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Australian Institute of Holistic Medicine

Contact & Location Information
Address 862 North Lake RD
Cockburn Central WA 6164
Phone 1300 674 214

This course has been designed to give students the required knowledge and skills to practice as Nutritional Therapists. Enrol today.

Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine- HLT61012

Study in real time online in a real interactive virtual classroom from the comfort of your own home! HLT61007 (Nutritional Medicine Course)
This course has been designed to give students the required knowledge and skills to practice as Nutritional Therapists. The course satisfies the minimum University entry requirements with advance standing status for selected degree programs and meets the Australian National Competency Standards. Students are also eligible to apply for Austudy/Abstudy assistance.

During this course students will learn both modern and traditional nutritional theories and principles. Areas covered in this course include principles of foods groups; specific dietary requirements; management and prevention of health problems with nutritional intervention; biochemical pathways; food recipes; food as medicine and traditional nutritional principles mainly based on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda. This is in addition to the other units covering areas of Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Science, Pathology, Biochemistry, Behavioural Science, Microbiology and Management Skills. There is also a requirement to complete at least 3 elective units, which will give an introduction to other areas appropriate for nutritional therapists. A large selection of elective units are offered however highly recommended to complement this course are Kinesiology & Ayurvedic Nutrition I.

Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine holders are eligible to apply for the membership of professional organisations that represent Natural therapy practitioners such as ANTA. Advanced Diplomas can be upgraded to a Bachelor of Health Science degree by completing only 4 further units with the CSU.


Course Structure

The Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine course is designed for completion within 3 years with full time study. However part-time study may take up to 6 years (local students only). It is a requirement to complete a minimum of 300 hours of supervised clinical training. These clinical sessions are conducted and supervised by qualified practitioners at the student clinic on campus. Members of the general public may attend the clinic at a nominal fee for consultations. Students are required to attend the clinic from the third term of their full time studies.

Completion of this course will meet the requirements of the Nationally Recognised Training Qualification - Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine HLT61007


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Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine- HLT61012


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