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Certificate in Food, Nutrition, and Health
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Certificate in Food, Nutrition, and Health

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Food and nutrition have a profound impact on people's health and well-being, yet many people are not aware of what foods to eat, which diets are healthy, and where their food originates. The goal of this course is to provide a holistic overview of current food and nutrition issues and their impact on physical, social, emotional, and spiritual health.

Throughout this course, you will become more conscious of what you eat, why you eat it, how it is prepared, and what consequences your food choices have on your health as well as the health of the planet. You will also learn how to change your eating habits for more healthful outcomes, including swapping processed sugar for other sweeteners, adding probiotics to the diet, and harnessing the healing effect of herbs.

Ultimately, you will gain insight into how food interacts with your body on multiple levels—physical, mental-emotional, and spiritual—as well as the impact it has globally. (16 contact hours) 

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Certificate in Gerontology
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Certificate in Gerontology

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The Certificate in Gerontology represents a specialization in the field of gerontology. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with older adults by providing an educational experience that is multidisciplinary in nature.

This certification course provides you with the knowledge and skills to effectively meet the needs of the aging population in a wide range of careers. There are opportunities in nursing, teaching, service, administration, and research that focus on the needs and interests of older adults. These opportunities also exist within government programs and agencies; public and private institutions that provide health, education, and social services; research centers; special interest groups; colleges and universities; and corporate human resources divisions. (25 contact hours)

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Certificate in Global Healing Systems
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Certificate in Global Healing Systems

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Global healing traditions have a long and rich history that dates back thousands of years. Reflecting the specific and unique characteristics of their regions, these traditional healing systems provide the primary form of health care for the majority of the world's population.

In this course, you'll deepen your knowledge of medical treatment by learning about these various global healing practices. You'll start with an overview of the field to get a sense of how these alternative practices differ from conventional medical systems. Then, you'll explore six global traditions: Ayurvedic medicine of India, the indigenous medicine of Central and South America, Native North American healing, the healing traditions of South Africa, traditional Chinese medicine, and Unani medicine of Eastern Europe. Whether you're a health care professional or simply someone who wishes to explore the various traditions that can maximize health and wellness, this course will give you a solid foundation in a variety of traditional healing practices and techniques. (13 contact hours)

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Certificate in Healing Environments for Body, Mind, and Spirit
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Certificate in Healing Environments for Body, Mind, and Spirit

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The design of a health care facility can contribute greatly to the well-being of patients, staff, and the wider community. In this innovative online course, you'll examine how Optimal Healing Environments (OHEs) impact the health of individuals and communities on a physical, social, psychological, and spiritual level.

You'll learn how evidence-based design can create environments that foster healing and support the mission of health care facilities. At the end of this course, you'll appreciate all aspects of a healing environment and be able to describe methods of enhancing personal and work environments so they support the health of individuals and surrounding communities in a sustainable, healing manner. (16 contact hours)

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Certificate in Healthy Aging
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Certificate in Healthy Aging

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As the population in the United States ages, there are many opportunities to learn how to work with seniors in multiple settings in a way that supports quality of life. In the Certificate in Healthy Aging, you'll gain an overview of specific aspects of aging to provide a long-term foundation for treatment of the senior community and overall health during the later years of life.

This certificate is designed for anyone working in the health care field, those who are interested in the topic, those who are working with the aging population, or anyone who wishes to prepare for a career in aging services or gerontology. (10 contact hours)

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Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health
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Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health

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According to the Global Wellness Institute, wellness is a $4.2 trillion-dollar worldwide industry. In the Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health course, you will earn 33 continuing education hours as you learn the concepts and skills driving this dynamic opportunity.

This online integrative health course prepares you to work in the wellness field right away. You will help people manage their stress and embrace healthy practices like energy healing and meditation. From nutrition and weight loss counseling to wellness coaching, you will help people discover the lifelong benefits of emphasizing their own wellness.

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Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health: Foundations 1
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Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health: Foundations 1

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The concepts of alternative, holistic, and integrative medicine have their roots in healing traditions that have been around for thousands of years. Today, this philosophy is gaining attention as more practitioners recognize the benefits of combining traditional medicine with the nonphysical exploration of healing. In this four-lesson online course, you'll gain insights into a unique, person-centered approach to health care.

Designed for both health care professionals and consumers, the course explores key topics in integrative and holistic health care, including stress management and the beneficial effects of physical activity, nutrition, and healing environments. As you master the philosophies and treatments of these four holistic approaches, you'll also develop a deeper appreciation of wellness. You'll learn how the relationship between provider and client can promote healing and how these various treatments empower individuals to support self-healing through natural techniques. Above all, this course will guide you as explore the importance of treating the whole individual and learn to harness the tremendous potential of an integrative health approach. (14 contact hours)

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Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health: Foundations 2
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Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health: Foundations 2

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In today's health care community, many practitioners have begun to recognize that traditional Western medicine can be successfully combined with treatments drawn from alternative, holistic, and integrative medicine. These alternative modalities draw upon healing traditions that have been practiced for thousands of years.

Designed for both health care professionals and consumers, this online course will introduce you to fundamental topics of this person-centered approach to health care. You'll explore the importance of building a strong relationship between provider and client, and examine important healing techniques that call upon the potential of self-healing. As you'll see, integrative health care offers an effective way to enhance each person's power to heal and fosters a respect and appreciation of human individuality. (10 contact hours)

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