PK102: Nutrition as Medicine

Cut through all the nonsense and get science-based nutrition knowledge, tools and confidence.

Have intelligent and informed conversations about nutrition, by understanding the science of what works and for whom.

Good nutrition is a critical part of getting results for yourself, your family or your clients. PK102: Nutrition as Medicine is designed to give you a university-level education in nutrition at a fraction of the cost. Talk confidently about nutrition. This course cuts through all the confusion and gives you a solid foundation in the science.

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"Loved the sensible approach to nutrition and the acknowledgement that HOW you eat is just as important as WHAT you eat. The research findings in this course were very interesting and I’m excited to use the nutrition toolbox ideas with my family and clients."

- Jules Clancy, Founder, Stonesoup & Cookbook Author


Your Instructors

Caryn Zinn
Caryn Zinn

Dr Caryn Zinn is a registered dietitian. She is also a highly respected academic and lecturer at AUT University. The author of 3 best selling nutrition books, Caryn also practices at the coalface in her own nutrition clinic. She is a regular presenter and keynote speaker at national and international conferences. In this course, Caryn is joined by Professor Grant Schofield.


‘The course was eye opening. It supports a holistic approach to diet/nutrition and has definitely cleared up a lot of confusion.’

- Kelly MacDonald

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I go at my own pace?
Yes you can as long as you complete the course before the last day of the month in which you started.
Is this course accredited by NZQA?
The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has evaluated the Health Coach Certificate (Micro-credential) delivered by PreKure and has assessed it to be equivalent to 30 credits (300 notional learning hours) at Level 5 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF). This is equivalent to University level education. (This course is one of seven courses that make up the Health Coach Certificate.)
Do I get life-time access to the course materials?
No. However, each module comes with notes that you can download.
What are the benefits of doing the course?
Rapidly upskill in the latest nutritional science. Get the tools and resources you need to make your job as a Health Coach and/or PT easier. Gain the confidence to talk nutrition with your diverse range of clients. Easily cut through the noise and contradicting information about nutrition.
Do I receive any certification for completing the course?
You will receive a PreKure Certificate of Completion for PK102: Nutrition as Medicine.
What happens after I finish the course?
If you would like to achieve your Certificate in Health Coaching, then you need to complete 7 of the prescribed courses. How many have you completed? - PK101: Behaviour as Medicine - PK102: Nutrition as Medicine - PK103: Fitness as Medicine - PK104: Mind-Body Medicine - PK105: Understanding Health Research - PK106: Medicines & Navigating the Health System - PK100: The Practice of Coaching
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are dissatisfied with your purchase, contact us within 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
I am a nurse, does this course counts towards my CPD credits?
Yes, it counts as 20 hours.
Do I have to be a Health Coach or PT to do this course?
No. This course is perfect if you are looking to upskill yourself in nutrition for your own 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 registered dietitian Dr Caryn Zinn, and Professor of Public Health Grant Schofield, both of whom are highly qualified and credible within the industry.
Is this course recognised for Registered Exercise Professionals (REPs)?
Yes. You will receive 12.5 continuing professional development (CPD) points for completing this course.
When does the course start and finish?
The course opens on the day you enrol and you have until the end of the following month to complete the course. So for example, if you enrol on July 10th, you will have until August 31st to complete the course.
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.

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‘Easy to understand, well presented, gave a good understanding of nutrition and its impact on current and future health.’ Student from September 2018 Course.

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