The Kharrazian Institute Is Proud to Present Dr. Datis Kharrazian’s Exciting New Course…

“Chronic Fatigue and Pain Syndromes Clinical Strategies and Treatment Applications”

Video: New Course information – Chronic Fatigue and Pain course

Live streaming on September 25-26, 2021 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (PST)

On Demand video replays

$595 Early Bird Registration through August 26th

$695 Pre-Registration August 27th – September 13th

$749 Standard Registration September 14th – September 23rd

Discounted student pricing available

CE credits = 12 Hours (see state list below)

Dear Kharrazian Institute Members,

I want to update you on the Chronic Fatigue and Pain course with the current COVID-19 situation.

The course will only be available via livestream on September 25-26, 2021 with access to On-Demand videos after the livestream presentation. As usual, all livestream registrants will have access to the On-Demand videos after the livestream presentation.

Please help us secure our expenses by registering early. We created a $154 Early-Bird discount to encourage you to sign up early.

Early-Bird Registration is only $595 and the regular course registration is $749. Access for all price levels is for 1-year (expiring September 26, 2022)

I am excited to share my step-by-step clinical approach to Chronic Fatigue and Pain with everyone.

In good health,

Datis Kharrazian, PhD, DHSc, DC, MS, MMSc, FACN and his team

Kharrazian Institute

Many patients are stuck in a vicious cycle of chronic fatigue and pain

A key factor in this vicious cycle is inefficiency of the bioenergetic pathways

As a healthcare professional, you probably have noticed the two most common patient complaints are fatigue and pain. Many patients have been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia and have gone from practitioner to practitioner.

Significant interrelationships exist between chronic fatigue and chronic pain syndromes, turning into vicious cycles involving the neurological, endocrine, and immune pathways.

These conditions can’t be treated by any single intervention. Instead, they require looking at the whole picture, understanding the interrelationships, and working your way through them with your patient.

Factors that can cause chronic fatigue and pain include:

  • Underlying autoimmune patterns
  • Lipopolysaccharides being released by the gut causing chronic inflammation
  • Neurons close to threshold
  • Hypoxia or poor blood flow
  • Neurogenic inflammation
  • Autonomic dysfunctional dysautonomia
  • Neuro-psychogenic issues
  • Metabolic factors such as blood sugar imbalances

To know what is causing your patient’s chronic fatigue and pain, it’s important to understand the interrelationships between neurology, endocrinology, immunology, and bioenergetic pathways.

You need to work step by step through the process of differentially diagnosing the underlying mechanisms of chronic fatigue and pain and then developing clinical strategies specific to those mechanisms.

Mechanisms you will learn to treat include:

  • Factors affecting mitochondrial function
  • Negative plasticity
  • Negative plasticity
  • Neuroinflammation
  • Neurological factors such as dysautonomia and psychogenic inflammation
  • Blood sugar imbalances
  • Endotoxemia and gut-related imbalances
  • …and more.

Did you know chronic fatigue and pain can be red flags for the potential development of a neurodegenerative disorder?

When a patient has been suffering from chronic fatigue and pain issues for many years, the cellular mechanisms involved in the neurodegenerative process are all in place.

When you see patients who have these conditions you have to look for early signs of neurodegeneration.

If you catch it in time, you have an opportunity to make a big difference in their outcome as they start to age in the next 10 to 20 years.

These conditions can’t be treated by any single intervention.

They require looking at the whole picture of interrelated systems and working your way through them looking for areas of dysfunction.

In this course, we’re going to go through all the different mechanisms involved in chronic pain and fatigue syndromes that are so common in the healthcare system today.

I’m going to share with you all the major research of how these mechanisms work and the underlying pathophysiologies.

Then I’m going to teach you a step-by-step clinical approach:

  • How to look at the medical history
  • How to look at lab tests
  • How to look at examination findings
  • How to figure out the underlying mechanisms
  • How to develop a treatment protocol
  • An exploration of some clinical cases

Do you understand these mechanisms of ongoing fatigue and pain syndromes?

  • Inflammation
  • Immune dysregulation
  • Neurological deficits
  • Abnormal neurological plasticity

Multiple factors are involved in chronic fatigue and pain syndromes

The term bioenergetic refers to how we use the foods we eat to make energy in mitochondrial ATP production.

An inability to use these energy pathways efficiently can lead to significant imbalances.

