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Aspen Nutritionals Training for Sales Representatives

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Every day the pharmaceutical industry is becoming more competitive and it is imperative that healthcare professionals and sales representatives stay current with regard to their knowledge.

Doctors have less time to spend with representatives on a sales call and one of the most important ways to secure an appointment, is to be fully informed and knowledgeable.

Health Science Academy, in collaboration with Aspen Nutritionals, is presenting this modular course to assist their representatives to maintain a strong foundation of knowledge in the basics of anatomy, physiology and pathology as well as the different organ systems of the human body.

Course Content

Module 1: Basic Human Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of the Human Body

This module covers the basic facts on:

  • Cells and parts thereof
  • Organelles
  • Movement through cell membranes
  • Cell division – mitosis and meiosis
  • Tissues of the body
  • Body cavities
  • Organs and organ systems
  • Causes of disease
  • Medical terminology

Module 2: Basic Nutrition Product Knowledge Module

This module covers the basic facts on:

  • Nutrients (Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids, Vitamins and Minerals)
  • Water
  • Fibre
  • Energy
  • Nutrition related disorders (Weight imbalance and Eating disorders)

Module 3: Severe Acute Malnutrition

This module covers the basic facts on:

  • Severe acute malnutrition (SAM)
  • Medical care of SAM
  • The difference between kwashiorkos, marasmus and marasmic kwashiorkor
  • The nutritional treatment regine and medical management of SAM

Course Design

This is an online modular series.

Participants have one month to complete the assessment after starting with any module.

Who Should Enroll

  • Nominated sales representatives


To qualify for the certificate of completion issued by Health Science Academy, participants must successfully complete the assessment process. Certificates can be issued for every module completed or for the modular series on completion of all modules.


Participants will be assessed by means of multiple choice questionnaire.

Course Fee

The course fee is fully sponsored by Aspen Nutritionals for all personnel that are given access to this portal.

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