This course examines the role of a natural heath consultant and focuses on applying the knowledge obtained from the natural health & nutrition course (NHN) to practical lifestyle situations.
The course objective is to show how you can help others to help themselves by offering practical assignments that pinpoint problem areas so that you, the learner can offer guidelines for healthy living.
By the end of the course, students will be expected to/be able to:
- Describe or recommend a healthy daily lifestyle program for people from all walks of life.
- Know how to fill in an assessment form and conduct themselves in a health consultation.
- Manage their time effectively.
- Outline healthy lifestyle guidelines for people from a broad spectrum and pinpoint specific factors that contribute to a life out of balance.
- Understand how one’s lifestyle becomes unhealthy, how to correct those problems in easy to explain steps and include food demonstrations to help others make the transition to a healthier lifestyle. In the process understanding how to prevent degenerative and other diseases.
The content is broadly divided into two parts. In the first part, we concentrate on highlighting the role of a natural health consultant focusing on time management, record keeping, research, marketing oneself, growing your business and managing your boundaries having established the basic guidelines we then progress to the practical section in part two.
Here we cover acid & alkaline balance, dealing with detoxification (raw & fasting), isolating factors that affect digestion, endocrine function, cancer, supplementation, refined carbohydrates, body-brushing, exercise, auto-immune diseases (HIV/AIDS & me guidelines) and natural health practices.Teaching and learning strategies.
The course is taught via a combination of notes and practical assignments by distance-learning.
Throughout the course, students are encouraged to take an active role by critically evaluating the material covered and by linking it to their own experience and to material covered in other courses. This is a distance-education course designed for those who do not have the time to spend several nights each week attending lectures.
The course is also constructed in such a way that students, working at home, may quickly proceed from the necessary basics of nutritional science to more practical applications. The material is clear and comprehensive, making full use of the latest nutritional information, study notes, bibliography, and includes email support and web-based updates.an extensive a-z database is made available as well as 500+ recipes for cookery demonstrations and includes guidelines to run cookery classes. a list of suggested reading and suggested text books is provided and it is recommended that you have access to the internet to keep up-to-date with the latest in nutrition and health.
Recommended websites links are also made available to the students as well as a comprehensive a – z database on a cd which is only available to consultants who have registered for this course. Audio visual learning each student is given a set of CD’s and DVD’s covering various different key nutritional topics.
These are usually recorded live so include valuable feedback from the audience. The 5 steps to vibrant health and a day with mary-ann's DVDs are included for you to use to help you with cookery lessons and teaching the basic 5 steps. You may order these for resale to your clients or show them the DVDs at support groups.