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CE Live Webinars

2019 Live Webinar Slate will be announced in March 2019.

Please click on each course title below for more information and to purchase.

Webinar FAQ

HOW DO I VIEW WEBINAR INFORMATION AND REGISTER?
Click on each title in blue below to access full course and registration information. Non-members will be prompted to create an account during the registration process.

HOW CAN I GET THE LOWEST WEBINAR RATE?
Become an OAND Member. Members get discounts on single webinars, and receive further discounts via webinar packages.

HOW LONG ARE WEBINARS?
Clinical webinars are 2 hours. Practice management webinars are 1 hour.

HOW ARE WEBINARS PRICED?

OAND Members:
– Live clinical webinars: $25 – $30 per credit
– Live practice management webinars: $22 – $25 per credit

Non-Members:
– Live clinical webinars: $40 per credit
– Live practice management webinars: $35 per credit

WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT?
Visa, MasterCard or cheque. Sorry, no American Express.

WHAT COURSE MATERIALS DO I RECEIVE?
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

WHAT CE CREDITS DO I GET?

Ontario NDs:
– Clinical Webinars: 2 Category A credits (see each webinar to see which ones include Jurisprudence, Pharmacology and IVIT)
– Practice Management Webinars: 1 Category B credit

BC NDs:
– Clinical Webinars: 2 Category C credits
– Practice Management Webinars: Check with the CNPBC

NDs in all other Canadian Provinces:
OAND clinical webinars should count toward Continuing Education Credit requirements. For all webinars, please check with your regulator to               confirm CE eligibility.

HOW DO I GET CE CREDITS?
Live webinar attendees get CE credits provided our system shows you have been logged into the webinar online for the entire webinar duration. You will receive CE Certificates via email within one week of the live webinar.

Webinar recording purchasers get CE credits once you receive a mark of 80% or higher on the webinar recording quiz. You will receive CE Certificates via email within one week of when the webinar quiz is submitted.

WHAT IS YOUR REFUND POLICY?
If we receive a written notice of your cancellation one week or before a live webinar date, we will provide a refund of 75% OR allow you to switch to another 2019 live webinar at no extra cost. If we receive a written notice of your cancellation less than one week from the live webinar date, no refunds or switches to other 2019 live webinars will be provided. There are no refunds for webinar recordings.

WILL ALL LIVE WEBINARS BE AVAILABLE AS WEBINAR RECORDINGS?
Yes. However, it may take between 1 -3 months from the live webinar date for the webinar recording to be made available.

SHOULD I ATTEND WEBINARS LIVE OR CATCH THE WEBINAR RECORDING?
Always attend the live webinar when your schedule allows. You get lower rates, faster CE certificates, don’t have to take a quiz to get CE credits, and you get to ask the presenter questions.

WHAT IF I REGISTER FOR A LIVE WEBINAR BUT DON’T ATTEND?
You will receive all course materials and the webinar recording, but you will miss the chance to ask the presenter questions! Ontario NDs: you can claim Category B credits with this course material; Category A credits will not be granted if you do not attend live.

Adjunctive Cancer Care Package

THIS CURATED PACKAGE INCLUDES THESE 3 LIVE WEBINARS:

1) May 15, 7 – 9 pm: Managing Cancer-Related Fatigue with Dr. Nalini Chilkov, L.AC, OMD (Designs for Health)

2) June 19, 7 – 9 pm: Cancer Patient Management 101 with Dr Lei Gu, BSc, ND

3) July 17, 7 – 9 pm: Cancer Survivorship with Dr. Martha Sharpe, ND

 

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours each

CE CREDITS: Total of 6 Category A (5 General; 0.5 Pharma; 0.5 IVIT). Pending with CONO. NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

COST AND REGISTRATION:

OAND Members: $165

Non-Members: Not available to non-members. Non-members can purchase the webinars individually for $80 each.

 

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION, WHAT YOU WILL LEARN, SPEAKER BIOS:
To view this information for each webinar, please click on the individual webinar titles below.

