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Neuroscience and Nutrition


This Neuroscience and Nutrition course explores the neurological system and the role of nutrition, lifestyle, and environmental factors in neurological function and dysfunction. Studies include central and peripheral systems, parasympathetic, enteric and sympathetic nerve functions, and their role in cognition, memory, mood, and pain. Major emphasis will be on nutrition and lifestyle changes that impact neurological health and disorders.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Nervous System
  • Cognition and Memory
  • Mood
  • Pain
  • Neurological Disorders Management

Learning Outcomes

  • Summarize the functions of the neurological system;

  • Compare and contrast how nutrients affect the nervous system;

  • Determine and describe how nutrition and lifestyle impact learning and behavior disorders;

  • Illustrate how lifestyle and nutrition affect common illnesses and diseases of the neurological system;

  • Develop a health protocol to provide wellness support for a client with a neurological condition.

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Required Course Pack:

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)

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Admissions Requirements:

Candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree or higher from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Candidates must submit official transcripts directly from the issuing institution along with one professional letter of recommendation. All applicants must be recommended for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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