Dr. Scott Jacobson
Credit Available: CE/CME Credits(s): Provides 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Presented Date: 10/25/2021
Review Date: 10/25/2021
Expiration Date: 10/25/2023
Overview: Course curriculum consists of a pre-recorded virtual learning course online that guides providers on evidence-based and peer reviewed education. Course will explore how to heal chronic disease with a functional medicine approach. Specifically, Dr. Jacobson will dive deep into traditional healthcare treatments and difficulties of dealing with complex patients in the current healthcare system and how functional medicine is being utilized to deal with chronic disease. Defines Long-COVID and possible mechanisms for treatment with an overview of functional medicine as a holistic approach to medicine and focuses on root causes of illness. Learn how to apply Functional Medicine principles to treating chronic disease in Long COVID with a discussion on common complication of SARS-CoV2 infection not as a distinct disease process but a confluence of chronic inflammation, mitochondrial dysfunction and immune disregard. Discussion concluding on a multidisciplinary approach to treatments such as mitochondrial support, immune regulation, oxidative stress support and exercise physiology in managing chronic diseases.
Brief Description: Managing Long COVID with a Functional Medicine Approach
Important topic amid a global Pandemic
- Learners will be able to understand how to heal chronic disease with a functional medicine approach
- Able to recognize and define long term COVID and the signs and symptoms
- Will be able to identify, utilize and apply learnings to treat chronic disease
- Categorize and apply functional medicine principles to treating chronic disease
- Able to discuss common complications of SARS-CoV2 infection not as a distinct disease process but a confluence of chronic inflammation, mitochondrial dysfunction and immune disregard.
Key words: chronic disease, COVID-19, Long COVID, Post COVID Syndrome, lyme disease, EBV, functional medicine, mitochondrial dysfunction, immune system, immune regulation, oxidative stress, chronic infections, chronic inflammation, mitochondrial dysfunction, mitochondrial support, exercise physiology, SARS-CoV2, chronic disease, holistic solutions, healing, pathophysiologic mechanisms.
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The Novel Corona Virus identified in Wuhan, China in 2019 mostly known as COVID-19 (SARS-COV2) is characterized by all of the following except?CorrectIncorrect
The following are functional medicine treatment options to consider when addressing and treating COVID-19 with the exception of:CorrectIncorrect
True or False. According to new research, Long COVID is a new manifestation of a well-recognized phenomenon that can be observed after other traumatic events, as opposed to the persistent effect of COVID-19.CorrectIncorrect