Women’s Health Package

THIS CURATED PACKAGE INCLUDES THESE 3 LIVE WEBINARS:

1) June 12, 7 – 9 pm: Reducing Risk in Estrogen Detoxification with Dr. Carrie Jones, ND, MPH (In-Common Laboratories)

2) June 26, 7 – 9 pm: HRT Prescribing From PMS to Menopause with Dr. Carrie Jones, ND, MPH (Precision Analytical, Inc)

3) August 14, 7 – 9 pm: Pelvic Health and Incontinence with Dr. Crystal Chanderbhan, ND

 

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours each

CE CREDITS: Total of 6 Category A (3.75 General; 2.25 Pharma). Pending with CONO. NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

COST AND REGISTRATION:

OAND Members: $165

Non-Members: Not available to non-members. Non-members can purchase the webinars individually for $80 each.

 

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION, WHAT YOU WILL LEARN, SPEAKER BIOS:
To view this information for each webinar, please click on the individual webinar titles below.


April 24: Accessibility Training

SPEAKER: Dr. Valerie Penton-Power, BSc, MSc, ND

DATE: Wednesday April 24, 7 PM – 9 PM (EST)

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours

CE CREDITS: 2 Category A, Jurisprudence (pending). NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

COST AND REGISTRATION:
OAND Members:
Single Webinar: $60
– As part of 3-Webinar Package: $55
– As part of 6-webinar package: $50

Non-Members: Single Webinar: $80

 

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

DESCRIPTION

Can persons with disabilities access your clinic? Nearly 2 million people in Ontario report having a disability. As of 2005, a Naturopathic Doctor or clinic may be fined for not complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Practitioners need the tools and knowledge to meet AODA requirements, and an understanding of their relationship with the Ontario Building Code and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Join a Naturopathic Doctor with an extensive background in disability-related policy and legislation, Dr. Valerie Penton-Power, BSc, MSc, ND, to discuss how NDs can: comply with the AODA and the Human Rights Code, understand key issues of accessibility, and access skills and resources to promote inclusion of persons with disabilities, increase patient health and maximize business potential. Learn how to increase patient wellbeing, and welcome persons with disabilities to your clinic.

 

LEARN HOW TO
1. Comply with the AODA.
2. Understand standards that fully support the implementation of AODA: customer service, physical access, information and communications, etc.
3. Make your practice accessible and meet AODO legal requirements.
4. Understand how complying with AODA requirements relates to the Ontario Building Code and the Ontario Human Rights Code.
5. Access effective tools and resources to increase patient well-being and promote inclusion of persons with disabilities.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Dr. Valerie Penton-Power, BSc, MSc, ND has published research in the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies and the book series Efficacy of Assistive Technology Interventions. She was a Senior Policy Analyst with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in the area of disability and accessibility, Chair of the Provincial Universal Design Network of NL, and has served on the Interdepartmental Working Group for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities and an Interdepartmental Committee on International Human Rights.

May 1: Avoiding Complaints and Investigations

SPEAKER: Emma Gardiner, Rosen Sunshine LLP

DATE: Wednesday May 1, 7 PM – 9 PM (EST)

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours

CE CREDITS: 2 Category A, Jurisprudence (pending). NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

COST AND REGISTRATION:
OAND Members:
Single Webinar: $60
– As part of 3-Webinar Package: $55
– As part of 6-webinar package: $50

Non-Members: Single Webinar: $80

 

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION

Do you know which two areas had the most CONO ICRC (Inquiries, Complaints, and Reports Committee) investigations over the past 3 years? Controlled Acts and Advertising. Are you confident that you’re following all the rules?

Join health law-focused lawyer Emma Gardiner, to discuss how to avoid being brought to the ICRC. She will discuss practical tips on what to expect during the investigation process, specific requirements NDs must satisfy to perform each controlled act, when to delegate and refer, and take a close look at the advertising rules. Published ICRC cases, with a focus on those involving advertising, will be reviewed.

