The SickKids Public Health Nutrition Course (SPHNC) is a free online course designed primarily for health professionals, but also students and individuals seeking to learn more about nutrition in a globalized world. By leveraging the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health’s expertise and international networks, the open-access course exposes participants to contemporary issues in public health nutrition with an emphasis on maternal and child nutrition. The SPHNC encompasses an interactive, broad-based curriculum that equips participants with the knowledge and skills to address nutrition-related health challenges, adding a more dynamic layer to existing education content and mediums currently available in public health nutrition.
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- The SPHNC is designed for health care professionals (physicians, nurses, dietitians, health managers), but it is also applicable to individuals aspiring to learn more about nutrition in a global context.
- It encompasses evidence-based content and current nutrition recommendations, particularly relevant to practice in low-resource settings.
- The curriculum is comprised of both broad and specific topics, beneficial for a diverse audience ranging from doctors seeking nutrition information relevant to clinical practice, to managers requiring essential public health nutrition knowledge for population and community interventions.
- Visit the SickKids Public Health Course http://learn.sickkidsglobal.ca/ introduction to learn more.