ALPHABET SWAMP: Understanding Medical Paradigms and the Advantage of Experiential Learning to Overcome the Limitations of Conventional Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Illness
Traditional Medicine. Functional Medicine. Holistic Medicine. These terms fly around us on social media and the news all the time resulting in confusion, distrust, and a lack of ownership of one’s own health. Brandon Vermiere’s mission is to reverse that. In this RNegade podcast course Brendon takes us through the Odyssey of the the trials and tribulations led an autodicact passionate about science and biology to establish his own holistic company that is innovating lab diagnostic methods to revolutionize treatments for chronic illness.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. understand the differences among traditional, functional, and holistic approaches to medicine
2. site case studies of holistic medicine approaches to use in other cases
3. appreciate and apply holistic approaches to treating patients
I. Introductions/Get to know Brandon
II. “I had to go through hell to get here”
A. Triumphing over adversity
B. Self-motivation to learn
C. “Help me help you”
III. Explanation of Traditional vs Functional vs Holistic Medicine
IV. Brandon’s as a healthcare entrepreneur
V. How nurses look to holistic medicine approach to treat and advocate for their patients
VI. How Big Pharma bastardized medicine
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Brendan Vermeire (pronunciation: ‘Brehn-dehn Vur-meyer’) is a Mental and Metabolic Health Scientist & Researcher, Functional Medicine Educator, Writer, and Speaker. He is a Board-Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, Master Nutrition Coach, Master Personal Trainer, USAW Sports Performance Coach, and Crossfit Trainer.
He began his career as a personal trainer and nutrition coach at the age of 18 after disappointingly being medically discharged from the United States Navy Seal training pipeline due to an injury. After being exposed to the power of functional lab testing in the start of his career, he began intensely pursuing that as a career path which has led him to be widely regarded as one of the top leading experts in Metabolic Health and Functional Education.
He is the proud owner and founder of the Metabolic Solutions Institute for Functional Health and Fitness Practitioners, and the Metabolic Solutions Research & Education Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to ‘changing the way the world views mental health’ through advancing the science of Mental Health Dysfunction. He is also the creator of The Mental M.A.P.™, a cutting-edge Lab Panel for Mental Health.
When he’s not educating doctors/practitioners/professionals, helping clients overcome their most severe health struggles, or producing cutting edge scientific education, Brendan enjoys all things fitness and is probably working out. He also enjoys anything in nature and any activities that expand his heart, mind, and soul.