Maternal Child Health and Nutrition Course - Amref Health Africa | Educartis

Nairobi
11 months
Course
Distance Learning

Benefits

Course Overview

This course is offered as a distance learning program by AMREF and is designed to provide healthcare workers with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to promote good nutrition, especially breastfeeding, within the community. Students will be given assignments that are used as teaching tools and are specifically designed to ensure the learner can apply theory to practice. The program consists of 11 modules and focuses on key topics such as food nutrients, pregnancy, and lactation. 

Healthcare professionals who specialise in maternal child health and nutrition help change lives and, in many cases, save lives. If you are looking to make a positive difference in the world and wish to find secure employment in today's economy, then this course will give you the skills, knowledge, and attitude you need to build a career in this field and positively influence people's lives. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, participants should be able to: 

  • Implement and evaluate health promotion activities within child, family, and community health practice. 
  • Demonstrate advanced clinical maternal and child health skills including maternal and family health assessment and competent use of screening tools.
  • Communicate effectively with children, families and groups to engage and support clients.
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of the legislation, ethical codes and professional guidelines that direct professional practice.
Certification obtained

AMREF Certificate of Completion 

What jobs will I qualify for?

At the end of this course, students will be well prepared for careers such as: 

  • Child Health Specialist 
  • Family Planning Advisor 
  • Nutrition Specialist 
  • Reproductive Health Specialist 

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Admission Criteria

This course is targeted towards professional healthcare workers. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill out an application form. 
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee of 500 KES 

Payment options

Payment can be made through banker's cheque, direct cash transfer to AMREF's account, or through MPESA.

How to send by MPESA:

  • Enter pay-bill number 000555
  • For account details enter personal details, course name or registration number
  • Enter amount detail 
Bank Details 

  • US Dollars account : 0103150108
  • Kenya Shillings Account : 0103150019
  • Euro Account : 0103150159
  • Account Name : Amref Health Africa
  • Bank Name : Citibank 
  • SWIFT : CITIKENA

Detailed course information

This course is offered as a distance learning program. The program outline includes: 

  • Food Nutrients
  • Maternal Nutrition 
  • Nutrition, Infection, and Disease 
  • Protein-Energy-Malnutrition 
  • Breastfeeding Part I 
  • Breastfeeding Part II 
  • Complimentary Feeding 
  • Growth Monitoring Promotion 
  • Nutrition Counselling 
  • Nutrition and HIV

Delivery Mode: A link sent to you via email from where you can download and print the course material. 

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