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Course Features

Video

Low

Audio

Low

Animation

Medium

Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

Equivalent to QCF (UK)

Level 3

Language

EN

Publisher

XSIQ

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Modules in Diploma in Health Studies

What is health?

This course covers definitions used in healthcare such as mortality, morbidity, and life expectancy.

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Primary healthcare for all

This course covers topics in primary healthcare such as the Health For All strategy, and the Ottawa Charter on Health Promotion.

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Carbohydrates

This course covers dietary aspects of carbohydrates in healthcare.

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Fats

This course covers the topic of fats in foods, such as cholesterol, mono- and poly-unsaturated fats, and saturated fats.

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Protein

This course covers the role of protein in the diet and its impact on health.

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Minerals

This course covers the importance of minerals such as calcium, phosphorous, iron, zinc, and iodine in the diet.

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Dietary needs of the individual

This course covers the topic Recommended Dietary Intake (RDI) for individuals.

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Dietary imbalances and diet related disease

This course covers topics related to dietary imbalance such as low fibre intake, high sodium (salt) intake, and high fat intake, and diet-related diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

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Factors that affect food selection

This course covers factors that affect food selection such as family size, culture, lifestyle, transport, and equipment in the home.

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Families making changes to food choices

This course covers the topic of families making changes to food choices, such as time, energy, money, and motivation.

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Using resources to achieve changes to food choice

This course covers topics that enable changes to be made regarding food choice, such as knowledge, skill, economic situation, and time.

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Human development

This course covers aspects of human development such as measuring development and physical growth, and reviewing development across the lifespan of individuals.

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Environmental and inherited factors affecting health

This course covers environmental and inherited factors affecting health such as, factors that are inherited during fertilisation, nutrition, socioeconomic factors, health, exercise and motivation.

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Family and community resources

This course covers using family and community resources to maximise development.

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Global health

This course covers important aspects of global healthcare such as health in infancy and childhood, oral rehydration therapy, mortality rates, and breastfeeding.

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Women's health

This course covers aspects of healthcare for women during pregnancy and old age.

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HIV and AIDS - Part 1

This course describes HIV and AIDS healthcare and covers topics such as education, prevention and care.

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HIV and AIDS - Part 2

A free online HIV/AIDS awareness course that helps learners gain further understanding about HIV tests and information about living with HIV/AIDS.


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Assessment

Score 80% or more in the assessment and you can obtain a Diploma parchment for this course.


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Comments & Reviews

  • Vaiolelai Niu New Zealand Done. This is an invaluable course for anyone. Great material and highly recommended. 2014-11-18 17:11:01
  • Derrick Emmanuel Mimbe Uganda It is a very helpful course and provides adequate health education in general 2014-11-10 17:11:10
  • zanele mazet South Africa Learn the importance of maintaning health conditions in life 2014-11-07 22:11:27
  • Clementine Robinson United States of America After going through the different modules and reading the different topics about Health Studies. I learned so much how important my health and fitness is as well children. So much I didn't know but through this course I achieve so much and thanks to alison for having these free courses online to take to strengthen my ability will power and my mind. Their are times will you think you can't do something and to know if you put your mind to it and ask God for help the goal can be accomplished. 2014-10-16 17:10:07
  • Roxanne Delillo United States of America This was a very informative course and I appreciate the time it took for Alison to setup this program. I learned more than I expected. 2014-10-16 02:10:57
  • Pauline Akot Uganda It is a very comprehensive health course that has enhanced my knowledge and I would recommend all those who haven't studied it to make it a priority. It is so amazing. 2014-10-14 11:10:59
  • Grace Arkoh Ghana Diploma in Health Studies Course is a very good program. It has helped me as an individual in so many ways. The HIV/AIDS education and prevention has impressed me a lot. 2014-10-07 13:10:47
  • Abubakar Shehu B Nigeria thats a wonderful course. 2014-09-17 21:09:56
  • Grace Arkoh Ghana i really like the course 2014-09-12 01:09:41
  • Grace Arkoh Ghana the diploma in health studies course have actually given me insight in health. 2014-09-12 01:09:25
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Diploma in Health Studies

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