Belly Aches And Bloating - The Practitioners Guide To The Gut (Part 2)

Speaker(s): Brandy Zachary, DC, AFMCP

This seminar is CE APPLIED for 8 CE hours

Price: $199.00

SKU: BZ0520

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Belly Aches and Bloating - The Practitioners Guide to the Gut (Part 2)

Speaker(s): Brandy Zachary, DC, AFMCP 
Certificate Program: FMA 
This class is pending approval for 8 CE units
Online Class 
Price: $229.00

CEU Processing fee included.

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 This seminar will explore advanced treatment protocols for SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth), SIFO (Small Intestinal Fungal Overgrowth), and LIBO (Large Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) including how to identify and explain these conditions to the patient. 

This course will cover: 

• Advanced gut anatomy and digestion review

• Identification of advanced gut disorders

• Key patient questions including red flags and referral criteria

• Classification of complex symptoms and cluster patterns such as abdominal pain, constipation, headache, motion sickness, rash, and sinusitis 

• When to proceed if testing is not required vs when it is needed

• Advanced gut health labs including DNA-PCR stool test, OATs (Organic Acids Test), Intestinal Hyperpermeability testing, and food sensitivity testing

• Impact of common genetic SNPs on digestion and gut motility

• Treatment options based on practitioner’s license/scope of practice

• Natural medicine and supplementation options

• Diet and nutrition options

• Lifestyle modification choices

• Complimentary therapy suggestions

Belly Aches & Bloating Part Two is the third seminar in the Functional Medicine Academy™ certificate program (FMA) offered by Aduco to licensed physicians and nutritional professionals.  

The Functional Medicine Academy™ certificate program is comprised of 72 hours of approved coursework (9 classes) that must be completed in a 24-month period. After completing the coursework, you must pass the certification test (score 80% or higher) and submit a case review. 

The FMA courses may be taken individually and, in any order, however, is it strongly suggested that the seminar Belly Aches and Bloating Part One be taken before Belly Aches and Bloating Part Two. Those not interested in the certificate program are welcome to attend the classes as free-standing educational offerings. You must have an Aduco account to register. 

Additional courses in the FMA program are: 
• Belly Aches and Bloating Part 1 
• More Than Cholesterol 
• Food as Medicine 
• Waiting List Practice 
• Depression as a Symptom 
• A Modern Approach to Alzheimer’s 
• Just Plain Tired 
• The Functional Health & Nutrition Exam 

To learn more about the FMA program and Aduco’s educational offerings, email us at or visit us at Call our Customer Service team to register for a seminar or open a free professional account: 800.662.9134. 

This class is pending approval for 8 CE units by the California Acupuncture Board, Provider Number 484, Category 1. CA- licensed Chiropractors are able to apply these Acupuncture CE units toward relicensure as well, per the California code of Regulations, Title 16, Div. 4, Article 6, Section 361, Subdivision (h). 
This class is approved for 8 CE units for Registered Nurses. 

Note: The CEUs provided for this online seminar are through the State of California. If you are licensed in a state other than California, please check with your governing board to find out if California-recognized units are accepted. At this time, Aduco Academy only offers California CEU certificates.

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About the speaker(s)

Brandy Zachary, DC, AFMCP

Brandy Zachary, DC, AFMCP

BRANDY ZACHARY, DC, AFMCP discovered the power of functional medicine first hand when a "mystery illness" left her declared permanently disabled. Unwilling to accept that diagnosis, she fought back to regain her health and then launched Body Love Cafe, a holistic health clinic in Walnut Creek, CA. She combines all of her previous work experience (author, business consultant, researcher) to train other practitioners in clinical competence and rapid practice growth. She is the lead instructor for the Functional Medicine Academy™ and has completed extensive post-graduate coursework.