Microbiome Series

Microbiome and Traditional Chinese Medicine Therapies


Lectures: 0
Credits: 0.75
Supported by independent educational grants from Microbiome Labs, Burt's Bees, and Nutranext.

About this course

Skill level: all levels
Estimated time to complete activity: 45 min
Release date: October 15, 2018
Expiration date: October 14, 2019


American Nurses Credentialing Center(ANCC), American Medical Association(AMA)


This activity is part of a 13-course series designed to equip licensed practitioners from medical, nursing, and related disciplines with a multidisciplinary approach to managing patients through microbiome education.

8. Microbiome and Traditional Chinese Medicine Therapies

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has long been rooted in the idea that health is a holistic concept that many functions of the body are interconnected. Recent research shows that the microbiome is a central infrastructure of health and disease that is closely related to diet, digestion, and lifestyle choices. This module will examine concepts of the microbiome from a TCM perspective and TCM therapies that influence the microbiome.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will able to:

  • Discuss an introduction to Microbiome
  • Discuss the microbiome from a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective
  • Examine therapeutic methods of TCM and how it influences the microbiome in health and disease

The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Name of Faculty Reported Financial Relationship
Joseph Alban, MS LAc None


Contact Information

This activity is jointly provided by SynAptiv and Dermeda

Questions about CE accreditation or CE certificates related to this course, please contact us via email at yourcesource@synaptiv.org.

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Lectures: 0
Credits: 0.75