Understanding the background of nutrition for the prevention and improvement of chronic disease is essential to help people to reduce their risk of disease. This course blends an academic review of the evidence base connecting food and nutrients to the risk of lifestyle diseases with a simple and practical approach to helping people to adopt a healthy balanced diet.
If you are working in the field of health and wellness or an instructor or personal trainer interested in nutrition and its impact upon the body, then this short course could be exactly what you are looking for.
This unique REPs accredited clinical nutrition course is designed to offer you the most practical, effective and up to date approach to working with your clients to enhance their wellbeing through nutrition. The literature review and recommendations have been conducted by experienced public health dietitians and registered nutritionists and provides evidenced based conclusions which are straightforward, clear and remit specific.
Who is this course is for?
This course is designed for health practitioners, fitness instructors and personal trainers that are interested in working with people with chronic or long term conditions. This course will also be highly appropriate for those that are planning to work with exercise referral clients or are involved in community health and wellness programmes.This course does not qualify you to use nutritional approaches to ‘treat’ chronic conditions or to provide your clients with specific dietary advice with respect to their clinical condition.
1 day (recommended 20 hours pre course reading)
What are the pre-requisites?
There are no pre-requisites for this course unless you wish to register the CPD credits with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REP’s) in which case you will need a minimum Level 2 Gym qualification or Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity.
The common conditions covered are: diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease, dyslipidaemia, arthritis, osteoporosis, gastrointestinal health, polycystic ovary syndrome and menopause. Also covered in the course will be: living with a long term disease; the National Diet and Nutrition survey; what people are really eating; the diet of Minority Ethnic Groups; working with clients; the Eatwell plate and how to apply it; helping a client choose their balanced diet; and how to promote balanced diets to help prevent common chronic conditions.
None, learners complete the course simply by being present on the day of the course. There is a compulsory workbook to be completed which can be found on the online learning portal.
What certificates will I receive?
Discovery Learning Certificate in Clinical Nutrition (REPs recognised)
REPs points: 16
Is this course recognised?
Yes, all Discovery Learning courses are independently accredited by Skills Active. This means that this course is recognised throughout the UK and your REP’s insurance will cover you to teach this subject.
What support will I get?
You will be supported throughout your studies by our student support team that you can contact by telephone or e-mail. This course is also supported by a fully interactive online learning package.
Where can I do the course?
We run this course in our Acton, Birmingham and Manchester academies.
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