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Ginseng Supplementation: Uses, Effectiveness, and Safety

Contact Hours : 2
Start Date :  Dec 15 - 2017 End Date :  Dec 31 - 2020

Organized by :   Western Schools

Specialities :   Nutrition

Conference Summary

Ginseng Supplementation: Uses, Effectiveness, and Safety is organized by Western Schools and will be held from Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 31, 2020. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 2.00 Contact Hours (2 Pharm Hours).

Course Description:
Ginseng is a perennial herb of the Araliaceae family. Ninety-nine percent of the world market of ginseng is produced by four counties: Korea, China, Canada, and the United States (Foster, 2016). The most common types are Panax ginseng (Chinese, Korean, or Asian ginseng) and Panax quinquefolius (American ginseng).  This course will review the background and history of ginseng, common uses, and nursing considerations.

Course Objectives:
• Discuss the background and history of ginseng.
• Describe the common uses and evidence of effectiveness for Panax ginseng.
• Describe the common uses and evidence of effectiveness for American ginseng.
• Discuss the potential interactions and other nursing considerations when using ginseng.
• Compare the use of ginseng to other supplements used for the same conditions.

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

Credit Info

  • Contact Hours : 2
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