Build a wellness business with GI-MAP® testing


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Solve the Gut Health Puzzle

Our Mastering GI Mapping course gives wellness practitioners a certificate of mastery to effectively integrate microbiome and stool testing into their practice.

This course is for licensed medical professionals seeking to be at the forefront of functional wellness and certified health practitioners ready to add new services that support your clients' gut health more effectively. 

In this video, Eliza Bacot shares how she transitioned from burnout in modern medicine to launching her thriving wellness practice.

What is the GI-MAP?
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What is the GI-MAP Test?

The GI-MAP (GI Microbial Assay Plus) is a DNA based stool test that provides practitioners with a detailed analysis of the gastrointestinal microbiome including pathogenic bacteria, commensal bacteria, opportunistic parasites, fungi, and viruses.

Why is it Effective?

Why is the GI-MAP test so effective?

Quantitative Results

Accurately assessing how much of an organism's DNA is present is essential for helping practitioners to determine its clinical significance.

Reliability & Reproducibility

Using qPCR technology provides high levels of sensitivity, specificity, and consistently reproducible results.

Personalized Protocols

Protocols guide patients through removing pathogens, repopulating healthy gut bacteria, repairing the gut lining, and rebalancing their lifestyle.

How Your Clients Benefit

Why would your client benefit from a GI-MAP test?

Almost everyone can benefit from a GI-MAP gut health assessment. Some clients are looking to achieve optimal health, while others have been chronically ill and frustrated without a diagnosis for years.

Overwhelmingly, research indicates that gut health impacts overall health. The gut microbiome, in particular, plays a critical role in digestion and nutrient absorption. It also affects mood, sleep, hormones, immune function, and overall systemic wellness. Assessing GI health with the most accurate tools can help practitioners get to the root cause of chronic illness.

Healing the Gut

  • Digestive Issues
  • Skin Problems/Acne/Psoriasis
  • Autoimmune Conditions
  • Anxiety or Depression
  • Hormonal Imbalances
  • Chronic Illness
  • Fatigue or Brain Fog
  • Immune Problems
  • Diabetes and weight loss issues

Optimizing the Gut

  • More Energy
  • Improved Performance
  • Better Sleep
  • Elevated Mood
  • Improved Focus
  • Optimized Body Weight
  • Improved Immune Function
  • Improved Hair Growth
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GI Mapping Courses

Explore our GI Mapping Courses for health practitioners who aspire to transform their practice through advanced gut health diagnostics. From our foundational Starter Course to the comprehensive Mastering GI Mapping, you'll find the perfect fit for your educational journey and practice needs. Unlock the power of GI-MAP testing to elevate client care and enhance your expertise in digestive wellness.

Mastering GI Mapping

Elevate your expertise in gut health diagnostics and treatment with our comprehensive Mastering GI Mapping course. Designed for health practitioners ready to delve deep into the complexities of the GI-MAP test, this course empowers you with the advanced knowledge and tools needed to interpret results accurately and deliver effective protocols for your clients. This course is structured to transform your practice by enabling you to address and resolve complex gut health issues comprehensively.

Unlock the Full Potential of GI Mapping:

  • Advanced Interpretation Skills: Master the intricacies of GI-MAP test results to confidently identify root causes of gut health issues.

  • Comprehensive Protocol Development: Learn to develop and customize treatment protocols that cater to individual client test results. Get support from GI Mapping practitioners to achieve optimal health outcomes for your clients.


  • Business Growth Through Specialization: Position yourself as a gut health specialist, attracting a broader client base seeking expertise in digestive wellness and personalized care.

  • Continued Support and Resources: Gain access to ongoing updates, advanced resources, and a community of practitioners to support your journey in gut health mastery.


What's Included in Mastering GI Mapping?

1 Learn to analyze the GI-MAP

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Read Results

We spend time breaking down the detailed sections of the test. You'll practice reading the test results of real clients, and become comfortable with interpreting the information.

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Review Microbe Profiles

We cover pathogens, H. pylori, normal/commensal bacteria, opportunistic/overgrowth microbes, fungi, yeast, viruses, parasites, intestinal health markers, and antibiotic resistance genes.

2 Receive access to our protocols

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Discuss The Protocols

Our uniquely designed protocols are research and evidence-based and modeled on our backgrounds in both modern and holistic medical practices.


Develop Targeted Solutions

Support protocols usually include targeted suggestions for diet & lifestyle changes, stress management and a supplement plan based on individual results.

