Level 3

Mastering the Art and Science of Nutritional Blood Chemistry

23 Continuing Education hours

Instructors

  • Anne Fischer Silva, Master RWP FNTP
  • Margaret Floyd Barry, Master RWP FNTP CGP
  • Ellen Lovelace, MPH FNTP Master RWP
  • Sara Fields, FNTP Master RWP
  • Katrina Foe, FNTP Master RWP

Next Class: August 30, 2022

  • Introduction and Blood Sugar Regulation

    Welcome and introduction to Level 3

    Working with blood chemistries

    • How to order
    • What is in and out of scope of practice
    • When to refer

    Anatomy and physiology of blood sugar regulation system

    Optimal blood sugar regulation 

    Presentations of blood sugar dysfunction

    Testing:

    • Individual markers that relate to blood sugar regulation
    • Identifying patterns

    How to structure a therapeutic healing protocol that addresses:

    • Optimizing blood sugar regulation
    • Dietary considerations
    • Ongoing monitoring and therapy

    Case studies

  • Cardiovascular

    Anatomy and physiology of cardiovascular system

    Optimal function

    Presentations of cardiovascular dysfunction

    Testing:

    • Individual markers that relate to cardiovascular health
    • Identifying patterns

    How to structure a therapeutic healing protocol that addresses:

    • Optimal cardiovascular health
    • Dietary considerations
    • Ongoing monitoring and therapy

    Case studies

  • Red Blood Cells, Digestion & Nutritional Deficiencies

    Brief review of the anatomy and physiology of gastrointestinal system

    Optimal function

    Anemia presentations

    Nutritional deficiency presentations

    Testing:

    • Individual markers that relate to digestion, anemia, and nutritional deficiencies
    • Identifying patterns

    How to structure a therapeutic healing protocol that addresses:

    • Optimal digestive function
    • Any further GI testing needed
    • Nutritional sufficiency
    • Dietary considerations
    • Ongoing monitoring and therapy

    Case studies

  • Liver & Gallbladder

    Anatomy and physiology of the liver and gallbladder

    Optimal function

    Liver and gallbladder dysfunction presentations

    Testing:

    • Individual markers that relate to liver and gallbladder
    • Identifying patterns

    How to structure a therapeutic healing protocol that addresses:

    • Optimal liver and gallbladder function
    • Purification program, if indicated
    • Dietary considerations
    • Ongoing monitoring and therapy

    Case studies

  • Thyroid

    Anatomy and physiology of the thyroid

    Optimal function

    Thyroid dysfunction presentations

    Testing:

    • Individual markers that relate to the thyroid
    • Identifying patterns

    How to structure a therapeutic healing protocol that addresses:

    • Optimal thyroid function
    • Dietary considerations
    • Ongoing monitoring and therapy

    Case studies

  • Immune & Inflammation

    Anatomy and physiology of the immune system

    Optimal function

    Immune dysfunction presentations

    Inflammation presentations

    Testing:

    • Individual markers that relate to the immune system and inflammation
    • Identifying patterns

    How to structure a therapeutic healing protocol that addresses:

    • Optimal immune function
    • Reduction of inflammation
    • Dietary considerations
    • Ongoing monitoring and therapy

    Case studies

  • Kidneys, Adrenals & Dehydration

    Anatomy and physiology of the kidneys, adrenals and dehydration

    Optimal function

    Kidney dysfunction presentations

    Adrenal dysfunction presentations

    Dehydration presentations

    Testing:

    • Individual markers that relate to the kidneys, adrenals and hydration levels
    • Identifying patterns

    How to structure a therapeutic healing protocol that addresses:

    • Optimal kidney function
    • Any further adrenal testing needed
    • Hydration
    • Dietary considerations
    • Ongoing monitoring and therapy

    Case studies

  • Putting It All Together

    Prioritization of markers and patterns

    Development of a comprehensive protocol utilizing diet, lifestyle and supplementation

    Integrating blood chemistries with other clinical tools

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