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PK205: Public Health Nutrition

Professional Training in Public Health Nutrition

The current food environment is pathological. Why is this? What can public health nutrition do about it?

In this course you'll explore Public Health Nutrition, including:

  • Growth industries and conflicts of interest - what role do the food industry, pharmaceutical industry and academia play?
  • What nutrition advice should we be giving?
  • What is the evidence for what works and what does not in public health nutrition?


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Your course leader, Prof Grant Schofield

Your Instructor

Professor Grant Schofield

Grant is the Director of The Centre for Human Potential at AUT University and has all the boxes ticked in a high-achieving academic career.

Overview



Frequently Asked Questions


Who should do this course?
Medical doctors, registered Nurses, Dietitians, Nutritionists, PreKure-trained Health Coaches. Allied Health Professionals.
However, this course is also perfect if you are looking to up-skill yourself in public health nutrition for your own or your family's benefit.
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 public health nutrition. Learn about pain points, successful and unsuccessful intervention in public health. What role do the food industry, pharmaceutical industry and academia play? Learn about the latest research findings in the area. Maintain a high level of scientific rigour and credibility in your practice.
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 public health nutrition 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 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 (1 April, 2020)

The roots of obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease are firmly embedded in the food environment.

- Dr Aseem Malhorta, Cardiologist, best selling author, researcher, and Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine.

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