Food as Medicine: Food and Inflammation
Understand how food and nutrition relates to inflammation with this course for healthcare professionals.
Learn how to answer questions related to inflammation and disease, and food
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.
What will you achieve?
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.
Who is this course for?
Places in this course are limited to 100, so please register early to avoid disappointment.
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.
This course is recognised by:
* __Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP):__ this activity has been approved/allocated 40 Category 1 points by the RACGP QI&CPD Program in the 2017 – 19 triennium.
_In order to meet the RACGP QI&CPD Program requirements to receive 40 Category 1 points, RACGP members must complete all parts of this course, including the reinforcing activity, by 3 November 2017_
* __Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA):__ this activity has been endorsed by APNA according to approved quality standards criteria. Completion of this educational activity entitles eligible participants to claim 6 CPD hours.
* __British Dietetic Association (BDA):__ endorsement applies only to the educational content of the learning activity.
* __Association for Nutrition (AfN):__ endorsed for CPD. Registered Nutritionists can work with acutely-ill patients only under the close supervision of a Dietitian or other regulated health professional.
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