This in turn leads to neurons that are close to threshold and increased depolarization of nociceptors.

As a result, they have greater pain perception. Their brains fatigue easily. Their muscle mitochondria becomes impaired.

They complain of significant muscle aches and they get worn out easily. They don’t want to do anything because it’s too tiring. And they usually have other conditions such as depression.

These patients don’t have a disease but they have multiple chronic health issues.

They have a hard time getting better.

Yet when they walk into a conventional model, they are prescribed one medication after the next, ending up in polypharmacy model—which confuses the picture with multiple side effects.

Yet the underlying mechanisms of neuroendocrine immune dysfunction and imbalances in their bioenergetic pathways are never addressed.

As a result, they go years, decades, or even a lifetime never breaking out of this vicious cycle.

Learn the roles of the brain, the immune system, and the endocrine system in chronic fatigue and pain issues

It is critical you have a step-by-step approach to developing treatment applications for patients with diverse fatigue and pain syndromes … which many people label as chronic fatigue or fibromyalgia.

You must master the underlying mechanisms of neuroendocrine immune dysfunction and imbalances that impact the bioenergetic pathways used to make ATP.

To best help your patients, you need to understand the underlying mechanisms, which areas of the brain are most affected, and how to treat the entire web.

Fatigue and pain are often associated with inefficiency in the body’s ability to produce ATP or energy.

When the body loses the ability to make ATP, this causes either brain-based fatigue, muscle fatigue, or both.

As a result, patients can’t think, focus, or concentrate for very long periods of time. They are easily exhausted if they push their brains too much.

Or they have achy muscles and any kind of movement or exercise exhausts and fatigues them. They don’t have the same level of endurance they once did.

Pain patterns usually accompany these patterns of fatigue—whether it’s sporadic general pain, unrelenting chronic pain, or an old injury they can never recover from.

When you see these patterns, the ultimate issue is the body may not have healthy mitochondrial function.

There is much more to mitochondrial function than taking things like CoQ10.

Instead, it’s a complex neuroendocrine immune phenomenon impacting multiple pathways that produce energy.

What is fatigue and how do you work it up?

One of the most common symptoms patients complain about is fatigue. When you look at fatigue, you have to ask, what is it and how do you work it up?

When we look at the physiological mechanisms of ATP production, it starts with what happens when we eat food, whether it’s protein, fats, or carbohydrates, and all the steps that lead to mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation.

Respiratory issues, anemias, thyroid dysfunction, blood sugar stability, dysautonomia, neuroinflammation or degeneration, oxidative stress, and other factors impact mitochondrial biogenesis.

Many practitioners have a hard time helping their patients with fatigue because they don’t understand the big multi-variable picture.

They’re missing steps in their workup that prevent them from figuring out what’s really going on.

In the Kharrazian Institute Chronic Fatigue and Pain Syndrome’s Clinical Strategy and Treatment Applications, I’m going to teach you all the steps involved in evaluation chronic pain and fatigue.

You will learn how to not overlook any of the steps involved in working up a chronic fatigue and pain patient.

You will know exactly what to do and how to develop a protocol customized for each patient.

Neuroplasticity: A frequently overlooked factor in chronic pain

Did you know that chronic pain syndrome may be due to a neurological phenomenon called negative plasticity? Plasticity refers to neurons connecting together.

You can have positive plasticity or negative plasticity.

When you activate neurological pathways over and over again to learn a favorable new task that’s positive plasticity.

But if you develop pathways that are not healthy, that’s negative plasticity.

An example of negative plasticity is PTSD. A stressful event activates the brain centers for a stress response, causing anxiety, nervousness, and heart palpitations.

Over time, that system becomes so efficient that a very trivial stimuli triggers the stress response, causing chronic anxiety after a traumatic event.

Another example of negative plasticity is when people feel pain or burning in amputated limbs. Pathways in the brain that perceive pain in those regions of the body are still active despite the missing limb.

This also applies to chronic pain — negative plasticity in the brain perpetuates pain from an injury even though the injury isn’t happening at the pain fibers.

Learn to identify the source of chronic fatigue and pain – it is different for each patient

Maybe your patient has had an injury in the past that’s never really healed—such as a herniated disc or a torn rotator cuff, and they’ve never been the same since. They now have a debilitating pattern of pain impacting their quality of life.

