The course has been invaluable and has helped improve my practice with patients. I have a deeper understanding and can discuss a wider choice of possible solutions with my patients.
Great depth of coursesC. S. - Nursing Services Manager, PGCert in Obesity Care and Management
The College of Contemporary Health was the only institution to be able to offer me the depth of course that I was looking for as well as the ability to study at a distance.
Informative, challenging and thought provokingGP - Edinburgh - UK, PGCert in Obesity Care and Management
I really enjoyed the course. A lot of work has clearly been put in to make it informative, challenging and thought provoking. The online format works well for me as I can fit my study in around my other commitments. Even though I studied alone, I always felt a part of a class.
I am able to relate more to my clientsR. F. - Weight Management Practitioner, PGDip in Obesity Care and Management
From the course so far I developed my professional practice by gaining a better understanding of the causes, consequences and behavioural aspects of obesity, so I am able to relate more to my clients and provide them with more information to support an individual who is going through a weight loss journey.
This course has benefitted my practiceL. T. - Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Portsmouth - UK, PGCert in Obesity Care and Management
Without my knowledge gained from the course we would not have changed our usual practice. A patient of mine weighing 210 kg was admitted having sustained a cervical fracture with an SCI. Post-surgery he was unable to maintain... read more...
Evidence-based, relevant and of high qualityProfessor Pinki Sahota - Chair of the Association for the Study of Obesity,
The CCH courses make a significant contribution to the clinical education of practitioners. The modules are evidence-based, relevant and of high quality and should be recommended to all practitioners involved in obesity prevention and management.
CCH courses changed our clinical practiceB.A. - Lead Diabetes Research Nurse, PGCert, PGDip and Short Courses,
All of my staff who have completed the Postgraduate modules and the short courses have found them excellent and it has changed our clinical practice.
The course presentation and the material taught are brilliantGeneral Nurse,
The short videos and online lectures explained the topics in great detail and depth, the fact the course was online allowed maximum flexibility around a busy life.
FIND YOUR COURSE
Postgraduate Courses 1-6 Years
These include the MSc, PGDip, and PGCert courses in Obesity Care and Management. These courses require a more substantial time commitment.
Postgraduate Modules 200 Hours
PG Modules are parts of the Postgraduate Courses which you can take individually. This gives you more flexibility and you still collect the credits.
On-Demand Courses 25-30 Hours
These courses give you the content of the PG Modules and CPD points without the formal assessment, however there is no tutor support and no academic credits.
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