Online Microcredential in Healthcare & Medicine

Food as Medicine Final Assessment Course (NNEdPro)

Prove what you know and be eligible to apply to join a global membership network for healthcare professionals and organisations.

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Prove what you know and be eligible to apply to join a global membership network

The Monash University set of ‘Food as Medicine’ professional certificate courses are recognised by NNEdPro, as a pathway for doctors and other healthcare professionals to enter their International Academy of Nutrition Educators (IANE). NNEdPro is a global centre for nutrition and health anchored at the University of Cambridge, working to improve nutrition-related health outcomes for patients.

Completing these professional certificate courses enables doctors and healthcare professionals to apply for IANE membership, which gives access to a network of medical nutrition expertise, opportunities and initiatives through NNEdPro’s partnerships.

To be eligible for this assessment, please complete and purchase a certificate for at least 2 of the following courses:

Food as Medicine

Food as Medicine: Fertility and Pregnancy

Food as Medicine: Food and Inflammation

Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut

Food as Medicine: Food and our Genome

What skills will you learn?

  • NNEdpro assessment
  • Nutrition and Diet
  • Patient communication
  • Information technology

What you will achieve

By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to...

  • Apply knowledge of nutrition and diet from completed Food as Medicine courses to a specific healthcare context.
  • Demonstrate the patient communication skills learned from completed Food as Medicine courses by preparing video responses to two different case studies.

Are you eligible for this microcredential?

To complete this professional certificate, you will need access to a digital camera, webcam or mobile device with a camera to record your two video responses. You will also need to create a Google Account and a YouTube channel to upload and share your videos with Monash for marking.

Please note, your video will not be searchable on YouTube or the Internet, and will only be viewable by the marker after you have submitted your YouTube URL to them.

Is this microcredential right for you?

This professional cert. is specifically for doctors and other healthcare professionals who are wanting to apply for membership of the International Academy of Nutrition Educators (IANE), and who have completed a minimum of two courses from the Using Food as Medicine in Healthcare Practice program and the Food as Medicine course. Places in this course are limited to 100, so please register early to avoid disappointment.


What happens before, during, and after your microcredential

  • Course

    From 25 Jan 2021

    Food as Medicine Final Assessment Course (NNEdPro)

    Prove what you know and be eligible to apply to join a global membership network for healthcare professionals and organisations.

    1 week

    8 hours per week

What is a microcredential?

Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.

Learn online with expert instructors

Complete online courses led by experts over multiple weeks with a dedicated group of professionals.

Complete project-based assessments

Test your understanding with online tutor-marked assessments and exercises.

Earn a professional credential

Finish your learning and pass your assessments to gain an accredited credential.

Advance further in your career

Use your microcredential as evidence of your specialised skills and progress further in your industry.

Career-focused learning by Monash University

Monash University is one of Australia’s leading universities, ranked in the world’s top 1% by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It was established in Melbourne in 1958.

  • Established

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia
  • World ranking

    Top 60Source: QS World University Rankings 2021

Career-focused learning by NNEdPro

NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health Advancing and implementing nutrition knowledge to improve health, wellbeing and society.

Delivered by experts

Melissa is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist involved in research and teaching at Monash, along with working in private practice. She specialises in nutritional genomics.

Gary is Professor and Head of Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food at Monash University. He is interested in dietary phytochemicals and health.

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  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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