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Specialist Education

ISBM organises a high standard study in this new doctrine and is run by leading experts under the Board for Bioregulatory Medicine (SBBM).

Eligibility Requirements

Prospective course participants must meet eligibility requirements during the application process.

Applicants must have a degree from an accredited medical, osteopathic or naturopathic modality.

Practitioners who do not meet the above eligibility requirements may still apply at the discretion of the Board upon submission of a full CV. These participants will be evaluated on the basis of clinical experience and educational background.

The syllabus

The syllabus Consists of four parts, divided into 7 modules, and each module consists of ten short recorded lectures. Additional tutorials by Zoom online lectures with practical demo hours.
Theoretical and practical hours contains topics of lower and higher physiological systems and the curriculum is based on systems biology as the programme covers multiple levels of organisational systems, diagnosis as an algorithm of a particular set of aetiological factors.
E-learning in the form of webinars and coursework supervised by tutors between in-house modules is integral part of the course.

The specialist exam

The specialist exam is taken after attendance of all seven modules and coursework of 25,000 words that is presented 'viva voce' thesis presentation. Written specialist assessment includes twenty short questions and two longer essay-type questions, including a practical assessment.
Upon the completion of all assessments - successful candidates become eligible to join the international board-certified specialist register.


Standards of competency and specialisation are regulated by the Specialist Board for Bioregulatory Medicine (SBBM), which overlooks the specialist assessment leading to register. SBBM also invites members of the Society for the Consultancy status in the speciality.