Functional Medicine

Care of the Pregnant Patient Part 1

R550.00

3 CEUs

    In part 1 of this 2-part course, you will learn why any women trying to get pregnant should consider healthcare as part of her preconception preparation, how to take an appropriate history from a pregnant patient, what potential red flags to look out for and advice to give.?

    You will also learn about appropriate physical assessment through the trimesters, including vital sign, appropriate weight gain, cardio and respiratory and of course neurological. This course will give you the confidence you need when caring for pregnant women; right the way through their pregnancy from preconception to birth.

    Part 2 of care of the pregnant patient focuses on the diagnosis and management of pregnancy specific conditions such as morning sickness, heartburn, liver cholestasis, hypertension, diabetes, pelvic instability and more. Issues on the perinatal and postnatal periods will also be discussed.


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Care of the Pregnant Patient Part 2

R550.00

3 CEUs

    In part 1 of this 2-part course, you will learn why any women trying to get pregnant should consider healthcare as part of her preconception preparation, how to take an appropriate history from a pregnant patient, what potential red flags to look out for and advice to give.?

    You will also learn about appropriate physical assessment through the trimesters, including vital sign, appropriate weight gain, cardio and respiratory and of course neurological. This course will give you the confidence you need when caring for pregnant women; right the way through their pregnancy from preconception to birth.?

    Part 2 of care of the pregnant patient focuses on the diagnosis and management of pregnancy specific conditions such as morning sickness, heartburn, liver cholestasis, hypertension, diabetes, pelvic instability and more. Issues on the perinatal and postnatal periods will also be discussed.


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Protein Influences on Bone Health

R550.00

3 CEUs

    Protein. It?s been identified as being both detrimental and beneficial to bone?health.

    Given the high prevalence of osteoporosis and sarcopenia, should health?professionals recommend an increase in protein intakes? Well, it depends?on a variety of factors.

    This course briefly describes these factors and their relation to bone health.??Loss of bone mass (osteopenia) and loss of muscle mass (sarcopenia) that?occur with age are also discussed in depth.


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Nutrition and Patient Outcome - Part 1

R550.00

3 CEUs

    Learn about Low GI anti-inflammatory diet.

    Amazing evidence-based clinical tips:?

    • Does diet influence systemic inflammation and if so, how?

    • Insulin Resistance, an important factor in many pathologies;

    • How to recognise Insulin Resistance;?

    • Benefits of a Low Glycemic Index (GI) diet;

    Important components of a Low GI, anti-inflammatory diet.


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Nutrition and Patient Outcome - Part 2

R550.00

3 CEUs

    Discover:

    • How dietary recommendations help reduce systematic inflammation;

    • The effect of injury on energy and protein requirements;

    • What happens to patient outcome and athletic performance when the metabolism is supported with the right macro nutrients; and

    • Bio availability of different mineral sources.


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Nutrition and Patient Outcome - Part 3

R550.00

3 CEUs

    Prescribe Nutrition Treatment protocols for your musculoskeletal patients presenting with:?

    • Degenerative Joint Disease;

    • Osteoporosis;

    • Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue and Myofascial Pain Tunnel Syndrome Syndrome and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; and

    • more


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