Functional Medicine: A Foundational Support for Physical Therapy Practice

This is Part 1 of a 2-part series on Functional Medicine. Review Part 2

Course Description

This course will educate the audience about what is Functional Medicine and how Functional Medicine principles can be implemented in physical therapy clinical practice. Functional Medicine is a holistic approach to recovering from debilitating conditions, such as progressive neuromuscular conditions, by addressing the root cause of illness and health promotion through supportive diet and lifestyle choices. This course will educate the audience about what is Functional Medicine and how Functional Medicine principles can be implemented in physical therapy clinical practice.

Meet our Speaker

Donna DeSanto Ott, PT MS, is a pediatric physical therapist practicing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is currently a physical therapy doctoral student at Arcadia University and has a strong interest in environmental medicine. She is certified by the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy (FMCA), a collaborative of the Institute for Functional Medicine, and by Epidemic Answers, through which she provides health coaching.

Course Code:

LMS-906

APTACategory

Category1

cert_CA approval

CPTA2018-19

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_Transcript stmt

No

cert_TX approval

1909019TX

Completion Instructions

Review the pre-recorded content; compile questions for the live Q and A; attend the live Q and A; complete the assessment with at least a 70% score; claim your certificate.

Course level

Basic

Date published

11/29/2017

Delivery method

Hybrid

Instructor(s)

Donna DeSanto Ott, MD, PT, GMCHC

Learning objectives

  1. Explain the benefits of applying Functional Medicine principles to support a patient receiving physical therapy services.
  2. Apply a systems biology approach to promote health.
  3. Have an awareness and basic understanding of the Functional Medicine Timeline and Matrix.
  4. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of modifiable lifestyle factors that can be used to support health and healing.
  5. Discuss simple, practical ways to support natural detoxification pathways.
  6. Identify resources that will help patients address the root cause of disease.

Partner(s)

Genesis Rehab

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#Lessons:
1LMS-906_FunctionalMed_Compiled.mp4
2Assessment - Functional Medicine #1
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
Credit Categories
Domains:functional medicine, pediatric, Donna Ott
Enrollment
Price:$169.00
Available discounts:
  • Non Member
    $169.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Member
    $99.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
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