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15 Neurology Hours 

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Clinical Neurochemistry & Nutrition IV – Gut Part 2, The Immune System and Autoimmunity (995)


Credit Hours: This course is part of the 150-hour Neurochemistry and Nutrition Progam and is eligible.

You will have 1 full year of access to this module, for credit. After you will have All Access to review. It will be added to your account upon purchase

Once you purchase this course, you will be able to access your course through the ‘My Online Learning Portal’ tab instantly. This tab is under the ‘My Account’ tab when logged into the website.

This transaction is non-refundable.


Module 4 – Gut Part 2, The Immune System and Autoimmunity
  • How to Use This Course
  • The 4 Neurochemical Priorities (never get lost!)
  • The Road map 
  • How to Work Up a Real Patient
  • The 10 Core Principles 
  • Review of Modules 1, 2 and 3 through analysis of SEVEN different real-life cases.
  • Review of Functional/Optimal ranges from Module 1 and 2
  • Schematic view of the Immune System
    • Barriers
    • Acute Phase Response
    • Innate Immune System
    • Adaptive Immune System: T cells, B cells and more
    • Cytokines
    • Immunoglobulins, Antibodies and Isotypes
  • How the Immune System Works
  • Challenges for the Immune System: Discrimination, Flexibility, Managing Infection, Memory
  • Antibody Generation, T Cell Receptors
  • Autoimmunity
  • Lab testing: WBC and Differential, C-Reactive Protein/hs CRP, Vitamin D
  • Microbiome/Microbiota
    • Microbiota-Gut-Brain Concepts
    • Microbiota-Gut-Brain-Immune Axis
    • Short chain fatty acids and their clinical applications
    • Dendritic Cells
    • Induction of Treg cells
    • Effects of Antibiotics
    • Ectopic Colonization
  • Intestinal Permeability Revisited: Tight Junctions
  • Gut Barrier and Blood-Brain Barrier
  • Feeding Microbiota and Protecting the Barrier
  • Autoimmunity…the Deep Dive
    • Pre-requisites
    • Clinical Presentations
  • Food Antigens and the Immune System
    • Oral Tolerance
    • Cross-reactivity
    • Food Sensitivity Testing: the good news and bad news, and the really bad news
  • Testing for clinically significant autoimmunity
    • Clinical Immune System Challenge: the rules and how to interpret
    • Predictive Antibody testing
      • Survey of common antibody tests and what they mean clinically
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Celiac Disease
  • Regulating the Immune System with Diet, Exercise and Supplementation
  • The Anti-inflammatory Diet
  • Anti-inflammatory/Immune Regulatory Supplementation
  • Case Study – 60 year old woman with bone loss throughout her body
  • Case Study – 55 year old woman Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Case Study – 20 year old man with brain fog, low motivation, low energy, lack of focus and low affect  
  • Case Study – 15 year old boy with muscle fatigue, joint pain, migraines, brain fog and balance deficits
  • Case Study – 19 year old male with irritable bowel syndrome, ADD and Autism
  • Case Study -10 year old girl with pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
Included in your Tuition: 
  • 25 hours of training with Dr. David Clark
  • All Access to the digital recording of the class
  • Any future updates to the course videos or other materials
  • Re-attendance for life – Retake the class on-site, via Livestream or via online, self-paced learning as many times as you’d like for attendance hours. 
  • 25 Neurology Hours towards the ACFN (American College of Functional Neurology) & ACNB (American Chiropractic Neurology Board) with each module
  • Access to the flipped classroom with lifetime updates 
  • 3 months of unlimited access to Medline upon completion of the module

Dr. David Clark

Neurology Hours

25 Neurology Hours

Year Recorded


Delivery Method

Online Self-Paced

Experience Level


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