Audit: Gut-Immune System (Microbiota)


45 AMA PR Category 1 CME credits are available for the Clinical Metabolomics Module. This CME credit is available at no extra cost. In most states, the amount of CME provided in this module alone is 90% of what is required to re-certify as a medical provider in a 2-year cycle.

Upon completing this module you receive a "Certificate of Attendance in Gut-Immune System (Microbiota)." You may request to sit for the full final exam (offered in the Certification pathway) at You must make this request within 1 week of receiving your Certificate of Attendance in this module. The requirements to sit for this final exam are the "Certificate of Attendance" and the "Certificate of Completion of the Clinical Metabolomics Module" plus a $200 fee. The regular cost of this module bundled with the examination in the Essential HOMe/HOPe course is $1800, so please consider whether the regular module or audit module best suits your goals.

This is an 8-week online module (including a 1-week online examination period) intended for doctors and health practitioners who want to establish basic and clinical understanding of the Gut-Immune System as one of the pillars of Health Optimization Medicine and Practice. At the end of the module, students are expected to acquire basic knowledge and skills for incorporating Gut-Immune System for health management in their clinical practice.


Week 1: Introduction to the Gut-Immune System Module

Week 2: Basics of the Gut-Immune System

Basics of the Gut-Immune System Module

Week 3: Maldigestion

Maldigestion in the Gut-Immune System

Week 4: Inflammation

Inflammation in the Gut-Immune System

Week 5: Dysbiosis

Dysbiosis in the Gut-Immune System

Week 6: Metabolic Imbalance

Metabolic Imbalance in the Gut-Immune System

Week 7: Infection

Infection in the Gut-Immune System

Week 8: Food Intolerance and Sensitivity

Food Intolerance and Sensitivity in the Gut-Immune System

Week 9: Final Assessment of the Gut Immune System Module