• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 189 days
    Duration
This online Nutrition, Mediterranean Diet, and Management of Cardiovascular Diseases course at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens focuses on the prevention of cardiovascular diseases through proper nutrition and the changes that should be made in the diet on the ground of cardiovascular problems and risk factors for them (e.g. hypertension, elevated blood lipids, blood sugar etc.).

About

It is based on the expertise of the University of Athens on health topics, and has been operating successfully for the last years, in the Greek language, having so far many graduates.

In this context, the course presents the basic principles of nutrition science (the importance of vitamins, minerals and water, the factors that determine the energy needs), recommendations for a balanced diet and the characteristics of the Mediterranean diet. Additionally it presents the medical nutrition therapy, possible drug-nutrient interactions, the changes in the diet on the ground of cardiovascular problems and risk factors. At the same time, it describes atherosclerosis and clarifies the role of nutrition in this process.

The present course in Nutrition, Mediterranean Diet, and Management of Cardiovascular Diseases at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is included in the health category of our online courses; it runs via a user-friendly educational platform while it is based on the latest dietary recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, plus how they can be applied in practice. Once the participant completes all the units successfully, he/she receives a certificate of specialized training. Please note that you can choose, either having personal educational support during the course, or receive the required help from the educational forum you’ll have access to. Each choice comes with a different cost for the applicant.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 189 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      Duration: 27 weeks

  • Credits
    ECVET: 15 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The object of the nutritional sciences
  • Energy needs
  • Digestion - food absorption
  • Carbohydrates
  • Lipids
  • Proteins

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

The programme “Nutrition, Mediterranean Diet, and Management of Cardiovascular Diseases” falls into the broader field of clinical nutrition and is addressed to health professionals (medical doctors, nutritionists, dietician’s assistants, nurses, trainers) as well as to the general public.

A High School diploma is considered to be the minimum qualification for the participation in the programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1200 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1200 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 189 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    1200 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1200 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 189 days.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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