The aim of Dr. PED-Chef project is to develop training for pediatric primary health care practitioners on nutrition-related issues through the combination of hands-on nutrition science education with culinary medicine education.
The main objectives are to:
- Develop an interactive training curriculum reflecting the needs of pediatric care practitioners for effective provision of healthy nutrition guidance to children and their families
- Increase knowledge and skills in providing counseling on nutrition-dependent issues to pediatric patients
- Apply an innovative educational practice, i.e. culinary medicine education, including cooking and food skills that improve attitudes on healthy eating behaviors •advocate for the inclusion of nutritional issues to medical academic curricula.
This is a three-year project (1/12/2019 – 30/11/2022) funded by the ERASMUS+ Programme of the European Union.
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