Our department is dedicated to assisting healthcare professionals be up to date with the latest information on food, nutrition and health; assisting them to answer questions from patients and also provide simple food based advice to help improve a patients’ health. Our suite of online courses are suitable for healthcare professionals looking to upskill their knowledge on a range of nutrition and health topics.These courses will include practical scenarios to assist healthcare professionals in implementing evidenced based nutrition information into their practice. Healthcare professionals may be able to collect CPD points for these courses, depending on their discipline and professional associations.
Short courses for everyone
Short courses for Healthcare Professionals
An online short course in the basics of paediatric nutrition, offered by the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, Monash University.
This course aims to provide practical, evidence-based and workforce led professional education for nutrition to support sports performance. This course has been developed with and for personal trainers, coaches and health professionals.This course will be lead by Dr Ricardo Costa and team.
Project ECHO® series run in collaboration with Health and Wellbeing Queensland is an online, interactive model of collaborative problem solving and peer-to-peer learning, delivered via Zoom. The Project ECHO® series consists of eight fortnightly sessions (60-90 minutes each) and has been developed for this study with a focus on upskilling the nutrition workforce to support stores in modifying the food environments.
Food retail stores, including grocery stores and supermarkets, are a prime setting to improve population diet and health as they provide a high proportion of people’s food and beverage needs. Food retail practice and policy to enable health is a rapidly developing research and practice area in Australia and overseas requiring specialist skills and knowledge.
The Monash University suite of Food as Medicine courses are recognised by NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health, as a pathway for doctors and other healthcare professionals to enter their International Academy of Nutrition Educators (IANE).