Event Date/Time: Jul 28, 2011 End Date/Time: Jul 30, 2011
Registration Date: Jun 30, 2011
Early Registration Date: Jun 30, 2011
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Description

This program is designed to provide practitioners insight into the assessment and management of symptoms commonly associated with hormone imbalances in men and women. Demonstrated primarily in case study format, discussions will include treatment options for various issues associated with hormone imbalance, including physiology, hormone restoration, pharmacologic approaches, nutritional influences, and lifestyle factors affecting outcomes.


Speakers: Jennifer Landa MD, FAARM;
John Monaco, MD, FAARM; Alison McAllister, ND; Bob Wood, RPh; Mark Newman, MS;
David Zava, PhD


Earn up to 20.0 CPE, CME, CNE hours
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Conference registration fee: $850
Conference registration fee with Amazon Kindle: $975
(cut-off date for this registation is June 30, 2011)
Topics will include:
The assessment and treatment options for various disease states associated with hormonal imbalance, including endometriosis, sexual dysfunction, osteoporosis, and sleep disorders.
Hormone imbalances and treatment options associated with infertility and PCOS.
The importance of iodine and its relationship to overall health.
Advances in laboratory testing for hormones.
Anxiety and mood disorders.
The clinical significance of ovarian function including the physiology and development of the ovaries.
And much more!
Objectives:


Clinical Case Studies: Bleeding Issues, Endometriosis and Contraception John Monaco, MD 1.5 hrs
 Explain common bleeding issues in woman of all ages and treatment alternatives
 Discuss the role of hormone restoration and balancing in addressing bleeding disorders
 Discuss the basic pathophysiology, assessment and treatment options for endometriosis
 Discuss adjunctive therapies and lifestyle influences on addressing endometriosis
 Discuss the risk and benefit profile of oral contraceptives and alternative choices for contraception

Clinical Case Studies: Vasomotor Symptoms and Sexual Dysfunction Jennifer Landa, MD 1.5 hrs
• Explain the basic pathophysiology of hot flashes associated with hormonal imbalances
• Discuss assessment and treatment strategies for addressing vasomotor symptoms
• Discuss the basic pathophysiology, assessment, and treatment options for sexual dysfunction
• Discuss adjunctive therapies and lifestyle influences on addressing sexual dysfunction

Insights into the Importance of Iodine David Zava, PhD 1.5 hr
• Examine the date on iodine and its relationship to overall health
• Explain the importance iodine in respect to abnormalities of the reproductive tract
• Discuss the significance of iodine status and the risk of breast cancer
• Discuss the significance of iodine and estrogen metabolism, lipid oxidation and PPAR receptor function

Infertility Alison McAlister, ND 1.5 hr
• Review physiology of Infertility
• Review the many hormone imbalances associated with infertility in men and women
• Discuss work-up and assessment of these patients.
• Discuss conventional care options for treatment of infertility
• Discuss lifestyle, nutritional and nutritional supplement options of treatment

The Clinical Significance of Ovarian Function Bob Wood, RPh 2.0 hr
• Discuss the physiology and development of the ovaries
• Understand follicular development
• Explain the correlation and interactions between follicular function and hormone production
• Discuss the physiological factors that affect function of the ovaries
• Discuss disruption of ovarian dysfunction and the resulting effects on symptomology and disease states,
including weight gain, insulin resistance, PCOS and bleeding disorders

Clinical Case Studies: Osteoporosis John Monaco, MD 1.5 hr
 Explain the basic pathophysiology of osteopenia and osteoporosis
 Discuss assessment and treatment strategies for osteopenia and osteoporosis
 Discuss the role of hormone restoration and balancing in addressing osteoporosis
 Discuss adjunctive therapies and lifestyle influences on addressing osteoporosis

Clinical Case Studies: Weight Management John Monaco, MD 1.0 hr
 Explore the possible causes of weight gain in menopause females and andropause males
 Discuss assessment and treatment strategies for weight management issues
 Discuss the role of hormone restoration and balancing in addressing weight management
 Discuss adjunctive therapies and lifestyle influences on addressing weight management

Clinical Case Studies: Sleep Disorders Jennifer Landa, MD 1.0 hr
• Explain the basic pathophysiology, assessment ,and treatment options for sleep disorders associated with hormone imbalances
• Discuss assessment and treatment strategies for sleeping disorders
• Discuss the role of hormone restoration and balancing in addressing sleeping disorders
• Discuss adjunctive therapies and lifestyle influences on addressing sleeping disorders

Clinical Case Studies: Detoxification and Hormones Jennifer Landa, MD 1.5 hr
• Explain the sources and types of toxins that affect hormone balance
• Discuss the interaction of detoxification and hormone restoration
• Review basic detoxification procedures
• Discuss adjunctive therapies and lifestyle influences on addressing detoxification

Advances in Laboratory Testing Mark Newman, MS 2.0 hr
• Distinguish differences and clinical usefulness for various methods of hormone measurement
• Discuss the methodology of, scientific support for, and differences in saliva and capillary blood testing of
hormones
• Describe the clinical significance and utilization of the information determined by saliva and
capillary blood spot testing
• Provide data supporting accurate testing for a hormone level assessment

Interactive Patient Case Reports David Zava, PhD 1.5 hr
• Provide insight into interpretation of clinical laboratory testing for hormones
• Discuss typical patterns of hormonal imbalances seen in specific disorders or treatments
• Discuss assessment and treatment of hormone imbalances using medical history, patient assessment, hormone levels and symptoms

PCOS Alison McAllister, ND 1.5 hr
• Review physiology of PCOS
• Review the many hormone imbalances associated with PCOS for women
• Discuss work-up and assessment of these patients.
• Discuss conventional care options for treatment of PCOS
• Discuss lifestyle, nutritional and nutritional supplement options of treatment
Anxiety and Mood Disorders Bob Wood, RPh 1.0 hr
• Explain the relationship of anxiety and mood disorders to hormonal imbalance
• Explore possible causes of anxiety and mood disorders
• Discuss treatment strategies for addressing anxiety and mood disorders
• Discuss adjunctive therapies and lifestyle influences in addressing anxiety and mood disorders
Question and Answer Panel Discussion Drs.Landa, Monaco, and McAllister 1.0 hr
• Discuss details of hormone balancing as questioned
• Discuss details of management of symptoms and disease states as questioned
• Discuss details of evaluation, assessment and treatment of various hormone-related imbalanced states as questioned

Venue

921 SW Sixth Ave
Portland
Oregon
United States
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Additional Information

Conference registration fee: $850 Conference registration fee with Amazon Kindle: $975

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