CNDM 4700: CERTIFICATE IN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS COURSE OUTLINE [KNEC]


This is a two and half year course, whose objective is to equip the trainees with relevant knowledge, skills, attitudes and experiences that will enable them to contribute to the improvement of health care using nutrition and dietetics provision in line with the Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute’s vision. The following units will be covered:

MODULE I UNITS

CNDM 4701:    English Language
CNDM 4702:    Information Communication Technology
CNDM 4703:    Entrepreneurship
CNDM 4704:    Mathematics
CNDM 4705:    Applied Physical Science
CNDM 4706:    Applied Biological Sciences
CNDM 4707:    Human Anatomy and Physiology
CNDM 4708:    Introduction to Nutrition and Dietetics
CNDM 4709:    Introduction to the Nutrition Care Process
CNDM 4710:    Introduction to Primary Health Care
CNDM 4711:    Food Science
CNDM 4712:    Food Safety and Hygiene
CNDM 4713:    Meal Planning, Management and Service
CNDM 4714:    HIV and Aids
CNDM 4715:    Principles of Human Nutrition
CNDM 4716:    Legal Aspects in Nutrition and Dietetics

MODULE II UNITS

CNDM 4717:    Communication Skills
CNDM 4718:    Life Skills
CNDM 4719:    Demonstration Techniques
CNDM 4720:    Food Production for Invalids and Convalescents
CNDM 4721:    Introduction to Behavioural Science
CNDM 4722:    Nutrition Anthropology
CNDM 4723:    Diet Therapy
CNDM 4724:    Maternal and Child Nutrition
CNDM 4725:    Nutrition in the Lifecycle
CNDM 4726:    Nutrition for Vulnerable Groups
CNDM 4727:    Nutrition in HIV and Aids
CNDM 4728:    Management of Malnutrition
CNDM 4729:    Introduction to Nutrition Surveillance
CNDM 4730:    Nutrition in Emergencies
CNDM 4731:    Community Diagnosis and Mobilization
CNDM 4732:    Business Plan
CNDM 4733:    Trade Project
CNDM 4717:    Field Practicum/Report (Industrial Attachment)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE D+ or KCE Div. 3 or the equivalent
  • Course open to Beginners, Community development workers, Welfare officers and Fresh students

 FEES STRUCTURE

FULLTIME/EVENING STUDENTS

Charges Total Kshs
Admission   1,000
ID Card      300
Library   2,000
KISWSO   1,000
Medical    600
Activity   1,000
Educational Trips  1,000
Tuition 82,500
Mock Exams   1,000
KNEC Exams 16,200
Indexing 10,000
Assessment   2,000
Graduation   2,000
Grand Total 120,600

DISTANCE LEARNING STUDENTS

Charges Total Kshs
Admission   1,000
ID Card      300
Library   2,000
KISWSO   1,000
Medical       600
Activity   1,000
Workshops   3,000
Tuition 82,500
Mock Exams   1,000
KNEC Exams 16,200
Indexing 10,000
Assessment   2,000
Graduation   2,000
Grand Total 122,600