Or they have just a general pain syndrome affecting their entire body. Their whole body aches for no apparent reason.

There is usually more than one variable involved in chronic pain and fatigue syndromes

Patients with complex pain and fatigue syndromes usually have more than one variable involved. Theirs is a multi-variate model, which explains why no one seems to be able to help them.

Variables include underlying autoimmunity, leaky gut, endotoxemia, neuroinflammation, neurons close to threshold, systemic inflammation, dysautonomia, blood sugar and metabolic imbalances, poor antioxidant status, limbic overactivation, negative plasticity, and so on.

How do you know which ones apply to your patient?

By knowing how all of these mechanisms work, you can develop clinical strategies and treatments to personalize a plan for each patient to unwind the vicious cycles of chronic pain and fatigue.

Dr. Kharrazian is a leading expert in diagnosing and treating chronic fatigue and pain

Datis Kharrazian, PhD, DHSc, DC, MS, MMSc, FACN, is a Harvard Medical School trained researcher, clinical research scientist, academic professor, and a functional medicine health care provider. Dr. Kharrazian earned a Master of Medical Science degree (MMSc) in Clinical Investigation from Harvard Medical School, and is a member of the Harvard Medical Alumni Association and the American Association of Immunologists.

Today, Dr. Kharrazian’s clinical models of functional medicine are used by several academic institutions, and thousands of health care clinics and practices providers throughout the world.

He maintains a private practice near San Diego, California, and consults with patients from all over the world who are seeking non-pharmaceutical alternatives. His practice is focused on developing a personalized medical approach using diet, nutrition, and lifestyle approaches.

After decades of analyzing thousands of studies and working with patients in the United States and Europe, Dr. Kharrazian developed never-taught-before clinical strategies to successfully manage chronic fatigue and pain.

Is the Kharrazian Institute Chronic Fatigue and Pain Syndromes course right for you?

The Kharrazian Institute cognitive decline and dementia course is not for everyone. See if the course features below are right for you:

  • Practitioners who want to perform in-depth evaluations to understand the underlying mechanisms of their patients’ chronic pain and fatigue
  • Health care providers looking to evolve their health treatment plans to better help more clinically complex patients
  • Providers willing to expand brain health care to include autoimmune mechanisms, gut issues, microbiome health, blood sugar imbalances, neurological, and other related issues
  • Practitioners who have single-supplement or -medication approaches to pain and fatigue
  • Practitioners looking for a one-size-fits-all diet and supplement protocol
  • Providers who don’t have the time or energy to master the underlying complexities of pain and fatigue cases
  • Practitioners who prefer not to work with patients whose pain and fatigue syndromes are intertwined with other complex chronic conditions
  • Providers not interested in addressing autoimmune, gastrointestinal, immune, metabolic, antioxidant, neurological, or blood sugar health

Frequently Asked Questions

Do any materials come with this course?

You receive access to all the recorded live videos, presentation slides, published papers, Q&A’s, assessment forms, supplement information, protocols, and all other supporting material for one year after the livestream. This means you can rewatch the recorded lectures as many times as you’d like during this period.

Do I receive continuing education credits for this class?

12 hours of CEs are available for licensed health care practitioners. Please see the bottom of this page for more particulars.

How can I attend this presentation?

You have two options. You can either livestream the presentation from your own home from 9am to 5pm each day. Or you can watch the recorded version, which will be available soon after the livestream.

What if I can’t digest all the information at once?

First, you are given pre-class reading material to begin familiarizing yourself with the material. Then, you have access to the recorded lectures and supporting materials for up to three years (depending on when you purchase). This means you can rewatch lectures as many times as you need.

What if I have questions after the class?

When you register you are invited to join a Members Only Kharrazian Institute Facebook group where you can ask questions and discuss cases with other practitioners.

How can patients in my area learn about me and the fact that I have taken this class?

We have created an online practitioner referral page. Licensed practitioners who have completed all of the Kharrazian Institute courses will be added to the list. Patients can search the list to look for practitioners in their area.

What if parts of the class are unfamiliar to me?

All of the Kharrazian Institute classes are designed to complement one another. As you take all the courses over time you will receive an extraordinarily comprehensive functional medicine education. Different pieces of human physiology, neurology, immunology, and endocrinology all fit together like pieces of a puzzle for one comprehensive understanding of patient evaluation and care.