3 Get comprehensive business guidance

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Business Tools

Add the GI-MAP to your current practice or use it as a foundation for a new virtual wellness business.

You’ll learn how to talk about the test, set up your lab account, and deliver protocols. We provide client questionnaires, and marketing tools, as well as our billing practices.

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Generate Multiple Revenue Streams

By offering unique ways to support the client you become their wellness guide. This also allows you to generate a robust client list and have a successful practice that is sustainable.

4 Free 30-day GI-MAP Practitioner community membership

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Business Tools

Add the GI-MAP to your current practice or use it as a foundation for a new virtual wellness business.

You’ll learn how to talk about the test, set up your lab account, and deliver protocols. We provide client questionnaires, and marketing tools, as well as our billing practices.


What Practitioners are Saying

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This course has changed my life and completely changed the way that I help people approach their health and wellness. 

While practicing medicine in the conventional health model, I started noticing a common trend of "diagnose and prescribe" with no real efforts to help patients PREVENT. I started recognizing that I was participating in "sick" care instead of "health" care. I started feeling very discouraged when patients would ask for more answers and all I could give them in return were prescription bandaids. [...] A colleague recommended that I look into functional medicine and specifically recommended [...] the Mastering GI Mapping course. This course has changed my life and completely changed the way that I help people approach their health and wellness. It all begins in the gut! After completing this course I had the courage to start my own consulting practice, Holistic Healing, LLC. With my private consulting I am able to spend hours with my clients educating them about nutrition, lifestyle, and mindset, and I am finally helping people HEAL and be well without the bandaids. This is what I imagined working in healthcare would be like. I am now living my dream thanks to this course!"

- Emily B., PA-C

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The GI Mapping course has been key to my ability to support my gut health clients.

“The clear and concise presentation as well as slides with very clear recommended supplementing protocol support has allowed me to help my clients navigate a journey to improved health. I found it especially helpful to have case study reviews in order to see what a protocol looks like in real time. The sharing of information through the community and with Eliza has been great when I’ve had a particularly challenging client.

- Jennie, ACNP

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The GI Mapping course has changed my perspective...

...on the dis-ease of the body and my approach to healing! I am so happy I locked arms with Eliza's team! As a chiropractor, I have always taken the holistic approach when addressing the body and its symptoms, but because of the GI-MAP, I am able to take a step further into my patient's health and wellbeing and truly create change in their lives that I couldn't do prior to GI Mapping! Thank you Eliza and Julie for giving me the tools to reconstruct lives! I am forever grateful!!

- Dr. Perry

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The GI Mapping course has really broadened my horizons exponentially.

Not only did it up-leveled my understanding of the gut microbiome, but it also helped me understand how to create a plan of action for my clients that thoroughly addresses up-stream imbalances. Providing the GI-MAP to my clients has revolutionized my business, my client outcomes, and has allowed me to finally quit my job as a nurse and solely focus on my clients.”

- Courtney Bell, RN

Get Started

Mastering GI Mapping Course Modules

Module 1:

  • Getting yourself tested
  • Creating your accounts
  • Keeping track of clients
  • The client journey
  • Invoices, payment, scheduling, pricing
  • How to get new clients
  • Marketing your GI Mapping services
  • Website guide
  • Module 2: Overview of the GI-MAP test: How to read the report
  • Module 3: Bacterial pathogens
  • Module 4: Parasitic and viral pathogens
  • Module 5: Helicobacter pylori
  • Module 6: Normal Bacterial Flora and Phyla Microbiota
  • Module 7: Opportunistic and Autoimmune Triggering Bacteria
  • Module 8: Fungi/Yeast and Viruses
  • Module 9: Protozoa and Worms
  • Module 10: Intestinal health
  • Module 11: Support Protocols and Case Studies
  • Module 12: Support Protocols for Diet, Lifestyle and Emotions
  • Module 13: Anatomy and Physiology Refresher

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Eliza Bacot


About Your Instructor

I have successfully grown my individual wellness business by offering GI-MAP testing. By tackling difficult cases independently, I realized the benefit of applying my research and experience. I created this course as a resource to help you incorporate GI Mapping into your practice or to start a virtual practice like mine. Taking this course will streamline your learning and give you access to a community of practitioners to connect with and share knowledge, similar to my own experience. I have 16 years of experience in intensive care as a nurse and acute care nurse practitioner. After leaving my position in the intensive care unit I transition to wellness/functional based practice which has been my primary focus the last 8 years. My goal is to make sure people rarely need the ICU and can discover wellness through education and functional labs. This course is here to help you do the same! 