LEARN HOW TO
1. Understand what happens if a complaint investigation is made against you, and possible outcomes
2. Understand the specific requirements for each controlled act within Ontario ND scope
3. Understand the difference between delegation and referral to another health professional
4. Understand advertising requirements, including social media
5. Understand the specific requirements for advertisements to cancer patients

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Lawyer Emma Gardiner (Rosen Sunshine, LLP) has worked on a variety of matters involving the representation of regulated health professionals before the various committees of the numerous colleges regulating health professionals in Ontario. She also provides advice and opinions to health professionals, institutions, and individuals on various health related issues. Emma is a member of the Advocates’ Society, the Medico-Legal Society, and the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations. She is also an appointed public member of the University Health Network’s Research Ethics Board.

May 8: Difficult Problems in Treating SIBO Patients

SPEAKER: Dr. Mona Morstein, ND, DHANP

DATE: Wednesday May 8, 7 PM – 9 PM (EST)

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours

CE CREDITS: 2 Category A (1.5 General; 0.5 Pharma). Pending. NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

COST AND REGISTRATION:

OAND Members:
Single Webinar: $60
– As part of 3-Webinar Package: $55
– As part of 6-webinar package: $50

Non-Members: Single Webinar: $80

 

WHAT YOU GET:
-PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION

What do you do when the standard SIBO protocols don’t work? Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth is a complex condition that goes far beyond the gut. Practitioners need a solid grounding in the many different problems that occur in treating SIBO patients, and how to address each one.

Join an ND who has been working with SIBO patients for 9 years, Dr. Mona Morstein, ND, DHANP, to discuss SIBO eradication, prokinetics, healing the gut and nerves, enhancing digestion, and dealing with concurrent intestinal developments, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and sulfur sensitivity. Help your patients get their GI tracts in order, reduce neurosis and anxiety, and improve systemic health.

 

LEARN HOW TO
1. Understand the multi-factorial problems in SIBO treatment and patients.
2. Address problems using many modalities: supplements, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, specialty testing.
3. Confidently treat SIBO patients with all their quirkiness, intolerance, reactions and anxieties.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER


Dr. Mona Morstein, ND, DHANP has a busy GI-focused practice and is a popular lecturer on GI conditions. She has been lecturing on SIBO for 9 years, including speaking at all three SIBO SOS Summit Series and holding a Masterclass. Practicing Naturopathic Medicine for thirty years, she is the former Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine’s Chair of Nutrition, Gastroenterology professor and Clinical Supervisor. Mona is the recipient of the AANP’s 2012 President’s Award, honouring her comprehensive work in the naturopathic profession.

SPEAKER: Dr. Nalini Chilkov, L.Ac, O.M.D.

DATE: Wednesday May 15, 7 PM – 9 PM (EST)

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours

CE CREDITS: 2 Category A (pending). NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

COST AND REGISTRATION:
OAND Members:
Single Webinar: $60
– As part of 3-Webinar Package: $55
– As part of 6-webinar Package: $50.

Non-Members: Single Webinar: $80.

 

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION

Do you have the tools to effectively manage the most common complaint of long-term cancer survivors – cancer-related fatigue? 10 to 20 years after treatment, 48% of adult cancer survivors continue to report fatigue. It can be severe, persistent, more disruptive than pain and not resolved by tumor control or treatment cessation. Practitioners need a highly-individualized, integrative approach to identify functional factors and choose the best treatment options.

Join the founder of the American Institute of Integrative Oncology, Dr. Nalini Chilkov, L.Ac, O.M.D. to discuss interventions such as natural compounds, acupuncture, functional foods, diet and lifestyle modifications and brain rehabilitation therapies. Learn how to prevent damage, restore function and improve quality of life for your patients. Help them return to full and productive lives after treatment.

