Clinical Nutrition – Part 1 course


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Clinical Nutrition – Part 1 course

This nutrition course consists of 15 interesting lessons which can all be taken by distance learning either as a stand-alone course for the practitioner who wishes to expand their treatment protocols. There are many downloadable .pdf files, videos, links to other sites and ready-made handouts that you can take directly into clinical practice the following day.

Description

Clinical Nutrition – Part 1 course

 




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Course Description

 Clinical Nutrition – Part 1 course

These are the specifications of the Da Vinci Institute of Holistic Medicine’s

Clinical Nutrition – Pt 1 course:

1. Awarding Institution / Body: School of Integrative and Complementary Medicine, University of America, USA
2. Teaching Institution: Online and distance learning, with tutor support
3. Programme Accredited by: School of Integrative and Complementary Medicine, University of America, USA
4. Final Award Compulsory course for Bachelor degree students in Naturopathy and Holistic Medicine
5. Programme title: Clinical Nutrition – Part 1 course
6. Course Code and level: BNHM6019
7. Duration of programme: One trimester or 12 weeks
8. Total number of study hours: Equivalent to 5 US credits or 75 clock hours of study
9. Enrollment requirements: Students enrolled in the Bachelors in Naturopathy and Holistic Medicine but also available to all students, of all academic backgrounds
10. Enrollment date: 2nd Year, Third Trimester
11. Fees: Full payment: €250 euros; Installment plan: €87 per month for 3 monthly payments.

 

This Clinical Nutrition – Part 1 course consists of 15 interesting lessons which can all be taken by distance learning either as a stand-alone course for the practitioner who wishes to expand their treatment protocols. There are many downloadable .pdf files, videos, links to other sites and ready-made handouts that you can take directly into clinical practice the following day.

COURSE CURRICULUM

The Clinical Nutrition – Part 1 course consists of:

Lesson 1 – Detoxification: The Essence of Life

  • We are all Toxic
  • Benefits of Detoxification
  • Mercury is Everywhere
  • Toxins versus nutrients: the uneven battle
  • Heavy Metal Detoxification Protocols

Lesson 2 – Systemic Candidiasis

  • What is Candida?
  • How Do We Get It?
  • Why Is It a Serious Problem?
  • Signs of Canidida Infection
  • Effects on Immunity
  • The Da Vinci Candida Protocol

Lesson 3 – Food Composition Data

  • Composition of Foods
  • Nutritive Value of Foods
  • ORAC Report
  • Vitamin and Mineral Compositions
  • Composition of Different Food Families

Lesson 4 – Nutrition in health and disease

  • The spectrum of nutritional problems
  • Nutrient requirements
  • Management pathways
  • Perspectives on the future

Lesson 5 – Nutritional Assessment

  • Clinical assessment of the nutritional status
  • Anthropometric assessment of the nutritional status
  • Biochemical indices of nutritional status
  • immunologic assessment of the nutritional status
  • Functional tests of malnutrition
  • Nutritional assessment tools in clinical decision making

Lesson 6 – Overnutrition

  • Etiology
  • Clinical presentation
  • Clinical assessment
  • Treatment approaches
  • Prevention

Lesson 7 – Undernutrition

  • Pathophysiology of undernutrition
  • Pathophysiology of undernutrition complicated by stress
  • Chronic undernutrition
  • Undernutrition in elderly individuals
  • Assessment of undernutrition
  • Treatment
  • Potential problems with nutritional supplementation in undernutrition
  • Prevention

Lesson 8 – Metabolic Disorders

  • Energy intake, health, and longevity
  • The plurimetabolic syndrome
  • Pathophysiology of insulin resistance
  • Insulin resistance
  • Role of affluence in diabetes, dyslipidemia, and essential
  • Hypertension
  • Alcohol

Lesson 9 – Eating Disorders

Section l: Anorexia nervosa

  • History
  • Etiology
  • Clinical features
  • Epidemiology
  • Management of anorexia nervosa

Section ll: Bulimia nervosa

  • History
  • Etiology
  • Clinical features
  • Epidemiology
  • Management
  • Comorbidity with physical problems

Section lll: Binge eating disorder

  • History
  • Etiology
  • Clinical features of BED
  • Night eating syndrome
  • Prognosis of eating disorders
  • Perspectives on the future

Lesson 10 – Adverse Reactions to Foods

  • Food intolerance
  • Food allergy
  • Types of food allergy
  • Patterns of food allergic responses
  • Diagnostic criteria for food allergy
  • Food-sensitive enteropathy
  • Specific food allergies
  • Multiple food allergies
  • Scientific background: the basic mechanisms of the immune response to dietary antigen

Lesson 11 – Nutritional Support

  • Meeting nutritional needs
  • Oral feeding and oral nutritional supplements
  • Enteral tube feeding
  • Drugs and enteral feeding
  • Parenteral nutrition
  • Special considerations with nutritional support

Lesson 12 – Ethics and Nutrition

  • A brief history of medical ethics
  • Medical ethics: the ‘four-principles’ approach
  • Definitions and ethical terms
  • Some common ethical dilemmas
  • Can we afford it? The principle of justice
  • Force-feeding
  • Conflict between relatives, friends or proxies, and carers
  • Application of ethical principles to artificial nutritional support: clinical scenarios
  • Clinical guidelines in ethical care

Lesson 13 – The Gastrointestinal Tract

  • Celiac disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome and diverticular disease

Lesson 14 – Nutrition in Liver Disease

  • Diseases of the liver
  • Laboratory assessment of liver function
  • Manifestations and complications of cirrhosis
  • Nutritional management in liver disease

Lesson 15 – Nutrition and the Pancreas

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Nutritional management of type 1 diabetes
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pathogenesis of acute pancreatitis
  • Severity scores
  • Metabolic consequences of acute pancreatitis
  • Artificial nutrition
  • Chronic pancreatitis

COURSE MATERIALS

The Clinical Nutrition – Part 1 course materials, assignments, and final exams are all online.




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