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CME Training That Lets You Learn by Doing

At AFMCP, educators use case-based learning as the central presentation method for clinical material. By working with real patient information, clinicians can hone their diagnostic skills and learn from peers. The cases frame Functional Medicine in the context of patient care so clinicians can immediately apply the tools they learned when they return to their offices.

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Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP)

New Online Dates Announced!

The premier course in Functional Medicine, Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP), provides practitioners with Functional Medicine training—and IFM has now made it available both in-person and online.

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AFMCP by the Numbers

Ever wondered what it is really like to attend Functional Medicine’s premier, case-based course, Applying Functional Medicine in Practice (AFMCP)? Here is a look into AFMCP by the numbers.

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Help for Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions

Certain chronic diseases are known to co-occur, often because of shared underlying risk factors like inflammation. Traditionally, researchers have focused on a single disease or disease pairs, but recent research suggests that departing from this reductionist approach toward a more integrative assessment of multimorbidities can be beneficial. Read More
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CME Opportunities That Adjust to Your Schedule: Get Trained in Functional Medicine

IFM has developed a variety of online learning courses for practitioners that are renowned for their ease of use, interactive properties, practicality, and accessibility. With our new online learning opportunities, you can access more IFM courses from the comfort of your home, your favorite coffee shop, or any place in the world. Read More
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Intro to Functional Medicine Course Shows What Functional Medicine Can Do

As an IFM-trained clinician, you are aware that most chronic diseases are linked to modifiable risk factors including poor nutrition, physical inactivity, and stress. Yet despite the effectiveness of a multifactorial approach that addresses these factors, many clinicians are not equipped to utilize such methods.

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New Tools for Reversing Chronic Disease

Our society is experiencing a sharp increase in the number of people who suffer from chronic diseases. The current medical model is ill suited to prevent the massive clinical, operational, and financial stressors this places upon providers. Functional Medicine offers practical implementation of evidence-based therapies such as nutrition, diet, and exercise to both treat and prevent chronic disease and help ease the strain on both patient and provider.

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Tips for Online Learning Success

Did you know that when compared to face-to-face learners, online learners often perform better? How do you attain that success? Read More