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Functional Medicine University Winter Enrollment 2019

FMU Winter Enrollment is open from Mon Jan 21st through one week till the 28th.

There is an exclusive $250 cashback on tuition fees through this site, functionalmedicinetraining.org

FMU is a Complete Training Center for Functional Medicine

1. Core CFMP Curriculum

You can check out the core CFMP syllabus here, and remember you can also trial the course for 30 days to see if it is suitable for you, no fuss refunds available up to 30 days.


2. Interactive Forum – For Students & Graduates

Ask questions on the training, ask clinical questions, access experts via the forum and often personally and at no extra cost – there is no future membership fee with either the forum or the continuing education.

Examples of recent questions being asked in the members’ forum as of January 21st 2019 Continue reading “Functional Medicine University Winter Enrollment 2019”

Immune System Balance in Lyme and Complex Infectious Illness-supporting appropriate immune function

Immune System Balance in Lyme and Complex Infectious Illness Supporting appropriate immune function. Learning Objectives:

1. Understand a healthy immune response
2. Learn about the physiology of the immune system in the gut and its role in systemic immune responses
3. Leave grounded in therapeutics to support healthy immune function

Immune System Balance in Lyme and Complex Infectious Illness

Supporting appropriate immune function

Speaker: Dr. Jocelyn Strand N.D., Director of Clinical Education at BioBotanical Research [Biocidin]

Description:

One of the concerns that underlies chronic infectious illnesses is the immune system’s
confusion about how to respond. Join Dr. Strand for a discussion about the role of chronic inflammation, the microbiome, and immune function, as well as strategies for restoring balance.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand a healthy immune response
2. Learn about the physiology of the immune system in the gut and its role in systemic immune responses
3. Leave grounded in therapeutics to support healthy immune function

Date: Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Eastern Time-New York Time)

Dr. Jocelyn Strand’s Bio:

Dr. Jocelyn Strand graduated from Bastyr University in 2005 with a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine.

Following her graduation, she established her practice in the Seattle area, working at Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, as well as in a gastrointestinal specialty clinic.

She returned to Minnesota in 2008 with the vision of increasing the availability, affordability, and awareness of naturopathic medicine, and opened her private practice at Lake Superior Natural Medicine, where she specialized in GI system disorders, Lyme disease, and auto-immune conditions as a Primary Care Provider through the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.

In 2019, Dr. Strand became the Director of Clinical Education for Bio-Botanical Research, Inc., and continues to inspire others through research and lecturing around the world.

FMU Fall Enrollment for the CFMP Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner

Why enroll at Functional Medicine University for the CFMP? Fully accredited externally, fully online, best price and best comprehensive education covering many viewpoints.
Take advantage of lockdown to tuck this course under your belt and bring your practice to the next level. Fall Enrollment Oct 19th-26th

FMU Fall Enrollment for the CFMP Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner

Fully accredited externally, fully online, best price and best comprehensive education covering many viewpoints

Take advantage of lockdown to tuck this course under your belt and bring your practice to the next level.

*Free to public viewing in the run up to enrollment is one of the recent lectures in the FMU Guest Lecture Series by Dr Michael Jurgelewicz, A Comprehensive Approach to Osteoporosis and Novel Therapeutics

In addition to osteoporosis, this lecture has many interesting insights on various aspects of bone health as well as insights on vitamin D supplementation and collagen.

There are other speakers in the FMU student archives also speaking on osteoporosis and bringing those experts experience together provides for a rich education at FMU not usually available anywhere else!

For more information on payment plans and a $250 cashback voucher read here

Fall enrollment oct 19th-26th 2020 functional medicine university certified functional medicine practitioner

Halting Our Brain’s Slow Deterioration

The triggers and mechanisms of action creating the autoimmune cascade that eventually manifests as an autoimmune disease.
• Identifying if a patient’s brain is under attack
• Simple tests that will tell us where we stand
• Essential components of treatment protocols

Halting Our Brain’s Slow Deterioration

FMU Guest Lecture Series for Current and Past Students

Speaker: Thomas O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

Description:

In Clinical Practice, patients suffering with fears of brain dysfunction present daily.

No one is getting answers to “what do I do”. Autoimmunology is an emerging specialty within the discipline of Immunology. Its study invites a paradigm shift (thinking completely differently) as to why our immune system begins attacking our own tissue. The original theories of the 20th century about how and why our immune system does what it does were developed at a time when the human body was believed to be largely sterile. We now know that is not true. It is more likely that the autoantibodies detected in patients with brain dysfunction are generated in response to perceived pathogens (bacteria, molds, toxic chemicals, foods,…) rather than to ‘self’-your brain is trying to protect you from something.

