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Understanding Blood Chemistry

A six part educational series on how to understand blood chemistry.
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Lesson series

What's included?

A blood test – sometimes referred to as a blood panel – is a laboratory examination of a blood sample used to check for a variety of things, including the functioning of certain organs (such as the liver, kidneys, thyroid and heart). In this course, Holly will explain and how to read and interpret the following tests:

  • A Complete Blood Count (CBC) and Heamatinics
  • Inflammation Markers and Lipd Panels
  • Blood Glucose and Thyroid Panels
  • Kidney Functions, Electrolytes and Vitamin D Testing
  • Liver and Pancreatic Functions Testing
  • Sex Hormones and Cancer Markers

Holly will also look at other markers and functional testings not available in the standard testings above and will guide us in their interpretations.

Frequently asked questions

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now . It is completely self-paced online CPD. You decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

After enrolling, you have unlimited access!

How much CPD do I get for this course?

You get 4 CPD points for this course.

How do I get my CPD certificate?

Your CPD certificate is automatically issued to you by email when you have completed the course.
Meet the instructor

Holly Taylor

Holly is a qualified Nutritional Therapist with a first class honors degree in Chemistry. She practices in her own busy clinic in London and lectures regularly Biomedicine and Nutrition at the CNM, College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is also teaching Natural Chefs on how to create therapeutic menus for various conditions.
Holly’s combined scientific and naturopathic trainings allow her to offer a unique holistic but evidence based approach to nutrition, personalizing programs to meet client’s individual needs. Key areas of interest include stress and fatigue, digestive disorders, hormone imbalances, skin conditions and children’s health.
In addition to advising individual clients, Holly is also passionate about nutrition education. She regularly writes and lectures for both professional and lay audiences and recently won the CAM award for ‘Individual Excellence in Nutritional Knowledge’.
Patrick Jones - Course author