Functional Medicine in Practice

Nutri Advanced are delighted to bring you a day of case based training and patient centred functional medicine as presented by the UK IFM Certified Practitioners Group. This exclusive group of 13 UK based practitioners have completed and passed the rigorous examinations set by the Institute for Functional Medicine, and have several years of applying these principles in practice. The group are of multiple different disciplines meaning that they are viewing functional medicine from many different angles giving attendees different experiences and understanding of how the functional medicine model fits into clinical practice.

This event is also available for ROI Health Professionals & Student Health Professionals

If you’re a Student Health Professional you can receive an extra 20% off the standard Early Bird discounted price, please call us on 0800 043 5777 to book your place.

Functional Medicine in Practice – the Reality! Is a recognised IFM Educational Event

The Institute for Functional Medicine recommends this education event for those interested in exploring the application of the Functional Medicine Matrix Model. Through the process of case-based learning, those attending this day-long event will advance their understanding of the foundational tools and resources used by seasoned IFM Certified Practitioners (IFMCP). This clinical and teaching team comprised of Pete Williams, Jo Gamble, and Robyn Puglia will share their decades of knowledge and experience as they model strategies of clinical implementation using the Functional Medicine approach.



9.00- 9.30
Introduction – The Art and Science of the Patient – Clinician Relationship. How to build a successful Functional Medicine Practice.

9.30 – 11.00
Jo Gamble – Case studies exploring the role of detoxification, hormones and the gut.

Case 1. A functional approach to IBD

Case 2. Immune suppressed individual with coeliac disease negative to TTG but genetically positive

Case 3. Endometriosis

11.00- 11.30
Break: Rest the mind, Eat and drink whole foods while you network.

Robyn Puglia –Using the Functional Medicine timeline and matrix to approach a complex case. A case study involving chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, methylation, chronic Lyme, hepatic and neurological dysfunction and more!

Lunch: Protein dense, good fats and Phytochemical rich carbs.

Pete Williams – 3 case studies that showcase Functional Medicine thinking.

Case 1. A rare example where exercise and environment become detrimental to a patient’s health. Exploring the role of movement, genomics, environmental toxins and free radical exposure.

Case 2. Sometimes the best medical interventions are the ones that require friendship, physical touch and the decision to move house. Pete explains the relationship between social isolation, socio-genomics and depression. Can hormones such as Oxytocin and Dopamine be manipulated to help?

Case 3. How an IPhone application changed the health of a stubborn 76year-old. An example of movement medicine, socio-genomics and some targeted nutrition changes.

Break: Love your caffeine, fruit and nuts. Great time to share business cards.

Expert Discussion Group – “The Clinical pearls of functional medicine in practice” with open floor for questions. Your chance to pick the brains of 7 IFM certified practitioners: Anne Edwards, Sarah Green, Dr Adigo Atabo, Tanya Borowski, Tracey Randell, Alex Manos & Deirdre Nazareth.

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