Yes! All of our courses are exclusively online in video format.
No, all of our courses are exclusively hosted online in video format. All of the notes and handouts, however, are available to print at any time.
Unfortunately in order to protect the intellectual property of each course, the videos are not available to download for offline use. However, you can access our website on any smart device and take it with you on the go.
Yes. Everything is optimized for mobile use. Take your course with you on the go!
There are no time limits or restrictions on our courses, once you purchase your course, you will have access to it forever! This also includes any course updates.
We will provide you with a general email to send any questions that you may have while going through the course. There may be a delay in the response as the instructors are all actively in practice.
As a student, you will continue to receive updates as they are made to the course with no additional additional charge after your initial purchase.
We currently offer CEUs for Functional Nutrition Therapy (FNT), Functional Herbal Therapy (FHT), and Functional Herbal Therapy and Cancer (FHTAC) through NCCAOM and NANP. We are also approved by the California Acupuncture State Board for continuing education.
At the end of Functional Nutrition Therapy, Functional Herbal Therapy, and Functional Herbal Therapy and Cancer, after all of the quizzes, worksheets, and final exams are completed, you will receive a certificate from Society of Wellness Nutritional Systems.
Please refer to your unique state laws as to how you may utilize and implement the information learned in these courses. It is important to remember that any or all of these courses do not provide you the medical expertise to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. A great resource website for general information on State Regulation of Nutrition Practice is: https://theana.org/advocate. The US map on this page provided is particularly helpful.
Currently we are not affiliated with any third party certifications. Also see, “Does this course allow me to practice nutrition and herbal therapy in my state?” (Provide link)
All of our SOWN students are invited to our monthly Clinical Pearls webinars. Check your email each month for the invitation. If you cannot attend live, we’ll email out a replay link each month as well.
Currently, only our Functional Assessment System students have access to the archived webinars. We’ve been hosting webinars since 2017 and the entire database is included with our Functional Assessment System course.
We currently do not have any qualification prerequisites in place, although these courses were designed to educate active Health Care Practitioners in expanding their knowledge on Functional Nutrition and Herbal Therapy. If you are not a current Health Care Practitioner and/or have no background in Functional Nutrition, it is highly recommended that you first do some learning at a collegiate level Anatomy and Physiology course. After that, our online Functional Nutrition Therapy course is a great place to start.
It depends! All of our courses are self-paced meaning there are no time limits or restrictions. If you bought the course with a one time payment or would like to pay off your remaining balance, we can then unlock your entire course so you can move through the modules as quickly as you’d like (except for Functional Practice Management due to the subscription nature of the course).
We offer a 45-day money back guarantee on all our courses.
Many of our students use our courses as training tools in their office. If this is the case, we ask that the login information be kept only at the office. Our software does track how many devices have been used to log in and if too many are used, your account will be locked. Please keep in mind that we can only issue one certificate for each program sold.
Functional Nutrition Therapy (FNT) and Functional Herbal Therapy (FHT) are both year long courses of 24 modules, 2 released per month. Most of our students take longer than a year as it is all designed to be self-paced. We do offer other courses that are less modules and therefore take less time to complete.
Please check your spam for any emails from info@sownutritionalsystems. The subject line will say “Your Course Has Arrived.” If you do not see it, you can still access your course at any time by going to our home page and clicking the “login” button on the upper right hand corner.
All of the readings for our courses are recommended. For Functional Herbal Therapy and Functional Nutrition Therapy, you can find a recommended reading list located in Module 2. For Functional Herbal Therapy and Cancer, all of the recommended articles and studies are linked on the reading pages found underneath each video. Most of the articles are free of charge however some do require a subscription or payment to the journal. Please note that all of our readings are recommended and not required.
The midterms and final exams in the same format as the rest of our quizzes. They are all multiple choice and you need a score of 80% or higher. It is all open note and open book with no time limit. We recommend using the worksheets as a study guide to help prepare. If you do not pass the first time, you will continue to receive chances until you do reach a passing score.
We have product guides located in the courses that are available for download. Please note: Any supplement and/or herbal product companies mentioned in handouts are not professionally associated with SOW Nutritional Systems, LLC. Any opinions expressed by the instructors or in the downloadable resources are uniquely their own and should not be associated with the consent of the aforementioned company.
Currently our faculty is not accepting new patients.