The million-dollar question is ‘what is it trying to protect you from’? Besides the traditional pathogens of our ancestors (bacteria, parasites, viruses, molds and fungi), numerous studies associate environmental toxins in today’s world as potential initiators of the autoimmune cascade. We will explore the mechanisms of why the immune system, trying to protect the brain, becomes activated and ends up attacking brain tissue.

Whether it manifests as Alzheimer’s Disease, or headaches, Multiple Sclerosis or Brain Fatigue, Brain Fog or Anxiety, the mechanisms that initiate and ‘fuel’ these conditions is often predictable and identifiable. In recent years, several studies have revealed the importance of early detection of autoantibodies as predictors for brain disease Predictive Autoimmunity now gives us the tools to identify the underlying mechanisms years before brain damage is ex tensive enough to produce substantial symptomatology and a diagnosed brain disease.

This Presentation will give an in-depth understanding of:

– What genetics have to do with brain deterioration
– The triggers and mechanisms of action creating the autoimmune cascade that eventually manifests as an autoimmune disease.
– Identifying if a patient’s brain is under attack
–  Simple tests that will tell us where we stand
– Essential components of treatment protocols

Date: Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Eastern Time-New York Time)

The Root Cause of Autoimmune Conditions: Trauma, Stress and ANS Dysregulation 

Key points: Autonomic Nervous System and Immune System Interactions; Assessments and testing; ANS regulation as a foundation to the functional approach; Rewiring the brain for healing ; Functional protocols for common autoimmune triggers; Total Recovery Case Studies  

The Root Cause of Autoimmune Conditions: Trauma, Stress and ANS Dysregulation  *Rescheduled Oct 3rd

*This event had to be rescheduled from Sept 22nd

Speaker: Michelle Corey F.M.P.

Key points:
  • Autonomic Nervous System and Immune System Interactions
  • Assessments and testing
  • ANS regulation as a foundation to the functional approach
  • Rewiring the brain for healing
  • Functional protocols for common autoimmune triggers
  • Total Recovery Case Studies  

Date: Tuesday, September 22nd, Oct 3rd 2020

Time: 2PM-3:30 PM (Eastern Time-New York Time)

Michelle Corey’s Bio:

Michelle Corey, C.N.W.C. is a Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant, health care advocate, researcher and author. Michelle studied holistic nutrition at Clayton College of Natural Health, and functional medical protocols at the Academy of Functional Medicine and Genomics. After completely reversing her autoimmune condition Michelle went on to help over 600 people to do the same. In 2007, Michelle founded Vibrant Way Inc., a nutritional supplement manufactu ring company. Michelle’s first book is The Thyroid Cure, The Functional Mind-Body Approach to Reversing Your Autoimmune Condition and Reclaiming Your Health ww.thethyroidcure.com.

Michelle is currently an advisor to the Academy of Functional Medicine and Genomics. She offers healing retreats in beautiful Taos, New Mexico.

 

A Comprehensive Approach to Osteoporosis and Novel Therapeutics

A Comprehensive Approach to Osteoporosis and Novel Therapeutics
Traditional and functional laboratory assessments for osteoporosis
Risk factors and prevention strategies for osteoporosis
Develop nutritional interventions for osteoporosis
Nutritional therapeutics to increase bone mineral density

A Comprehensive Approach to Osteoporosis and Novel Therapeutics

Speaker: Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, DACBN, DCBCN, CNS

Date: Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Eastern Time-New York Time)

Course Description:

Osteoporosis is a silent disease that begins long before much of the damage
has occurred just like many other conditions. This course combines the risk factors, patient evaluation, laboratory assessment, prevention strategies, dietary recommendations and nutraceuticals to support optimal bone health.

Learning Objectives:

  • Traditional and functional laboratory assessments for osteoporosis
  • Risk factors and prevention strategies for osteoporosis
  • Develop nutritional interventions for osteoporosis
  • Nutritional therapeutics to increase bone mineral density

 Dr. Jurgelewicz’s Bio:

Dr. Michael Jurgelewicz has a B.S.degree in Health & Wellness, a B.S. degree in Anatomy, and is a Doctor of Chiropractic. He is board certified in nutrition by the American Clinical Board of Nutrition, and a Diplomate of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition. He is also a member of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition’s Examination Committee.

