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Welcome to the Nutritional Aesthetics Alliance Certified Nutritional Aesthetics Practitioner™ (CNAP) Training Program!

We’re thrilled that you’re interested in learning more about the groundbreaking program that’s in the works from the NAA. The CNAP Training Program will draw from diverse areas of study to create a well-rounded, inclusive foundation for the practice of Nutritional Aesthetics, which aims to advance an integrative approach to healthy skin. The curriculum offered in this program will be highly interactive and bring in principles of alternative, complementary, and conventional medicines, including integrative dermatology, aesthetics, coaching, Ayurveda, and TCM, among many other modalities in alignment with the Nutritional Aesthetics™ philosophy and mission. We curate information with the goal of offering you a fresh approach to skincare that’s exciting, growing in demand, and proven to deliver results. This program may even redefine your own view of healthy skin.

The CNAP Training Program will be open to a range of wellness professionals including licensed aestheticians, registered dietitians, nutritionists and certified health coaches, and other qualified professionals pending review of credentials. Entry into the program will be preceded by an application process of which we will provide details on this page as the program nears its launch.

Please read the below FAQs and feel free to reach out if you have additional questions about the coming program.

CNAP Training Program FAQs:

Who can apply to join the CNAP Training Program?

The program will be open to a range of wellness professionals including licensed aestheticians, registered dieticians, nutritionists, and certified health coaches, and other qualified professionals pending review of credentials. 

What certification will I receive upon completion?

Those who successfully complete the requirements of the CNAP Training Program will receive the Certified Nutritional Aesthetics Practitioner® (CNAP) credentials.

How can I use the CNAP certification professionally? How do Certified Nutritional Aesthetics Practitioners® work differently from health coaches and aestheticians?

Upon completion of the CNAP Training Program, you will be able to expand your current work to integrate both topical and nutritional approaches that impact skin health and fall within your federal, state, and local-specific scope of practice. Examples of professional applications include work within a spa, physical fitness center, nutrition, or health coaching practice, within an integrative or functional medicine practice, and in collaboration with chiropractors, acupuncturists, or integrative dermatologists.

When will the CNAP Training Program open and what will it cost?

The program is currently in development. The pilot cohort of this program will be exclusively available to NAA Members in good standing in late 2019. Tuition is to be determined. We’ll post all program-related news and updates on this page, but you can also sign up below to conveniently receive updates via email.

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