Certified Natural Products Advisor Course
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CNPA Course

Curriculum Overview


Chapter

Summary

The Health Food Store Employee

The difference between prescribing and providing information, and how to effectively balance the customers’ thirst for knowledge with the legal restraints placed on you by Canadian law.

Introduction to Nutrition

Basic and advanced nutritional concepts and the role nutrition plays in our overall health.

Cardiovascular System

Basic physiology and anatomy of the cardiovascular system. The pathophysiology of common conditions, as well as herbal and nutraceutical treatments used for common cardiovascular conditions.

Gastrointestinal System

Basic physiology and anatomy of the nervous system. The pathophysiology of common conditions. As well as herbal and nutraceutical treatments used for common GI conditions.

Nervous System

Basic physiology and anatomy of the nervous system. The pathophysiology of common conditions as well as herbal and nutraceutical treatments used for common conditions of the nervous system and psychiatric disorders.

Immune System

Basic physiology and anatomy of the immune system. The pathophysiology of common conditions as well as common remedies for enhancing the immune system and treatments for the common cold and influenza.

Respiratory System

Basic physiology and anatomy of the lungs and chest cavity.The pathophysiology of common conditions as well as herbal and nutraceutical treatments used for common respiratory conditions.

Integumentary System

Basic physiology and function of the skin. The pathophysiology of common conditions as well as herbal and nutraceutical treatments used for common skin conditions.

Endocrinology

The physiology and function of our hormones, as well as herbal and nutraceutical treatments used for hormone conditions.


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