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BBH Training Approach

Precision Medicine for Mental Health:

Demonstrating the use of biochemical and biomarker measures for improved patient outcomes

Psychiatry is different from other medical fields in that Psychiatrists use mental health symptoms as the basis of patient treatment, rather than testing the biochemical physiology of the patient.  Treatment reviews are based on a change in patient symptoms.

BBH is an intensive syllabus for Medical Doctors, providing a valuable, additional quantitative tool to support their patients.  Coordination of clinical evaluation processes, with the sequential measurement of biochemistry and biomarkers, enables doctors to individualise current mental health treatment options for their patients.

The training program incorporates self-paced pre-recorded lectures and case studies with interactive sessions. Practitioners experienced in the Bio Balance Health/Walsh program present patient case studies, allowing you to see and learn, in real-time, the evaluation and diagnosis of patients with mental health and behavioural disorders and individualised application of the techniques.

Due to improved patient outcomes, Bio Balance Health trained doctors find they become fully booked with long waiting lists due to patient demand.

Doctors who have completed the training program, can register for Returning Doctor events scheduled regularly throughout the year.

To advance their application of this knowledge Returning doctors can register for specialist lectures, ASD lecture series, and patient assessment events presented by academics, international consultants and experienced Australian doctors.

Training programs for Compounding Pharmacists, and Health Practitioners (coming soon) further complement the programs offered, ensuring those working with Bio Balance Health trained doctors have an understanding of the Bio Balance Health techniques for the benefit of the patient.

The online public lecture series complements the suite of BBH programs, providing information to the general public, and patients seeking resources in this area.

Registration Details

New Doctor – Online Training Program

The New Doctor Training Program syllabus consists of four online learning modules (Mental Health Stream), requiring assessments to proceed to the next module.  Modules 1, 2 and 3 include pre-recorded lectures and patient case histories.  Module 4* is a livestream session which includes real patient case presentations and Q&A session.  The online training format allows for more flexible self-paced learning opportunities for Doctors to seamlessly implement the program with confidence in their practice at completion of the program.

New Doctor Registration Fee:   $1750 (inc GST)

Module One – Introduction to Targeted Biochemical Therapy
Module Two – Differentiation of Clinical, Biochemical and Biomarker Presentations
Module Three – Practice Setup and Implementation
Module Four* – Patient Assessments – Livestream Sessions – Date of next event TBC
(Total 30 Hours)

*Note:  Module Four is held as a livestream online event.
Due to patient confidentiality this module cannot be recorded for later viewing.  Doctors registering for the training are required to complete the first three Modules prior to participating in Module Four.

Click here for New Doctor Program Schedule

Upon completion of the program, doctors are provided with one year BBH Doctor Membership, with benefits including 12 Months access to the Online BBH Doctor Forum.

Returning Doctor – Online Training Program

The Returning Doctor online program (Mental Health and ASD Streams) enables BBH trained doctors to extend and update their skills by participating in live ZOOM patient presentations, case history discussions and Q&A panels, as well as online lecture content.

As part of the program, Doctors who completed BBH training prior to 2020, are required to complete the Core Syllabus Online Program for medico legal compliance with the most up-to-date knowledge based on new data and research developments.

ASD Returning Doctor Module consists of a number of ASD experts from Australia and overseas covering a range of topics and ZOOM patient consultations and discussions.

Returning Doctor Registration Fee:         $995 (inc GST)
BBH Alumni Member Registration Fee:  $895 (inc. GST)

2021 Returning Doctor Registration price includes: Mental Health and ASD Returning Doctor Program: Core Syllabus Updated Content, Extension Lecture Program: ASD Stream (2 Lectures – Dr Cindy Schneider), Mental Health Stream (2 Lectures – William J. Walsh), Pyrrole Lecture and B6 Role and Risk Management.  (Total 30 Hours).

