Professional Certificate of Medical Nutrition Management
The Professional Certificate of Medical Nutrition Management teaches the role of therapeutic diets in the treatment of chronic illnesses and other nutritional disorders, highlighting the principles of the nutrition care process as applicable in a primary care setting. You will learn key nutrition assessment techniques and intervention strategies that will assist you in providing comprehensive health care to your patients. The course teaches the foundations of dietary guidelines and how they can be applied in general practice to better manage chronic diseases, malnutrition, weight loss, and other conditions.
This course is the first part of the three-part Professional Diploma of Medical Nutrition Management. The education pathway is Professional Certificate of Medical Nutrition Management, Advanced Certificate of Medical Nutrition Management and Professional Diploma of Medical Nutrition Management.
- How dietary guidelines can be used to guide treatment
- Approaches for the management of chronic disease: Mediterranean, MIND, vegetarian, high protein, low GI
- Myths and fads: keto, paleo, intermittent fasting, 'I quit sugar'
- Organics, coconut oil, superfoods
- Vitamins, minerals and supplements
- Gastrointestinal health
- Malnutrition in older adults
- Talking with patients about weight management
- Bariatric care
Course participants will:
- Have the opportunity to replay video lectures from medical experts.
- Participate in discussion of patient cases, evaluate and make decisions.
- All presentation slides available for download.
- Participate in course webinar prior to the examinations and ask questions.
- Receive unlimited and ongoing access to free alumni learning resources, video lectures, and discussion forums, as well as invite-only events and special offers after completion of the course.
- Receive ongoing support post-course through webinars and case review.
- Have the opportunity to participate in optional clinical attachments at dedicated nutrition clinics.