Healthy Living Practitioner Certificate

Develop healthy living interventions

Supported by the American Heart Association, the Healthy Living Practitionerâ„¢ (HLP) certificate program prepares you to become a Healthy Living Practitionerâ„¢.

Learn how to assess lifestyle behaviors and subsequently develop and implement Healthy Living Interventions. As an HLP, you’ll focus on the primordial and primary prevention of chronic diseases as well as secondary prevention in those already diagnosed with a lifestyle related disease.

HLPs are committed to supporting behavior changes towards Healthy Living and helping to ensure these changes are maintained over the long-term. As a HLP, you’ll participate in a broad range of activities related to the field including individual/ patient care, program development and implementation, teaching, research and leadership activities related to Healthy Living Medicine.

Stats and Facts

In the US, over
80%
of individuals see a physician at least once a year, but less than
35%
receive exercise and nutrition from counseling from their physician
#1 This pioneering curriculum is the first of its kind in the country
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Integrating early prevention health measures across disciplines
22
credit hours
Training Health Professionals to Deliver Healthy Living Medicine

Learn from the best

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    Deepika Laddu

    Focusing on chronic disease prevention throughout the life-course

  • Cemal Ozemek head shot

    Cemal Ozemek

    Studying cardiac and vascular function in healthy and diseased populations

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    Hannah Claeys

    Practicing as an exercise specialist and discovering results in overall health and disease prevention

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