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The CIHP program is a 300 Hour Post Graduate Continuing Education Program designed to help practitioners acquire clinical integrative healthcare knowledge about the nature of illness, healing, and wellness. Practitioners will learn to incorporate evidence-based, safe and ethical integrative therapies through analysis of a comprehensive patient history and physical examination, and interpretation of basic and advanced clinical laboratory tests. The goal of the program is to develop integrative healthcare expertise for the treatment and management of common acute and chronic health conditions.
The program contains (31) distance learning modules that hold a number of lessons on each topic. Case presentations and treatment protocols on a number of disease and disorders are included for: Cardiovascular Disease, Gastrointestinal Disease/Disorders, Lyme and Autoimmune Disease(s) and more. All 300 hours of the program and (1) case history (required for the CIM final examination) are accepted by the American Clinical Board of Nutrition toward their 300 hour continuing education requirement for the Diplomate Board Examination; offering CIM graduates the ability to earn dual credentials.*
Students have the option to attend a (12 hour) Live Module/Physical Examination Workshop during their enrollment and prior to completion of the program OR complete Module One Introduction to Integrative Medicine on line.
*This program begins with the Basic Sciences of Integrative Medicine and progresses onto Specific Systems Dysfunction. The modules are designed to be taken in sequential order since each module builds upon the one that preceeds it. Students will have immediate access to study Modules 1-5 (Part I foundational science of Integrative Medicine) for the first 30 days before progressing onto clinically focused modules with specific treatment protocols. Note: Students must complete an end of module exam with a score of 80% or higher before progressing onto ensuring modules.
Recommended Reading: The textbook, Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine by Drs. Richard Lord and J. Alexander Bralley is highly recommended for the 300 hour Certified Integrative Health Care and 100 hour Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative Medicine Programs.
There is also a recommeded reading list for this program that you obtain these materials prior to beginning the program. Required Reading CIM
Total cost $3990*. Payable in 6 and 12 month interest free installments. Save My Seat deposit holds your place for the next enrollment period only and does not provide access to the program material until you are fully enrolled as a paying student. This deposit is non-refundable and is applied toward the total cost of the program. Please note: You will have the option to choose your payment plan before the checkout process is complete.
Special Pricing: *Students enrolled in 3rd year doctorate programs are eligible for the student rate of $3500. Enrollment must be completed by contacting our administrative offices directly to confirm eligibility and receive special pricing.
Attention all DACBNs Renewing Diplomate Status: Module 4, Module 11, and Module 19 (12 hrs each) from the CIHP Program are ACBN approved for renewal of your Diplomate. You may enroll in these modules by clicking onto the DACBN Renewal Program link below. Note: These modules are available individually to DACBN renewals only.
Enrollment Now Open for CIHP Program October 8, 2018
Reserve your seat now - Class sizes are limited to 150.
Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative Medicine (100 hour) and DACBN Renewal (12 Hour) programs remain open. See below for details
The DACBN Renewal Program is available to Diplomates of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition as well as Diplomates of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition only. This program is designed to comply with the continuing education requirements for the renewal of Diplomate credentials and is approved by the ACBN and CBCN.
Course Instructor(s): Dr. Wayne Sodano.
Course Description: This course introduces the principals of integrative medicine and how the core principal of inflammation is related to chronic disease. It includes the (adult) physical examination from an integrative medicine perspective, and the preparation of a case presentation.
Objectives: Students will be able to explain the philosophy and treatment approach of integrative medicine, and the physiology and pathophysiology of the inflammatory process and natural medicine anti-inflammatory measures and be able to conduct an integrative physical examination.
Written by Dr. Wayne Sodano and narrated by Dr. Milton Bastidas
Note: This course is also offered in the 300 Hour Certified Integrative Health Care Provider program as Module One. There is a video and supporting material in this course that provides information regarding case presentation required for Part One of the CIHP final examination. A case presentation is not a requirement for completing this course when taken as an individual component. However, the examination at the end of the course (at the conclusion of CIHP108) is required to ensure proof of proficiency and to receive a transcript of completion.
Course Instructor(s): Charles Gant.
Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative Medicine is a 100 Hour Post Graduate Continuing Education Program designed to help practitioners acquire knowledge about assessment of integrative and functional medicine laboratory tests and how to apply them in clinical practice. Specific topics include: Vitamins, Minerals, Toxic Elements, Amino Acids, Essential Fatty Acids, Organic Acids, Oxidative Stress, Hormones and Neurotransmitters. In addition, there is a discussion on Genomics and several case presentations. Instructor: Dr. Chas Gant, MD PhD.
The program contains (9) distance learning modules that hold a number of lessons on each topic. All 100 hours of the program are accepted by the American Clinical Board of Nutrition toward their Diplomate Board Examination requirements.
This program offers cutting edge information in integrative medicine laboratory evaluations and seams nicely with those doctors who have studied in the functional medicine paradigm.
There is a required textbook for this program. It is highly recommended that you obtain this book before beginning this program which may be ordered through The College of Integrative Medicine. Please contact us directly to order: Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine. 2nd Ed. 2008. Lord RS, Bralley JA. ISBN 0-.9673949-4-5
Payment Options for this Course:
Total cost $1300. May be paid in 6 month interest free installments of $216.67. Please note: Payment options are available before checkout is completed.
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