• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 14 days
    Duration
Understand how food and nutrition relates to inflammation with this Food as Medicine - Food and Inflammation course from Monash University by FutureLearn for healthcare professionals.
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised
Continue with
or
By registering, you agree to our  Privacy Statement  and  Terms and Conditions.

Overview

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.

Accreditation

Royal College of General Practitioners: Accredited by Royal College of General Practitioners Educational Accreditation Program

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?

  • Inflammation and health
  • Metabolic inflammation
  • Inflammation and non-communicable disease
  • Inflammation and nutrition recommendations
  • Providing practical recommendations to patients regarding inflammation and diet

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    219 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 219 USD for the full programme and a duration of 14 days.
  • National

    219 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 219 USD for the full programme and a duration of 14 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Let us fund your studies abroad!

Apply to The Global Study Awards and get the chance to receive up to £10000 for your study abroad! This funding is powered by ISIC, British Council, IELTS and Studyportals.

Tell me more
Global Study Awards

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?