counselling events, visit a weight loss centre and learn low-fat cooking and standardisation

LEVEL III

  • At Level III, you will gain professional expertise in Diet Planning for various age groups, viz old age, infancy, childhood, adolescent and adulthood
  • Special conditions like pregnancy and lactation will also be covered for a deeper understanding
  • You will know how various government, UNICEF, WHO programs are involved in nutrition education
  • You will be taught effective techniques of Diet Counseling
  • The practical sessions will include diet planning in all physiological groups, nutritional labelling – analysis as well as organising diet counselling events in a nearby village or community

LEVEL IV

  • The level IV of Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics equips with an all-encompassing knowledge of nutrition for sports person & athletes training & performance, reproductive issues like –
    • Menopause
    • Diabetes mellitus
    • Gastrointestinal diseases
    • An inborn error of metabolism
  • You will also gain a basic understanding of the human skeletal system, renal system, cardiovascular system and respiratory system
  • Based on this, you will be gaining insights into addressing nutritional needs:
    • Bone health & dental health
    • Renal diseases
    • Cardiovascular diseases like hypertension, atherosclerosis etc
    • Respiratory diseases
  • You will also learn how to address nutritional needs in situations like fever and other infectious diseases
  • You will be taught hospital organisational structure and wellness organisation structure, besides covering diet planning as per therapeutic conditions, hospital visits and diet counselling events in your practical training

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