Certificate Course In Nutrition, Obesity And Weight Management


Category

Nutrition and Dietetics

Duration

3 Months

Modules

2

Courses

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN NUTRITION, OBESITY AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Certificate Course in Nutrition, Obesity and Weight Management is a 9-modular course designed with an evidence-based and case-study-based approach to developing the knowledge and skills of cosmetologists and primary care physicians to understand the basics of nutrition and obesity and help patients achieve sustainable weight loss. The training focuses on nutrition needs, assessment and calculation, behavioral counseling, approach to patients with obesity, and associated co-morbidities. Lifestyle and diet modification, pharmacotherapy, and surgical approaches are covered in the course. The course aims at providing knowledge to understand overweight, effectively communicate, and help patients achieve sustainable weight loss.

COURSE COVERAGE

The course covers right from basics of energy balance, expenditure, and weight gain to assessment of obesity, nutrient and calorie calculation, effect of obesity on various co-morbidity and its management (lifestyle modification, pharmacotherapy, and surgical approaches), and treatment follow up.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Allied Physican