• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 7 days
    Duration
EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Lifestyle Medicine Fundamentals Certificate in collaboration with Doane University - DoaneX. Learn key concepts of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches used to prevent and treat the root causes of lifestyle-related, chronic diseases.
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Overview

In this course, you will explore the core Lifestyle Medicine principles that form the foundation of this emerging field of patient care and learn why the application of lifestyle medicine is needed. 

Education

Lifestyle Medicine involves the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, to prevent, treat, and, oftentimes, reverse the root causes of lifestyle-related, chronic disease that's all too prevalent.

This course will review the role of oxidative stress, microbiome, and epigenetic as root causes of chronic disease and how environmental factors contribute. We will also explore the core lifestyle principles of exercise, sleep, and stress management.

The Lifestyle Medicine Fundamentals Certificate from EdX in partnership with Doane University - DoaneX is part of the Professional Certificate Lifestyle Medicine - Improving the Future of Health Care.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 7 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      5 to 10 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you'll learn
  • Define the key concepts of Oxidative Stress, Microbiome, and Epigenetics
  • Identify the role that the Oxidative Stress, Microbiome, and Epigenetics play in human health
  • Recognize the interaction of exercise with our overall health
  • Recognize how sleep and stress management interacts with our overall health
  • Comprehend how the physical environments impact chronic diseases of lifestyle

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

Add a Verified Certificate for $149 USD

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Funding

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