Your mission will be to set up a suitable and proper diet for an individual in terms of prevention and treatment of various diseases. It is a very dynamic and rapidly developing field, representing the current trend of Evidence-Based Medicine.
The applicants who have successfully completed secondary education with a school-leaving examination (maturita), have met the conditions of the admission procedure and are medically fit can be admitted to education in the field.
Students of this field of study are educated in order to acquire professional competence according to Act No. 96/2004 Collection, The Act on Non-Medical Health Professions, and professional knowledge, skills and habits necessary for the exercise of the profession according to Decree No. 55/2011 of the Collection, on the activities of health professionals and other professionals.
The nutritionist provides specific nursing care of the nutritional needs of patients in the field of preventive and curative nutrition.
The educational programme is a three-year full-time study, taking place at Merhautova School. The school year is divided into 2 terms - winter and summer, with an exam period at the end of each of them.
Theoretical preparation takes place in the school and includes teaching according to the curriculum, self-study and preparation for the examinations.
The education of nutritional therapists at our school is focused on the active work of students with current information and knowledge, their analysis, evaluation and creation of individual works and projects in the field of nutrition and especially medical nutrition.
A substantial part of practical training takes place in medical facilities with real patients and clients in hospitals and outpatient care.
Furthermore, also in social, spa and school facilities as a part of preventive and curative activities.
Vocational subjects are taught by practitioners and educators with many years of experience - doctors, nutrition therapists, food technologists and hygienic station staff, which allows students to follow the current trend in nutrition and medicine.
The nutritionist may draw up individual meal plans, including the calculation of the biological and energy value of diets, without professional supervision on the basis of the doctor's indication.
At the same time, without professional supervision and without indication in accordance with the diagnosis made by the doctor, the nutritionist may, in particular:
Secondary Medical School and Higher Vocational
Medical School Brno, Merhautova, State budget institution
613 00 Brno
Phone: +420 545 576 263
602 00 Brno
Phone: +420 543 247 951