Medical Management » Intro (On-demand)

Price:
$750 (20 CMEs)*
$250 (No CMEs)
*CME credit has been awarded by the American Academy of Family Physicians with a certificate provided following the completion of the course.


Content:
The Medical Management Intro course is presented in an online self-study format. It provides introduction to FEMM research, physiology, and medical protocols through pre-recorded videos, supplemental reading, and post-assessment quizzes.

 

What is covered in this course?

  • Ovulation as a sign of health
  • The ovarian continuum
  • Understanding biomarkers and hormone patterns
  • Hormones and the Brain
  • Kisspeptin: the link between reproduction and nutrition
  • The Basic Hormonal Profile: assessment and integration for clinical practice 

 

Materials and Resources

Note that the FEMM Medical Management protocol and clinical case study textbook are not provided for this course but are part of our annual Masterclass Course. However, you will gain access to a FEMM medical providers discussion group upon completion of the course.


This course is perfect for you if:

  • You’re a first-time participant — this course is a prerequisite for the other medical courses we are offering in 2022.
  • You haven’t taken this course in the last two years (the content is being updated as new research is done by our Institute).

 

*If you took the full Medical Management course in 2020 or 2021, you don’t need to take this course for 2022.

 

On-demand course accessed through FEMM’s LMS system. You will have access to the Intro course for 6 months after registration.  

  • Ovulation as a sign of health + The ovarian continuum: 6 hours of content including 2 lecture videos, 1 quizzes, and 2 peer-reviewed articles.
  • Understanding biomarkers and hormone patterns: 5 hours of content including 3 lecture videos, 1 quiz, and 2 peer-reviewed articles.
  • Hormones and the Brain: 3 hours of content including 1  lecture video, 1 quiz, and 1 peer-reviewed article. 
  • Kisspeptin: the link between reproduction and nutrition: 3 hours of content including 1  lecture video, 1 quiz, and 1 peer-reviewed article.  
  • The Basic Hormonal Profile: assessment and integration for clinical practice: 3 hours of content including 1  lecture video, 1 quiz, and 1 peer-reviewed article.

 

Note: The recorded sessions use references from the RHRI book but the content needed for this course is provided in the FEMM Learning Management System. Books are only provided as part of the annual masterclass live participation.
Course Details
Fee:
$750 / $250

Registration

NOTE: If you took the full Medical Management course in 2020 or 2021, you don't need to take this course for 2022.

Common Questions:

Lecture-based Coursework (first 10 weeks of course)
• 8 weekly quizzes
• 3 Practice Charting Homework Assignments

Practice Teaching (Begins on Week 5 of the course)
• Practice Teach 3-5 clients
• Individually teach each client the 3 FEMM Sessions
• Work closely with each client for 4-6 months, in order for them to achieve a minimum of 3 full cycles of charting
• Complete Practice Teaching Reporting (3 Session Reports) for 1 client
• After the completion of Practice Teaching Sessions, submit a
• Final Chart Assessment for all 3 clients

You must complete the lecture and quiz portion of the course (10 weeks) and the practice teaching aspect in order to be eligible for the Final Exam.
Once you pass the Final Exam you would be certified as a FEMM Teacher.

All Exams and teaching materials are included in the price.

 

While the lectures and quizzes are only 10 weeks long, the practice teaching of the aspect of the course along with the final exam typically takes 6-9 months to complete.

FEMM allows certification within 1 year of the start date of the course.

 

Yes, students are responsible for finding their own clients to teach during certification (and following).

 

The live portion of the FEMM Teacher Training course is a 90-minute session given live on Tuesday evenings in USA Eastern Standard time zone, over 10 weeks. However, the sessions are recorded and the video will be provided so that you can watch at any time during the week.

 

As a FEMM Teacher, you will be equipped to teach women in your community and online. FEMM does not commit to providing clients to our teachers, however, after certification you will be added to FEMM’s Teacher Directory and clients may be able to search your profile.

Some teachers set up their own health/fertility coaching practice, others work jointly with clinics or health centers to provide the education there, and some work solely in NFP circles.

 

FEMM Teacher Training Courses are only offered in English at this time.
While the language barrier could be a concern, we have participation from many for whom English is a second language.

All quizzes, course work, practice teaching reports, and chart assessments have to be completed in English. At this time we are only able to provide Spanish language materials for teachers to use with their clients but the course certification itself is entirely in English.

 

As a FEMM Teacher you will be trained to identify hormonal imbalances in the cycle, such as noting estrogen imbalances or low progesterone, however, since layperson’s are not equipped to make medical diagnosis’ we do not train our FEMM Teachers to identify or diagnose specific reproductive disorders such as PCOS or endometriosis. Specific reproductive disorders and cycle patterns is something that is covered in the Medical Management Training course. FEMM teachers are equipped to work with clients to identify abnormalities in their cycle, and refer to trained FEMM medical providers.

 

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