Students can expect to spend approximately 50 hours on each course. Courses in this program are self-directed in nature and begin as soon as the student registers. Students have 8 weeks to complete each course.
Course 1: Healthy Moms and Infant Nutrition
Instructor: Rachel Blaine, MPH, RD
Navigating through evidence-based research, this course explores important nutritional recommendations for preconception, pregnancy and infant and toddler feeding. In addition, it also address strategies for families (healthy meal and snack ideas, exercise, family support) to embrace healthy living and eating post-delivery. Moreover, the course debunks many common myths and provides a basic understanding of the most current maternal and child nutrition recommendations. Learn why early nutrition is the key to preventing childhood obesity and obesity later in life, as well as where to find excellent books and online resources for deeper exploration of topics of interest.
Course 2: Healthy Children’s Nutrition: At the Home, School and External Environments
Instructor: Christen Cooper, MS, RD
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