PK101: Behaviour as Medicine

Learn how to get real and lasting results with your clients.

  • Practise dealing with tricky clients, tough situations, and more
  • Discover the latest techniques from the field of positive psychology
  • Learn the art of behaviour change
  • Discover why understanding human behaviour is integral to the success of medical intervention

Approximately five hours per week
of training, over one month.

Get certified for

$579

Before you can understand how to help people reach their goals, you first need to understand why they make the decisions they do.

Gain an in-depth understanding of the latest science and evidence in behaviour change.

In this course, you will learn both the art and science of coaching and behaviour change, giving you the practical knowledge to help your clients or patients make sustainable behavioural changes.

Learn all about motivational interviewing and how habits are formed, and discover the latest techniques from the field of positive psychology.

This course arms you with everything you need to know in the area of behaviour and medicine so you can really make a difference.

Study online, at home, any time

All our courses are accessed from the convenience of your computer, smartphone or tablet, all from the comfort of your own home.

Be free to learn on your own time, at your own pace, and in your own space.

Meet your instructors

Dr Louise Schofield

Dr Louise Schofield

Behaviour Change

Health entrepreneur with a PhD in Public Health.

Prof Grant Schofield

Prof Grant Schofield

Public Health

Director of The Centre for Human Potential at AUT and Professor of Public Health.

Dr Catherine Crofts

Dr Catherine Crofts

Pharmacist

Catherine has a PhD in the early diagnosis of metabolic disease, and is experienced in the deprescribing of medications.

Sonya English

Sonya English

Registered Nurse & PREKURE Lead Health Coach

Sonya has a masters of health practice and is highly experienced as a critical care nurse in the acute treatment of people suffering from ill-health.

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Course Overview

Module 1: What is Human Health?

Module 2: What is Health?

Module 3: Health & Chronic Disease

Module 4: Behaviour Change 101

Module 5: Health Coaching in Practice

Approximately five hours per week
of training, over one month.

Get certified for

$579

Frequently Asked Questions

 

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When does the course start and finish?

This course is available for you to start immediately as soon as you enrol with online, 24/7 access. You then have 12 months to complete your short course.

Can I go at my own pace?

Yes. You can do this course in your own time and at your own pace, with online 24/7 access. The course can easily be completed within four weeks by committing to approximately five hours of work per week. You do however have up to 12 months to complete your course. 

Do I receive any certification for completing the course?

You will receive a PREKURE Certificate of Completion for this course.

What happens after I finish the course?

If you would like to continue learning, choose another Short Course or cross-credit into one of our Certificates.

Do I need any background or previous learning in the health field?

No. This course is perfect if you want to upskill for your own benefit. You will learn many tips and tricks that will help you and your loved ones. To date, we have had GPs, nurses, full-time mums, gardeners, IT specialists, and more enrolling on this course.

I am a nurse, physio or pharmacist. Does this course counts towards my CPD credits?

Yes, it counts as 20 hours.

How do I know this course is credible and contains correct information?

The course is scientifically-based and evidence-informed with full academic references provided for all materials. It is taught by our highly qualified, world-class teaching Faculty with extensive real-world experience. One of our past students says, “By aligning with a professional group like PREKURE, I can reassure my clients that I am using the latest, evidence-based tools and techniques to support them.”

Is this course recognised for Registered Exercise Professionals (REPs)?

Yes. You will receive 12.5 continuing professional development (CPD) points for completing this course.

Is this a CME endorsed course by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGPs)?

Our courses have been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and have been approved for CME credits for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

If you are dissatisfied for any reason with your purchase, contact us within 30 days and we will give you a full refund, no questions asked.

Do I get lifetime access to this course?

No. All PREKURE course content is available for 12 months from the date you enrol. Each module does however come with notes that you can download.

If you’re completing this Short Course as part of a Certificate you can retain access to your course content by joining the PREKURE Postgrad Network, an exclusive membership offering postgraduate professional support to PREKURE Certificate graduates. This includes access to updated content, resources and references as we continue to develop and re-release courses.

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