This modules covers the following areas:

  • Growth and nutritional requirements
  • Infant Feeding - breast, formula, weaning
  • Faltering growth
  • Anemia
  • Rickets
  • Colic
  • Constipation
  • Obesity
  • Government policies relevant to child and adolescent nutrition

Module 2 covers the following areas:-

  • Nutrition support and enteral feeding
  • Special needs, feeding difficulties and eating disorders
  • Gastroenterology and Specialised formulas
  • Food allergy and intolerance
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pre-Term infants
  • Oncology

Module 3 covers the following areas:-

  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Trauma
  • Thermal Injury 
  • Critical Care
  • Renal Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Ketogentic Diets
  • Cardiology

Module 4 covers the following areas:

  • Protein Metabolism e.g. PKU, Tyrosinaemia, MSUD, Homocystinuria
  • Organic acidaemias and urea cycle disorders
  • Disorders of carbohydrate metabolism e.g. galactosaemia, glycogen storage diseases
  • Fatty acid oxidation and disorders of ketogenesis
  • Lipid disorderd e.g. Lipoprotein lipase deficiency, abetalipoproteinanemia
  • Emergency regimens
  • Management of newborn infants
  • Education of children with IMD and their families
  • Feeding problems in children with metabolic disorders
  • Biochemical monitoring of diet

Module 5 ​covers ​the ​following ​areas:- 

  • Management ​of ​complex ​neonatal ​nutritional ​problems ​e.g. ​necrotising ​enterocolitis ​and ​gastrointestinal ​surgery 
  • Catch-up ​growth ​and ​the ​effect ​of ​early ​nutrition ​on ​later ​health 
  • Post ​discharge ​nutrition ​for ​preterm ​infants 
  • Weaning ​preterm ​infants 
  • Practical ​issues ​relating ​to ​breastfeeding ​and ​human ​milk ​banking