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Positive wellbeing: evidence-based wellness practices

How does your body respond to stress? Does this impact your overall wellbeing and quality of life? In this CPE/CPD course, examine our biological response to stress, and learn how to evaluate individual wellness and wellbeing. Explore the evidence underpinning wellness and wellbeing practices and how to use them to care for yourself or others.

  • 30+ hours of content
  • 18 months of access to material
  • 100% delivered online
  • 0 prerequisites

What you'll take away from this course

Knowledge of wellness and wellbeing theory
Awareness of ethical and effective wellness approaches
An understanding of the human stress response
Tools to evaluate individual wellness and wellbeing
Up to 30 CPE/CPD points

In this course, study the wellness movement and its evidence-based practices. Examine the human stress response and how it is measured. Learn about the illness/wellness continuum, the dimensions of wellness theory and how to evaluate individual wellness. Explore the impact of sleep, nutrition, exercise and stress-management techniques, such as mindfulness and meditation. Finally, consider positive psychology concepts and how to use them.

Continuing education

Completing this course can contribute to your continuing professional development with the following organisation(s).

Topics covered

  • What is wellness?
    • Understand a holistic framework for Wellness. This considers wellness as a concept in which the whole is more than the sum of its parts.
  • Wellness theory
    • Wellness models will help you to understand how lifestyle is impacting health and stress.
  • Understanding stress
    • Understand how to quantify and measure stress, as well as the effects stress can have on people.
  • Factors of physical wellness
    • Explore the impacts of sleep, nutrition and physical activity on
  • Managing wellness
    • Explore strategies for improving wellbeing: plan and implement strategies for improving wellness and wellbeing.
  • Concepts of positive psychology
    • Explore establishing a healthy mindset and how this can improve overall wellness and wellbeing.
  • Final submission
    • Create a wellness plan for a persona that incorporates approaches and measurable objectives.

Whether you are upskilling, cross-skilling, re-skilling or simply curious about wellness practices, this advanced course will equip you with the knowledge to expand your career possibilities.

Dive into our rich array of online resources, including videos, podcasts and interactive quizzes, to deepen your understanding of wellness and wellbeing.

Using our intuitive, industry-leading learning platform, you have the flexibility to study entirely online, in your own time and at your pace. You will complete project work and comprehensive assessments to gain CPE/CPD points.

Your learning is supported by an interactive Learning Journal, which you will download and use throughout the course to record your progress. Remember, if you need it, learning support is one click away.

This CPE/CPD course is academically rigorous. It is designed and supported by leading experts in the field and academics who understand the needs of busy professionals. You will receive direct feedback from them on your individual course assessments.

Each course draws on content from Endeavour College of Natural Health’s degrees and is backed by its higher education credentials.

Continuing Professional Education

By successfully completing the assessment tasks in this course, you will gain up to 30 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) points. You can use CPE points towards your membership of professional bodies and to show you’re actively investing in life-long learning.

Credly Badge

Completing this course rewards you with the following credly badge, which you can share on your socials!

Awardees have gained knowledge of wellness and wellbeing theory and developed awareness of ethical and effective wellness approaches. They have formed an understanding of the human stress response and have been exposed to tools to evaluate individual wellness and wellbeing. Awardees have developed practical skills for self-care and the care of others.

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