 

LEARN HOW TO
1. Screen, assess, and manage chronic cancer-related fatigue in adult cancer survivors.
2. Understand and identify contributing mechanisms and risk factors.
3. Implement individualized integrative plans using selected nutraceuticals, phytochemicals, restorative therapies and lifestyle interventions.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Dr. Nalini Chilkov, L.Ac., O.M.D. is a leading-edge authority and pioneer in integrative cancer care, cancer prevention, immune enhancement and healthy aging. Founder of the American Institute of Integrative Oncology and IntegrativeCancerAnswers.com, she is the author of the bestselling book 32 Ways to OutSmart Cancer: How to Create A Body Where Cancer Cannot Thrive. Combining the best of functional and Traditional Asian medicine for over 30 years, she has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Online Influencers for Breast Cancer by Dr. Mehmet Oz and WebMD.

 

Course Sponsor:

May 29: Top 10 Homeopathic Polycrest Remedies

SPEAKER: Raluca Tutulan, MSc, DHMHS, Hom

DATE: Wednesday May 29, 7 PM – 9 PM (EST)

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours

CE CREDITS: 2 Category A (pending). NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

COST AND REGISTRATION:
OAND Members:
Single Webinar: $60
– As part of 3-Webinar Package: $55
– As part of 6-webinar package: $50

Non-Members: Single Webinar: $80

 

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION

Do you know how to choose the best polycrest remedy for your patients? Practitioners need to learn how to properly assess patients’ personality, emotional states and physical symptoms to choose the best remedy and potency.

Join Registered Homeopath Raluca Tutulan, MSc, DHMHS, Hom, to discuss these common Homeopathic remedies in-depth, and when to use them: Natrum Muriaticum, Nux Vomica, Sulfur, Calcarea Carbonica, Ignatia, Arsenicum Album, Phosphorous, Lycopodium, Sepia and Pulsatilla. Address the root cause, and learn how to help your patients enable the body’s natural healing mechanisms to improve well-being.

 

LEARN HOW TO
1. Determine when a homeopathic remedy would be beneficial.
2. Differentiate between 10 common homeopathic polycrest remedies.
3. Understand the different expressions of Natrum Muriaticum and Lycopodium constitutional types.
4. Select potency and remedy repetition.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Raluca Tutulan, MSc, DHMHS, Hom is a Registered Homeopath, Certified Iridologist, Reiki and Access Bars practitioner with an MSc in Integrative Biology. Raluca is passionate about teaching, and helping patients restore their health and achieve optimal wellness. Raluca has a special interest in family health and working with children, and has completed further studies in homeopathic support for pregnancy and childbirth. Raluca is currently practicing in Kitchener, Cambridge and Guelph and is in good standing with the College of Homeopaths of Ontario (CHO).

June 12: Reducing Risk in Estrogen Detoxification

SPEAKER: Dr. Carrie Jones, ND, MPH

DATE: Wednesday June 12, 7 PM – 9 PM (EST)

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours

CE CREDITS: 2 Category A (1 General; 1 Pharma). Pending. NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

COST AND REGISTRATION:

OAND Members:
Single Webinar: $60
– As part of 3-Webinar Package: $55
– As part of 6-webinar package: $50

Non-Members: Single Webinar: $80

 

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION

Do you understand the 3 phases of estrogen detox? If estrogens takes an unhealthy path or do not go through methylation, they form a quinone that can result in DNA damage and increased cancer risk. Practitioners need to understand estrogen metabolism in-depth, including the genetics involved, the microbiome’s influence and how to optimize enzymes to prevent or reverse quinone formation.

Join internationally-renowned hormone health speaker Dr. Carrie Jones, ND, MPH to discuss a wealth of treatment options to improve phase 1, 2 and 3 detoxification, and reduce estrogen dominance and estrogen-based cancer risk in both men and women. Learn how to improve your patients’ hormone health and reduce treatment risk.

 

LEARN HOW TO
1. Understand how endogenous or exogenous estrogen moves through phase 1, 2 and 3 detoxification.
2. Understand the genetic SNPs and enzymes involved in each process.
3 Recommend food sources and natural treatments that have been shown in the literature to improve estrogen metabolism outcomes.
4. Understand the microbiome and estrobolome, and its influence on estrogen clearance.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Dr. Carrie Jones, ND, MPH is an internationally-recognized speaker, consultant, and educator on women’s health and hormones. With many years of experience in teaching gynecology and advanced endocrinology and fertility, Carrie has been the Medical Director for two large integrative clinics in Portland. She is currently the Medical Director for Precision Analytical Inc.

