Nutrition is the provision of the essential nutrients necessary to support life and promote good health. In both developed and developing worlds, poor nutrition is a major factor contributing towards poor health and disease albeit due to excess (such as obesity and diabetes mellitus) or lack (such as protein calorie malnutrition or vitamin deficiencies). Additionally patients with medical conditions often have specific nutritional challenges. This comprehensive course has been designed by medical specialists and dieticians to help doctors and allied health professionals understand, diagnose and optimally manage human nutritional issues.The course will be richly illustrated with clinical examples and there will be opportunity for dialogue with tutors and medical specialists.
This qualification is ideal for General and Specialist Medical Practitioners, health economists, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, and Health Science Students who wish to learn or update and apply new clinical skills and have them formally recognised and assessed towards a qualification.
Course Format: Distance Learning
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