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Course reference: 00208
Course title: Nutritional Problems in Infants
Target audience: FOR CLINICAL STAFF ONLY - Community children’s 0-19 public health nursing staff under Nottingham CityCare Partnership, or community pharmacists and GP’s within Nottingham City boundaries who work with children under 5 years of age. This course is essential training for Band 5-7 staff who have regular contact with families and are involved in the diagnosis and management of common feeding difficulties in infants. It is ideal for those on the preceptorship programme, but we do not accept students on this course. If Band 4 staff wish to attend, please liaise with the facilitator/ dietetic department first.
Course Description: To feel confident in providing up to date, evidence based advice to parents/ carers in relation to nutritional problems such as colic, reflux and constipation in infants and recognising symptoms of allergy; undertaking the diagnostic process in line with current guidelines and supporting milk free complementary feeding as necessary There is a pre-requisite to watch 2 x approx. 40 minute webinars on functional gastrointestinal disorders in infants prior to attending the course, to provide the background on which the course builds upon and allow time to focus on the practical management of these conditions. Please copy the links below into your internet browser to access them: *********************************************************************************** Part 1 – FGID’s and colic: Please start the part 1 webinar 5 minutes in to avoid introductory part ***************************************************************************** Part 2 – GOR & constipation Please start the part 2 webinar 3 minutes in to avoid introductory part.
Course Details/Information:
Course costs: Free to CityCare staff
Course administrator: Workforce Development, Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC   email:
Workplace training: Online training
Statutory requirement: Essential Course - No Update Required