Online courses

Expand your understanding of whole food plant-based nutrition by completing an online course. These courses will appeal to everyone interested in nutrition and health but will be of particular interest to healthcare professionals seeking more evidence-based knowledge to guide their patients.

Our courses

Prescribing Nutrition: for GPs, medical doctors & medical students

  • COMING SOON

Doctors For Nutrition have developed a new free mini-course, titled Prescribing Nutrition. Designed for GPs and medical doctors in Australia and New Zealand, this course explores how doctors can improve patient outcomes through plant-based nutrition.

Dates Coming soon
Target audience GPs, medical doctors and medical students
Location Online, Australia and New Zealand

Prescribing Nutrition Waitlist

Other courses

Certificate in plant-based nutrition

T Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies in partnership with eCornell (USA)

Delivered by 25+ leading medical and dietetic experts, this online certificate program is based on the groundbreaking research of Cornell Professor Emeritus T. Colin Campbell, PhD, bestselling co-author of The China Study and Whole (see books and journals section). In a few short weeks, arm yourself with the knowledge you need to improve your overall health, learn new skills, or even inspire a career change. In this online, video-based courses, you’ll learn about topics that include: the role nutrition plays in chronic disease, the importance of nutrition at each stage of life, beginning with pregnancy through adulthood, strategies to support sustainable positive lifestyle change and the psychological reasons we are drawn to unhealthy foods.

​Dates Enrol any time
Target audience Any discipline (students may come from the healthcare sector or other background)
Location Online, open to students globally

T Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies

Plant-based nutrition: a sustainable diet for optimal health

Winchester University (UK)

Winchester University and Plant Based Health Professionals UK have collaborated to create the UK’s first plant-based nutrition university course. This 8-week course, convened by DFN International Advisor Dr Shireen Kassam. Delivered online, it is open to health professionals and nutrition enthusiasts from anywhere in the world, with CPD accreditation available via the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine. The content has been created by 17 plant-based health professionals and experts from the UK. Many have been plant-based themselves for several years and use plant-based nutrition in their clinical practice as part of an overall approach to lifestyle medicine. Accredited for 30 CPD/CME hours by the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine and can be counted towards Maintenance of Certification for the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine diploma. The course is a facilitated self-paced short course to be completed within eight weeks.

Dates
Runs once every academic term; see website for upcoming course dates and enrolment deadlines
Target audience Any discipline (students may come from the healthcare sector or other background)
Location Online, open to healthcare professionals and students internationally

Plant Based Health Professionals

One Healthy World

Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine (PRCM)

Join this free, six-week online webinar program to take charge of your health with diet changes and support from nutrition experts from around the world. With programs available in English, Spanish, French, and Mandarin, and for those of Indian origin, you will learn how what you eat can help you improve blood sugar, lose weight, control blood pressure, and more.

Dates Enrol any time
Target audience Healthcare professionals and the general public
Location Online, open to students globally

One Healthy World Course

14-Day NEURO PLAN Jump Start: A Introduction to Total Brain and Body Rejuvenation

The Neuro Academy (USA)

Created by neurologists Drs Dean & Ayesha Sherzai, this free 2-week multimedia course informs and inspires participants to develop healthy habits for optimum brain health. In just five minutes a day, the course empowers lasting lifestyle change in the key areas of nutrition, exercise, stress management, sleep restoration and cognitive capacity.

Dates Enrol any time
Target audience Practitioners and public with an interest in protect against cognitive diseases and disorders
Location Online, open to students globally

Neuro Plan Academy

NutritionCME: free Continuing Medical Education credits

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (USA)

Majority free, non-commercial nutrition continuing education for healthcare professionals from PCRM delivered in video format, covering the role nutrition plays in brain health, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and more, with an emphasis on plant-based nutrition for disease prevention, management and even reversal.

Dates Enrol any time
Target audience Healthcare sector professionals and students
Location Online, open to students globally

NutritionCME.org

Moving Medicine Forward Masterclass

Michael Klaper, M.D. (USA)

Led by clinician Michael Klaper, M.D. who brings almost 40 years of plant-based experience healing to his entertaining, slide-illustrated lectures — the principles of how to use the patient’s diet to transform their body’s chemistry and physiology to arrest and reverse degenerative disease are revealed. Each class comes with a clinical case along with thought-provoking questions that invite the participants to analyze and understand nutrition’s role in fostering both health and disease.

​Dates Enrol any time
Target audience Healthcare professionals
Location Online, open to students globally

Moving Medicine Forward

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