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Infant Formula Technicians are responsible for providing nutritional services through preparing and distributing human milk, formula feedings, and maintaining formula labs in NICUs and/or pediatric floors of hospitals.
This noncredit course provides specialized for technicians to increase confidence and capacity, and decrease errors. Technicians receive training in every aspect of proper human milk and formula preparation based on infant feeding guidelines from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, including:
The certificate is a self-paced online course over eight weeks. Students may complete the course as quickly as possible, or take up to four weeks. The certificate curriculum includes discussion boards, reading, projects, and quizzes. There is no formal exam for completion.
After completing the certificate, students are eligible to receive 1.6 continuing education units.
The Infant Formula Technician Training course was developed by Jennifer Bolton, Ph.D., RDN to meet the growing need for trained professionals in infant feed preparation. Dr. Bolton is currently in her 17th year of teaching for the MSU Denver Department of Nutrition.
The Infant Formula Class is not available for Spring 2022, but will be running in Fall 2022. Check back in the Summer for more information.
The course is $425, with a $35 transaction fee per payment. No textbooks are required.
Jennifer Powell Bolton, Ph.D., RDN, developed and instructs the course. She created the class to meet the growing need for trained professionals in infant need preparation. Dr. Bolton is an instructor for the MSU Denver Department of Nutrition, and has been a maternal and child nutrition profession and a clinical dietitian for over 20 years.
Jordan Student Success Building
3rd Floor – #330
Innovative and Lifelong Learning
P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 6
Denver, CO 80217-3362