Functional Medicine for Nurses is a comprehensive online continuing education course for all registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and nurse coaches interested in integrating functional medicine into their practice.
This course will give an overview into the core fundamentals of functional medicine, with practical applications that can be done at the RN licensure level and above. Implementing these practices can have a life altering and potentially life saving impact on your patients and clients.
ABOUT THIS COURSE
Examine the role nutrition & supplements play in functional medicine including commonly recommended supplements.
Discuss common stressors affecting the HPATG system, their impact on health, & nursing interventions for restoring balance.
Review common labs used in functional medicine evaluations, and how to obtain these labs depending on scope of practice.
Understand the Registered Nurse & Advanced Practice Nurse roles in the scope of functional medicine.
Differentiate food sensitivities such as food allergies, reactions, & intolerances, & explore testing options & interventions.
IN THIS COURSE, REGISTERED NURSES AND ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES WILL:
Brigitte has always had a passion for patient empowerment, education, and healing. After eight years as a critical care float nurse, Brigitte attended Georgetown University and became a family nurse practitioner. During her four years as a primary care provider, she began studying functional medicine, and became a board certified menopause practitioner & nurse coach (through INCA). Currently, she has a functional medicine consulting practice and teaches nursing students.
In her practice, she combines her training in functional medicine with her nurse coaching skills to help clients make real, positive changes towards a happier and healthier life. She has studied functional medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) & School of Applied Functional Medicine (SAFM). She is also completing her doctorate of nursing (DNP) through Washington State University.