The Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics is a program which is concerned with therapeutic uses of nutrition, usually in medical settings as part of complete healthcare program. This program integrates the core subjects in Nutrition and Dietetics such as Advanced Clinical Nutrition, Advanced Human Metabolism, Nutrition Assessment and Screening, Therapeutic Roles of Nutrients, Hospital Dietetics, Meal Management and Planning. These subjects provide add on knowledge on various specialized fields like Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Neurology, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Rheumatology, Oncology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Intensive Care and Sports Nutrition.

Education on Medical Nutrition Therapy and Dietary Counselling trains the students to be competitive Clinical Nutrition Consultants who can provide their expertise to Nutrition Clinics and other related areas. This will assist students in their professional endeavors by widening job opportunities in these fields.

 SCOPE & CAREER PROSPECTS

After completion of PGD in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics the students will get Job placement as Clinical Nutritionist Specialist in different departments of hospital like:

  • Gastroenterology Department
  • Nephrology department
  • Pulmonology department
  • Neurology department
  • Gynecology department
  • Pediatrics department
  • Rheumatology department
  • Oncology department
  • Cardiology department
  • Intensive Care Unit
Faculty Applied Sciences
Department Clinical Nutrition
Program Duration 1 year
Program Type Full Time
Total Credit Hours 24
Intake Fall Semester
Semester 1 Semester 2
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
CNAD-601 Human Physiology and Advanced Metabolism 3(2-1) CNAD-602 Column 5 Value Column 6 Value
CNAD-603 Nutritional Assessment and Screening 3(2-1) CNAD-604 Column 5 Value 2 Column 6 Value 2
CNAD-605 Advanced Clinical Nutrition 3(2-1) CNAD-606 Column 5 Value 3 Column 6 Value 3
CNAD-607 Therapeutic Role of Nutrients 3(2-1)
Total Credit Hours 12(8-4) Total Credit Hours 12(4-8)
Total Credit Hours 24

Applicant must be a Graduate with 16 years’ education of Medical Sciences/Nutritional Sciences from HEC recognized educational institute.

 WHO SHOULD APPLY?

·         Clinical Nutritionists/Dieticians

·         Medical Professionals

·         Other related Health Professionals

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