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CSNN Natural Nutrition Diploma Program Updated Courses and Corequisites

September 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020

Have you heard that our Natural Nutrition Diploma Program has changed!? Some courses have been replaced with new ones, and others have new textbooks and course outlines. Changes to our courses also brings changes to some of our corequisites.

If you are a graduate or current student (R.H.N. or Student ID number required), we are excited to be offering the opportunity for you to take these new courses and corequisites!

Courses will be available with the Wednesday Night(6:30-10pm)/Saturday Day(9:30am-1:00pm) Group or the Friday Day(9:30am-1:00pm) Group.

Course costs depend on the length of the individual course and corequisites are a flat rate of $52.50+Fees. Please note that the required textbooks are not included in the below prices and that students are responsible to acquire the textbook either through the school or externally prior to the course start date.

Refund policy: Corequisites are non refundable, however, upon request may be transferred to another graduate or student. Courses are fully refundable minus a $50+GST Admin Fee if requested 30+ days prior to the course start date. If requested between 7-30 days prior to the course start date, courses are 50% refundable. No refunds if requested within 7 days of the course start date.


NN103B Motivational Interview Skills | 10.5 hours | $232.50+Fees

Required textbook (not included): Motivational Interviewing in Health Care, by Stephen Rollnick, William Miller & Christopher Butler

This course introduces students to Motivational Interviewing (MI)—an approach to support clients in achieving positive behaviour change when addressing their health challenges. This course presents the background philosophy and components of Motivational Interviewing and outlines techniques to apply the principles when conducting holistic nutritional consultations. The student will be provided with resources and practice opportunities for integrating MI into the practice of holistic nutrition.

Wednesday/Saturdays: Jan 8, 11, 15 (2020)

Fridays: May 15, 22, 29 (2020)

NN104A Hormone Health | 18 hours | $387.50+Fees

Required textbook (not included):  The Hormone Cure, by Dr. Sara Gottfried

The stress of modern-day life has led to an epidemic of hormonal imbalance resulting in crash diets, sleeping pills, and anxiety medication. This course explains why it is not normal to feel fatigued, anxious, fat, and irritable, and the steps needed to reset your hormones to get back to feeling vibrant and joyful.

Wednesday/Saturdays: Jan 18, 22, 25, 29; Feb 1 (2020)

Fridays: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26; Jul 3 (2020)

NN107A Biochemistry & Epigenetics | 21 hours | $464.50+Fees

Required textbook (not included): Science Essentials: Biochemistry to Epigenetics *CSNN published text

This course helps the student to understand the chemical processes that underlie critical biological functions, starting with atomic structure, working through chemical symbols and the periodic table of the elements, and culminating in genetics and epigenetics. It explores the chemistry of living things; the metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins; and, the biochemical processes of various functions of the human body, including cellular replication, genetic pre-disposition, and the new science of epigenetics that shows how lifestyle and diet can change genetic expression.

Wednesday/Saturdays: Apr 18, 22, 25, 29; May 2, 6 (2020)

NN115 Introduction to the Practical Use of Herbs | 14 hours | $310.00+Fees

Required textbook (not included): The Good Living Guide to Natural and Herbal Remedies, by Katolen Yardley

This general interest course is designed to (1) introduce the therapeutic use of plant medicine; (2) discuss common local medicinal and kitchen, culinary herbs for common health issues, and how herbal medicine can be considered preventative medicine; (3) learn about harvesting, and herbal medicine-making techniques, and the importance of sustainable practices for the health of our planet; (4) explain how to prepare teas and some topical applications for common use.

Wednesday/Saturdays: Jul 22, 25, 29; Aug 1 (2020)


Corequisite classes are 3-hour sessions from 2pm-5pm that enrich and enhance the curriculum and affords students the opportunity to develop skills essential to their success in the field of nutrition.

Ayurveda I & II | $52.50+Fees (Each)

Learn the basics of Ayurveda in these two 3 hour corequisites. Leave with a clear understanding of the three Doshas. Learn the disease process (stages and symptoms), the science of the six tastes, and be able to identify Dosha balancing foods.

Ayurveda I: Saturday October 19th 2019 OR Friday January 31st 2020

Ayurveda II: Saturday November 2nd 2019 OR Friday February 7th 2020

Weight Loss, Detoxification & Cleansing | $52.50+Fees

Learn how to better support your clients who are looking to lose weight with a holistic approach. Develop a better understanding of which body systems to address, and how detoxification can play a role.

Saturday February 1st 2020 OR Friday June 26th 2020

Restorative Diets | $52.50+Fees

Take a look at the restorative diets of today. Learn who might benefit from each diet and protocol specifics.

Saturday February 29th 2020 OR Friday September 18th 2020

Autoimmunity | $52.50+Fees

Approximately 1 in 5 individuals have an autoimmune condition and the prevalence seems to be on the rise. Take an in-depth look at autoimmunity and protocols for your toolkit.

Saturday April 4th 2020 OR Friday November 6th 2020

Lowering Toxic Load | $52.50+Fees

In the world today we are bombarded with toxins in every aspect of our lives. Learn how to reduce toxic load in your home and personal care products as well as reducing waste in general.

Saturday April 25th 2020

Fats | $52.50+Fees

Build on your knowledge of fats and take part in a field trip that will give you more practical instruction.

Saturday May 9th 2020

Business Marketing | $52.50+Fees

Take a closer look at marketing in its many forms and how they relate to your Holistic Nutrition practice.

Saturday July 18th 2020


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