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Pediatric Consultant

PEDIATRIC CONSULTANT DIPLOMA - COURSES AND DESCRIPTIONS

  • Infant Nutrition - This course answers many questions new mothers or midwives may be asking. Learn all you need to know about breastfeeding, and the breastfeeding relationship between a mother and baby. The text covers natural healthcare for the mother and baby, postpartum recovery, and how herbs help after child birth, with weaning, and more. 3 CREDIT HOURS

  • Pediatric Nutrition - Proper nutrition can have a big effect on many problems with children. Learn how nutrition is linked to short attention spans to aggressive behavior in children. This course also covers how to prepare a balance and nutritious lifestyle to help get children off to the best start in life physically, mentally, and emotionally. 3 CREDIT HOURS

  • Infant Anatomy & Physiology I - Every aspect of Infant Anatomy and Physiology is discussed because every health care professional needs a basic understanding of this subject. In part one you will study the: framework for development, the development of the integumentary system, the musculoskeletal system, the development of the control system, the development of the cardiovascular system, and the development of the respiratory system. 3 CREDIT HOURS

  • Infant Anatomy & Physiology II – In part two the study continues with the: gastrointestinal tract, the development of the renal system, the reproductive tract, the development of the immune system and immunity, the development tof the special senses, and dentition. 3 CREDIT HOURS

  • Homeopathic Medicine for Children – Homeopathic medicine for children is becoming more popular. This course covers how to use homeopathic medicine for children, how choosing the correct remedy can make all the difference, common ailments for children and remedies for each ailment, and essential homeopathic medicines for children. 3 CREDIT HOURS

  • Pediatric Psychology – Pediatric psychology is a multifaceted and integrated field of both scientific research and clinical practice that focuses on addressing a wide range of physical and psychological issues related to promoting health and development of children, adolescents, and their families, with an emphasis on evidence-based methods. These health-related issues are considered by pediatric psychologists within a developmental context and reflect a systems-oriented approach to examining certain factors that affect children and their families. This field was “founded in 1969” and has grown in popularity since its conception. Ultimately, the recurrent as well as emerging issues that help both define the field and shape the future of pediatric psychology are worth the time it takes to “learn more about this field.” 3 CREDIT HOURS

  • Pediatric Aromatherapy - Essential Oils are becoming more popular. This course teaches students how essential oils can help with pregnancy, childbirth, infants, and children. Also, learn which essential oils are safe for children, and which oils can be harmful to infants and children. 3 CREDIT HOURS

  • Pediatric Vitamin Supplementation I - This course revolves around infants and toddlers, and how vitamins can improve the general health and health problems. This course discusses immunization, colic, diarrhea, feeding, checkups, ear infections, colds, flu, fever, SIDS, allergies, and more! The text has a three-tiered approach for raising healthier children with 1) good diet and daily vitamin supplements, 2) higher doses of vitamin supplements for special needs, and 3) appropriately very high orthomolecular doses of nutrients when there is an illness. 3 CREDIT HOURS

  • Pediatric Vitamin Supplementation II - This course revolves around the child and some health problems that may occur. The text covers how a healthy diet can have a profound impact on a child’s development and growth. This course has a practical guide to using therapeutic nutrition for a number of common childhood illnesses that can be prevented and effectively treated with vitamins and other nutrients. The course also covers the pros and cons of antibiotics and vaccinations, and tackles some of the most pressing health issues for children: obesity, diabetes, allergies, asthma, and ADHD. 3 CREDIT HOURS

  • Child Obesity - Childhood obesity is the most common health problem facing children today. Medical problems that doctors once saw only in adults aged 50 or older are now striking children: heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, asthma, joint problems, arthritis, and more! This course provides a step-by-step lifestyle change program designed for the whole family! Learn how to get children healthier, and how this change can affect the whole family and even the local schools and community! 3 CREDIT HOURS