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Diploma in Health Studies

Gain a good understanding of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals and other dietary needs.

Disease and Disorders
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Gain a good understanding of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals and other dietary needs.
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    10-15 Hours
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The Diploma in Health Studies course will give you a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of important health-related subjects. This course covers diet and nutrition, health and human development, global health issues such as women's health and family health, and HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention.

This Diploma course will be of great interest for anyone interested in a career in the healthcare, and will further enhance your career progression.

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What is health?

Primary healthcare for all





Dietary needs of the individual

Dietary imbalances and diet related disease

Factors that affect food selection

Families making changes to food choices

Using resources to achieve changes to food choice

Human development

Environmental and inherited factors affecting health

Family and community resources

Global health

Women's health

HIV and AIDS - Part 1

HIV and AIDS - Part 2


Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will know all about carbohydrates, fats, protein, minerals and the dietary needs of the individual. You will be aware of dietary imbalances and diet-related diseases that may be influenced by environmental or inherited factors. You will understand what affects food selection and the changes families can adopt to improve their food choices and diet through family and community resources.


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