To register and pay online:

What will you Learn:

  • Demonstrated use of biochemical and biomarker measures for improved patient outcomes
  • Quantitative tools to support mental health patients
  • Knowledge of key nutrients and symptoms associated with mental health and nutrient deficiency
  • Relating symptom clusters to biochemical testing and measuring the response to treatment
  • Expertise to effectively implement the program within your practice at completion of the training
  • Application of clinical evaluation, selection of testing and use of laboratory reports for effective, individualised and targeted treatment programs for patients.
  • How to incorporate the skill in your own practice using Australian resources.
“The material I was taught at the training was life changing. I would never have imagined that mental illness was related to biochemistry in that way. I am so pleased to be able to offer patients something different and to see positive outcomes.”

Class of 2019

For further Information:

Tel: (07) 5679 6675
Email: info@biobalance.org.au
www.biobalance.org.au

Medical Doctor Training Program

Developed from the skill of William J. Walsh PhD, Australian experienced practitioner trainers present online lectures, interactive sessions and live patient cases, allowing you to see and learn, the evaluation and diagnosis of patients with mental health and behavioural disorders.

The hallmarks of the training will be supported with scientific references and case histories selected to demonstrate a wide range of clinical presentations to demonstrate how to differential diagnose and manage.

Prior to the training, each doctor is provided with pre-reading and learning materials. New Doctors must complete evaluations prior to progressing to the next module. Each doctor has the opportunity to participate with world-class experts in the evaluation of patients diagnosed with behavioural disorders, ADHD, clinical depression, postpartum depression, bipolar, schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders. Doctors attend real-time patient assessments as part of the training program, where a panel of experienced doctors consult to the patient’s Australian doctor.

Australian Faculty

The Australian faculty now leads the Doctor Training Program and includes experienced Bio Balance Health trained Doctors and invited guest presenters to enable you to confidently evaluate laboratory testing, diagnose biochemical imbalances and equip you to design effective, individualised management for your patients. Ongoing mentoring and support is available to New Doctor attendees from experienced Bio Balance Health Alumni Doctors. Returning Doctors are asked to assist in the recruitment of patients for assessment.

New Doctor – Online Training Program

The New Doctor Training Program introduces the biochemistry associated with mental health.  Objective measures can be used in conjunction with clinical evaluation processes to individualise treatment options.  Sequential measurement of biochemistry and biomarkers to determine treatment response enables refinement of patient treatment plans.

    • Four online learning modules (Mental Health Stream)
    • Assessments to proceed to the next module.
    • Modules 1, 2 and 3 self-paced with pre-recorded lectures and patient case histories.
    • Module 4* is a livestream session which includes real patient case presentations and Q&A session.

What you will learn?

    • Use of biochemical and biomarker measures related to mental health
    • Knowledge of key nutrients and imbalances associated with mental health symptoms
    • Identifying symptom clusters associated with related biochemistry, and measuring the response to treatment
    • Clinical evaluation, selection of testing and use of laboratory reports for effective, individualised and targeted treatment programs for patients.
    • How to effectively implement the program within your practice at completion of the training.

New Doctor Registration Fee: $1750 (inc GST)

Module One – Introduction to Targeted Biochemical Therapy
Module Two – Differentiation of Clinical, Biochemical and Biomarker Presentations
Module Three – Practice Setup and Implementation
Module Four* – Livestream Session – Patient Case Study Presentations
Date of next event TBC

(Total 30 Hours)

*Note: Module Four is held as a livestream online event.
Due to patient confidentiality this module cannot be recorded for later viewing. Doctors are required to complete the first three Modules prior to participating in Module Four.
To register and pay online:

https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=35384

As this program is only available to medical doctors, eligibility is manually verified. Once you have completed your registration, please allow 24 hours for your registration to be verified and your online learning account to be set up.  Bio Balance Health uses www.openlearning.com platform to deliver the pre-recorded online lectures.  For further information contact: info@biobalance.org.au

First year of BBH Doctor membership is included for new doctors upon completion of the training program. Membership benefits include:

• Practice listing on the BBH website Find a Doctor
• Online BBH Doctor Forum for support and networking with experienced BBH Alumni Doctors
• Discounts to ongoing BBH events.

