A Functional Medicine Approach to Understanding Autoimmune Diseases, 8/15/2024


About the Course:
Explore the intricate relationship between autoimmune diseases and functional medicine in our webinar. Gain insights into underlying causes, subtle symptoms, and evidence-based interventions rooted in holistic principles. Join a seasoned naturopathic doctor as they discuss immune system dynamics, common autoimmune signs, and specific conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Empower yourself with knowledge and tools to reclaim control over your health and well-being. 

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Identify the immune system's role in defending against antigens and explain the concept of autoimmune disease, including its prevalence, common symptoms, and how it mistakenly attacks the body's own cells. 
  • Define the core principles of functional medicine and outline their application in the treatment and management of autoimmune diseases. 
  • Summarize how environmental toxins, dietary choices, and lifestyle factors contribute to the development and exacerbation of autoimmune diseases, as well as strategies for managing these influences. 

About the Author:
Jane Oelke has over 30 years experience educating clients and the public on ways to improve health naturally using functional medicine and energy medicine techniques. She believes people can make better choices when they learn what is causing stress in their lives are guided with great ideas.  

Her newest focus is helping patients keep their brains healthy to avoid mental health issues. Oelke performs specific brain assessment to find out individual needs to prevent dementia and memory loss, reduce anxiety and depression, and balance attention deficit issues. 

How to Receive Credit  

  • View the entire recording which requires a 1-hour commitment of time.
  • After completion of the course, complete the final examination. A passing grade of 75% is required. Test questions link content to learning outcomes as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.  
  • Note to Nursing professionals: Depending on your state requirements, you will be asked to either affirm that you have completed the course, or you will be required to complete the Post-test included in the course.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.

Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships 
The planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) of this educational activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

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