Dr. Jurgelewicz is the Director of Product and Clinical Support at Designs for Health as well as a Professor at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut.

He also maintains a private practice specializing in functional medicine and is the author and contributor to several professional publications.

His academic training and clinical experience in functional medicine over the past 16 years position him as an authority in the management of a variety of chronic health conditions.

Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry | Part 6

Objectives Session 6

– Bilirubin and bile
– CRP, Homocysteine and Fibrinogen
– Understanding lipid markers
– TSH and the thyroid

For more information on the entire 6 part series see here

*If you are a student at FMU and have missed any of these lectures remember they are in the student area along with transcripts uploaded after the event. Just log into FunctionalMedicineUniversity.com with your username and p/w.

Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry Part 5

Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry- Part 5

Speaker: Ronda Nelson

Date: Tuesday, Aug 11th, 2020

Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM (Eastern Time-New York Time)

Objectives Session 5 
– Essential electrolyte markers
– Investigating pH imbalances
– Evaluating renal function
– AST, ALT, and GGT distinctions

For more information on the complete 6 part series see here

*If you are a student at FMU and have missed any of these lectures remember they are in the student area along with transcripts uploaded after each session. Just log into FunctionalMedicineUniversity.com with your username and p/w.

Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry part 4

Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry – Part 4

Speaker: Ronda Nelson

Objectives/outcomes Session 4

– Calcium, magnesium and phosphorus
– Evaluating protein status
– Assessing zinc status and alkaline phosphatase

Webinar Description

Knowing how to accurately interpret blood labs is a skill that takes time to master. In this comprehensive 6-part series, Ronda Nelson explores over 70 of the most common blood markers, providing a comprehensive overview in a simple and easy to understand way. In addition to the more common panels such as the Lipid Panel, CBC and Metabolic Panel, she guides you through a framework for extracting the most important information, allowing you to address key imbalances quickly and easily.
If you want to learn more about functional blood chemistry or are looking for a refresher course, this is six webinars you won’t want to miss.

For more details on this 6 part series see here

Date: Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM (Eastern Time-New York Time)

3 previous lectures in this series are now available in the student archive, just log into the student area with your username and password at FMU.

Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry Part 3

Understanding Functional Blood Chemistry part 3, with Ronda Nelson: Session3 – Reviewing white blood cells – Patterns for viral and bacterial infections – Blood sugar markers. If you want to learn more about functional blood chemistry or are looking for a refresher course, this 6 part series is for you.

Understanding Functional Blood Chemistry Part 3

Speaker: Ronda Nelson

Webinar Description

Knowing how to accurately interpret blood labs is a skill that takes time to master. In this comprehensive 6-part series, Dr. Ronda Nelson explores over 70 of the most common blood markers, providing a comprehensive overview in a simple and easy to understand way. In addition to the more common panels such as the Lipid Panel, CBC and Metabolic Panel, you are guided through a framework for extracting the most important information, allowing you to address key imbalances quickly and easily.
If you want to learn more about functional blood chemistry or are looking for a refresher course, this is six webinars you won’t want to miss.

Objectives/outcomes:

Session3
– Reviewing white blood cells
– Patterns for viral and bacterial infections
– Blood sugar markers

 Date: Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM (Eastern Time-New York Time)

Click here for more information on the 6 part series

Functional Medicine University CFMP Summer Enrollment 2020

Now is your chance to bag the best training at the best price and fully online, enrollment is 4 times a year and Summer enrollment is the week July 20th-27th

FMU Summer Enrollment Week for the CFMP Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, July 20th-27th 2020

Externally accredited by the University of Health Sciences California
Available to licensed professionals as a postgrad certification the full Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner CFMP accreditation.

For more information on the course read here

This is already the best course and at the best price by far as it is Dr Grisanti’s mission to ensure finances are not a stumbling block to education and to get this training out to doctors.

Payment plans are available and don’t forget to collect your $250 cashback voucher from this website FunctionalMedicineTraining.org before registering

*certain nutrition colleges, for example in the UK qualify, check with FMU support desk if unsure.

But if you do not have access to lab testing with your current accreditation then the CFMP will not go beyond the scope of your current license to access labs for clients. However, for non-licensed professionals not having access to labs and who require them then there is the FDN ‘health coach’ course which has a lab agreement.