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Example Downloadable Content

The Mastering GI Mapping course includes unbranded client handouts. Here are some examples of the downloadable content:

  • Example client questionnaire 
  • 5 part email campaign to attract new clients
  • Sample welcome email for clients
  • List of commonly used supplements 
  • Hand out for clients for support during remove phase
  • Sleep solutions ebook for clients
  • Anxious/low feeling ebook solutions for clients
  • Gut barrier overview for clients 

GI Mapping Starter Course

Not ready for Mastery yet? Take the first step on your gut health journey with our GI Mapping Starter Course for health practitioners. This introductory course lays the groundwork, offering you an essential primer on the GI-MAP test. While it doesn’t cover the full curriculum needed to effectively interpret GI-MAP results and deliver comprehensive patient protocols, this course equips you with critical foundational knowledge. Ideal for those who are exploring the realm of GI mapping for the first time or looking to enhance their wellness practice, this course serves as an excellent launchpad.

What To Expect:

  • Foundational Insight: Get a solid introduction to gut health and the basics of the GI-MAP test. This course is designed to initiate your understanding, preparing you for more in-depth learning and application.

  • Bridge to Mastery: While this isn't a certificate course, taking the Starter Course introduces you to the fundamentals and establishes a foundation for advanced exploration. You’ll gain valuable insights into how a certificate of mastery can help you integrate GI-MAP services, expand your client offerings and amplify your business growth. If you decide to upgrade to Mastering GI Mapping, the cost of your starter course will be credited towards your tuition.


  • Preparation for Advanced Learning: Learn the essential terminology, concepts, and benefits of GI mapping. The Starter Course helps you to more confidently discuss the importance of gut health with clients and allow you to determine if you're ready to tackle the comprehensive learning offered in the Mastering course.

  • Business Growth Through Insight: Understanding this foundational knowledge of GI mapping can open conversations with clients about their interest in more detailed gut health assessments. Begin to see how offering GI-MAP testing could enrich your practice and client success stories.


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What clients say about a GI-MAP experience

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I lost 13lbs just by fixing my gut! Thank you!

“I knew I had gut issues for a long time. I was always bloated, indigestion, gas, and constipation. I did not know how much your weight was connected. I took all the supplements you gave me but honestly didn’t do the diet changes like I should have. I cannot believe that I lost 13 lbs just by fixing my gut!
Thank you!”

- Ann

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GI mapping has changed my life!

"Prior to meeting with Eliza, I had been seen at the number one hospital in the country. I was seen for ongoing GI issues and a recurring eye infection. After multiple failed rounds of antibiotics, I decided to meet with Eliza. After completing the GI MAP™, I was placed on a protocol tailored specifically for me. In a short period of time an eye infection that over 10 doctors could not diagnose went away. GI mapping has changed my life!"

- Melissa

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By far the best thing I’ve ever done for my overall health!

“I highly recommend [...] to get to the root of your gut issues! This has by far been the best thing I've ever done for my overall health. The results are amazing, even in ways I did not anticipate! Less fatigue, better results from my workouts (I can actually even see ab muscles sometimes!), improved mood, less PMS symptoms, regular bowel movements, none of the horrible, smelly gas, less bloating, actually lost a few pounds, better sleep, not taking PPI drugs anymore!”

- Amanda

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I am so happy with my results...

"I decided to do GI mapping with Eliza after noticing issues with my sleep, weight loss I couldn't correct, and anxiety that impacted my ability to function during the day. Eliza was able to identify and target my root gut issues and formulate a plan of action. Since completing her protocol, I have been sleeping better, focus without issues, less brain fog, and have since sustained a healthy weight. I am so happy with my results and thankful for her expertise."

-Aryn (RN)

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(I began) to feel in control and action-oriented.

“...(the) approach to gathering my symptoms, conducting testing, and sharing my results was supportive and helped me feel like there was hope in feeling better.  The healing protocol she recommended was extensive, but she broke it down into easily consumable pieces that moved me from feeling overwhelmed to feeling in control and action-oriented.  And she followed up!  Rare in our current medical community....”

- Heather

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The mapping was so informative...

“The final step in the healing of my gut and pathogen that was wreaking havoc on my body and life was doing the GI mapping and protocol that Eliza created for me. The mapping was so informative and gave me the will power to push through my 90-day protocol. I loved working with Eliza, she was honest, loving, and available for me throughout my healing journey!”



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