DIPLOMA IN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS MANAGEMENT


This is a two year programme which is designed to provide the trainees with knowledge, skills    and attitudes required in the Dietetics profession. The following modules/units will be covered:

UNITS

MODULE I

DNDM5301:        Information Communication Technology
DNDM 5302:       Entrepreneurship
DNDM 5303:       Communication Skills
DNDM 5304:       Life Skills
DNDM 5305:       Mathematics
DNDM 5306:       Physical Science
DNDM 5307:       Human Anatomy and Physiology
DNDM 5308:       HIV and Aids
DNDM 5309:       Introduction to Nutrition and Dietetics
DNDM 5310:       Food Safety and Hygiene
DNDM 5311:       Food Production for Invalids and Convalescents
DNDM 5312:       Meal Planning. Management and Service
DNDM 5313:       Nutrition Anthropology
DNDM 5314:       Diet Therapy I
DNDM 5315:       Maternal and Child Nutrition
DNDM 5316:       Nutrition in HIV and Aids
DNDM 5317:       Legal Aspects in Nutrition and Dietetics
DNDM 5318:       Principles of Human Nutrition

MODULE II UNITS

DNDM 5319:       Introduction to Microbiology
DNDM 5320:       Diet Therapy II
DNDM 5321:       Principles of Food Processing and Preservation
DNDM 5322:       Introduction to Biostatistics
DNDM 5323:       Biochemistry
DNDM 5324:       Nutrition in the Lifespan
DNDM 5325:       Principles of Nutrition and Behaviour
DNDM 5326:       Introduction to Primary Health Care
DNDM 5327:       First Aid
DNDM 5328:       Business Plan
DNDM 5329:       Research Methods

MODULE III UNITS

DNDM 5330:       Food Microbiology and Parasitology
DNDM 5331:       Communicable and Non – Communicable Diseases
DNDM 5332:       Food Security
DNDM 5333:       Nutrition Education and Counselling
DNDM 5334:       Diet Therapy III
DNDM 5335:       Nutrition Epidemiology
DNDM 5336:       Nutrition in Emergencies
DNDM 5337:       Community Partnership Skills
DNDM 5338:       Nutrition Assessment and Surveillance
DNDM 5339:       Product Development, Marketing and Sales
DNDM 5340:       Industrial Organization and Management
DNDM 5341:       Trade Project

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passed relevant Craft certificate.
  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE C- or KCE Div. 2 or the equivalent
  • Equivalent qualification

 

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