MARK HYMAN, MD

Dr. Kharrazian has been a prominent educator and highly-respected clinician in the functional medicine community since the inception of functional medicine. He is an expert clinician and an innovator in this field.

CLEVELAND CLINIC, DIRECTOR OF CENTER FOR FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE
CHAIRMAN, INSTITUTE FOR FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE
TEN-TIME NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR

JEFFREY BLAND, PHD, FACN, FACB

I have had the pleasure of knowing Dr. Kharrazian for more than a decade and observing his professional growth and impact as a key opinion leader in the field of Functional Neurology. He is voracious in his pursuit of learning and skill development. His pursuit of post-graduate studies at Harvard in research methods has embellished his already significant expertise in systems medicine and its application to Functional Medicine. He has a unique skill in making complex information accessible to his students and patients alike, which is a measure of an individual who is a master of his field. Dr. Kharrazian is a humble, quietly competent leader who leads by example and his presence. The Functional Medicine field is rapidly evolving, and it is through the work and leadership of a select group of professionals, of which Dr. Kharrazian is a recognized leader, that it is growing in both its adoption and successful application to the treatment of complex chronic diseases. It is truly a pleasure to call Dr. Kharrazian both a colleague and friend in our mutual advocacy in the development and application of Functional Medicine.

CO-FOUNDER, INSTITUTE OF FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE
PRESIDENT, PERSONALIZED LIFESTYLE MEDICINE INSTITUTE

Why is Dr. Kharrazian’s chronic fatigue and pain syndromes course different?

Dr. Kharrazian is an actual clinician who has been successfully treating chronic fatigue and pain syndromes in the United States and Europe for more than 20 years.

Dr. Kharrazian has witnessed countless real-life patient scenarios and developed proven strategies to address commonly overlooked issues.

Dr. Kharrazian is both a scientist and an educator.

Dr. Kharrazian has been an innovator in the field of functional medicine since its inception.

Dr. Kharrazian stays continually up-to-date with the latest scientific and medical research.

Dr. Kharrazian was trained as a clinical investigator (Master of Medical Science in Clinical Investigation) at Harvard Medical School and can effectively share with you the most relevant research.

Dr. Kharrazian has published a number of immunology studies in the most respected medical journals in the world.

DAVE PERLMUTTER, MD, FACN, ABIHM

Dr. Kharrazian’s work represents the vanguard in our understanding of the role of lifestyle choices in charting the brain’s destiny. His highly effective educational outreach has opened the door for countless healthcare providers, allowing them to dramatically increase their effectiveness in treating and indeed preventing so many of the pernicious conditions that plague our modern society.

AUTHOR, #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING BOOK,
GRAIN BRAIN AND BRAIN MAKER

KELLY BROGAN, MD, ABIHM

Dr. Datis Kharrazian is one of the most powerful clinicians of our time. From the lab to the clinic, he has studied, vetted, and applied his cutting-edge science to heal patients all over the world. I consider him to be a foremost authority in a systems approach to recovery and wellness.

AUTHOR, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING BOOK, A MIND OF YOUR OWN

TERRY WAHLS, MD, IFMCP

Dr. Kharrazian is a brilliant clinician educator who has inspired many, myself included. He is superb at teaching clinicians the power of using functional medicine-oriented history and physical examination to understand and address the root causes of disease and health. Integrating the latest research and years of clinical experience, Dr. Kharrazian, is an international leader in Functional Medicine.

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR OF THE WAHLS PROTOCOL – HOW I BEAT
PROGRESSIVE MS USING PALEO PRINCIPLES AND FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE
CLINICAL PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, CARVER COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

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When you register early for the Chronic Fatigue and Pain course you’ll get the most affordable price.

Attendance options

There are two options for attending the Kharrazian Institute’s Chronic Fatigue and Pain course presented by Dr. Datis Kharrazian on September 25-26, 2021: Live streaming video on the website and On Demand videos after the livestream presentation.

All livestream registrants will have access to On Demand Video replays after the live presentation. 

Register early and save. Access for all price levels is for 1-year (expiring September 26, 2022)

  • Any registrant can renew access to any course for an additional year for $100 instead of the original registration fee.

