Who can register?
This course is open to Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists with a nutrition degree, or any other healthcare clinicians with nutrition in their scope of practice (MD, DO, DC, NPs, NDs, etc)
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Introduction to Integrative and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy (IFMNT)
10 CPEs for RDNs! (Others should inquire with their credentialing board)
Dates: 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/18, 8/25 and 9/7
Class meets from 7:45-9:30 PM ET
This course is a pre-requisite for IFMNT Certificate of Training Modules
Those with similar previous training may qualify to skip this course – please inquire
Offering the basics of IFMNT, the Introductory series is a comfortable but deep immersion. No quizzes/tests; no pressure – just a get-your-feet-wet experience to see what it’s all about and best prepare for the IFMNT Certificate of Training that follows. While this series is optional for those with previous training or experience, we highly recommend anyone not already practicing IFMNT start with a sound introduction, so nothing is missed! Get the basics just to incorporate a bit of IFMNT into your existing practice or let this be the beginning of an exciting journey that will expand your career to new heights – guaranteed!
What’s covered in this course…
Functional Nutrition (FN) overview
How are clients assessed differently?
How is it more effective?
Food as medicine approach
FN on Inflammation
As a root of Chronic disease
FN on Gastrointestinal health
The importance of the Microbiome
Food intake is only the beginning – the rest is digestion and absorption
What represents oxidative stress
Toxin burden awareness
How to detox your environment
Why might we need them?
Recommending a multi-vitamin – there’s more to it than you think!