Welcome to Gluten Free Society’s online health care provider education program.
You are currently registered for our Tier 2 Certification Program.
The following videos need to be watched.
You can download the slide presentation by clicking here <<==
A high speed internet connection is recommended. The file is large, so please be patient.
Important: Please Read
In order to be upgraded to Tier 2 in our health care provider database, we must ensure that you are familiar with the information and capable of applying the knowledge in a clinical setting. Once you have finished viewing the videos and studying the slide presentation you must submit your essay question answers to firstname.lastname@example.org Your answers should be emailed in a Word Doc or PDF format. Once received, your paper will be reviewed and given a grade of pass of fail. You will be notified in either case. Should you fail, you may retake the test. However; there will be a $50 dollar re-test fee charged to you to cover our administrative costs.
Test Part 1:
The essay questions are below:
- In detail (minimum 400 words) describe the flaws of traditional laboratory testing pertaining to the diagnosis of gluten sensitivity.
- Discuss the concept of intestinal permeability (leaky gut) and the ramifications that it can have on health and disease.
- Describe in your words how you would explain a positive gluten gene test result to your patient.
Test Part 2:
Write two 500-word articles on gluten sensitivity/celiac disease/gluten intolerance and their association or direct contribution to disease. You may choose any diseases you wish. The article should be referenced. The reference needs to be published in a peer-reviewed medical journal (no magazines or editorials allowed). The paper should also include your clinical insight and/or recommendations. An example of this format can be viewed using the link below: