Level 4

The Art and Science of Clinical Mastery

24 Continuing Education hours


  • Anne Fischer Silva, Master RWP FNTP
  • Margaret Floyd Barry, Master RWP FNTP CGP
  • Ellen Lovelace, MPH FNTP Master RWP

Next Class: August 31, 2021

  • Introduction
    • Welcome and Introduction to Level 4 
    • How to approach this class 
    • How to order the labs covered in this class
  • Genomics in Clinical Nutrition - Anatomy and Physiology
    • How genetics work in human physiology
    • The key concepts of genetic expression and what factors control this expression 
    • The role of epigenetics in determining health outcomes
  • Genomics in Clinical Nutrition - Testing and Case Studies
    • What type of genetics testing is appropriate in a clinical nutrition practice 
    • Considerations for when to test 
    • A thorough approach to interpreting genetic testing 
    • How to use genetic testing alongside other functional tests to optimize diet, supplement protocols, and lifestyle recommendations 
    • Case studies of this work in clinical practice 
  • Biotoxin Illness and Deep Detoxification
    • Learn the sourcing of biotoxins, including mold and mycotoxins, heavy metals, and chemicals
    • Understand how biotoxins sequester in the body and cause health issues
    • Discover the phases of liver detoxification and kidney excretion and how biotoxins are processed and eliminated
    • Learn the common co-illnesses and pathologies that commonly accompany biotoxins
  • Biotoxin Illness and Deep Detoxification - Testing and Case Studies
    • What tests can help identify biotoxins and when to order them
    • Thorough interpretation of mold and mycotoxins testing, heavy metals testing, and chemical testing
    • Our 6-step process for healing
    • How to support a client when they discover mold and mycotoxins in their home
    • Learn how to create a highly-customized healing protocol when biotoxins are an issue
    • Case studies of biotoxin clients from our own practices
  • The Autoimmune Phenomenon - Anatomy and Physiology
    • Define and understand autoimmunity and the mechanisms that drive it 
    • How the immune system dysfunction can lead to autoimmune processes 
    • The difference between the conventional medical approach and the functional approach to working with autoimmune disease, and how the two can complement each other
  • The Autoimmune Phenomenon - Testing, Healing Solutions and Case Studies
    • What tests can guide the process in supporting autoimmune clients to heal 
    • When to order advanced testing, and how to interpret these tests from a functional nutrition perspective 
    • How to build powerful, comprehensive healing protocols that help your clients come into remission and keep them there as long as possible 
    • Case studies of real life examples of this work in practice
  • Neurology - Anatomy & Physiology
    • Learn the vast and complex anatomy and function of the brain
    • Understand the role of neurotransmitters
    • Discover the myriad of factors that dysregulate the brain
    • Learn what happens to brain with neurological conditions, including headaches, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, traumatic brain injury, depression and more
  • Neurology - Testing, Healing Solutions and Case Studies
    • Learn testing that can identify brain issues and track progress
    • Understand when to order testing and how to interpret neurological test results
    • Discover powerful protocols to support brain plasticity and function
    • Case studies of neurologically-challenged clients
  • Putting it All Together
    • Complex case studies that showcase how the tools from across this entire program complement each other and can be used alongside each other to help solve the most challenging cases. 


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