Registration: Chronic Fatigue and Pain course

LIVE STREAMING ATTENDANCE

  September 25-26, 2021  

These checkout buttons are for online access to the live streaming presentation plus exams and On Demand video replays after the livestream presentation. At the end of the livestreaming program each day, registrants will be able to access the online exams at the KI learning website. On the KI learning website, you will also have the option to watch the recorded livestreaming presentation (On Demand videos) and take the exams. Passing both exams is required to be complete for this course and to receive the KI Certificate of Completion. Otherwise you are incomplete for the course. All registrants have 1-year access to all course materials.

Only students pursuing these professional degrees – DC, ND, MD, DO, LAc, PT, NP, PA, and MS/PhD in Nutrition – are eligible for the student discount with proper student identification during registration. Please email student identification, transcript, or other proof of current enrollment in a timely manner to: students@kharrazianinstitute.com.

After successfully watching the livestream or video replays, and completing the online examinations, you will receive a KI “Certificate of Completion.”

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU HAVE AN ACTIVE KI SUBSCRIPTION, YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE AS YOU WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE LIVESTREAM AND ON DEMAND REPLAYS AFTER THE LIVESTREAM AS LONG AS YOUR SUBSCRIPTION IS ACTIVE.

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Online livestream attendance requires you to log in no later than 9:00 a.m. and log out no sooner than 5:00 p.m. each day, or your ability to earn educational credits may be jeopardized (rules vary from state to state). During the livestream, you will be prompted by a pop-up window to verify your attendance.

Viewing the video content in a group setting will not give you credit for the course. To qualify for credit, you must watch the entire program on your personal computer with your registration email. All online attendance is tracked by our website. KI can only supply minimal attendance information. Please keep track of what you have watched and what you are missing for each module.

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Application for CE credits (12 Hours for DC’s, USA only) are approved for the following states via Livestream and On Demand Video replays:

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, NCCAOM (livestream), New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Oregon NDs, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming

Application for CE credits (12 Hours for DC’s, USA only) are approved for the following states via On Demand Video replays only:

Arkansas

Application for CE credits (12 Hours for DC’s, USA only) are pending for the following states via Livestream and/or On Demand Video replays:

CA ACU Board (video replays only), Hawaii, Kentucky, Missouri, NCCAOM (replays), New Mexico, Pennsylvania

CE credits not available for the following states: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Please note: CA ACU and NCCAOM registrants must wait until after the CE credits are approved before taking the exams which are required for KI Certificate or CE credits! Please request online learning CE credits from NUHS when you order attendance verification for CA ACU..

For DCs, LAc’s, ND’s (USA only): If you require CE credits (when available) toward your state license, you must purchase the NUHS attendance verification certificate (AVC) or transcripts at the button below after you have completed the course, and after you’ve received the KI Certificate of Completion. Livestream or On demand attendance requires watching all videos and passing both exams for CE credit, or to receive the KI Certificate of Completion. Otherwise you are marked incomplete for the course. Please note: CA ACU and NCCAOM registrants must wait until after the CE credits are approved before taking the exams which are required for KI Certificate or CE credits! Please request Online learning CE credits from NUHS when you order attendance verification for CA ACU.

IMPORTANT: Our website tracks your livestream participation. CE credit requirements vary from state-to-state. Please check our website for updates.

Please note: For ACNB credit hours – National University of Health Sciences is a Commission for the Accreditation of Graduate Education in Neurology (CAGEN) Approved Provider of Continuing Education. For more information about the ACNB, please log on to ACNB website.

Acupuncture CE’s will be provided by NCCAOM and the Kharrazian Institute has not applied to individual states (except California). Currently, these boards only accept attendance via online replays. To receive credit, please wait until after these boards have approved CE credit for this course, before completing the 2 exams which are required to be complete for the course.

Naturopathic CE’s will be provided by Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine and the Kharrazian Institute has not applied to individual states. Please check with your state board to confirm if they will find reciprocity in the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine approval.

Please note: It is your responsibility to know your state’s CE rules in regard to live on-site, live streaming webinar, and online educational programs before enrolling in the Kharrazian Institute program.

Current status for CE credits for state licenses is located HERE.

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Course Dates and Location

The Kharrazian Institute’s Chronic Fatigue and Pain course via livestream is scheduled for September 25-26, 2021, and available via On Demand Videos after the livestream. Please note: Livestream registrants automatically have access to the On Demand video replays and do not need to purchase them separately.

