Module 4: Nutritional Care of Preterm Infants
The Nutritional Care of Preterm Infants Module consists of three units:
This module aims to address the importance of appropriated nutrition and the clinical practice of nutritional care in preterm infants. The following learning objectives will be met in this module:
- To be able to describe the demographics, causes and consequences of pre-term birth.
- To identify and initate preventative measures in at-risk groups.
- To transfer knowledge of the importance of appropriate nutritional care and clinical practice requirements in preterm infants.
- To evaluate and implement appropriate situation-specific nutritional care needs of preterm infants.