Weight Management Certification

Weight Management Certification

Our Weight Management Certification, divided into 4 distinct modules, focuses on the factors and causes of weight gain, in addition to designated protocols and practices that can help manage weight. Participants will initially be instructed in individualized weight management, while subsequently focusing on comprehensive weight loss and specific weight management skills and techniques. The final section will concentrate on the more pragmatic and practical aspects of weight loss programs and the ways in which to effectively integrate health-centered components into practice.

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Module XIV A - Individualized Weight Management For The Patient

FAAFM Online Module Physician

Module XIV (A) Physician

$2,250.00
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FAARFM Online Module Allied Health

Module XIV (A) Allied

$2,000.00
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Upon completion of this module, the participant will:

  • Understand the multi-factorial causes of weight gain including inflammation, allergies, hormonal imbalances, yeast infections, neurotransmitter function, food addiction, and stress
  • Evaluate genetic markers for particular foods that show benefits in weight loss and for exercise recommendations based on genetics
  • Know the nutritional depletions that are caused by bariatric surgery and how to replace nutrients in patients that have had bariatric surgery
  • Learn individualized therapies and healthy eating programs for weight management
  • Understand the value of sleep deprivation and detoxification and weight management
  • Appreciate the importance psychological dysfunction has on weight gain and weight loss
  • Understand the importance of energy metabolism and production in weight management
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Module XIV B - Comprehensive Weight Loss for the Integrative Physician

FAAFM Online Module Physician

Module XIV (B) Physician

$2,250.00
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FAARFM Online Module Allied Health

Module XIV (B) Allied

$2,000.00
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Upon completion of this module, the participant will:

  • Recognize and understand the prevalence of adult obesity and the risk factors involved
  • Understand the bio-chemistry of how the body breaks down proteins, fats and carbohydrates and review various nutritional plans to help your patients lose weight including Very Low Calorie Deficit (VLCD) and LCD programs, Ketosis, HCG diets
  • Discuss precision specialty testing to recommend for digestive issues/analysis and how to apply the appropriate therapies for weight loss success
  • Understand the relationship between male weight gain and testosterone deficiency, testing and treating
  • Recognize the clinical manifestations of hypothyroidism in relationship to weight gain with the appropriate compounded thyroid medications
  • Understand eating disorders such as binge eating and night eating disorder and how to treat these patients as well as the effects of sleep disorders and weight gain, plus which testing can be utilized depending upon specific issues
  • Advise patients on testing such as Body Composition Analysis, Resting Energy Expenditure and VO2 Max Analysis to differentiate your practice from generic weight loss clinics
  • Utilize various specialties such as acupuncture and cognitive hypnotherapy plus motivational behavior therapy for weight loss and weight maintenance
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Module XIV C - Weight Management

FAAFM Online Module Physician

Module XIV (C) Physician

$2,250.00
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FAARFM Online Module Allied Health

Module XIV (C) Allied

$2,000.00
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Upon completion of this module, the participant will:

  • Understand how physique optimization can add revenue to your medical practice and recognize different types of eating plans and objective measurements utilized in bodybuilding and fitness professionals
  • Review the importance of a pre and post workout meal along with a discussion on how to alternate caloric load and macronutrient shift according to goals and results
  • Understand advanced bio-marker testing for cardiovascular risk stratification and individualized treatment
  • List the factors that make up the metabolic syndrome and how it relates to weight gain, weight loss, heart disease, strokes, and diabetes
  • Describe the diagnosis of the metabolic syndrome including labs, history, and physical examination and describe lifestyle and behavioral interventions, medications, and other interventions for the prevention, treatment and cure of the metabolic syndrome
  • Illustrate how the liver is involved with the pathogenesis of disease and how weight gain, particularly around the organs, is a toxic response to liver stress
  • Differentiate between treating gastric bypass, lap band and gastric sleeve patients and realizing that these patient have similar and different pre and post-surgery needs
  • Differentiate between insulin sensitivity and insulin resistance and discuss the pathophysiology of Type II DM
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Module XIV D - Brain Directed Weight Loss

FMNM Online Module Physician

Module XIV (D) Physician

$2,250.00
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FMNM Online Module Allied

Module XIV (D) Allied

$2,000.00
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Upon completion of this module, the participant will:

  • Understand the eight circles of health/healing
  • Review ways to boost group motivation and specific steps in helping people lose weight and change
  • Identify specific important health numbers to measure
  • Comprehend specific steps to enhance decision making skills
  • Understand the impact of ADD, anxiety, depression and addiction on group function
  • Learn specific behaviors to avoid for health and which four questions for optimal mental health
  • Explain how to implement the program’s principles during travel