Kharrazian Institute Course Registration Fees

  • $595 Early Bird Registration pricing through August 26, 2021 (1 year access to all materials – expires Sept. 26, 2022)
  • $695 Pre-Registration pricing runs August 27 – September 13, 2021 (1 year access to all materials – expires Sept. 26, 2022)
  • $749 Standard registration pricing runs September 14 – September 23, 2021 (1 year access to all materials – expires Sept. 26, 2022)

Discounted Student Pricing (only for students pursuing these professional degrees – DC, ND, MD, DO, LAc, PT, NP, PA, and MS/PhD in Nutrition)

  • $395 Early Bird Registration pricing through August 26, 2021 (1 year access to all materials – expires Sept. 26, 2022)
  • $495 Pre-Registration pricing runs August 27 – September 13, 2021 (1 year access to all materials – expires Sept. 26, 2022)
  • $549 Standard registration pricing runs September 14 – September 23, 2021 (1 year access to all materials – expires Sept. 26, 2022)

NOTE: Licensed practitioners, or practitioners going back to school for other professional degrees are not eligible for student registration discounts.

Any registrant can renew access to any course for an additional year for a $100.00 fee instead of the original registration fee.

On Demand Video Replays Subscription

Access to On Demand video replays of each course will be available after the livestream. Please note: Livestream registrants automatically have access to the On Demand video replays and do not need to purchase them separately. The On Demand prices are:

Standard Registration:
$749 per module (Access to all materials for 1 year from your registration date).

Discounted Student Pricing:
$549 per module (Access to all materials for 1 year from your registration date).

Pre-Course Information

Prior to the course, attendees will be emailed a link to course notes and research articles in electronic format. Reading recommendations and discussions to prepare attendees will be conducted at the members-only Kharrazian Institute Facebook group for registrants. Pre-Course material will be available at the KI Learning website (all links will be emailed when you register).

Facebook Discussion Group

Registration for each course includes ongoing access to case discussions on a private Facebook group for registered attendees. Numerous cases and concepts from the course will be presented to help ingrain course concepts and to prepare for the next course.

Exams

Details on the exam requirements are located at the KI Learning website. Passing exams is required for this course to receive the KI Certificate of Completion. Otherwise, you are marked incomplete. NUHS has approved credit hours for this program (as available) by live streaming webinars, and On Demand video replays. In order to keep on-track to finishing the course, we recommend that registrants take the exams within 30 days of the livestream event. Livestreaming webinar attendees should complete their exams no later than 30 days after the livestream for livestream credit. Those unable to attend via livestreaming webinar may take the course via On Demand video replays. For the On Demand Video replays, it is recommended that you complete all exams within 30 days of your registration date. The exams are open-book.

Transcripts will be available on the KI Learning website as a downloadable PDF about 10 days after the initial livestream presentation.

Do the courses need to be taken in a certain order?

No. Each course is designed without any previous course requirements. You can choose whichever course topics you are interested in. However, all of the courses are designed to connect with one another if you are interested in learning the bigger picture.

CE Credits and KI Certificate of Completion

Please complete the KI course before you order the CE Credits from National University. You are NOT complete for the course unless you pass both primary exams AND watch the livestream or all videos for both days AND after you have received the KI Certificate of Completion. Attendance via onsite live (when available) does not require exams.

When requesting an attendance verification from NUHS, registrants will need to list the title of the course(s) for which they’d like an attendance verification and through whom they took the course(s): Kharrazian Institute.

Testimonials about the Kharrazian Institute courses

– Carri

The very first course I attended with Dr. Kharrazian was his Functional Endocrinology course back in 2003 and boy did that ever rock my world. His Kharrazian Institute Neuroinflammation course just did the same thing… but on a MUCH larger scale. It’s a total game changer. Paradigm shifting. I’m 20+ years in practice and I’ve noticed patients are getting so much harder to treat, with much more complex and chronic issues, and now I have a much better understanding why and what to do about it! Dr. K — thank you for putting this revolutionary information together!

– Christopher

I’ve practiced 23 years and one of my biggest pet peeves was “shooting blind.” By this I mean, “It’s been determined by years of clinical use that such and such a remedy is good for the treatment of X.” I always felt inadequate, exposed, and unsure of the variables. I can’t express in words the degree of appreciation I have for your dedication to determining mechanisms, researching studies, and most importantly breaking down this disparate information into readily accessible and mostly easy to understand, maps of malfunctioning physiology. I have found it invaluable. As you repeatedly stressed at your Functional Neurology Seminars program in the past, it’s sloppy clinical work to proceed with treatment until a clear picture of where the dominos fell first is figured out, so the appropriate treatment is arrived at. A million thanks to a fabulous contributor.

