This module investigates gastrointestinal health and its overall importance for the patient. Seventy percent of the immune system is located in the GI tract. Ninety percent of serotonin is made in the GI tract. Nutrients are also made in the gut. In other words, if the gut is not healthy the patient is not health. This module explores new therapies that are available to help the patient have optimal GI health.
"Course covers in details importance of GI microbiome, hormones, diet, the gut-immune -brain connections, IBD, IBS, celiac disease."
- Anna Sagan, MD
"Learned more how the GI, immune system and CNS form a triad - treat the GI may help other disease associated with autoimmune and also mental health conditions."
- Lenard Walser
"I have already begun to discuss how some of my patient's in my pain practice may have chronic pain issues that could be improved by better gut health and improved food choices."
- Joseph Cardinale, MD
"This module has given me tools to treat the really sick patients."
- Dawn Frankwick, MD
“This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and Metabolic Medical Institute.”
Physician Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and MMI. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This activity has been approved for 24.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Nursing Continuing Education
Global Education Group is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA
This activity has been approved for 24.0 nursing contact hours.
Pharmacist Accreditation Statement
Global Education Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This activity has been approved for 24.0 contact hours (2.4 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities