The American Society for Nutrition is pleased to introduce RxNutrition, a series of online courses on the fundamentals of nutrition. Developed by experts in medical nutrition, the latest course focuses on the diagnosis and management of metabolic syndrome. Prior courses address critical care nutrition and malnutrition in the hospital setting. The courses are targeted to physicians and advanced care practitioners.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Abbott Nutrition Health Institute.
EIT Food, a leading European initiative that focuses on innovating the food system, has unveiled its latest endeavour to promote health and sustainability. The organisation is set to sponsor a comprehensive online course titled “Nutrition for Health and Sustainability,” which will be available for an entire year starting from September 4th.
In a world where the significance of nutrition is becoming increasingly apparent, EIT Food’s initiative comes as a timely and impactful contribution. The free online course is tailored to equip participants with essential insights into crafting a nutritious diet, thereby empowering them to safeguard against diseases and enhance overall well-being. By exploring the intricate relationship between food, nutrition, diets, and sustainability, participants will gain the tools to assess human health across various life stages more effectively.
The course, aptly named “Nutrition for Health and Sustainability,” comprises three modules of comprehensive learning, spread over a total of 12 hours. These modules will delve into the core aspects of nutrition, enlightening participants on the components of a wholesome diet and highlighting the pivotal role played by specific foods in maintaining health and preventing diseases.
One of the distinctive features of this program is its emphasis on the interplay between nutrition and sustainability. As the world grapples with ecological challenges, understanding how dietary choices impact both personal health and the environment is of paramount importance. EIT Food’s course bridges this gap by fostering awareness of the broader implications of our food choices.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a coveted Learning Certificate, a testament to their dedication to staying abreast of the latest advancements and best practices in the dynamic agrifood sector. This certificate not only showcases their commitment but also underscores their role as informed contributors to a sustainable food future.
As the curtains rise on this transformative course, EIT Food stands at the forefront of championing a healthier and more sustainable world through knowledge, awareness, and education.
Additional information can be located in the document below.
The nutrition update program is delivered by Eduvirama.
The program includes 12 modules:
Obesity and nutritional management
Clinical management of vegetarian-vegan patients
Physical activity and vegetarianism
Diabetes and vegetarianism
Delivered by Eduvirama the course will be carried out entirely online and its contents will be published in different formats, usually in video and with support of texts and presentations.
The course begins immediately upon registration. Upon completing the course and passing the evaluation, certification will be granted by the Argentine Medical Association, in CRAMA Teaching Hours corresponding to 220 hours of teaching.
As part of our online capacity development support for early career nutritionists the International Union of Nutritional Sciences and the International Academy of Nutrition Educators have partnered to offer free scholarship to participants interested in the NNEdPro ‘Nutrition Education and Population Health’ bundle of ten courses covering a wide range of nutrition and population health topics.
Application forms are available on the NNEdPro website IUNS-IANE Scholarship Competition (nnedpro.org.uk) where you can provide your CV and answer a couple of questions. An NNEdPro panel will then review all applications on 7th September and select 15 participants to gain free access to the training available on the NNEdPro Virtual Learning Environment (worth £124).
The scholarship is open to all, but priority is given to students from Low to Middle-Income Countries (LMIC’s).