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The Approach to Common Medical Illnesses Using Both Functional and Integrative Medicine

Nov 16 - 23, 2019   |   Miami, Florida  United States of America
Specialties : Alternative Medicine
Conference Brochure

The Approach to Common Medical Illnesses Using Both Functional and Integrative Medicine is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Nov 16 - 23, 2019 at Celebrity Equinox, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America.

Target Audience:
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners.

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM 
14 Contact Hours

• IBS - part 1
○ Review the definition and diagnosis of IBS
○ Review the pathophysiology of IBS including SIBO, celiac testing and food sensitivities
○ Discuss the impact of the microbiome on IBS symptoms
• IBS- part 2
○ Discuss the value of the elimination diet and how to implement it
○ Associate the vagus nerve and its impact on irritable bowel symptoms
○ Review non-pharmacologic approaches to IBS symptoms
• Insomnia
○ Illustrate melatonin and serotonin pathways
○ Discuss the impact of blue light on sleep cycle
○ Review non-pharmacologic approaches as sleep aids
• Flu prevention
○ Discuss the efficacy of flu vaccines and patient concerns
○ Review study supporting and refuting nonpharmacologic approaches to flu prevention and impact on flu symptoms/duration
○ Distance will be able to utilize a natural approach to support the immune system against the flu
• NASH-nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
○ Review pathogenesis of Nash
○ Summarize diagnostic testing options
○ Update providers on non-pharmacologic treatment options for NASH
• Intestinal permeability
○ Illustrate intestinal permeability and review risks and causes
○ Identify nutrients indicated in gut healing
○ Review studies associating intestinal permeability with auto immune disease
• Functional medicine approach to chronic disease
○ Discuss the functional medicine approach to evaluation of root cause of inflammation and disease
○ Expand on the function of the microbiome and the impact on chronic disease
○ Describe the amgydala's interpretation of physical and emotional stress and the impact on health

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.


Jennie Knudtson
Jennie Knudtson

Family Practice


Amanda Santa Maria
Amanda Santa Maria

Adult Medicine

Jennie Knudtson
Jennie Knudtson

Family Practice

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Contact No. : 1-800-422-0711

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Venue Address

Celebrity Equinox
7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise
Miami, Florida, United States of America

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