 

Course Sponsor: 

June 19: Cancer Patient Management 101

SPEAKER: Dr. Lei Gu, BSc, ND

DATE: Wednesday June 19, 7 PM – 9 PM (EST)

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours

CE CREDITS: 2 Category A (0.5 IVIT; 0.5 Pharma; 1 General). Pending. NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

COST AND REGISTRATION:
OAND Members:
Single Webinar: $60
– As part of 3-Webinar Package: $55
– As part of 6-webinar package: $50

Non-Members: Single Webinar: $80

 

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION

Are you an ND new to adjunctive cancer care? This webinar is for you! Practitioners new to this complex clinical area need a practical understanding of the role of Naturopathic Medicine in integrative cancer care, and how to support patients during conventional treatments.

Join an experienced adjunctive cancer care ND, Dr. Lei Gu, BSc, ND, to discuss specific supportive therapies to help manage side effects of conventional treatments, and the best interventions for supporting patients during chemotherapy, radiotherapy and both pre and post-treatment. Help your patients reap the benefits of conventional treatments, without compromising them.

LEARN HOW TO
1. Understand the role of Naturopathic Medicine in adjunctive cancer care.
2. Follow a clear set of steps to ensure that conventional care is not compromised.
3. Use effective naturopathic tools that can be used for cancer patients.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Dr. Lei Gu, BSc, ND has been practicing for over 11 years, focusing in adjunctive cancer care for the last 5 years. She completed a 2-year Integrative Oncology Residency under the mentorship of Dr. Eric Marsden, BSc, ND. Currently practicing at the Marsden Centre For Excellence in Integrative Medicine, Lei is passionate about educating NDs in adjunctive cancer care so that more patients can achieve the best possible outcome. Lei is IVIT-Certified and acts as a TA in the OAND IVIT Certification Course.

June 26: HRT Prescribing From PMS to Menopause

SPEAKER: Dr. Carrie Jones, ND, MPH

DATE: Wednesday June 26, 7 PM – 9 PM (EST)

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours

CE CREDITS: 2 Category A (1 General; 1 Pharma). Pending. NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

COST AND REGISTRATION:
OAND Members:
Single Webinar: $60
– As part of 3-Webinar Package: $55
– As part of 6-webinar package: $50

Non-Members: Single Webinar: $80

 

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION

Do you want to make best use of your prescribing license by learning how to prescribe HRT through all life stages? When used appropriately, hormone replacement therapy is a powerful tool. Practitioners need a solid grounding in the many health conditions that women experience through the years, and the best hormone testing and HRT prescribing strategies for each stage and condition.

Join internationally-renowned hormone health speaker Dr. Carrie Jones, ND, MPH to discuss typical routes of administration, doses, side effects and warnings. We will focus on substances within Ontario ND scope such as topical and suppository progesterone and estrogen, but all forms of HRT will be briefly reviewed to fully educate NDs. Learn how to help your pre-menopausal patients with PMS, endometriosis, fatigue and infertility, and your menopausal patients with experiencing hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness.

 

LEARN HOW TO
1. Understand common hormonal conditions pre, peri and post-menopausal women experience, and the typical hormone presentations.
2. Understand the best HRT options for each stage of a woman’s life.
3. Understand routes of administration, dosing, side effects and warnings for substances such as estrogen, progesterone, DHEA and testosterone.
4. Safely and effectively prescribe substances within the Ontario scope of practice, specifically topical or vaginal estrogen and progesterone.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Dr. Carrie Jones, ND, MPH is an internationally-recognized speaker, consultant, and educator on women’s health and hormones. With many years of experience in teaching gynecology and advanced endocrinology and fertility, Carrie has been the Medical Director for two large integrative clinics in Portland. She is currently the Medical Director for Precision Analytical Inc.

