CHAS Disclosure Statement

Nutrition Advisor Training (Course 1) .–
Sanoviv Medical Institute, Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico,

13.5 (Category 1) CECHs for CHES/MCHES, 7.5 (Category 1) for MCHES

“This experience has been reviewed for health educator Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECHs), and found to align with 13.5 CECHs as follows:  13.5 CECHs at the entry level (CHES), or 7.5 CECHs at the advanced 1 level plus 6 entry-level CECHs for a total of 13.5 CECHs (MCHES) through Continuing Education and Extension, UW-La Crosse.  The fee is $25 by check, made out to the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and sent to: Continuing Education and Extension, 215 Morris Hall, UW-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI 54601.”

Disclosure Statement

Purpose Statement: Enable the learner to integrate educational programs and therapeutic strategies around high density nutritional foods, spa therapy treatments and detoxification into their practice.


Objectives: Participants will:

  1. Design a realistic environment as defined by Sanoviv that is toxin-free and focused on optimal healing.

I    1.6.5   Analyze the capacity for providing necessary health education/promotion

III 3.1.1   Create an environment conducive to learning

  1. Design a lifestyle plan that prevents digestive problems

Entry Level II 2.3.7   Tailor strategies/interventions for priority populations

VII 7.1.3   Tailor messages for intended audience

Advanced   II   2.3.3 Apply principles of evidence-based practice in selecting and/or designing
strategies/interventions reflecting content references provided

  1. Prepare outline of 3 ways that food can be used as medicine

Entry Level II 2.3.7   Tailor strategies/interventions for priority populations

VI 6.1.2 Identify valid information resources

VI 6.1.4 Adapt information for consumer

Advanced     II 2.3.3 Apply principles of evidence-based practice in selecting and/or designing

  1. Participate in 10 detoxification practices and explain the benefit of each

II 2.3.7   Tailor strategies/interventions for priority populations

VI 6.1.2   Identify valid information resources

VI 6.1.4 Adapt information for consumer

  1. Outline the complexity of why we can’t lose weight and compare the effectiveness of current weight loss trends

VI 6.1.2   Identify valid information resources

VI 6.1.4 Adapt information for consumer

  1. Determine the effects of GMOs on health and what actions consumers can take to reduce its impact

VI 6.1.2   Identify valid information resources

VI 6.1.4 Adapt information for consumer

  1. Outline a basic presentation of the 3-system approach to rejuvenate the digestive system for better health (Diet – Matrix – Brain)

Entry Level II 2.3.7   Tailor strategies/interventions for priority populations

II 2.4.3   Organize health education/promotion into a logical sequence

VI 6.1.2 Identify valid information resources

VI 6.1.4 Adapt information for consumer

Advanced   II   2.3.3 Apply principles of evidence-based practice in selecting and/or designing

VI 6.2.2   Develop a plan for conducting training

VII 7.1.3   Tailor messages for intended audience

  1. Demonstrate exercises to heal, recharge, rejuvenate

III 3.3.6   Deliver health education/promotion as designed

  1. Explain how to safely prepare raw food following Sanoviv protocols

VI 6.1.2 Identify valid information resources

10. Modify a meal from the Standard American Diet (SAD) to reflect Sanoviv protocols

Entry Level II 2.3.7   Tailor strategies/interventions for priority populations

VI 6.1.2 Identify valid information resources

Advanced   II   2.3.3 Apply principles of evidence-based practice in selecting and/or designing   /interventions

11. Outline how to teach a client about the results of the BIA and MAX Pulse tests as tools for health improvement (BIA
– measures body comp, fluid status, health of cell membrane *MAX Pulse – measures balance of autonomic
nervous system)

Entry Level II 2.3.7   Tailor strategies/interventions for priority populations

II 2.4.3   Organize health education/promotion into a logical sequence

VI 6.1.2 Identify valid information resources

VI 6.1.4 Adapt information for consumer

Advanced   II   2.3.3 Apply principles of evidence-based practice in selecting and/or designing

VI 6.2.2   Develop a plan for conducting training

VII 7.1.3   Tailor messages for intended audience

12. Determine your personality style as measured by ENEGRAM and how it affects your ability to communicate
effectively with others of varying styles

V 5.4.4   Use various communication strategies to present rationale

13. Complete written assignment

Entry Level II 2.4.4   Develop a timeline for the delivery of health education/promotion

Advanced   VI   6.2.2 Develop a plan for conducting training

Commercial Interest Organization: Is any entity that directly, or that is owned or controlled by an entity producing, marketing, reselling or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by or used on patients.