– Steven

This seminar was more eye opening about why some of these chronic failures we’ve all had as practitioners need more of a neuro-metabolic approach and to give yourself and the patient time and give realistic expectations so we both don’t get burned out or disappointed. That was huge for me. Thanks Dr. Kharrazian.

– Diego

This has been a freaking gorgeous course. Looking forward to the digestive health course in September.

– Xavier

What a blessing to have been able to follow that neuroinflammation course. Full of scientific data but lots of clinical applications that are very helpful for practitioners. I’m very happy to be able to follow that course since nothing is available like this in France. This should be taught in med school. Thank you Dr. Datis Kharrazian!

– Judy

What a brilliant lecture and very clinical. Hammering home the points and reviewing while we went along really prepared me for the exam. So practical and I will be attending the next two in the series. Very well done. Really can’t say enough good things today. Thanks to everyone involved to pull it off and make livestream possible for me here in Canada.

– Greg

Dr. Kharrazian has literally given me hope and if I could use one word to describe my weekend it would be “PROFOUND”. I am truly grateful for you!!!

– Lapis

Thanks for the excellent, clinically translatable course; with much appreciation for the lucid organization and abundant supportive documents.

More testimonials

PEDRAM SHOJAI, OMD

Dr. Kharrazian is one of the greatest minds in the functional medicine space. He’s a trailblazer and an innovator. His courses are gold and his direction is wise. If you’re in healthcare and are ready to be on the right side of history, study with this man.
AUTHOR, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING BOOK, THE URBAN MONK
FOUNDER OF WELL.ORG

DAVID MUSNICK, MD

Dr. Kharrazian is one of the most skilled Functional medicine practitioners in the country. His understanding of interrelationships in physiology puts him in the top tier of Functional Medicine writers and educators in this country.
FACULTY OF THE INSTITUTE FOR FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE

NORA GEDGAUDAS, CNS, NTP, BCHN

Datis Kharrazian is truly among the great medical geniuses of our time. His capacity to think outside the box is second to none. He brings cutting-edge insights to the table that others have missed along the way and for this we should be eternally grateful.
AUTHOR, PRIMAL BODY, PRIMAL MIND AND PRIMAL FAT BURNER

ELIZABETH BOHAM, MD, RD

Dr. Kharrazian is a leader in functional medicine, always looking to discover the root cause of illness or dysfunction in the body and, most importantly, uncovering novel therapies to improve optimal function.
MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF THE ULTRAWELLNESS CENTER

MARK FLANNERY, DC, MS, BS

Dr. Kharrazian’s education gave me the knowledge and confidence to take on complicated chronic cases. I would not have the patient success I have without the information I gained from Dr. Kharrazian. I have taken many seminars by many different doctors but I could not do what I do without the knowledge I gained from Dr. Kharrazian.
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH WISE CLINICAL NUTRITION

JOSHUA REDD, DC, MS

Dr. Kharrazian’s education has been pivotal in every aspect of my practice. His curriculum has been my foundation for building seven thriving functional medicine clinics. I couldn’t ask for a more rewarding career path.
FOUNDER OF RED RIVER HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER
AUTHOR, THE TRUTH ABOUT LOW THYROID

SHANE STEADMAN, DC, DACNB, DCBCN, CNS

In the last decade, I have seen Dr. Kharrazian change the landscape of healthcare. His ability to integrate functional medicine, immunology, and neurology is second to none. Individuals like Dr. Kharrazian come around once in a lifetime. I could not be more honored to learn from him and consider him to be a wonderful mentor. I sincerely believe the Kharrazian Institute will continue to evolve health care.
DIRECTOR, INTEGRATED HEALTH SYSTEMS AND INTEGRATED BRAIN CENTERS

PEARL ZIMMERMAN, MD, MPH

Dr. Kharrazian’s teachings have made more of a difference than anything else I’ve studied. His way of explaining things has been the most clear and relevant and his treatment recommendations the most efficient and effective. I’m thankful beyond words for all he’s contributed to both my personal health and my professional growth.
PHYSICIAN, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE INTEGRATIVE HEALTH INSTITUTE