An Introduction to Integrative and Functional Nutrition

An Introduction to Integrative and Functional Nutrition

Live Webinar Date: January 13th, 2021
Speakers: Dr. Sheila Dean, Kathie Swift

Event Info:

In this webinar, our presenters will discuss the core concepts of an integrative and functional nutrition systems biology approach to the nutrition care process.

Learn more about the background and main principles of integrative and functional medicine and nutrition as well as how to apply this information to patient care and the nutrition care process.
This webinar is free to all IAAND members and participants will earn 1 CPEU.

Learning codes: 

  • 5000 Medical Nutrition Therapy

Performance indicators:

  • 6.2.1: Uses established benchmarking and best practices to inform practice
  • 6.2.4: Disseminates research or performance improvement outcomes to advance knowledge, change practice and enhance effectiveness of services
  • 6.2.5: Applies research/evidence-based findings to improve practice, service delivery, and health and nutrition of customers

Speaker Bios: 

Dr. Sheila Dean, DSc, RDN, LDN, IFMCP
Dr. Sheila Dean is a registered and licensed dietitian nutritionist and board certified integrative and functional medicine practitioner. A published author, national speaker and media spokesperson, Dr. Dean has taught nutrition science for over 21 years as adjunct professor at a variety of universities. She is also the proud co-founder of IFNA, the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy, a comprehensive online training program designed to teach health care practitioners how to seek the true root causes of disease to restore optimal health and function using the most effective integrative and functional nutrition diagnostic tools and treatment protocols for preventing and reversing chronic illness. 

Kathie Swift MS RDN FAND
Kathie Swift is a co-founder of IFN Academy and a registered dietitian nutritionist whose mission has always been to make a difference in healthcare. At the core of her work in the nutrition space is a heartfelt commitment to educating healthcare professionals in integrative and functional nutrition therapies as these turned her own health crisis around decades ago. Kathie has pioneered leading edge nutrition programs in the US and has been recognized for her visionary leadership. She has been published in peer-reviewed journals, authored chapters in clinical nutrition textbooks and is the author of 2 books on digestive health, The Swift Diet and The Inside Tract.

Link to Recorded Webinar

Password to access webinar: Int&Func

Eligible for CPE until January 13, 2024 (three years from date of presentation)


This activity is recorded as described by the Commission of Dietetic Registration in the United States as Activity 175 .

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