PK105: Making Sense of Research

Learn what and whom to believe when it comes to the latest nutrition, exercise, and health research.

  • Understand the difference between good or bad interpretation of a scientific study
  • Learn how to discuss constantly conflicting studies
  • Learn the signs & symptoms of misleading research
  • Learn how to be a credible & evidence-informed practitioner

Approximately 20 hours of training,
completed over one month.

5 modules for

$579

In this course, you will learn what and who to believe when it comes to the latest nutrition, exercise, and health research.

How do you know what is a good or bad interpretation of a scientific study? Why is it important to know the difference between correlation and causation? 

Learn the signs and symptoms of misleading research and understand the real science behind those sensationalised newspaper headlines.

This course arms you with everything you need to know to be credible and evidence-informed.

Meet your instructors

Dr Simon Thornley

Dr Simon Thornley

Epidemiologist

Epidemiologist and public health medicine specialist. 

Prof Grant Schofield

Prof Grant Schofield

Public Health

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

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Course Overview

This course includes:

Module 1: Why Do Science & Research?

Module 2: What is Epidemiology & Why is It Important?

Module 3: Study Designs

Module 4: Basic Stats & Causal Thinking

Module 5: Being a Critical Thinker

Approximately 20 hours of training,
completed over one month.

5 modules for

$579

Frequently Asked Questions

 

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When does the course start and finish?

The course opens on the day you enrol and you have until the end of the following month to complete the course. So for example, if you enrol on July 10th, you will have until August 31st to complete the course.

Can I go at my own pace?

Yes. You have online, anytime access for one month. The course can easily be completed within four weeks by committing to approx 5 hours of work per week.

Do I get life-time access to the course materials?

No. However, each module comes with notes that you can download.

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.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are dissatisfied with your purchase, contact us within 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

I am a nurse, does this course counts towards my CPD credits?

Yes, it counts as 20 hours.

Do I have to be a Health Coach or PT to do this course?

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

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 and credible 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.

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If you’re not happy with your results, simply contact us, and we will give you an instant refund. It’s that simple.

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