Certificate Course in Oncology Nutrition

The Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (IAPEN, India) announces the Six Months Certificate Course in Oncology through full time delivery and distance learning/correspondence course with mandatory practical sessions in the Department of Dietetics, Choithram Hospital and Research Centre, Indore.

The Indore Chapter of The Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (IAPEN) is an organization in the field of parenteral and enteral nutrition and promotes basic research, clinical research, advanced education and organization of consensus statements about clinical care and quality control.

In order to promote lifelong learning in basic and advanced clinical nutrition and to facilitate the academic pursuits of more number of clinical nutritionists, doctors, dieticians from the educational institutions, hospitals and health care settings, The Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (IAPEN) announces the Certified Course in Oncology Nutrition.

Certificate Course in Oncology Nutrition provides an intensive, evidence-based, self-paced learning program that provides practitioners the latest information on implementing nutrition care in the Oncology ICU. The Course assisted by a National Advisory Committee of The Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (IAPEN) and experienced critical care clinical nutritionists and dietitians from across the country, the program provides a balance
of background information, current research and practical information of Oncology nutrition.

Download Course Information Booklet: Oncology_Nutrition_Certified_Course

Course outcomes

1. An examination of the management of nutrition support therapy in ventilated, Oncology patients.
2. An overview of critical illness, its consequences on organ function, treatments, and effects on nutrient
metabolism.
3. Discussions on the use of Enteral and Parenteral therapy, and the benefits and indications for each.
4. An evaluation of the specific issues surrounding selection and supplementation of macronutrients and micronutrients and case studies.

The Course Duration: 6 Months

Total Modules: 4
1. Nutrition support practice: Challenges and opportunities
2. Enteral Nutrition
3. Parenteral Nutrition
4. Oncology Nutrition

1. Dieticians and Nutritionists ( Post Graduate in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics and Food Service , Food and Nutrition and equivalent)
2. Medical Professionals( MBBS and Superspeciality Doctors)
3. Nurses( BSc. Nursing)
4. Others with equivalent degrees

Total Modules: 4

1. Nutrition support practice: Challenges and opportunities
2. Enteral Nutrition
3. Parenteral Nutrition
4. Oncology Nutrition

Module Contents:

Module 1: Nutrition support practice: Challenges and opportunities
1. Basics of clinical nutrition
2. Nutrition screening
3. Nutrition Assessment
4. Nutrition support: indications and efficacy
5. Ethics
6. Indirect calorimetry
7. Macro nutrient requirements
8. Water and micronutrients
9. Nutritional needs to patients – 1 and case studies
10. Nutrition needs to patients – 2 and case studies

Module 2:Enteral Nutrition
1. Introduction and flow diagrams for nutritional planning.
2. Enteral nutrition formulations-1
3. Enteral nutrition formulations-2
4. Routes of enteral feeding
5. Regimens for enteral feeding
6. Monitoring of nutrition support
7. Nutrition risk assessment
8. Enteral nutrition orders
9. Monitoring
10. International and National Guidelines

Module 3:Parenteral Nutrition
1. Indications for Parenteral Nutrition
2. Contraindications for Parenteral Nutrition
3. Nutritional Assessment
4. Venous Access
5. Parenteral Solutions
6. Solution Stability/Compatibility Issues
7. Administering Parenteral Nutrition
8. Complications Associated with Parenteral Nutrition
9. Monitoring and Ceasing Parenteral Nutrition
10. Parenteral nutrition support at home and National and International guidelines

Module 4:Oncology Nutrition
1. Introduction to the Nutritional Management of Oncology Patients,
2. Nutrition Screening and Assessment in Oncology
3. Nutrition Support for Oncology Patients, Medical and Radiation Oncology and Surgical Oncology, Nutrition and Cancer Prevention,
4. Esophageal and Head and Neck Cancer, Breast and Reproductive Cancer,
5. Prostate Cancer and Lung Cancer,
6. Hematologic Malignancies,
7. Brain Tumors and Palliative Care, Pharmacologic 8. Management of Cancer Cachexia–Anorexia and Other Gastrointestinal Toxicities Associated with Cancer Treatments
9. Integrative Oncology.
10. Case studies in Oncology Nutrition.

Download Course Information Booklet: Oncology_Nutrition_Certified_Course

Fee will be same for Regular and Distance Learning mode:-
1. For IAPEN life members (Doctors( MBBS and Phd) INR25000 USD 500
2. For IAPEN life members (Dieticians/ Nutrionists/Professors Nutrition ) INR 20000 USD 400
3. Non IAPEN Members
(Doctors (MBBS and PhD) INR 30000 USD 600
(Dieticians/ Nutritionists/ Professors Nutrition) INR 25000 USD 500

Important Dates:

Next Batch from August 2017

Fee once deposited will not be refunded in any circumstances.

Contact:
Ms. Pratibha Sharma
Regional Officer and Chapter Secretary, IAPEN Indore Chapter,
Consultant Dietician, Department of Dietetics, Choithram Hospital and Research Center, Manik Bagh Road, Indore-452014, Madhya Pradesh, India;
Website: http://edu.iapenlll.com;
Ph: 0091 9907243815; Email: iapenindore@gmail.com

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2 thoughts on “Certificate Course in Oncology Nutrition

  1. I complete pg diploma in clinical nutrition and dietitian form medvvarsity Apollo hospital and fellowship in clinical research from medvvarsity Apollo hospital I am eglibile to the do oncology nutrition online course thank-you

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