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Complete Course of Mycotherapy Expert

I Edition (2022)

Mycotherapy Expert Course

LEVEL I + II

Mycotherapy Expert Course

Level I & II

LEVEL I

Basic Course

LEVEL I

Introduction to Mycotherapy & Medicinal mushrooms

LEVEL II

Advanced Course

LEVEL II

Most important biomolecules & Pathologies by therapeutic area

About this Course

Mycotherapy focuses on medicinal mushrooms as the subject of research and development of nutritional products for the maintenance and improvement of human and animal health. Over the past 30 years, thousands of scientific articles and multiple clinical trials have been published that support the clinical applications of medicinal mushroom ingredients in health.

This course on Mycotherapy offers you the keys to the knowledge of medicinal mushrooms in general, and of a selection of the most important and studied species in particular, as fascinating factories of bioactive substances with a great beneficial impact on human health. After completing the course, the health professionals will be prepared for the application of Mycotherapy in the prevention and treatment of more than 50 pathologies and symptoms from an integrative health approach.

The structure and content of the Mycotherapy course has been designed and created by professional experts in the subjects taught.

Technical data

SELF-PACED

Progress at your own speed

SELF-PACED

Progress at your own speed

INSTRUCTORS

European advisors education experts in Mycotherapy

INSTRUCTORS

European advisors education experts in Mycotherapy

COURSE LANGUAGES

Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese, French and more...

COURSE LANGUAGES

Choose your own language

START DATE

Open Call

START DATE

Open Call

TYPE

Online

TYPE

Online

COURSE LENGHT

20 hours

COURSE LENGHT

20 hours

PRICE

From 150€ to 259€

PRICE

Level I+II Mycotherapy Expert Course: 259€ Level I Basic Course: 150€; Level II Advanced Course: 150€;

CERTIFICATION

Mycotherapy Expert Certified by IMMA

CERTIFICATION

Mycotherapy Expert Certified by IMMA

STUDENTS RATING

9/10

STUDENTS RATING

9/10

Content

The course is carried out online through IMMA’s e-learning platform

The format of the course is online and it is an interactive and multimedia course, which facilitates learning in a very didactic, stimulating and enjoyable way for the student, creating a unique learning experience.

The format of the course allows the student great flexibility, given the possibility of choosing the most suitable time and place for the course.

The course consists of short and very practical Sprints, oriented to offer an easy-to-understand training and the possibility of immediate clinical application in your practice once you have completed the whole course.

Provide the student with the knowledge of Mycotherapy in general, and of the main medicinal mushrooms in particular. Also to provide knowledge about the medicinal properties and main active biomolecules of medicinal mushrooms and their clinical application, by Integrative Health Professionals, in more than 50 pathologies belonging to 8 therapeutic areas.

LEVEL I: BASIC

1. INTRODUCTION TO MYCOTHERAPY

1.1. Basic Notions of Mycotherapy

Knowledge acquired after the completion of Module 1:

  • Basic concepts of Mycotherapy
  • Knowledge about the most commonly used medicinal mushrooms in clinical practice and their benefits for human health.
  • Medicinal Fungi and their application as adjuvants in different therapeutic areas.

2. MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS

2.1. Ganoderma lucidum

2.2. Hericium erinaceus

2.3. Cordyceps sinensis

2.4. Agaricus blazei murill

2.5. Coriolus versicolor

2.6. Grifola frondosa

2.7. Lentinula edodes

2.8. Polyporus umbellatus

2.9. Pleurotus ssp

2.10. Inonotus obliquus

Knowledge acquired after the completion of the Module 2:

  • Medicinal properties of each of the described medicinal mushrooms
  • Tropisms: Therapeutic areas of action of each of the fungi.
  • Main active biomolecules of the extract
  • Main Clinical Applications by Therapeutic Area
  • Clinical Studies
  • Corresponding bibliography

LEVEL II: ADVANCED

3. MOST IMPORTANT BIOMOLECULES

3.1. Beta-glucans
3.2. Terpenes
3.3. Glycoproteins or proteoglycans
3.4. Ergosterol (pro-vitamin D2)
3.5. Other active biomolecules of interest

Knowledge acquired after the completion of the Module 3 :

