Foundations of Functional Medicine
By: National University of Health Sciences

Course Description

The term ‘Functional Medicine’ has become a moniker describing the global movement of how growing numbers of mainstream practitioners are changing the way they approach patient assessment and management based on systems biology and body system imbalances. “Foundations of Functional Medicine” was designed as an introductory course of study for allied health professionals that provides a strong overview of functional medicine concepts and includes the following objectives upon completion: Understanding of the foundational concepts of functional medicine and the premise behind a systems biology approach to assessment Ability to identify the 7 core imbalances Comprehension of the underlying physiology/mechanisms for each imbalance with correlations to disease processes and nutritional considerations Recognition of the special tools used by functional medicine practitioners to assess the patient with the functional approach Retention of knowledge to professionally interface with patients and other practitioners on this topic Acknowledge how the functional approach dovetails with other types of health management in an interdisciplinary environment Appreciate where to go to find further education or resources

Course Details

  • Foundations of Functional Medicine
  • By:    National University of Health Sciences
  • Instructor:    Laurie Mueller, DC, CFMP; Henry Mueller, DC, FACO, IFMCP
  • Total CE Hours:    20
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