Returning Doctor – Online Training Program

BBH Doctors who completed their training prior to 2020, are required to complete the Core Online Syllabus for medico legal compliance with the most up-to-date knowledge based on new data and research developments.

• Reinforces the use of objective measures, and up to date terminology
• Medico legal compliance to meet Australian requirements

2021 BBH Returning Doctor Program:

Includes:

1. Updated Core Syllabus Online Program:

Ensures all BBH trained Doctors who trained prior to 2020 are proficient in the updated core knowledge.

Module One – Targeted Biochemical Therapy
Module Two – Biochemical & Biomarker Presentations
Module Three – Practice Setup & Medico Legal
Module Four – Resources

2. ASD Stream: Dr Schneider Online Lectures:

• Hormones & The Brain
• Mitochondria & The Nervous System

3. Mental Health Stream: William J. Walsh Online Lectures:

• Diagnosis/Treatment Updates
• Recent Advances/Future Directions

Returning Doctor Registration Fee: $995 (inc GST)
BBH Alumni Member Registration Fee: $895 (inc. GST)

To register and pay online:
https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=35384

Other events:

Advanced Lecture SeriesComing Soon!

• Pyrrole Lecture
• B6 Role and Risk Management

Returning Doctors Lives Stream Events

• Dates for next session TBC
• Mental Health and ASD Streams
• Includes live ZOOM patient presentations, case history discussions and Q&A panels.

ASD Returning Doctor Module consists of a number of ASD experts from Australia and overseas covering a range of topics and ZOOM patient consultations and discussions.
ASD Returning Doctor Module consists of a number of ASD experts from Australia and overseas covering a range of topics and ZOOM patient consultations and discussions.

Patient Assessment Events

Patient Assessment Events are facilitated by Bio Balance Health. They form part of the Bio Balance Health Medical Doctor Training Program and continuing education.

Patients attend a one-hour consultation with their Bio Balance Health Doctor, with a trained doctor acting as consultant to the patient’s doctor. The program is designed to help patients to be assessed to further enhance, or fast track, their health goals, and at the same time, form case studies as a key learning tool for observing doctors.

Patients and Families have reported that understanding measures which tell them what is happening in their body and nutritional treatment to adjust their biochemical imbalances have produced significant improvements in:

• Depression
• Anxiety
• OCD
• ADD, ADHD and behavioural disorders
• Post- Nata Depression
• Schizophrenia
• Bipolar Disorder
• Autism Spectrum Disorder

The following steps are required to register and to be eligible for selection as a case study for the Patient Assessment Program.

Step 1: Contact Bio Balance Health to register and pay for a 1 hour assessment.
Step 2: Visit your Australian Bio Balance Health Doctor for a formal review and to obtain all the required pathology forms for required tests. (If a patient does not have a Bio Balance Doctor, the Event Coordinator may be able to assist in sourcing one for this consultation).
Step 3: The patient must have all pathology testing completed at least one month prior to their assessment to allow time for the lab results to be received by their doctors.
Step 4: A detailed health history questionnaire must be completed and returned one month prior to the assessment.

For enquiries or to register your interest for the next Patient Assessment Event:
info@biobalance.org.au or call 07 5679 6675.

Pharmacists Online Training

Pharmacists Online Training provides Compounding Pharmacists with a valuable resource to meet their shared patient responsibility with Bio Balance Health trained doctors prescribing individualised nutrient therapy.

About the training

Bio Balance Health Online Program for Compounding Pharmacists provides a comprehensive overview of the power of nutrients to improve neurotransmitter function, via self-paced flexible learning platform.  The Online Program includes a number of pre-recorded lectures and live stream Q&A (dates to be advised).

The program delivers an understanding of the biochemical imbalances commonly associated with the mental illness and the assessment and management process utilised by Bio Balance Health trained doctors, which, when combined with current treatment options, may improve patient outcomes.

Click here for program details.

