Nutrition Practitioner Certification Path

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After a lot of planning and research, we are happy to finally share with you the path medical and allied healthcare practitioners can take in order to be accredited as a Nutrition Practitioner™, signifying that you have acquired the highest level of knowledge and skill in the field of low carbohydrate high fat nutrition and are recognized as a certified practitioner.

Further to this, we are exploring the likelihood of this becoming a postgraduate degree in partnership with an international institution in the future.

The process entails the following:

1. Complete one of the following Professional Trainings:

a) Professional Training in LCHF/Ketogenic Nutrition & Treatment – 23 CPD hours

b) LCHF for Nurses: Professional Training in LCHF Nutrition For Improved Patient Care – 15 CPD hours

c) LCHF for Dietitians – 25 CPD hours

2. Complete required modules of the Advanced course: LCHF in Clinical Practice

  • All three Core Modules
    1. Evolutionary & Scientific Evidence – 10 CPD hours
    2. LCHF for Practical Medical Applications – 12 CPD hours
    3. Prescribing LCHF in Clinical Practice – 10 CPD hours

* Completion of all three modules provides a priority listing on the Nutrition Network Practitioners Page.

  • At least three Elective Modules (released in 2020, CPD pending)
    • Ethics & Law
    • Neurology
    • Diabetes Reversal
    • Insulin Resistance
    • Physiology & Biochemistry
    • Integrated Approach
    • Fasting

3. Private/small group mentorship with a Nutrition Network Medical Coach

Sessions will include the following:

  • Discussion of the latest scientific findings/publications
  • Common patient challenges and how to overcome them
  • Case studies

4. Patient case study

Documentation of prescribing LCHF to a real patient/client, facilitated by one of the Medical Coaches.

  • Record of consultation, recommendations, testing, coaching and any troubleshooting

5. Final written paper

A written paper on a topic agreed upon by the student and Medical Coach, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the physiology and science supporting LCHF nutrition.

The process is outlined below:

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