Paramount Colleges provides the graduate Nutritional Practitioner with the necessary skills in a range of natural therapy treatments, based on Biological Sciences and highly specialised Nutritional Medicine. This qualification in Natural Medicine ensures graduates of the Nutritional Medicine courses can demonstrate a broad range of knowledge and skills to be able to analyse a client’s health status, including current medical treatments. Based on this assessment Nutritional Medicine course graduates can formulate and negotiate compatible, highly customised treatment protocols for health management.
On completion of the Nutritional Medicine course, the graduate Nutritionist will be equipped to practice autonomously in their own professional clinic or work with others in a natural health care centre. Nutritional Medicine graduates they will be capable of applying highly specialised nutritional medicine knowledge with eligibility to apply for recognition by peak professional associations, including the Australian Natural Therapists Association, to become eligible for professional insurances, ensuring their professional status within the industry.
To enhance their learning and accommodate personal student preferences at our college of Nutritional Medicine, all students completing the Nutritional Medicine course are required to complete a minimum of 2 electives from across the institution’s full range of subject offerings of 4 or more credit points. The points associated with these electives cannot be substituted for required units for this qualification, but will provide credit points towards further qualifications.
Student interns of Nutritional Medicine are required to participate in a minimum of 408 clinical practicum hours. This structured programme provides a vehicle through which the intern can apply their knowledge and skills in a supervised environment, much as other health care professionals are required to do. The supervision of qualified practitioners provides reassurance to the intern, while the experience itself builds confidence as the student prepares to graduate.
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