Optimizing Mental Well-Being: Exploring the Gut-Brain Axis


About the Course 
Uncover the intricate link between gut health and mental well-being, focusing on lifestyle impacts, the gut-brain axis, and the role of specific herbs and supplements. Backed by robust research, this course equips healthcare professionals with practical strategies for decoding blood markers and fostering a balanced gut microbiome. Join us for a content-rich exploration that promises to elevate your understanding and approach to mental well-being. 

Learning Outcomes 
Upon the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify key components of the gut-brain axis, demonstrating their understanding of the complex relationship between gut health and mental well-being.
  • Recognize how simple lifestyle changes, like better sleep and diet, can help with anxiety and depression. 
  • Identify specific herbs and supplements renowned for their potential to support mental well-being, recognize their unique properties, and understand their role in enhancing mental health. 
  • Analyze specific blood markers beyond regular screenings, showcasing their skill in incorporating this data into thorough assessments and creating focused strategies to address physiological factors contributing to mental health concerns. 

About the Author/Presenter 
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 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. 
©2024: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.

Accreditations and Approvals 
Colibri Healthcare, LLC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ANCC Provider # P0456)

Colibri Healthcare, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6341. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Colibri Healthcare, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Colibri Healthcare, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Colibri Healthcare, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Most states accept courses offered by APA approved sponsors.

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Colibri Healthcare, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. (Provider #0607).