Dr. Sheila Dean, DSc, RDN, LDN, CCN, CDE, IFMCP and Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ are the proud co-founders of the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy™ (IFNA™, www.IFNAcademy.com,) a comprehensive online training and mentoring program for registered dietitian nutritionists and other health care providers.
IFNA™ is a CPE Accredited Provider of over 233 CPEUs by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. All IFNA™ modules are taught by a multi-disciplinary “all-star cast” of the nation’s top experts in a systematic and cohesive manner.
IFNA™ training modules are designed to teach health care practitioners how to seek the true root causes of disease to restore optimal health and function and ultimately transform the practice of nutrition using the most effective integrative and functional nutrition diagnostic tools and treatment protocols for preventing and reversing chronic illness.
IFNA™ offers a case-based approach and skill-building in key areas:
- integrative and functional nutrition protocols
- therapeutic elimination diets
- dietary supplements
- conventional and functional labs/diagnostics
- mind body practices
Completion of the IFNA™ program leads to a Certificate of Training and/or the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Certified Practitioner™ (IFNCP™) credential.