Registration Details

Registration Fee: $1,200 (inc GST)
To register and pay online:
http://bit.ly/2020PharmaRegistration

As this program is only available to medical doctors, eligibility is manually verified. Once you have completed your registration, please allow 24 hours for your registration to be verified and your online learning account to be set up.  Bio Balance Health uses www.openlearning.com platform to deliver the pre-recorded online lectures.  For further information contact: info@biobalance.org.au

Presenters

Australian presenters experienced in the Walsh/Bio Balance Health program present lectures, interactive sessions and case study examples in the assessment and management of mental health and behavioural conditions.

William J. Walsh, PhD presents a pre-recorded lecture Mastering Brain Chemistry™ and the role and application within mental health.

What you will learn

  • Nutrient imbalances commonly associated with mental health
  • The impact of amino acids, vitamins, and minerals on synthesis and functioning of neurotransmitters
  • The role of compounding in effective nutrient therapies aimed at normalising blood/brain chemistry
  • Nutrient prescribing and identification of nutrient side effects, adverse reaction and symptom detection

Health Practitioner Online Training

Coming Soon!

Bio Balance Health has traditionally provided training to medical doctors to assist patients with mental health and behavioural conditions, with a long-term goal of having biochemistry included in standard medical training.

Bio Balance Health aims for all patients to have access to a trained practitioner using the Bio Balance Health/Walsh techniques. We have developed a new training program to ensure health practitioners using these techniques, have the most up-to-date information regarding testing and treatment.

We encourage health practitioners to work in conjunction with Bio Balance Health trained doctors, psychiatrists and paediatricians to ensure patients receive the best possible health outcomes. Many Bio Balance Health trained doctors already work in synergy with other practitioners.

To register your interest for this course once available, email: info@biobalance.org.au

Industry Events

ACNEM Training – 23 & 24 October 2021

An estimated 1.2 million (5.6%) Australians aged 18 years and over have 1 or more cardiovascular-related condition, with a further 4.9% diagnosed with diabetes mellitus – a leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Cardiovascular death is unpredictable and 50% of deaths have no standard risk factors.

Join ACNEM for this comprehensive 2-day virtual training event provides everything you need to know to identify, diagnose and manage complex cardiometabolic disorders.

Register now with promo code PARTNER20 to save 20% if you register before 30 September. If you get in before 24 September you can save an extra 20% with the early bird discount as well!

View schedule and register here: https://www.acnem.org/event/cardiometabolic-health/

ACNEM Training – 13 & 14 November 2021

Hypothyroidism is one of the most common endocrine disorders, with a greater burden of disease in women and the elderly. Disorders of the adrenal gland are implicated in the top 3 chronic health conditions within Australia – fatigue, mood disorders and obesity.

Advancing clinical knowledge and diagnostic skills improves clinical outcomes. Join ACNEM for this comprehensive 2-day virtual training event which provides everything you need to know to identify, diagnose and manage complex disorders of the thyroid and adrenal glands.

Register now with promo code PARTNER20 to save 20% if you register before 30 September. If you get in before 24 September you can save an extra 20% with the early bird discount as well!

View schedule and register here: https://www.acnem.org/event/thyroid-and-adrenal-conditions/

ACNEM Training – 27 & 28 November 2021

Hypothyroidism is one of the most common endocrine disorders, with a greater burden of disease in women and the elderly. Disorders of the adrenal gland are implicated in the top 3 chronic health conditions within Australia – fatigue, mood disorders and obesity.

Advancing clinical knowledge and diagnostic skills improves clinical outcomes. Join ACNEM for this comprehensive 2-day virtual training event which provides everything you need to know to identify, diagnose and manage complex disorders of the thyroid and adrenal glands.

Register now with promo code PARTNER20 to save 20% if you register before 30 September. If you get in before 24 September you can save an extra 20% with the early bird discount as well!

View schedule and register here: https://www.acnem.org/event/thyroid-and-adrenal-conditions/

Public Events

Public Lecture Series Coming Soon!

• The Science of Pyrroles in Urine Lecture
• B6 Role and Risk Management.