On this course, designed specially for healthcare professionals, get an introduction to current evidence surrounding the impact of nutrition and foods on development and treatment of chronic low-grade inflammation, and potential subsequent disease development.
Designed by experts in food, nutrition and genetics from Monash University, and featuring input from General Practitioners and nurses this course will give you up to date information on inflammation and health, and help you to help your patients incorporate foods with potential anti-inflammatory properties into their diet.
By the end of the Food as Medicine - Food and Inflammation course from Monash University by FutureLearn, you'll be able to:
- Discuss how inflammation is involved in disease development and progression.
- Evaluate the complexity and variability of inflammatory responses in non-communicable diseases.
- Describe the role of nutrition for optimising management of low-grade chronic inflammation.
- Discuss the complex interplay between nutrition, immune function and inflammation, and how this translates to using a whole-diet approach when providing dietary recommendations.
- Engage effectively with patients and respond to common nutrition and inflammation related questions.
Royal College of General Practitioners: Accredited by Royal College of General Practitioners Educational Accreditation Program
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- Inflammation and health
- Inflammation and practice
- 14 days
- 4 hrs/week
Start dates & application deadlines
- No Attendance
- Proactive tutoring and support
- Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
DisciplinesComplementary & Alternative Medicine Health Sciences Genetics
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- This course has been designed for healthcare professionals, specifically medical specialists, general practitioners and nurses.
- However, the course may be of benefit to healthcare professionals such as dietitians and nutritionists with a background in nutrition, who may like a ‘refresher’ in this area of study.
- You should have a good knowledge of science, medicine and healthcare practice.
International209 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 209 USD for the full programme during 14 days.
National209 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 209 USD for the full programme during 14 days.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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