Functional Nutrition 101
Do you have an interest in Functional Medicine? Do you ever wish you could take a more innovative approach when working with your chronically ill patients, but you just don't know where to start? If so, this webinar is for you! Kylene Bogden is a Registered Dietitian at the first hospital-based center for Functional Medicine in the world. In this webinar, you will learn the concept of addressing the whole patient, not just an isolated set of symptoms or complaints. Functional Nutrition is a method of practice that combines a comprehensive nutrition assessment with a thorough Functional Medicine based history in order to create personalized therapeutic interventions for the patient. As an RD, you will learn the framework necessary to enhance your knowledge of gut health, nutrient deficiencies and food sensitivities as it relates to the lifestyle and environment of a chronically ill patient. It's time to connect the dots of human health, reverse chronic disease and take your practice to the next level!
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Develop an understanding of the basic principles of Functional Medicine and understand the reasoning behind this approach.

  • Explain the difference between a Conventional, Integrative, and Functional Medicine/Nutrition approach.

  • Identify the most successful team approach when getting to the root of a patient's illness.

  • Assess a patient using the Functional Medicine timeline and matrix.

  • Identify symptoms of a food allergy, food intolerance and food sensitivity.

  • Identify when it would be appropriate to use a functional nutrition approach when working with a patient.
Live Event Date: Sep 19, 2017
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 3020, 5110, 6020, 6070
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 1.2.5, 1.3.4, 2.2.4, 4.2.5
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Kylene Bogden, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CLT
Kylene Bogden

Kylene Bogden is a Registered Dietitian at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, the first hospital based center for Functional Medicine in the world. In addition to receiving education through the Institute for Functional Medicine and the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy, Kylene has studied under some of the most well-respected Functional Medicine physicians in the country. She holds a bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, a master's degree in exercise physiology and her accredited dietetic internship was completed at Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, LA.

Kylene specializes in nutrition for chronic illness as well as sport performance. By taking into account food sensitivities, gut health and nutrient deficiencies, she has helped to improve the health and performance of over 5,000 patients. Kylene is also the dietitian for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Kylene has been quoted as an expert source in publications such as U.S. News and World Report, O Magazine, Time, Prevention, The Huffington Post, and Women's Health Magazine. Additionally, she has been invited to speak on the local, regional and national level.

Other Webinars by this Presenter/Organization:
Elimination Diet

Elimination Diet Protocol to Reverse Chronic Medical Conditions

On Demand
Live Date: (Jan 09,2018)
Expiration Date: (Jan 08,2021)

Rating: 4.73 out of 5

Instructor: Kylene Bogden, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CLT

Duration: 1 hour


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