The Anti-Viral Gut (CHES)

The Anti-Viral Gut (CHES)

Tackling Pathogens from the Inside Out

This course is only for CHES practitioners.

Medical school educator, Robynne Chutkan, MD, presents a powerful guide to strengthen the gut-immune system with nutrition, fitness, sleep, stress reduction, breathwork, and meditation, plus the potent antiviral effects of nature. Learn how to help your body resist viruses and recover from infection.

12.25 Hour Program I.D. #114228_TAVG  12.25 Total Hours / 9 MCHES Hours

Robynne Chutkan, MD
Course Expiration Date: Dec-18-2026
Course Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 8.1.1, 8.4.2, 10.2.3
Product Name

Book Only (2780)

Regular price $22.00 $22.00

12.25 CE Online Test Only (2781CHES)

Regular price $113.00

12.25 CE Book & Online Test (2782CHES)

Regular price $130.00

Book Details

Author Robynne Chutkan, MD
Year Published 2021
Edition 1st
Publisher Avery Publishing
ISBN 978-0593420836
Format Hardback
Page Count 272
CDR Activity Numbers
  • 12.25 CE Online Test Only: 180445
  • 12.25 CE Book & Online Test: 180445

Course Objectives

CPE Type: 740 Online/Web-based Course

CHES Competencies for 12.25-hour course- 3.25 hours

1.2.3 Conduct a literature review

1.3.2 Determine the knowledge, attitudes,
beliefs, skills and behaviors that impact the health and health literacy of the
priority population(s)

1.3.3 Identify the social, cultural, economic, political, and environmental factors that impact the health and/or learning processes of the priority population(s)

MCHES Competencies for 12.25-hour course- 9  MCHES hours

3.1.4 Establish training protocol

4.2.8 Adopt, adapt and/or develop instruments for collecting data

Upon successful completion of this self-study course, the users will be able to:

  1. Describe three characteristics of the gut that help make the body resistant to viruses.
  2. Describe four methods of virus transmission.
  3. Discuss three possible consequences of having gut dysbiosis during a viral pandemic.
  4. Describe three functions of short-chain fatty acids.
  5. Describe two negative consequences of a leaky gut and explain how pain relievers increase the risk for it.
  6. Discuss three consequences of having too few hours of sleep.
  7. Describe four negative influences of obesity on health during viral infection.
  8. Discuss the effect of physical exercise on a person’s immune system.
  9. Describe four ways a person’s diet has a strong impact on protection from viruses.
  10. Discuss three differences between green-light, yellow-light, and red-light foods for the anti-viral gut diet plus give four examples of each.
  11. Identify the recommended intervention for treating a fever.
  12. Discuss five foods that may be beneficial after taking antibiotics.

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Why We Chose This Book

The author is a well-recognized gastroenterologist. The book content is evidence-based. This is an informative, readable book on this topic.

About the Author

Robynne Chutkan, MD, is a recognizable gastroenterologist in the US and author of The Gut-Immune Connection. She has a B.S. from Yale and an M.D. from Columbia. She is on the faculty at Georgetown University Hospital.