Holistic Nutrition Program
Silver Spring, Maryland Location
Continuing education and prep class for Certification through the
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)
Holistic Nutrition Professional Certification
Level 1 - Upon Request, On Demand, Online
Level 2 - Sunday July 7, 2019
Become a Certified Nutritional Consultant
Classes are from 10am to 4pm on location or "Live-online" using Adobeconnect
Makeup classes are "Live-online" using Adobeconnect, on location in Virginia Beach, or pre-recorded on demand online.
All lecture classes can be taken online on demand. On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience. All pre-recorded classes include a live question and answer session with the teacher. Upon completion of each level a special date and time is set up to have a live question and answer session by way of the internet or phone.
Holistic Nutrition (HNC)
Total cost $1,350
Each level $225
|HHC1- Anatomy & Physiology||By request|
|HNC2- Principles of Nutrition||Jul 7 Sun|
|HNC3- Nutrition and Body Chemistry||July 14 Sun|
|HNC4 -Fats and Sugars||July 21 Sun|
|HNC5 -Meal Planning Guidelines||July 28 Sun|
|HNC6- Counseling & Clinical||TBA|
To register and pay call 202-237-7681.
TBA Classes to be determined with current students and teacher
To register and pay call 202-237-7681
On Location or Live On-line!
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Silver Spring, MD 20910
In the Heart of Silver Spring
The classes are taught as independent modules and can taken out of sequence.
Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC)
HHC Level 1: Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology.
This level familiarizes the student with each system of the human physiology and introduces the world of medical terminology. This level will help the student understand the client's description of symptoms and understand physician's diagnosis.
HNC Level 2: Principles of Nutrition
Learn the nutritional needs of the human body which includes macro and micro nutrients, enzymes and antioxidants.
HNC Level 3: Nutrition & Body Chemistry
The student will learn the effect of the twenty-one chemical elements on colon health, how soft tissue is built, the importance of electrolytes and the importance of bone builders and blood builders.
HNC Level 4: Carbohydrates & Fats
The student will learn the truth about the different types of fats and sugars and how they affect our body.
HNC Level 5: Meal Planning Guidelines
The student will learn dietary planning for optimal health for both adults and children and healing for chronic ailments.
HNC Level 6: Counseling & Clinical
The student will be supervised by a Naturopath while working with clients. Hand out recipes for clients to try.
Each level includes Contact Hours: 6 (6 CEs per Level) Homework Hours: 4
$225.00 per level
The student must complete six levels. Each level is an independent module; therefore, the student may take them out of sequence except for Level VI (clinical). After the completion of the program a student can sit for an exam with the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association.
The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health/Naturopathy in Maryland.
The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has reviewed the Washington Institute's classes and has determined that the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine can teach in Maryland.
Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association
Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners
Jen Martinez-Bentley has 18 years of teaching experience.
Doctor of Naturopathy September 1999 Nova International
Doctor of Integrative Homeopathy December 2007 National University of Therapeutics
Currently teaching at:
Centura College in Chesapeake,VA
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Qualified to teach the following courses:
Anatomy & Physiology
Business and Ethics for Body workers
Deep Tissue Massage
Meditation / Visualization
Myofascial Therapy (Trigger Point)
Reiki and Chakra Balancing
Spa Modalities including hydrotherapy
Traditional Chinese Medicine