The following planners and presenters report a potential Commercial Conflict of Interest or potential for bias . The Nurse Planner Ruth Dregne RN, BSN has reviewed this activity and provided resolutions to ensure content integrity and all planners and presenters have agreed to prepare and present the content of this activity without bias or promotion.

Planner and presenter Sue Ward MS, Director of Nutrition Education is an associate with USANA Health Sciences, a company that sells nutritional supplements.

Presenter Dr. Miguel Lanzagora Vallin has co-authored a book relevant to the content of this training.

The content reviewer Dr. Gary Gilmore, Professor and Director, Graduate Community Health and Public Health Programs, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, has reviewed this activity to ensure that the educational content of this activity is not about nutritional products and has not been influenced or biased by a commercial interest organization(s) or their representatives.

If you feel that there is a presence of undisclosed commercial interest, bias, or any promotional element during the educational activity you are encouraged to report this on the post activity evaluation or contact the nurse planner.

Successful Completion Requirements to be awarded CE contact hours for this activity are:

  1. Attendance at all scheduled session is required to receive certificate of completion.
  2. Completion of the Participant Evaluation

Verbal Disclosure Statement

The purpose for this program is to provide education on nutrition and not to sell any products or services. Sanoviv does not sell nor exclusively promote any supplements of any kind to retreat participants. If products are mentioned the content will be well-balanced, evidenced based and unbiased. The focus of the content will be to inform about why these products were selected by Sanoviv based on those that are pharmaceutical-grade and meet these USP criteria:

Complete: What’s listed on the bottle is actually in the bottle

Safe: Does not contain undeclared ingredients and harmful levels of contaminants

Bio-Available: Breaks down and releases ingredients in the body within 30 mins

Quality: Made under Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) which guarantee proper process validation and documentation

As the primary educator in this training, I Sue Ward, disclose that I am an associate of USANA Health Sciences which is one of the companies that Sanoviv purchases supplements from. I declare that I do not promote these products during the Nutrition Advisor Training in the classes that are specified. While I may mention some of these products, I also mention other brands to illustrate examples of recommended quality of certain supplements. Many options are presented and available. Sanoviv does not sell any supplements of any kind to retreat participants and non-solicitation of USANA products while at Sanoviv is strictly enforced.

Here is a list of the companies that provide supplements for Sanoviv:

  • Designs for Health
  • Perque Integrative Health
  • Integrative Therapeutics
  • Metagenics
  • Pharmax
  • Allergy Research Group
  • Life Extension
  • RLC Labs
  • Thorne Labs
  • Pure Encapsulations
  • Douglas Labs
  • Vital Nutrients
  • Body Bio
  • Protocol for Life
  • Dr. Chi Products
  • Metabolic Maintenance
  • USANA Health Sciences

Suppliers are selected based on:

  1. the type and form of nutrients they offer
  2. if they test their raw materials and finished products whenever possible
  3. our experience, including clinical outcomes, with the products
  4. formulas that meet our needs with respect to ingredients
  5. scientific information about the products for certain health conditions


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Privacy Notice and Policy Statement

Dear owner of personal data:

This Privacy Notice (hereinafter the "Privacy Notice") is given in compliance with Article 3 section VI, 9, 15, 16, 17 and other applicable provisions of the Federal Law on Protection of Personal Data Held by Private Parties (hereinafter the "Law"), to inform you about your rights relating to the management, update, transfer and control of personal data, including sensitive personal data (hereinafter "Personal Data") held by the responsible organization identified below.


Name: AMAREVITA S. de R.L. de C.V. (hereinafter "AMAREVITA" and/or "Responsible")
Address: KM. 39 39 Carretera Libre Tijuana-Ensenada, sin número Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, C.P. 22710, en los Estados Unidos Mexicanos.


