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Five Reasons to Learn Functional & Nutritional Medicine

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Identify the triggers of chronic and inflammatory diseases

As a Functional Medicine provider, you will have a deeper understanding of the dietary, lifestyle, environmental, cellular, and emotional factors that lead to or aggravate chronic and inflammatory diseases.

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Use advance Functional labs

Functional labs are used to identify dysfunction in organs or systems and provide information on the internal and external factors that might lead to diseases, such as dysbiosis, intestinal permeability, or an immune reaction to environmental exposure or consumption of certain foods.

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Learn Nutritional & Herbal Medicine

Nutritional medicine is a safe, affordable, and powerful tool. You will learn how to prescribe and recommend the appropriate diet, foods, and supplements to support the healing process.

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Get better clinical results

Functional medicine is a patient-centered approach. You will learn how to guide your patients towards better health and better quality of life.


Enjoy the Satisfaction and Income

Join in a growing field, practice in private clinics, medical centers, or establish your own practice, and enjoy the impact you will have on other people's lives.

"Excellent course! Great speakers with extremely practical and useful information. I would highly recommend this course to any of my colleagues with pleasure."

Dr. Sanjay Murthy, MD, MPH
Physician at Wellhealth Medical Associates Clinic

“The functional medicine certification course was very enriching, I learned so much and I was able to get certified in a short amount of time. Great speakers, great content."

Larissa Gbone, MSN, FNP, CRNP, CFMP
Functional Health & Wellness, LLC

Functional Medicine Certification Syllabus

  • Introduction to Functional Medicine 
  • Review of differences and similarities between primary care, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), and Functional Medicine. 
  • Review of organs function & organs integrity in Functional Medicine
  • Review of the functional connection between organs and systems in the body.
  • The Functional Medicine Practitioner RoadMap

Understanding the mechanism of chronic inflammation as the basis of multiple conditions including cardiovascular diseases (hypertension, atherosclerosis, vasculitis),  rheumatoid arthritis, obesity, diabetes mellitus, cancer, autism, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, fibromyalgia, asthma, and systemic lupus erythematosus.

  • A review of environmental contaminants, heavy metals and other industrial chemicals in food, water, air, house-hold products, and living environment 
  • A review of endogenous toxins
  • Chemical sensitivity and inflammatory reaction to toxic exposure
  • Chemicals and change in genetic expression
  • Laboratory testing for environmental chemicals using blood, urine, hair, stool, sweat
  • Review of detoxification process, Phase I, II, and III
  • Assessment of toxic load and laboratory testing
  • Dietary strategies, lifestyle guidelines, and supplements to prevent and treat toxic accumulation and support a healthy detoxification process

● Review of digestion and absorption of nutrients
● Association between digestion function and integrity and chronic conditions
● Association between drugs, stress, and environmental factors and gastrointestinal function
● Gut microbiome in health and disease
● A review of pathophysiology and nutritional therapies for intestinal permeability, small intestine bacterial overgrowth, dysbiosis, and fungal infection
● How gut dysfunction might lead to inflammatory and chronic diseases
● Nutritional and lifestyle strategies for gastrointestinal health
● The gut-brain connection
● Laboratory testing for patients with gut dysfunction

A comprehensive review of research and clinical studies, as well as treatment protocols for the following topics:

  • Gut Health: Intestinal function and permeability
  • Gut dysbiosis
  • Using probiotics in therapy
  • Candida
  • Parasites
  • Food sensitivity vs allergy and Inflammation
  • Nutrition and chronic inflammatory and chronic diseases
  • Review of health benefits and considerations in plant-based,  animal-based, mediterranean, DASH, and paleo diets. 
  • Anti-vs-pro inflammatory foods
  • Nutritional evaluation and lab testing
  • Principles of Nutritional therapy
  • Supplements regulation and quality
  • A review of nutrients deficiency in patients with chronic diseases and recommendations for testing
  • Nutritional consideration for supplementation in patients with chronic diseases
  • The use of herbal medicine in clinical practice
  • A review of the principles and studies on Anti-Inflammatory diet
  • Tips for simple dietary adjustments for clinical success
  • Includes a patient guide as a resource to share with your patients
  • A review on the effect of stress and immune activation and chronic diseases
  • Techniques for daily practice of stress reduction
  • Nutrition and supplements to support healthy stress response
  • A review of mitochondrial function
  • A connection between mitochondrial dysfunction and chronic diseases
  • Testing options for mitochondria function 
  • Strategies to reduce oxidative damage and optimize mitochondrial function
  • A review of hormones and other signaling molecules
  • The impact of inflammation, stress, environmental factors, and nutrition on the hormonal system
  • Clinical application of nutritional and lifestyle medicine for hormonal and neurological dysfunction
  • Review of hormonal, neurological, and cellular function related to aging
  • Important testing and considerations in anti-aging therapies
  • Nutrition and lifestyle guidance and herbal supplements for the prevention and/or treatment of age related conditions, including menopausal symptoms, benign prostatic hypertrophy and prostate

Technology for improving patient care, included topics: sleep hygiene, electromagnetic radiation, healthy posture, anxiety, and cleaner air and water (to reduce exposure to mold, heavy metals, etc.)

