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Gastrointestinal Clinical Strategies and Treatment Applications

Event date: 9/21/2019 9:00 AM - 9/22/2019 5:30 PM Export event

Course Title: Gut-Brain Axis Clinical Strategies and Treatment Applications

General Schedule: September 21 and 22 from 9am – 5:30pm

Instructor: Datis Kharrazian, DC, PhD, DHSc, MS, MMSc, DACNB, DACBN, FACN

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach at 6450 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad CA


Course Description

This course will provide an extensive literature review of the brain-gut axis, the role of the vagal apparatus, and gastrointestinal cellular messengers that impact the brain.  An evidence-based model incorporating diet, nutrition, and lifestyle medicine will be presented. Clinical applications to vagal exercises, diet, nutrition, and laboratory tests will be presented.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the bi-directional relationships between the gut and the brain
  2. Review the brain-gut axis literature
  3. Review of clinical diseases associated with the brain-gut axis
  4. Understand the clinical concept canalized and non-canalized pathways
  5. Learn how to identify disruption of the brain-gut axis with the history and exam
  6. Learn diet, nutrition, lifestyle, and neurological exercises to support brain-gut axis dysfunction
  7. Learn laboratory markers to assess the gastrointestinal and blood-brain barrier
InstructorDatis Kharrazian, DC, PhD, DHSc, MS, MMSc, DACNB, DACBN, FACN
About the InstructorPlease see attached CV
Subject BreakdownAnatomy, Terminology, Basic Sciences: 8.5 Hours; Diagnosis, X-ray, Lab: 1.5 Hours; Research, Case Studies: 5.0 Hours
Total Credits15.00
FormatDistance - Live
Course OutlineKI Sept 2019 Gastrointestinal Course Outline UPDATED June 2019.pdf
Co-sponsor or PartnerN/A
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