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Introduction to Bacteriophage Therapy Masterclass

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Program Title: Introduction to Bacteriophage Therapy Masterclass

Presenter: Dr. Sarica Cernohous

Format:  On-Demand, Self-Paced Course

Category: Professional and Continuing Education – Master Class

Location: Online

Estimated Effort:  1.5 hours (lecture presentation, quiz)

Level:  Introductory

Credential: Certificate of Completion

CEUs:

1.5 CEUs – BCNS

1 CEU – NANP (Category 1)

Various other professional organizations and boards may accept this offering for continuing education requirements. Please verify with your respective relevant professional organization and email ce@muih.edu with questions.

Masterclass Overview:

Therapeutic use of specific viruses to target bacteria is largely unknown in the West, but in other parts of the world it has been developed over the last century as a means of combatting recalcitrant infections, even strains that have shown antibiotic resistance.

Join us for this informative Master Class lecture to explore Bacteriophage Therapy--a potent, effective and safe technique to help clients recover from infection and recalcitrant bacterial presentations.

Masterclass Description:

Bacteriophage therapy is a potent, targeted means of combatting bacterial infections, a method that has been developed in Europe and Soviet Russia over the last century.  This introductory course will acquaint the participant with the mechanism of action, harvesting and replication cycles, a brief history of the discovery and refinement of bacteriophage for therapeutic use and examples of its use in the clinical and food production settings.   

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this Masterclass, learners will be able to: 

  • Identify the two 2 types of bacteriophage (lytic and lysogenic) and explain how they replicate;
  • Recall a brief history of the therapy’s development in Europe and Russia;
  • Articulate how bacteriophage compares to antibiotic therapy
  • Explain how bacteriophage are harvested and refined;
  • Outline the challenges and benefits of bacteriophage therapy and how it is applied in the food system.

Who should participate:

Certified nutrition specialists and holistic nutritionists.  All other interested complimentary and integrative health and healthcare professionals and the public.

Recommended pre-requisites:  None required, but a basic understanding of biology is recommended.

Registration Fee(s): $49

What you will get:

  • 60-minute interactive instructional video lecture
  • PowerPoint presentation PDF
  • Presentation transcripts
  • Presentation handout to reference in practice
  • Lifetime access to the course content for review and use in practice
  • Certificate of Completion & CEUs (upon successful achievement of program assessments)

*CEUs should be verified with the individual professional organization(s) for which you are seeking continuing education credit.

Presenter Bio:

Dr. Sarica Cernohous, L.Ac., author of The Funky Kitchen and AZ and CA licensed acupuncturist with national certification in acupuncture and Chinese medicine.  Member Weston A Price Foundation.  Board member National Association of Nutrition Professionals.

Offering Details:

*MUIH faculty, staff, students, alumni may be eligible for discounted rates. Registration coupon codes may be requested from ce@muih.edu

For questions about this offering or CEUs, contact ce@muih.edu.

For registration technical support, please contact 1-844-414-5052 or support@instructure.com.* 

Refund Policy:  This self-based program is non-refundable upon purchase.

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