In this brief presentation Dr. Anderson will describe the basic mechanisms, benefits and risks of most common biologic medications. He will compare and contrast these to older strategies in pharmacology such as steroid therapies and other prescriptions. Areas of caution to be on the lookout for as well as managing these medications in the setting […]
(CEUs) WANP Clinical Conference 2017: Primary Care
The 2017 conference was held at the Lynnwood Convention Center, September 30 - October 1, 2017. 12 CEUs are available for the full conference. A certificate of completion will be sent following passing a short quiz for each lecture purchased. 'Primary Care' is the focus of the 2017 conference and all of the lectures address topics intended to be of interest and value to practicing naturopathic physicians.
This talk will cover guidelines for screening for alcohol and drug problems in primary care settings, when and how labs can be a useful part of your evaluation of drug and alcohol use, and provide concrete, practical and effective ways to help patients whose use is putting them at risk, causing harm or indicative of […]
The presentation will detail molecular approaches and basic actions for treating pain without opiates, and include numerous precise oral and topical botanical formulas to manage pain from tumors, bone and liver metastasis, lung lesions, and other common types of pain. Common materia medica option, as well as the “low-dose” botanicals will be exemplified.
Dr. Stansbury will share philosophic ideas on plantas maestras, plants as teachers and spirits, gleaned from over a decade of living on and off with 4 different tribes of the Peruvian Amazon.
This will be an overview where the naturopathic and dental practitioners can intersect and where specific areas where dental/oral health impacts systemic health. How a dentist and naturopath can work effectively together for better patient outcomes.
This lecture will review the most common causes and most effective treatments for both men and women with low libido in primary care presentation.
Low dose naltrexone is a medication therapy that is receiving much attention in both the research realm and in medical practice. We will discover new mechanisms of action, indications, and off-labeled uses. Learn how this compounded medication may improve the quality of life in your Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, and other autoimmune disorders.
Review of possible late effects from chemotherapy and radiation as well as clinical management tools for associated symptoms; including treatment of neuropathy, cardiotoxicity, menopausal symptoms, fatigue and more.
This presentation with review a proactive integrative, systems biology, approach to address disease prediction, prevention and treatment, including various evidence-based modalities. The role of estrogen and other hormones, the GI microbiota, food immune reactions, hygiene hypothesis, stealth infections and molecular mimicry in autoimmune disease pathogenesis will be explored along with how these may serve as […]
Research suggests that “classic” fibromyalgia (FMS) is a central pain processing disorder and does not appear to be a peripheral somatic disorder. Dr. Brady will emphasize the concept that this central-mediated disorder is strongly associated with psychological disorders, including trauma and abuse history, depression, anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome, and sleep disorder. Common mechanisms in-play regarding […]
This presentation will include a review of evidence of bias in published studies and a review of evidence for statin use in diabetics.
This will be an evidence-based presentation. Topics will include an overview of the physiology of pain processing and pain pathways, the endocannabinoid system and retrograde neural transmission, proper cannabis dosing and delivery methods for pain patients, drug interactions with conventional pain medications, botanical synergy, neuroplasticity, and nutritional and botanical approaches for enhancing endocannabinoid tone in […]