Facilitator Dr Fiona McCullough
**Limited places now remaining**
This course is designed to help lay the foundations of childhood nutrition (in healthy and sick children) which discusses the importance of growth, breast feeding and early dietary practices; basic nutritional requirements and recommendations for all children; common nutritional issues; detecting nutritional risk and faltering growth; an overview of dietetic management in some common conditions.
Principles of nutrition support strategies are briefly outlined, from therapeutic diets, to the range of condition specific nutrition support products available, the various modes of enteral feeding and considerations of vegan and cultural dietary practices are also discussed.
The course also aims to provide an opportunity to develop reflective practice skills, communication skills with different personnel, share best practice experiences in the world of dietetic support workers in paediatrics, and discuss ways in which services can be improved and developed.
The course is well suited to dietetic support workers new to paediatrics and to those wishing to refresh their knowledge, skills and build their network.
Full course content available here
- BDA members £140
- Non members £170