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Natural Nutrition Upgrade Courses

CSNN Richmond Hill is happy to offer a selection of Natural Nutrition upgrade courses. These course upgrades are open to CSNN graduates and other healthcare practitioners and they can earn upgrade hours and Continuing Education Units (CEUs).Those who achieve 80% or higher in one of these courses will receive a certificate for that course.

If you are interested in registering for these courses, please contact us at richmondhill@csnn.ca to learn more about schedules, fees, and more.

Please see upgrade course descriptions below:

NN103B Motivational Interview Skills | 10.5 hours

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.

CEUs: 3.0 | Association Upgrade Hours (CAHN-Pro & CANNP): 11.5 hours

NN104A Hormone Health | 18 hours

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.

CEUs: 5.5 | Upgrade Association Hours (CAHN-Pro & CANNP): 19.0 hours

NN107A Biochemistry & Epigenetics | 21 hours

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.

CEUs: 6.5 | Upgrade Association Hours (CAHN-Pro & CANNP): 22.0 hours

NN115 Introduction to the Practical Use of Herbs | 14 hours

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.

CEUs: 14.0 | Upgrade Association Hours (CAHN-Pro & CANNP): 15.0 hours

Contact Information

CSNN Richmond Hill
10909 Yonge St. Unit 216
Richmond Hill, ON
L4C 3E3

+905.737.0284
richmondhill@csnn.ca

Branch Manager
Leslie Gould

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