AMAREVITA gathers Personal Data when you fill a contact form online, request a medical consultation, or communicate with an admissions representative. When you do so, AMAREVITA gathers the following personal data: full name, nickname, gender, date of birth, full address, occupation, phone numbers contact, skype account, e-mail address, payment information, marital status, language, clothing size, transportation or travel information, name, phone and relationship of a person to contact in case of emergency, as well as information about how you heard about AMAREVITA. Likewise, AMAREVITA gathers the following sensitive personal data:: race, religious preferences, summary of medical history, health status, medical diagnoses, medical tests, medical treatment history, physical status, mental illness history, mental status (including whether or not you have ever been hospitalized for mental or emotional problems), allergies, dietary needs, infectious illnesses, and your exposure to current or past use of medications or supplements, including use of alcohol, tobacco or drugs, and family medical history.
When you have medical consultations and answer questions about your medical history, we save all your answers in Promedicis (our electronic health record system). If you provide copies of medical records, they may be stored electronically, on paper, or in another media format.
AMAREVITA uses, manages and stores your Personal Data. This use of your Personal Data is intended for the following purposes: (I) To fulfill your request for health services, (II) To provide medical advice; (III) To contact you after departure for follow up; (IV) To inform you about special, events, and new products, (V) To create your Medical Records and process them in compliance with health regulations, (VI) for statistical and internal reporting, and (VII) To issue charges to your bank card when applicable.
The purposes indicated on the Subsections (I), (II), (III), (V), (VI) and (VII) are those which give origin and are necessary for the existence, maintaining and compliance regarding the relationship between you and AMAREVITA.
The purpose indicated in Subsection (IV) is for merchandising, publicity and commercial prospection.



By signing this document, whether by hand, electronic signature, or authorization granted by any other authentication mechanism implemented by the Responsible for such effect, in compliance with article 9 of the Law, you authorize AMAREVITA to gather, store, process, and transfer your Personal Data only to affiliated organizations of the medical industry or sector, for purposes strictly necessary for your medical care. AMAREVITA may send your Personal Data to third parties only when (I) We have your consent thereon, (II) They are essential for the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of any medical condition or delivery of health services and you are unable to grant the consent due to a medical condition, as established by the Health regulations and other applicable legal provisions, and that such data processing is performed by a person subject to professional security or equivalent obligation, or (III) By a court order or administrative authority order.


In accordance with Mexican law, we maintain an official medical file in Spanish for each patient admitted to AMAREVITA. This official document may not be released to the patient, or any other parties, unless required by a court order, or from administrative authority, in the jurisdiction of Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, Estados Unidos Mexicanos. Patients may have access to medical test results, doctor discharge notes, and doctor recommendations, but they may not have access to the full official medical file.




In accordance with the provisions of the Law, you have the right to request Access to, Update (where inaccurate or incorrect), Cancel, or Oppose (where applicable) your Personal Data provided to AMAREVITA, object to the processing of your Personal Data, or Revoke the consent granted in accordance with the mechanisms provided by Law and that AMAREVITA has implemented, in which case we request you to contact the AMAREVITA´s Responsible Personal Data manager in writing by email or mail, as outlined below:

Name: AMAREVITA S. de R.L. de C.V.

Attention: Responsable de Manejo de Datos Personales

Address: Km.39 Carretera Libre Tijuana-Ensenada sin número, Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, C.P. 22710, Estados Unidos Mexicanos.

Phone Number: 52 (661) 614 9200

Email address:




Please note that in order to process a request to access, update, cancel or revoke your personal data, the request must contain and be accompanied by at least the following: (I) The holder’s name and address or other means to respond to your request, (II) Documents that prove your identity or, where applicable, proof of legal representation on your behalf, (III) The clear and precise description of the personal data which you want to realize any of the above actions, and (IV) Any other item that facilitates the location of the personal data.


Once the request is made, AMAREVITA will issue a written response, in the terms provided by the Law, and in case it does not reply, or the reply is not satisfactory, you have the right to appear before the National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data to request its intervention. Also, note that requests for deletion, modification, or access to medical or clinical records cannot be carried out under the provisions of the Health Law because AMAREVITA is obligated to keep these records active and confidential in our database for the term provided by Health Law for that purpose. AMAREVITA will allow you to update your personal information, not including medical records, including whether you want AMAREVITA to contact you about services and new offers.




