Nutrition for Disease Management is a special course predominantly focusing on diet plans for people suffering from diet related diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and various intolerances. This is a great course as part of the Certificate in Human Nutrition or as standalone for knowledge or to complement your current career.
A good understanding of basic nutrition is essential for this course, Nutrition I course is recommended as a pre-requisite in case of no prior nutrition knowledge
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The Course covers the below topics
Introduction to Therapeutic Nutrition
Allergies and Intolerances
Heart Disease, Hyperlipidemia and Artheriolsclerosis
Digestive Disorders – Esophaegus, Small Intestine, Colon,
Other Metabolic Conditions (e.g., Liver, Gall bladder, Pancreas, etc)
Strategic Diet planning for a medical condition
Discuss the nature and scope of Therapeutic Nutrition; and identify circumstances where diet may need modification
Explain different types of food allergy and intolerance and provide information on diagnosis, clinical symptoms and appropriate dietary modifications.
Explain what diabetes is and describe appropriate dietary adjustments that for people with Diabetes.
Explain appropriate dietary adjustments that should be made for people with cardiovascular disease
Explain appropriate dietary adjustments that should be made for people with Heart Disease, Hyperlipidemia or Artheriolsclerosis
Explain appropriate dietary adjustments that should be made for people with Kidney conditions
Explain appropriate dietary adjustments that should be made for people with different types of cancer
Explain appropriate dietary adjustments that should be made for people with a variety of digestive disorders
Explain appropriate dietary adjustments that should be made for people with diseases of the liver, gall bladder and pancreas
To evaluate the dietary requirements of a client or patient, who has a medical condition; giving appropriate consideration to that condition; and to identify responsible options for diet planning in response to the situation.
Successful completion of this course will complement the following careers:
- Health Coach
- Nutrition Advisor
- Weight Loss Advisor
There are many other possibilities with this versatile course. Many of our students who do this course are Massage Therapists, Naturopaths, Fitness Trainers, Chiropractors, Alternative Therapists, Chefs or those working in the Health and Wellness industries.
100 hours of Study
Tutor Support and Assessments
The difference between a good online course and a bad online course is in the quality of tutor support. Our tutors are always available to one-on-one support you via email or a phone call if necessary. We have a policy to get back to the student’s questions in 24-48 hours and assessments are marked within 3-4 days. Students never feel they are on their own and waiting forever. We are proud of the high-quality tutor support we provide from our highly qualified tutors.
Our assessments are designed is such a way that the student feels confident to move forward in the course as they complete each assessment. The feedback from the tutor not only reaffirms the student’s learning process but also gives an opportunity to the student to interact with the tutor regularly. Students are never penalised when their assignment work needs to be improved, rather they are given constructive feedback and requested to resubmit the section where they need improvement. Students do their assignment work at their own pace within the course duration and are not restricted by any deadlines which is the beauty of self-paced learning. The assessments will make the certificate achieved more credible and valuable to the student.
This course has approximately 8-10 assignments and 1 exam to complete the course successfully. You can opt out of the exam and receive a Certificate of Participation.
Pathways and Credits:
This course will receive credits towards some of our higher qualifications.
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