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Advanced Certificate in Nutritional Medicine

Recommended Prerequisites

This course is recommended  for anyone who is interested in learning principles of Nutritional Medicine. Course can be beneficial for health professionals, teachers, parents or anyone who wants to improve their own health, vitality and longevity  and inspire others to to live a happy and a healthy life.

Course Overview

 

What we eat has an enormous impact on our health and well being. About seventy per cent of modern diseases leading to ill health and premature deaths are considered to be nutritionally oriented. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, once said “we should consider food as our medicine”. This Nutritional Medicine course explores contemporary and traditional nutritional principles and practices that will lead to a happy, healthy and vibrant life.

The course encompasses six units covering

  • modern and traditional nutritional theories and principles
  • food groups
  • specific dietary requirements
  • management and prevention of diseases with nutritional intervention
  • biochemical pathways of nutrition
  • healthy food recipes and preparation
  • food as medicine for a vibrant, happy and healthy life.

In addition to nutritional subjects, two units in introductory biomedical sciences including Anatomy and physiology  are also included in the course in order to help the participants to gain  a better understanding and application of the  nutrition for the optimum function of the body.

Mode of Delivery:

This self-paced study programme  is delivered via our online delivery platform where students log in with their user name and password at a time that suited them the most and access their learning materials and recorded lectures.

payment options and the cost

We have kept the course fees to a  minimum $ 1500 so that the course is accessible to many students. By paying upfront you can save further $150.00 or you can pay by unit by unit upon enrollment . Each unit cost $250.00. If there is anything we can do to assist you please contact us on info@aihfe.edu.au or simply give us a call on 08 9417 3553.

Pay upfront for the complete course and save $150.00

Method of payment:

Pay online by using your credit card via our secured online method  or ring us on 08 94173553 with your credit card details. You can also do a bank transfer and please contact us for banking details.

Course Duration:

Since this is a self-paced learning programme how fast you can learn is up to individual learner based on their prior knowledge, experience, and available time. The course comprising of six units and we recommend students to spend  an average of about 50 hours  on each unit to enable them to develop sound understanding on the subject. Access will be given to students for 12 months to complete the course.

Assessment and recognition:

If you  want to obtain your  Advanced Certificate in Nutrition offered by AIHFE ,  you are required to complete all the  online multiple choice questions which can be attempted as many times as you want until you get the correct response. These questions can be attempted  after completion each module within each unit.

Students support:

A tutor is assigned to each student who will respond to any question posted  by a student via  students forum on the students portal.

Learning Objectives

This course will provide the learners with sound knowledge and understanding of the structure and function of the body and how to maintain those structures and functions with proper diet and nutritional supplements.

The course is a great foundation,  should you choose to further study Nutrition at tertiary level. The principles and the skills you learn from this course can be used for your own benefits, your friends and families and share with anyone you care so that they can also gain the benefits.

Course Outline

  • Contrast the Principles and theories of contemporary and traditional diets and nutrition
  • Discuss  the major nutrients and the purpose of those nutrients.
  • Learn the sources of specific nutrients.
  • Recognise specific dietary requirements based on the age, sex, activities and individual needs.
  • Learn super food and detox diet.
  • Learn how to use Diet and suppliants to prevent illness
  • Learn how to use diet and supplements to maintain your health and vitality
  • Learn how to choose the best supplements.
  • Learn healthy food recipes and preparation
  • Learn medicinal food  for a vibrant, happy and healthy life.
  • Learn human structures and functions and why it goes wrong and what to do about it!

Units:

BIOMC 101: Anatomy and Physiology and introduction to biomedical sciences
BIOMC 201: Anatomy and Physiology and introduction to biomedical sciences
NUTC 107: Fundamentals of Nutrition
NUTC 108: Nutrition for Optimum Health
NUTC 208: Food as Medicine
NUTC 308: Nutrition for specific needs

Please note that the Advanced Certificate in Nutritional Medicine does not form a part of the Australian  qualification framework and therefore does not form a part of or complete  training package qualification under Australian Vocational education and training framework. However students may apply for recognition of prior learning upon completion of  this course from various suitable  training programmes and  providers if they choose to continue  further studies in this field.