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Nutrition in Primary Care: Update and Controversies 2019
November 30, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm$50 – $295
Continuing Medical Program
Presenter: Aileen Burford-Mason, PhD
This program is designed to enhance primary care providers’ knowledge of applied nutritional biochemistry and the associated research literature pertaining to several conditions commonly encountered in clinical practice. Various levels of evidence will be presented for evaluation and discussion, in order to facilitate improved communication with patients about health promotion, disease prevention, and preferences for treatment.
This program is intended for: Family Physicians, Psychiatrists, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other health care professionals.
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 5.75 Mainpro+ credits.
Update and Controversies 2019 Program Topics:
* Dietary Modification of Dementia Risk
* Update on Heart Disease, Diet, and Nutritional Supplements
* Nutritional Support and Adrenal Fatigue
* Diet and Weight Loss: Risks, Benefits, and Currently Popular Strategies
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Critique current evidence for nutritional support in the prevention of dementia, management of cardiovascular health, and other conditions commonly encountered in primary care
Discuss nutritional biochemistry related to specific metabolic pathways and physiological processes influencing stress and adrenal health
Evaluate claims for potential health benefits or adverse effects resulting from popular weight loss diets, and nutritional supplement use
Communicate more knowledgeably with patients about their preferences for treatment, including the use of specific diets and nutritional supplements
Medical Professionals $295.00
CSOM/ISOM Members $245.00
Students and Residents $50.00 * (Refundable deposit)
*Scholarships are available for MEDICAL, PHARMACY, and NURSING students.
Register Online – https://isom.ca/event/npc-2019/