AMAREVITA, in accordance with the Law, will establish and maintain appropriate administrative, technical, and physical strategies designed to protect your Personal Data against damage, loss, alteration, destruction, or unauthorized access. To make your personal data secure, as well as our medical and clinical records, we have implemented a system that provides access only to users and computers with valid passwords and credentials.




AMAREVITA may amend this privacy notice from time to time. If we make any substantial changes to the way we use your Personal Data, we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our web page or by email notification to the email address you provided to us.

Aviso de privacidad y declaración de política


Estimado propietario de la información personal:


Este Aviso de Privacidad (en adelante, el "Aviso de Privacidad") se otorga de conformidad con el Artículo 3 fracción VI, 9, 15, 16, 17 y otras disposiciones aplicables de la Ley Federal de Protección de Datos Personales en Posesión de los Particulares (en adelante la "Ley"), para informarle acerca de sus derechos relacionados con la gestión, actualización, transferencia y control de sus datos personales, incluyendo datos personales sensibles(en adelante, "Datos Personales") mantenidos por la organización responsable identificada a continuación.



Nombre:: AMAREVITA S. de R.L. de C.V. (en adelante "AMAREVITA" /o "Responsable")
Domicilio:: KM. 39 Carretera Libre Tijuana-Ensenada, sin número Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, C.P. 22710, en los Estados Unidos Mexicanos.





AMAREVITA recopila de Usted Datos Personales cuando usted llena un formulario de contacto en línea, solicita una consulta médica o se comunica con un representante de admisiones. Cuando lo hace, AMAREVITA recopila de usted Datos Personales generales consistentes en; nombre completo, sobrenombre, genero, fecha de nacimiento, domicilio completo, ocupación, números telefónicos de contacto, cuenta de Skype, dirección de correo electrónico, información de medios de pago, estado civil, idioma, talla de vestimenta, información relevante de transportación o viaje, nombre, datos de contacto y tipo de relación con terceras personas que puedan ser contactadas en caso de emergencia, e información sobre como escucho de AMAREVITA. Asimismo, AMAREVITA recopila de usted datos personales sensibles, consistentes en: raza, preferencias religiosas, resumen de historial médico, estado de salud actual, diagnósticos médicos, exámenes médicos, historial de tratamientos médicos, estado físico, historial médico sobre enfermedades mentales, estado mental (incluyendo si usted ha sido o no hospitalizado por problemas mentales o emocionales), alergias, necesidades dietéticas, enfermedades infecciosas, y su exposición a las mismas, uso de medicamentos o suplementos, incluyendo la ingesta de alcohol, tabaco, o alguna droga, y el historial médico de su familia.


Cuando tiene consultas médicas y responde preguntas sobre su historial médico, guardamos todas sus respuestas en Promedicis (nuestro sistema de registro de salud electrónico). Si usted provee copias de registros médicos, estos pueden ser guardados electrónicamente, en papel, o en cualquier otro formato.


AMAREVITA utiliza, gestiona y almacena sus Datos Personales. Este uso de sus Datos Personales está destinado a los siguientes propósitos: (I) Cumplir con su solicitud de servicios de salud, (II) Proporcionar asesoramiento médico; (III) Ponerse en contacto con usted después de su partida para el seguimiento; (IV) Para informarle sobre eventos especiales y nuevos productos, (V) Crear su Registro Médico y procesarlos de acuerdo con las regulaciones de salud, (VI) Para reportes estadísticos e internos, y (VII) Emitir cargos a su Tarjeta bancaria cuando sea aplicable.


Las finalidades indicadas en los incisos (I), (II), (III), (V), (VI) y (VII) anteriores, son aquellas que dan origen y son necesarias para la existencia, mantenimiento y cumplimento de la relación jurídica entre Usted y AMAREVITA.


La finalidad indicada en el inciso (IV) es aquella utilizada para fines mercadológicos, de publicidad y prospección comercial.




