Discover the relationship between food and genetics
How does our genome affect our health? Should patients adjust their diets according to their genes? Answer these questions and more with this course designed to give healthcare professionals the latest information on food and genetics.
On the course you’ll explore topics including epigenetics and nutrigenetics, the human genome and the ethical issues surrounding genetic healthcare. You should leave the course with a greater understanding out the impact of genetics on nutritional requirements, and you should feel more confident in answering common nutrition and gene related questions.
What topics will you cover?
- Nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics and epigenetics
- Nutrient regulated gene expression
- Nutritional genomics and healthcare practice
- Challenges for healthcare professionals
Learn best practice from experts
This course has been specifically designed to support healthcare professionals’ continuing professional development (CPD). It’s ideal for keeping your skills up to date, and demonstrating your progress during appraisals or revalidation.
Learn from the experiences of other health professionals
On this course, you’ll have the option to study with a small group of motivated healthcare professionals, meaning your course will count towards your participatory CPD.
Fit learning around your schedule with unlimited access
When you buy this course, you’ll have unlimited access to it for as long as it exists on FutureLearn, enabling you to fit learning around your schedule.
Get evidence of learning outcomes and CPD hours
Once you complete the course you’ll receive a digital and printed Certificate of Achievement to demonstrate your CPD. The Certificate and accompanying transcript includes: