– Develop an understanding of the latest healthcare models. This course develops understanding of the key 21st century healthcare models, including the Functional Medicine model. Functional Medicine is an evidence based, patient centred approach to healthcare that focuses on identifying and preventing the underlying causes of chronic disease.
- Constantly updated material. All units have a unit leader responsible for them. The role of the unit leader is to continually update the material delivered in lectures, student notes and online, set and mark assignments and to answer student queries on the unit forums. This keeps IHS material up to date using evidence based research and the very latest theories in healthcare.
- Comprehensive and well structured study material supplied. Including presentation slides, case studies, video clips, quizzes, short answer questions and opportunities to reflect on your knowledge – all designed to make the learning experience as interactive as possible
- Dynamic and interactive lecture weekends (in-class students only). Designed to suit all learning types and engage students in the learning process. Lecture weekends include a mixture of formal lectures, group discussion, group exercises, role play and case studies
- Expert lecturers. Lecturers for the Diploma in Nutrition & Lifestyle and Chronic Disease Development include individuals with PhDs in Biochemistry, Degrees in Nutritional Therapy, Master Degrees in Chemistry, and Functional Medicine practitioners and education experts.
- Flexible study options. Students can study in-class, solely online or a combination of the two (blended learning)