  • Biochemistry of each of the biomolecules present in medicinal mushrooms.
  • Mechanisms of action of each of the Biomolecules
  • Main functions of each of the Biomolecules
  • Examples of the specific applications and benefits of each of the Biomolecules by Therapeutic Area
  • Corresponding bibliography

4. PATHOLOGIES BY THERAPEUTIC AREA

4.1. ONCOLOGY
4.1.1 Breast cancer
4.1.2 Lung cancer
4.1.3 Colorectal cancer
4.1.4 Prostate cancer

4.2. IMMUNE SYSTEM
4.2.1 Defences
4.2.2 Covid-19 Adjuvant treatment
4.2.3 Allergies
4.2.4 Flu
4.2.5 Chronic bronchitis
4.2.6 Bronchial asthma
4.2.7 Sinusitis
4.2.8 Otitis
4.2.9 Rhinitis
4.2.10 Herpes Zoster
4.2.11 Chronic Inflammation

4.3. GASTRO-INTESTINAL
4.3.1 Gut microbiota
4.3.2 Intestinal dysbiosis
4.3.3 Gastritis
4.3.4 IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
4.3.5 Constipation
4.3.6 H.Pylori
4.3.7 Diverticulosis
4.3.8 Liver cirrhosis

4.4. MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH
4.4.1 Stress-Emotional Balance
4.4.2 Depression
4.4.3 Anxiety
4.4.4 Insomnia/Sleep disturbances

4.5. MUSCULO-SKELETAL SYSTEM
4.5.1 Osteoporosis
4.5.2 Osteoarthritis new
4.5.3 Neuropathic pain

4.6. NEUROLOGY – NERVOUS SYSTEM
4.6.1 Fatigue-Asthenia
4.6.2 Fibromyalgia
4.6.3 Alzheimer’s disease
4.6.4 Parkinson’s disease
4.6.5 Multiple Sclerosis
4.6.6 Autism
4.6.7 ADHD
4.6.8 Dementia
4.6.9 Childhood maturational disorder

4.7. METABOLIC-ENDOCRINE
4.7.1 Obesity
4.7.2 Atherosclerosis
4.7.3 Hypertension
4.7.4 Hypercholesterolaemia
4.7.5 Metabolic Syndrome
4.7.6 Type I diabetes
4.7.7 Type II diabetes
4.7.8 Detox
4.7.9 Heavy metal chelation/detoxification

4.8. WOMEN’S HEALTH – GYNAECOLOGY
4.8.1 Endometriosis
4.8.2 Menopause
4.8.3 Polycystic ovarian disease

Knowledge acquired after the completion of the Module 4 :

  • Practical and comprehensible application of Mycotherapy in terms of the application of different medicinal mushrooms in each of the pathologies and symptoms (more than 50) structured by Therapeutic Area.
  • Most relevant studies that support the application of Mycotherapy in each case
  • IMMA recommendation for the recognition of a quality product based on medicinal mushrooms.
  • Corresponding bibliography

LEVEL I: BASIC

1. INTRODUCTION TO MYCOTHERAPY

1.1. Basic Notions of Mycotherapy

Knowledge acquired after the completion of Module 1:

  • Basic concepts of Mycotherapy
  • Knowledge about the most commonly used Medicinal Mushrooms in clinical practice and their benefits for human health.
  • Medicinal Fungi and their application as adjuvants in different Therapeutic Areas.

2. MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS

2.1. Ganoderma lucidum

2.2. Hericium erinaceus

2.3. Cordyceps sinensis

2.4. Agaricus blazei murill

2.5. Coriolus versicolor

2.6. Grifola frondosa

2.7. Lentinula edodes

2.8. Polyporus umbellatus

2.9. Pleurotus ssp

2.10. Inonotus obliquus

Knowledge acquired after the completion of the Module 2:

  • Medicinal properties of each of the described Medicinal Mushrooms
  • Tropisms: Therapeutic Areas of action of each of the fungi.
  • Main active biomolecules of the extract
  • Main Clinical Applications by Therapeutic Area
  • Clinical Studies
  • Corresponding bibliography