  • Review of mechanism of chronic pain and inflammation  in Functional Medicine
  • Structural integrity in degenerative conditions
  • Nutritional and lifestyle strategies and integrative approach to pain management and osteoarthritis
  • Physical signs of nutritional deficiency
  • Using a symptoms survey to identify deficiencies and imbalances
  • The intake process
  • Understanding the patient’s individual needs
  • Setting goals using the S.M.A.R.T system
  • The importance of understanding the client’s ‘Stages of Change’
  • How to successfully support a healthy weight loss process
  • Coaching tools, such as the O.A.R.S. system
  • Important considerations in overcoming barriers
  • Using reflective listening
  • Determining the next steps and setting a personalized plan
  • Meal Planning 101: Designing healthy meal plans for clients
  • How to work with clients on a tight budget
  • Hydration
  • Adaptogenic herbs
  • Evidence-based recommendations of herbs and supplements for chronic conditions (chronic inflammation and joint pain, fatigue, headaches, digestion conditions, weight gain, hypothyroid, depression and anxiety, decline memory, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes, sexual dysfunction, and more)
  • History and regulations of herbal medicine
  • Safety and quality considerations
  • A review of physiological effects of CBD and other cannabinoids
  • Herb-drug interaction
  • A review of the diagnosis and evaluation process in Functional Medicine
  • The 3 Rs of clinical success 
  • The 3 Rs in Patient with Chronic Gut Dysfunction
  • The 3 Rs in Patient with Chronic Joint Pain
  • The 3 Rs in Patient with Psoriasis
  • Case Study: Diabetes
  • How to structure your new patient flow and build a personalized health plan
  • Functional, Nutritional, and lifestyle medicine treatment plans for chronic diseases
  • Important considerations when working with clients
  • How to use the practitioner toolbox to get the best clinical results
  • The Patient’s Story & Motivational interviewing
  • Marketing your Functional Medicine Practice: How to get new patients and fill your practice
  • Promoting your services: Educate rather than sell
  • Coaching strategies to increase patient’s compliance
  • A comprehensive exam covering all training material
  • Includes case studies, differential diagnosis, and treatment protocols
  • The exam is open book and includes 6 parts

Functional Medicine Certification

Get full access to all the lectures, training handouts, quizzes, and clinical guides to establish your Functional and Nutritional Medicine practice.

The Functional Medicine Certification Training Also Includes a Evidence-Base Study of Herbal Medicine

Bonus #1

A special training on Marketing for healthcare providers who want to grow faster!

Bonus #2

Get a Practitioner’s ToolBox with Done-For-You patient handouts and clinical guides for your practice.

Bonus #3

Get a Coaching Call with Dr. Tal Cohen, DAOM, MS-HNFM to establish or grow your practice.

Discover strategies to establish and grow your practice with Tal Cohen. Tal is an author, a presenter, and has 16 years of experience as a holistic healthcare provider and an owner of a successful Functional and regenerative medicine clinic.

Dr. Cohen has a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine and a doctorate in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. He has been teaching nutritional medicine, Functional medicine, and sales, as well as coached healthcare providers to establish new services and increase their income.

What the program includes...

  • Functional & Nutritional Medicine Training Modules

    Learn the science and clinical application of Functional and Nutritional Medicine. Training includes how to identify external and internal factors that lead to chronic diseases, how to order Functional labs, and treatment strategies.

  • The Complete Herbal Medicine and Supplements Training Course

    Learn how to safely and effectively prescribe and recommend herbal medicine and nutritional supplements to support the healing process

  • 24/7 Full Access

    Including access from most devices (computer, tablet, and phone) to all the training lectures, class handouts, and quizzes to asses your knowledge about Functional, Nutritional, and Integrative Medicine

  • Final Certification Exam

    A comprehensive exam with clinical cases to improve your understanding and application of the material you learned. Feedback is received immediately to improve your knowledge

  • Certification of Completion

    Upon completion of the requirements, a certificate of completion will be issued to document your achievement as a Functional and Nutritional Medicine Certified Practitioner. You will also be listed in the graduate directory

  • Get Clients with our Coaching, Sales, and Marketing training

    A comprehensive training on establishing and growing a Functional and nutritional medicine practice.

  • A Practitioner’s ToolBox

    Includes clinical guides on Functional labs, supplements, and establishing a virtual and in-person clinic, as well as patient's handouts, health and diet surveys, 6-week anti-inflammatory guide, a healthy cookbook and 30-day meal plan, stress relief guide, and more.

  • Ongoing Support and Coaching Call to grow your practice

    on-going support from our team and our success coaches to guide you in the right direction

“I have been looking for a course that is comprehensive and affordable at the same time to be certified as a functional practitioner.  This course is a game-changer for me and many of my other fellow practitioners in the industry”

Dr. Mansi Shah, B. Pharm, PharmD
Beyond Coaching, Holistic Nutrition Coaching

Functional Medicine Certification

Get full access to learn new skills and increase your income.

Cost $4,950

Functional Medicine Certification

Get full access to learn new skills and increase your income.

Cost $4,950


We back up our training with a 100% money-back guarantee!*

It took a lot of time and resources to build each part of this course. Based on our existing members who have already joined and taken the course, we think you are going to learn so much and love what we’ve created. But of course, we realize it can’t be a perfect fit for everyone. At the American Academy of Functional Health, we believe you should only pay for the things that actually help you gain valuable knowledge, evolve your skills, and get you better results. So, if you log in to the course, take no more than two modules, and do not like what you get, email us within 7 days of signing up and we will refund the whole course.

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