This module will address areas of gastroenterology from an integrative medical perspective including: Anatomy and Physiology of the Digestive System, Normal GI Flora, Dysbiosis, Bacterial, Yeast, Parasitic, H. Pylori, Clostridium Difficile, Small Bowel Overgrowth, Food Allergies and Sensitivities, Celiac Disease, Leaky Gut Syndrome, IBS, GERD, IBD and other GI Diseases, Functional Lab Testing, Clinical Analysis, Treatment Protocols, Importance of GI Health in Non GI-Diseases, Autoimmune, Skin Diseases, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Migraine Headaches, Autism, ADD, and ADHD.
Module Learning Objectives:
- To understand, review and apply an integrative, evidenced based approach to gastrointestinal disorders
- To understand, review, and apply integrative gastrointestinal tests to identify GI disorders early and select appropriate treatment
- To understand, review and apply an integrative approach not only for gastrointestinal disorders, but to learn how disordered GI physiology affects the rest of the body.