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Hormone Advanced Practice Module (APM): Re-establishing Hormonal Balance in the Hypothalamic, Pituitary, Adrenal, Thyroid and Gonadal Axis

Jul 12 - 14, 2018   |   Portland, Oregon  United States Of America
Specialties : Endocrinology   |   Physiology and Biophysics
Conference Brochure

Hormone Advanced Practice Module (APM): Re-establishing Hormonal Balance in the Hypothalamic, Pituitary, Adrenal, Thyroid and Gonadal Axis is organized by Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) and will be held from Jul 12 - 14, 2018 at The Nines, Portland, Oregon, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Conference Description:
This Conference will clarify exactly how to approach hormonal dysregulation, with discussions on the most important evaluations to make and integrative treatment approaches to apply. We will help you analyze the controversies and provide you with tools that you can use immediately in your practice.

Our expert faculty team will supply you with the foundational background, insight, and in-depth clinical thinking to confidently assess and treat patients who present with hormonal dysfunction. This program will provide a unique, experiential, case-based, clinically practical experience from which you will acquire the tools you need to apply a comprehensive Functional Medicine approach to hormone dysfunction in your patients.

Conference Objectives:
• The impact stress has on the physiology and pathophysiology of the HPATG axis and the autonomic nervous system
• The physiology and pathophysiology associated with melatonin, cortisol, DHEA, pregnenolone, TSH, T3, T4, RT3, testosterone, progesterone, estrogen, and specifically their signaling, sensitivity, activity, metabolism, and excretion
• Recognize common antecedents and triggers and signs and symptoms associated with dysregulation of the HPATG axis
• Evaluate the most important laboratory tests to use in assessing hormone-related dysfunction, and recognize common pitfalls of lab testing
• Develop and organize individual treatment protocols using diet, nutraceuticals, botanicals, pharmaceuticals, and mind-body/behavioral interventions in the area of hormone dysregulation.
• Appropriately prescribe bioidentical hormones; understand important differences in routes of delivery, issues regarding safety and effectiveness, and HRT risks.
• Understand the controversies around breast cancer prevention and appropriately plan treatment programs for women.
• Recognize the role of the mind-body connection as antecedent, trigger, and mediator in the feed-forward cycle of chronic disease.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Margaret B. Christensen
Margaret B. Christensen

Alternative Medicine

Marcelle Pick
Marcelle Pick

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Caroline J. Cederquist
Caroline J. Cederquist

Family Medicine

Mark P. Menolascino
Mark P. Menolascino

Internal Medicine and General Medicine


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Contact No. 1.800.228.0622,

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Venue Address

The Nines
525 Southwest Morrison Street
Portland, Oregon, United States Of America

Official Hotel

The Nines Hotel,

525 Southwest Morrison Street,

Portland, Oregon, United States of America 97204,

1 800 222-6927


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The Nines A Luxury Collection Hotel Portland
0.03 miles from venue
Portland Marriott City Center
0.08 miles from venue

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