Obesity has become a serious health risk in the UK and rates are increasing every year. Learning more about obesity and how to effectively tackle it is, therefore, very important to improve and save the lives of those affected by it.
This course provides a holistic, complete and well-balanced analysis of obesity in all its forms and how we can effectively tackle it as individuals, family members and local and global citizens.
We start by defining obesity and looking at the facts and stats while also defining the correlation of obesity to race, socioeconomics and education levels.
We discuss the causes of obesity and provide a detailed guide to recognising and treating obesity in children.
Lastly, we examine new initiatives by the UK Government, the NHS and UK schools, as well as the WHO’s stance, strategies and plans to tackle obesity head-on.
What You Will Learn:
- The details and facts of obesity as it relates to race, culture and socioeconomics
- The ten causes of obesity
- Childhood obesity - how to avoid it, recognise it, diagnose it and treat it
- The three-pronged approach to eliminating obesity completely
- Governmental and school approaches to tackling obesity
Benefits of Taking the Course:
Who can take the Tackling Obesity Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 0 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 0 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 0 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Tackling Obesity Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 4 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.