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10+ Best Self-Care Strategies For You & Your Clients

Nutritional & Integrative Tips During COVID-19

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19 USD

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What you will learn

  • Evidenced-based integrative interventions to boost the immune system
  • Herbal medicines to maintain health and reduce stress
  • Understand the cytokine storm of COVID-19
  • The role of inflammation and its relationship to the virus
  • Develop specific hydrotherapy and hot/ cold protocols for immune function, fatigue, headaches, and sleep
  • Identify immune-boosting vitamins
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As we cope with the new coronavirus (COVID-19), there are important nutritional and integrative approaches that help us to care for ourselves and others; methods that build resilience and reduce stress and trauma, enhance the immune system, and aid sleep.

In this course, Dr. Leslie Korn guides you through 10+ key integrative medicine and nutritional methods of prevention and to enhance the capacity of the body and mind to respond effectively to stress and virus’.

These practical methods incorporate the use of herbs, dietary and nutritional supplementation, along with specific bodywork methods to enhance sleep.

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Course features

Lifetime Access

Lifetime Access

Desktop and Mobile Access

Desktop and Mobile Access

Your Instructor

Dr. Leslie Korn is a renowned expert in integrative medicine for the treatment of trauma and its physical sequelae including chronic digestive illness, insomnia, pain, substance abuse, diabetes, cognitive decline, and “unexplained illnesses”. She has provided over 65,000 hours of clinical care integrating psychotherapy and somatic therapies with nutritional, culinary, and herbal medicine. She completed her training at Harvard Medical School and The Harvard School of Public Health. She is licensed and board-certified in 4 clinical disciplines. She is a Board Certified approved Clinical Supervisor. She has been a faculty instructor at Harvard in the department of psychiatry and faculty at 2 Naturopathic medical schools. She lived for 25 years in the jungle of Mexico, where she worked alongside indigenous healers and directed a pro bono health center. Her clinical practice focuses on helping clients who are ill with restoring their health and reducing or eliminating medications.

Her mentoring practice focuses on helping clinicians create a successful, integrative medicine, trauma-informed career. Her ethic of compassion and care is informed by feminist values of social justice and her love for dogs.

Special Offer

Interested in a certification but not sure? Take this 1-hour course and if you like it and want to proceed to certification and CE’s we will give you a discount coupon for the amount of this course.

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Course Curriculum

Introduction: Welcome

  • Welcome (0:48)

Module 1

Module 2: Antioxidants

  • Blue / Purple Foods (1:33)
  • Jamaica (2:06)

Module 3

  • Sleep (9:53)

Module 4

  • Mindfulness and Self Care (6:39)

Module 5

  • Nutrition and Supplementation (9:34)

Module 6

  • Inflammation & Herbal Support (5:39)

Module 7

  • Exercise, Somatics & Resources (9:36)

Summary & Quiz

  • Summary (1:49)
  • Quiz

Course Information

  • Who benefits from this course?

    This course is designed for everyone who wants to learn how to enhance immune function and the capacity of body and mind to respond effectively to stress by using herbs, diet, hydrotherapy supplements, and bodywork.

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  • Course content
    • Module 1 – Introduction & Diet 
    • Module 2 – Antioxidants
    • Module 3 – Sleep
    • Module 4 – Mindfulness and Self Care
    • Module 5 – Nutrition and Supplementation
    • Module 6 – Inflammation & Herbal Support 
    • Module 7 – Exercise, Somatics & Resources
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  • What are the course learning objectives?
    1. Identify specific integrative interventions to boost the immune system
    2. Review herbal medicines that help maintain health and reduce stress
    3. Understand the cytokine storm of COVID-19
    4. Discuss the role of inflammation and its relationship to the virus
    5. Develop specific bath protocols for fatigue, headaches and sleep
    6. Identify virus-fighting vitamins
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  • Selected references

    Bivona, G., Agnello, L., & Ciaccio, M., The immunological implication of the new vitamin D metabolism. Central-European journal of immunology, 43(3), 331–334.

    Boscarino, J. A. (2004). Posttraumatic stress disorder and physical illness: Results from clinical and epidemiologic studies. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1032, 141–153.

    Buijze, G. A., Sierevelt, I. N., van der Heijden, B. C., Dijkgraaf, M. G., & Frings-Dresen, M. H. (2016). The Effect of Cold Showering on Health and Work: A Randomized Controlled Trial. PloS one11(9), e0161749.

    Cashman, K.D. Vitamin D Deficiency: Defining, Prevalence, Causes, and Strategies of Addressing. Calcif Tissue Int 106, 14–29 (2020).

    Charoenngam, N.; Holick, M.F. Immunologic Effects of Vitamin D on Human Health and Disease. Nutrients 2020, 12, 2097

    Cohen, S. (1994). Psychosocial influences on immunity and infectious disease in humans. In R. Glaser & J.K. Kiecolt-Glaser (Eds.), Handbook of human stress and immunity (pp. 301–319). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

    David O Meltzer, Thomas J Best, Hui Zhang, Tamara Vokes, Vineet Arora, Julian Solway med Rxiv 2020.05.08.20095893.

    Goldstein, B.D., Osofsky, H.J., & Lichtveld, M.Y. (2011). The Gulf oil spill. The
    New England Journal of Medicine, 364(14), 1334–1348.

    Korn, L. (2016) Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health. Norton, NY

    Korn, L. (2017). Eat Right, Feel Right, New York, NY: Routledge

    McEwen, B.S. (2000). The neurobiology of stress: From serendipity to clinical relevance. Brain Research, 886(1–2), 172–189.

    Pace, T.W., & Heim, C.M. (2011). A short review on the psychoneuroimmunology of posttraumatic stress disorder: From risk factors to medical comorbidities. Brain Behavior and Immunity, 25(1), 6–13.

    Papadopoulos-Lane, C.A. (2010). Cognitive appraisals, stress, and emotion about environmental contamination in the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation [Doctoral dissertation]. Albany, NY: State University of New York.

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  • When does the course start and finish?

    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.

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  • How long do I have access to the course?

    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

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  • What if I am unhappy with the course?

    If you are not 100% satisfied with this course you may send an email and you will be provided with a full refund, no questions asked.

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