Al firmar este documento; ya sea a mano, con firma electrónica o autorización otorgada por cualquier otro mecanismo de identidad implementado por el Responsable, para tal efecto de conformidad con el artículo 9 de la Ley; autoriza a AMAREVITA a recopilar, almacenar, procesar y transferir sus Datos Personales sólo a organizaciones afiliadas de la industria y sector médico para fines estrictamente necesarios para su atención médica. AMAREVITA podrá enviar sus Datos Personales a terceros solamente cuando; (I) Tengamos su consentimiento al respecto, (II) Sean esenciales para la prevención, diagnóstico o tratamiento de cualquier condición médica o prestación de servicios de salud y Usted no pueda otorgarnos el consentimiento debido a alguna condición m&emedica;dica, de acuerdo a lo establecido en los reglamentos de salud y otras disposiciones legales aplicables, y que dicho procesamiento de datos sea realizado por una persona con garantía profesional o equivalente, y (III) Por Orden judicial o de Autoridad Administrativa.


De acuerdo a las leyes mexicanas, nosotros guardamos un archivo médico oficial en español para cada paciente admitido a AMAREVITA. Este documento oficial no puede ser entregado al paciente, o a terceros, al menos que sea requerido por una orden judicial, u otra autoridad administrativa, en la jurisdicción de Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, Estados Unidos Mexicanos. Los pacientes tienen acceso a los resultados de sus exámenes médicos, el alta del médico y las recomendaciones del médico, pero no tienen acceso al archivo médico completo oficial.




De acuerdo con las disposiciones de la Ley, Usted tiene el derecho de solicitar el Acceso a; Actualizar (cuando sea inexacto o incorrecto), Cancelar (si procede) sus Datos Personales proporcionados a AMAREVITA, Oponerse al procesamiento de sus Datos Personales, o Revocar el consentimiento otorgado de acuerdo con los mecanismos previstos por la Ley y que AMAREVITA ha implementado, en cuyo caso le pedimos que se comunique con el responsable de AMAREVITA por teléfono, por correo electrónico o por escrito como se indica a continuación:

Nombre: AMAREVITA S. de R.L. de C.V.

Atención: Responsable de Manejo de Datos Personales

Domicilio: Km.39 Carretera Libre Tijuana-Ensenada sin número, Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, C.P. 22710, Estados Unidos Mexicanos.

Número telefónico: 52 (661) 614 9200

Correo Electrónico:




Tenga en cuenta que los requisitos para realizar una solicitud de Acceso, Actualización, Cancelación o Revocación de sus datos personales deberán contener e ir acompañados de al menos, lo siguiente: (I) El nombre y la dirección del titular y otros medios para responder a su solicitud, (II) Documentos que prueben su identidad o en su caso, prueba de representación legal en su nombre, (III) La descripción clara y precisa de los Datos Personales que desea realizar a cualquiera de las acciones anteriores, y (IV) Cualquier otro elemento que facilite la localización de los Datos Personales.


Una vez realizada la solicitud, AMAREVITA emitirá una respuesta por escrito, en los términos previstos por la Ley, y en caso de que no responda, o si la respuesta no es satisfactoria, usted tiene derecho a acudir ante el Instituto Nacional de Transparencia, Acceso a la Información y Protección de Datos Personales a solicitar su intervención. Asimismo, tenga en cuenta que las solicitudes de supresión, modificación o acceso a los registros médicos o clínicos no pueden llevarse a cabo de conformidad con las disposiciones de la Ley de Salud porque AMAREVITA está obligado a mantener estos registros activos en nuestra base de datos durante el plazo previsto por la Ley de Salud, para ese propósito AMAREVITA le permitirá actualizar su información personal, sin incluir los registros médicos, incluyendo, si desea; que AMAREVITA se comunique con usted acerca de los servicios y las nuevas ofertas.




AMAREVITA, de acuerdo con la Ley, establecerá y mantendrá estrategias administrativas, técnicas y físicas apropiadas diseñadas para proteger sus Datos Personales contra daños, pérdida, alteración, destrucción o acceso no autorizado. Para proteger sus Datos Personales, así como nuestros registros médicos y clínicos, hemos implementado un sistema que proporciona acceso sólo a usuarios y procesadores con contraseñas y credenciales válidas.




AMAREVITA puede reformar el aviso de privacidad política de tiempo en tiempo. Si realizamos cambios sustanciales en la forma en que utilizamos sus Datos Personales, le notificaremos publicando un anuncio en nuestra página de internet, así como una notificación por correo electrónico a la dirección de correo electrónico que usted nos proporcionó.