Do you want to gain a comprehensive understanding of Lifestyle Medicine, and develop the necessary skills to apply Lifestyle Medicine principles for the management and treatment of chronic diseases in clinical and community settings?

Avondale College of Higher Education is the only Australian institution that offers tertiary pathways in Lifestyle Medicine. What’s more, their courses are designed by pioneers in Lifestyle Medicine, and are taught by highly qualified lecturers who are research active in the field.

About Avondale College

Avondale College of Higher Education is a not-for-profit private higher education provider, offering undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational courses and programs that seek to develop the whole person – mental, physical, social and spiritual.

All courses of study have received national accreditation, and can be accessed online; offering flexibility to fit study around work, family and lifestyle commitments.

Visit their website to learn more about Avondale College and what they have to offer.

Postgraduate courses in Lifestyle Medicine

Avondale College is now offering two postgraduate courses in Lifestyle Medicine via distance education:

Both courses are available to those with a bachelor-level degree in any discipline, but are of special interest to:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Dieticians
  • Exercise physiologists
  • Community health workers
  • Teachers

Areas of study include:

  • Lifestyle Medicine – past, present, future
  • Food as medicine
  • Determinants of chronic disease
  • Psychosocial factors in Lifestyle Medicine and health
  • Exercise as medicine
  • Processes in Lifestyle Medicine and health promotion
  • Physiological underpinnings of chronic disease
  • Lifestyle Medicine for specific populations

Some features of Avondale’s postgraduate courses in Lifestyle Medicine include:

  • Study online, which gives you the flexibility to fit study around your work, family and lifestyle commitments
  • Enter degree via any bachelor degree – you don’t need a health background
  • Courses are designed by pioneers in Lifestyle Medicine and are taught by highly qualified lecturers who are research active in this field

It is worth noting that Avondale’s postgraduate courses in Lifestyle Medicine are recognised as pathways to becoming a Fellow of the ASLM.

  • Avondale’s Graduate Diploma in Lifestyle Medicine contributes two thirds of the points (960/1440) required for the ASLM Fellowship.
  • Avondale’s Graduate Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine contributes one third of the points (480/1440) required for the ASLM Fellowship.
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