Patient Health Advocacy Certificate Program


The NIWH 3-in-1 Whole Health Education® training is
accredited by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence
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NIWH offers, in addition to the patient health advocacy component in our 3-in-1 Whole Health Education program, a separate Patient Health Advocacy certificate program for those who wish to train for the Patient Health Education, Disease Prevention and Chronic Care coordination healthcare mandates. 

What is a patient health advocate and what do they do?    

The NIWH program provides today’s most cutting edge, evidence-based health information for patient health information, disease prevention and non-clinical resources which invites self-care and shared decision making.

The courses were presented and filmed at Boston area hospitals and medical centers. Videos are streamed by to our  on-line classrooms. Hard copy handouts, abstracts, current evidence-based research and individual course assignment templates are provided.

Each learner works with an Academic Adviser who is a credentialed medical or education professional and completed the NIWH Whole Health training.

This exciting, cost effective continuing education program contains 18 courses which address the most urgent issues in healthcare today. The program is 250 hours in length, which includes 150 course clock hours, plus an additional 100 hours of proctored exam and case study requirements for completion. The courses provide approved professional continuing education contact hours for nurses, nutritionists, mental health professionals, health educators and more.

 The tuition for this program is an outstanding value at $3995.00 and
                                           includes Membership in theAPHAlogo-horiz
                           NIWH is an Affiliate Member of the APHA 

The 18 courses include:

>  Nutrition Research on Chronic Disease
>  Inflammation and Disease
>  Brain Function and Nutrition
>  Obesity: Hidden Factors
>  Health Advocacy, Shared Decision Making
>  Peer Counseling
>  Mindful Listening
>  Behavioral Engagement
>  Health Information Research
>  Demystifying Medical Language
>  Exercise Physiology I, II III
>  Metabolic Syndrome
>  Behavior and Brain Function
>  Living with Chronic Illness
>  Cardiac Whole Health
>  Case Studies Practicum

Read detailed descriptions of the courses on our Whole Health Foundation Courses page.

This on-line, video streamed professional continuing education program is an exceptional value. For more information click on the button below.

A learner may also elect to test-out for the national Chronic Care Professional certification after completing the program.  Read more information about the Chronic Care Professional certification

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