LEVEL II: ADVANCED

3. MOST IMPORTANT BIOMOLECULES

3.1. Beta-glucans
3.2. Terpenes
3.3. Glycoproteins or proteoglycans
3.4. Ergosterol (pro-vitamin D2)
3.5. Other active biomolecules of interest

Knowledge acquired after the completion of the Module 3 :

  • Biochemistry of each of the biomolecules present in Medicinal Mushrooms.
  • Mechanisms of action of each of the Biomolecules
  • Main functions of each of the Biomolecules
  • Examples of the specific applications and benefits of each of the Biomolecules by Therapeutic Area
  • Corresponding bibliography

4. PATHOLOGIES BY THERAPEUTIC AREA

4.1. ONCOLOGY
4.1.1 Breast cancer
4.1.2 Lung cancer
4.1.3 Colorectal cancer
4.1.4 Prostate cancer

4.2. IMMUNE SYSTEM
4.2.1 Defences
4.2.2 Covid-19 Adjuvant treatment
4.2.3 Allergies
4.2.4 Flu
4.2.5 Chronic bronchitis
4.2.6 Bronchial asthma
4.2.7 Sinusitis
4.2.8 Otitis
4.2.9 Rhinitis
4.2.10 Herpes Zoster
4.2.11 Chronic Inflammation

4.3. GASTRO-INTESTINAL
4.3.1 Gut microbiota
4.3.2 Intestinal dysbiosis
4.3.3 Gastritis
4.3.4 IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
4.3.5 Constipation
4.3.6 H.Pylori
4.3.7 Diverticulosis
4.3.8 Liver cirrhosis

4.4. MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH
4.4.1 Stress-Emotional Balance
4.4.2 Depression
4.4.3 Anxiety
4.4.4 Insomnia/Sleep disturbances

4.5. MUSCULO-SKELETAL SYSTEM
4.5.1 Osteoporosis
4.5.2 Osteoarthritis new
4.5.3 Neuropathic pain

4.6. NEUROLOGY – NERVOUS SYSTEM
4.6.1 Fatigue-Asthenia
4.6.2 Fibromyalgia
4.6.3 Alzheimer’s disease
4.6.4 Parkinson’s disease
4.6.5 Multiple Sclerosis
4.6.6 Autism
4.6.7 ADHD
4.6.8 Dementia
4.6.9 Childhood maturational disorder

4.7. METABOLIC-ENDOCRINE
4.7.1 Obesity
4.7.2 Atherosclerosis
4.7.3 Hypertension
4.7.4 Hypercholesterolaemia
4.7.5 Metabolic Syndrome
4.7.6 Type I diabetes
4.7.7 Type II diabetes
4.7.8 Detox
4.7.9 Heavy metal chelation/detoxification

4.8. WOMEN’S HEALTH – GYNAECOLOGY
4.8.1 Endometriosis
4.8.2 Menopause
4.8.3 Polycystic ovarian disease

Knowledge acquired after the completion of the Module 4 :

  • Practical and comprehensible application of Mycotherapy in terms of the application of different Medicinal Mushrooms in each of the pathologies and symptoms (more than 50) structured by Therapeutic Area.
  • Most relevant studies that support the application of Mycotherapy in each case
  • IMMA recommendation for the recognition of a quality product based on Medicinal Mushrooms.
  • Corresponding bibliography

Study Manual

The course is made up of materials that allow you, if you wish, to download the didactic modules together with the practical exercises so that you can use them later as an effective reference manual.

Supplementary Material

In addition to the course, IMMA’s e-learning platform will give you access to various additional resources, such as videos, webinars, articles, publications, etc., which will allow you to complete your training.

Self-approval tests

For practical testing of knowledge at the end of each Sprint and/or Module.

Follow-up study

There is a tutor assigned to each of the students who will support and monitor them during the course, as well as attending to and resolving any queries they may have about the teaching material.

The content of the course has been elaborated and supervised by a group of specialists in Mycotherapy formed by scientists, doctors, biologists, educators and other profiles with a wide knowledge in applied Mycotherapy.

The course is for integrative health professionals from different specialties and students of professional studies related to integrative health.

Once the course has been completed, the student will receive the diploma accrediting him/her as Mycotherapy Expert certified by IMMA and for this, he/she must have completed all the evaluation tests at the end of each Sprint and Module. 

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