MKJC Vaniyambadi

Nutrition, FSM & Dietetics

OVERVIEW
The Nutrition major is designed to prepare you for careers in the nutrition and food industries. Nutrition will provide you with skills in medical nutrition therapy, education, counseling, community nutrition, research and food service management. This program can prepare you for application to a post-graduate diploma in dietetic internship. After successful completion of the internship, you are eligible to take the national registration exam to be a registered dietitian (RD), the internationally recognized credential for food and nutrition professionals.

CAREER OPPORTUNITES
A degree in nutrition-dietetics prepares you for any number of opportunities, including:

  • Health care positions in hospitals, retirement communities, hospice and homecare and other healthcare facilities.
  • Foodservice management in hospitals, retirement communities, schools, correctional facilities, and other settings where food is served.
  • Nutritionist in community and public health agencies such as Woman, Infant, and Children Programs (WIC) and Cooperative Extension.
  • Consultant in the food and nutrition areas, including sports nutrition and wellness
  • Research in nutrition and food

CURRICULUM/PROGRAM GOALS
Nutrition-Dietetics: The Didactic Program in Dietetics is designed to provide the student with a curriculum which includes medical nutrition therapy, community nutrition, and foodservice management. The program will, in addition, offer some professional experiences in these areas. Upon successful completion of the program, students can apply to a dietetic internship. To be eligible to take the Registration Examination for dietitians (RD).

Indian Dietetic Association: To maintain high standard of quality of dietitians who will be employed by hospitals and public health institutions, IDA has instituted a registration board to conduct Registration Examination for dietitians who would like to get registered as dietitians.

The following will be eligible to appear for Registration Board Examination:

  • Postgraduate diploma in Dietetics/Nutrition with six months internship in a teaching hospital and two year work experience in a hospital approved by IDA or under a registered dietitian.
  • Postgraduate degree in Dietetics/Nutrition with six months internship in a teaching hospital and two year work experience in a hospital approved by IDA or under a registered dietitian.
  • The applicant should be a life member of the Indian Dietetic Association or become a life member at the time of registration.
  • Membership: Any person having a minimum qualification of the first degree with field of dietetics can become a life member or ordinary member.
  • Chapters: There are chapters in Chennai, Coimbatore, Calcutta, Delhi, Chandigarh, Nagpur, Baroda, Bombay.

Faculties

Ms. MAHALAKSHMI.R, M.Sc.,M.A.,PGDHM.,

HOD

Ms. SARANYA.M, M.Sc.,

LECTURER

Ms. CHANGMEI SHADANG, M.Sc.,(JRF,NET)

LECTURER

Ms. BHARATHI.U, M.Sc.,

LECTURER

Ms. CHRISTINA DAFNY.S, M.Sc.,

LECTURER

Ms. SUBHANANDHINI, M.Sc.,

LECTURER

Nutrition, Food Service Management and Dietetics
Year of establishment:2010

RANK HOLDERS

BATCH 2014-2015

S.No

Name of the student

Rank

1

S.AMREEN UZMA

IV

2 M.UZMA BATHOOL V
3 K.BUVANESWARI IX

 

Activities of the department:

S.No

Date

Event

Chief guest and particulars

1.

19.02.2011

A special meeting on “obesity”

B.Manimegalai.M.Sc.,M.Phil.,

Dietitian,

Dietary department,

CMCH,Vellore.

2.

26.09.2011

A state level workshop on “Milk Processing”

Dr.S.Sarasvathi.M.VSc.,Ph.D.,

Associate Professor,

Veterinary University Training and Research Centre,Vellore.

Dr.B.Rajeshkumar.M.VSc.,Ph.D.,

Associate Professor,

Veterinary University Training and Research Centre,Vellore.

 

3.

24.01.2012

II.B.Sc. Nutrition Students actively participated in ISBN_VI Annual symposium on “Bone Health”

D.K.M. College for women, Vellore.

4.

28.09.2012

One day training programme on mushroom cultivation

Krishivigyan Kendra vada virinchipuram,Vellore

5.

20.12.2012

A special meeting on “Infectious diseases”

Dr.A.Varadharajan.M.B.B.S.,D.Lo.,

ENT Specialist,

Ambur.

6.

09.02.2013

One day hospital visit

M.V.Diabetes Research Centre, Chennai.

7.

15.02.2013

III B.Sc. Nutrition Students actively participated in ISBN_VII Annual symposium on “Brain disorders”

D.K.M. College for women, Vellore.

8.

01.10.2013

III B.Sc. Nutrition Students actively participated in state level seminar on “Plant Tissue Culture”

Sacret Heart College, Tirupathur.

 

Nutrition Lab Inauguration:

              Nutrition Lab is Inaugurated on July 15th 2016 at 10.00A.M

 Venue: Old Block ,First Floor ,Nutrition Lab