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Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics Management



           Course Description

Diploma in Nutrition and dietetics Management course offered address current issues in foods, nutrition and diseases, and will be geared towards filling existing gaps in manpower needs in this area in both the public and private sector. Additional courses in agricultural sciences will be offered to provide a good understanding of issues related to food production and food supply at home and national level.

UNITS COVERED

2916 DIPLOMA IN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS MANAGEMENT MODULE I

101-ICT,COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
102-MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE
103-DIET THERAPY I, MEAL PLANNING, MANAGEMENT AND SERVICE AND PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN NUTRITION PRACTICE
104-DIET THERAPY I, PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN NUTRITION , INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION AND DIETETICS,ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY THEORY
105-LEGAL ASPECTS ON NUTRITION, HIV & AIDS, NUTRITION IN HIV & AIDS, MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
106-FOOD SAFETY AND HYGIENE, FOOD PRODUCTION FOR INVALIDS AND CONVALESCENTS AND NUTRITION ANTHROPOLOGY

 

2916 DIPLOMA IN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS MANAGEMENT MODULE II

201-BASIC BIOCHENMISTRY AND INTRODUCTION TO BIOSTATISTICS
202-DIET THERAPY II AND NUTRITION IN THE LIFESPAN PRACTICE
203-DIET THERAPY II AND NUTRITION IN THE LIFESPAN THEORY
204-INTRODUCTION TO MICROBIOLOGY, FIRST AID AND PRINCPLES OF FOOD PROCESSING AND PRESERVATION
205-INTRODUCTION TO PRIMARY HEALTH CARE AND PRINCIPLES OF NUTRITION AND BEHAVIOUR

 

2916 DIPLOMA IN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS MANAGEMENT MODULE III

301-FOOD MICROBIOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY AND FOOD SECURITY
302-DIET THERAPY III AND NUTRITION EDUCATION AND COUNSELLING PRACTICE
303-DIET THERAPY III AND NUTRITION EDUCATION AND COUNSELLING THEORY
304-COMMUNICABLE AND NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AND NUTRITION EPIDERMIOLOGY
305-COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP SKILLS, NUTRITION ASSESSMENT AND SURVEILLANCE AND NUTRITION IN EMERGENCY
306-INDUDTRIAL ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING AND SALES
307-BUSINESS PLAN AND TRADE PROJECT

Possible career opportunity: The graduates from the course can be employed in Hospitals, Hotels, Governmental Food dealers and Health firms.

Career progression: upon completion, a student may pursue bachelors Degree- Masters degree and PHD in the same field or related field and also, KNDI Membership.

Exam body: KNEC

Modules: 3 modules

Minimum Qualifications

  • KCSE C- (minus) and Below or KCPE or Equivalent qualifications approved by KNEC

Durations

6 terms(3 years)

Mode Of Study

  • Full time/Regular
  • Part time
  • Weekend Classes
  • Distance learning