Describe the main factors of the human genome
Describe how genetics can affect nutritional requirements
Explain and provide examples of how nutrients can affect the activity of genes
Engage effectively with patients and respond to common nutrition and genetic related questions
Summarise ethical, legal and social issues associated with nutrigenetic testing and discuss how these may affect healthcare practice
How does our genome affect our health? Should patients adjust their diets according to their genes? Answer these questions and more with this course designed to give healthcare professionals the latest information on food and genetics.
On the course you’ll explore topics including epigenetics and nutrigenetics, the human genome and the ethical issues surrounding genetic healthcare. You should leave the course with a greater understanding out the impact of genetics on nutritional requirements, and you should feel more confident in answering common nutrition and gene related questions.
Nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics and epigenetics
Nutrient regulated gene expression
Nutritional genomics and healthcare practice
Challenges for healthcare professionals
Places in this course are limited to 100, so please register early to avoid disappointment.
This course has been designed for healthcare professionals, specifically medical specialists, general practitioners and nurses.
However, the course may be of benefit to healthcare professionals such as dietitians and nutritionists with a background in nutrition, who may like a ‘refresher’ in this area of study.
You should have a good knowledge of science, medicine and healthcare practice.
Who has recognised this course?
This course is recognised by:
British Dietetic Association (BDA): endorsement applies only to the educational content of the learning activity.
Association for Nutrition (AfN): endorsed for CPD.
If you have any questions on the course, its accreditation/endorsement or how it may relate to your professional healthcare practice we encourage you to email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org