PK206: Gut Health and Allergies

Cutting-edge education from world experts for those wanting to dive deeper.

This course will equip you with the science-based knowledge, tools and confidence to talk about gut issues.
What foods keep my gut healthy? What are the signs of an unhealthy gut? How are gut issues best managed or treated?

Gut health issues are becoming increasingly common. In this course you'll explore the science behind your digestive system. You'll learn about a range of conditions that affect gut health, the latest research about these conditions and how to manage them. You'll also learn about the complex area of food allergies and intolerances.

In this course you'll explore:

• Gut anatomy and physiology
• Gut disorders and treatment, including IBS, SIBO, GERD, Coeliac disease, Leaky gut, IBD (Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease) and Diverticular disease
• Food allergies and intolerances

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Your course leaders, Dr Caryn Zinn and Prof Grant Schofield


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Frequently Asked Questions

Who should do this course?
Anyone who is interested in up-skilling in gut health and allergies for your own or your family's benefit.
The course is also suitable for Medical doctors, registered Nurses, Dietitians, Nutritionists, PreKure-trained Health Coaches and Allied Health Professionals.
Do be aware that it is an advanced course. We recommend having completed PK102: Nutrition as Medicine first.
What are the benefits of doing the course?
Professional training in gut health, giving you science-based knowledge, tools and confidence to talk to clients/patients or family about gut issues. Learn about gut anatomy and physiology; gut disorders and treatment; food allergies and intolerances; and also some controversies and new frontiers in this area of health.
Is this a CME endorsed course by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGPs)?
Our courses have been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and have been approved for CME credits for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.
I am a Nurse, Physio or Pharmacist - does this course count towards my CPD credits?
Yes, it counts as 15 hours.
How long will it take to complete?
The course takes approximately 12-15 hours. It consists of 5 x approximately 90-minute modules, with each module requiring a further 90 minutes of reading and/or reflective practice.
Do I have to be a medical professional to do this course?
No. You can enrol in this course if you are not a medical professional or a PreKure-trained Health Coach. However, we highly recommend having completed PK102: Nutrition as Medicine as a prerequisite. This course is perfect if you are looking to up-skill yourself in gut health and allergies for your own or your family's benefit.
How do I know this course is credible and contains correct information?
The course is scientifically based, with full academic references provided for all materials. It is taught by Dr Caryn Zinn, Dietitian, and Professor of Public Health, Grant Schofield.
When does the course start and finish?
The course opens on the day you enrolled and you must complete it within two months. This is easily achievable.
What other advanced courses does PreKure have?
Currently, we have released:
PK201: The Therapeutic Benefits of Keto & Low Carb Nutrition
PK202: The Practice of Low Carb & Keto Nutrition
PK203: Fasting - The Science & Practice
PK204: Weight Loss - The Science & Practice
PK205: Public Health Nutrition
PK206: Gut Health, Allergies and Diet

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