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Certificate Course in Weight Loss Nutrition

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  • Recognize factors that increase the risk of being overweight or obese and the diseases associated with these conditions
  • Utilize the latest evidence-based guidelines for evaluating and treating weight-related issues
  • Support individuals with obesity in making lifestyle adjustments
  • Understand when it is appropriate to consider medical or surgical interventions for managing obesity
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Online courses Certificate Course in Weight Loss Nutrition
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Key Features
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    Recognize factors that increase the risk of being overweight or obese and the diseases associated with these conditions
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    Utilize the latest evidence-based guidelines for evaluating and treating weight-related issues
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    Support individuals with obesity in making lifestyle adjustments
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    Understand when it is appropriate to consider medical or surgical interventions for managing obesity
  •  Course Duration
    3 Months
  •  Next Batch Date
    13th Nov 2023

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$115*

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Course Description

The Certificate Course in Weight Loss Nutrition equips participants with an understanding of how dietary choices and nutritional factors can impact weight management and help individuals achieve their weight loss goals.

Obesity and overweight are significant health problems worldwide. In India, the number of obese people has doubled over the past decade, as reported by the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4). This rise in obesity is primarily due to increased consumption of high-calorie foods and sedentary lifestyles. Obesity increases the risk of various chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and certain cancers. Lifestyle interventions, particularly nutrition therapy, play a crucial role in managing obesity.

The Certificate in Weight Loss Nutrition program covers a comprehensive curriculum on weight loss and nutrition. It begins with an introduction to the integumentary system and adipose tissue, exploring their role in weight regulation. Participants gain an understanding of the causes of overweight and obesity, including genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors. The program emphasizes the importance of energy balance in obesity and its impact on body weight. Participants also learn about the health effects of excess weight, such as cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, highlighting the need for weight loss interventions.

A significant focus of the weight loss nutrition program is on developing effective weight loss intervention programs. Participants explore dietary approaches for weight loss and critically review various diet plans. They also learn about the benefits of physical activity in weight management and the recommended guidelines for incorporating exercise into weight loss plans. The program covers behavior modification therapy, providing participants with tools to support behavior change through goal setting, self-monitoring, and stress management techniques.

By completing the Certificate in Weight Loss Nutrition, healthcare professionals gain a comprehensive understanding of weight loss principles, nutrition strategies, and behavior modification techniques. They are equipped to guide individuals toward achieving their weight loss goals, promoting improved overall health and well-being.

Course validity: 4 months. There will be an extra charge on the extension of the course validity.

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$115*

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Accreditation Partner(s)
  • British Accreditation Council
  • Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation
FAQs
1. Course related
  • I am an MBBS/BAMS/BUMS/BHMS student. Will this course benefit me?
    • You will definitely benefit from this course. While doing your medical course, you will learn about ECG in physiology and under many internal medicine topics in your third and final year. ECG as a structured and detailed course is usually not covered in the medical curriculum at undergraduate level. However, it is an essential skill required when you begin practice. This course is a structured and detailed course on ECG interpretation that will make you knowledgeable and skilled in ECG analysis, which will greatly benefit when you start your internship/clinical practice.
  • What is the total duration of the course?
    • You are given 3 months duration to complete it. However, if you spend enough time on the learning materials and clear the assessments, you can finish the course at a faster rate and get the certification.
2. Eligibility for the course
  • Nutritionists, Doctors (all streams), Nurses, and other healthcare professionals interested in weight loss Nutrition.
3. What is a hands-on training program?
  • Hands-on training means training in an environment that permits each student to have experience performing tasks, making decisions, or using equipment appropriate to the job assignment for which the training is being conducted. The student assigned for these programs will be observing all procedures performed by the consultant and depending on the student’s abilities and skill set displayed at the hospital, he/she will get to assist the consultant.
4. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • After your enrolment is confirmed, you will be given login credentials to the Medvarsity Learning Portal.
      In case you don’t have access to login ID and password after enrolment, write to us at [email protected]. & quote your registered email ID.
  • What If I am unable to open/access the course?
    • For any queries or any technical assistance, please call on our toll free number (1800-103-6006) or write to us at [email protected].. The matter will be looked into at the earliest.
5. Assessments
  • How will the assessments be for course?
    • All assessments will be based on online tests.
  • What if I am not able to clear the final test in each level in the first attempt?
    • You will be given three attempts to clear the tests. If you are not able to clear the final test for the Level in three attempts, you will have to pay re-activation fees. Contact Toll free (1800-103-6006) or write to us at [email protected].
  • What if I feel that a question is wrongly framed or an answer is wrongly marked in the online exams?
    • If you feel that something is wrongly mentioned, you can write at [email protected], directing it to the academics team.
6. Certificate
  • What certification will I get at the end of the course?
    • Certificate Course in Weight Loss Nutrition.
  • When will I get my certificate?
    • Once you successfully pass each Level, your E-Certificate will be generated in the Learning management system.
7. International Students
    • International Students before enrolling can contact the student support team by writing to [email protected] or call Toll free# 1800-103-6006.
  • International Students should do fee payment in their local currency.
8. Feedback
  • What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?
Faculty
Faculty
Dr. K Sunitha Premalatha
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Chief Dietician, Yashoda Hospital

Next Batch Start Date 13th Nov 2023

Course Duration

3 Months

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Faculty
Dr. K Sunitha Premalatha
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Chief Dietician, Yashoda Hospital

Accreditation Partner(s)

  • British Accreditation Council
  • Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

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Reviews
  • Dr Deepthi Veeresh, BHMS

    Highly informative course,  Learned evidence-based guidelines for weight management and supporting clients in achieving their goals.

  • Dr Anandita Pandey, BAMS

    Valuable insights into nutrition and lifestyle adjustments for weight loss. Recommended for healthcare professionals!

  • Dr. Mahima, BHMS

    Excellent program,  Equipped me to evaluate weight-related issues and design effective weight loss intervention plans.

  • Dr Pankaj Agrawal, BHMS

    Comprehensive curriculum on weight loss and nutrition. Empowered to address obesity with evidence-based strategies.

  • Dr Ashiqur Rahman, BAMS

    Good course. Enhanced my understanding of obesity factors and medical/surgical interventions for managing weight.