 

Course Sponsor: 

 

July 17: Cancer Survivorship

SPEAKER: Dr. Martha Sharpe, ND

DATE: Wednesday July 17, 7 PM – 9 PM (EST)

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours

CE CREDITS: 2 Category A (pending). NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

COST AND REGISTRATION:
OAND Members:
Single Webinar: $60
– As part of 3-Webinar Package: $55
– As part of 6-webinar package: $50

Non-Members: Single Webinar: $80

 

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION

How do you help patients transition from the end of active cancer treatment to cancer survivorship? 1 in 2 Canadians will have a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime, and those diagnosed with cancer are living longer. As many healthcare providers do not provide appropriate long-term post-cancer surveillance and late-treatment-effect care, patients can feel confused and afraid of recurrence. Practitioners need to understand the unique role that Naturopathic Doctors can play in this crucial but under-appreciated phase of care.

Join an ND who is both clinically focused on adjunctive cancer care, and herself a cancer survivor, Dr. Martha Sharpe, ND. She will discuss specific obstacles, needs, gaps, opportunities, and the most common late effects in cancer survivorship, focusing on those with no evidence of disease after active cancer treatment. Learn how to create proactive individualized cancer survivorship care plans, and enhance the health and wellbeing of patients with a history of cancer.

 

LEARN HOW TO
1. Understand the changing landscape and heterogeneity of cancer survivorship.
2. Understand the challenges and needs in cancer survivorship care, including the burden on youth.
3. Identify common late complications of cancer treatment.
4. Understand how to create a cancer survivorship care plan for patients with a history of cancer.
5. Understand the gaps in knowledge and care after active cancer treatment is completed.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER 


Dr. Martha Sharpe, ND has completed an accredited clinical residency program with a focus on cancer care, as well as IVIT Certification. Her clinical practice focuses on supporting those affected by cancer through all stages of their care, in addition to general family medicine and women’s health.  Although actively involved in clinical research, her true passion is educating patients about environmental and lifestyle medicine to empower them and their families to optimize their health and wellness using Naturopathic Medicine.

 

July 31: Cognitive Impairment in Dementia

SPEAKER: Dr. Graeme Rowell, ND

DATE: Wednesday July 31, 7 PM – 9 PM (EST)

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours

CE CREDITS: 2 Category A (pending). NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

COST AND REGISTRATION:
OAND Members:
Single Webinar: $60
– As part of 3-Webinar Package: $55
– As part of 6-webinar package: $50

Non-Members: Single Webinar: $80

 

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION

Did you know that dementia currently affects 564,000 Canadians? Unlike chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer, there are 25,000 newly diagnosed dementia cases every year. Practitioners need to understand how to identify and treat the many dementia subtypes to effectively manage this condition.

Join Mind and Memory Maestro, Dr. Graeme Rowell, ND to discuss how to identify dementia subtypes, screen at-risk populations and begin to address the 30+ factors involved in this disease. Learn how to halt or slow progression of dementia in your patients, and improve their quality of life.

 

LEARN HOW TO
1. Identify subtypes of dementia.
2. Screen at-risk populations.
3. Begin to address the risk factors.
4. Understand genetic risk for late and early-onset Alzheimer’s.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Dr. Graeme Rowell, ND is a Mind and Memory Maestro. He has dedicated much of his clinical training to understanding cognitive health, such as the effects of ADHD, heuristics of decision-making and memorization techniques like the Method of Loci. Alzheimer’s has personally affected his family and has fueled his passion for cognitive health in the area of Alzheimer’s and dementia.  His training has helped him address mild cognitive impairment in his patients and through education within his community.

August 7: Integrative Cannabinoid Therapeutics

SPEAKER: Dr. Chris Spooner, BSc, ND

DATE: Wednesday August 7, 7 PM – 9 PM (EST)

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours

CE CREDITS: 2 Category A (1.5 General; 0.5 Pharma). Pending. NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

COST AND REGISTRATION:
OAND Members:
Single Webinar: $60
– As part of 3-Webinar Package: $55
– As part of 6-webinar package: $50

Non-Members: Single Webinar: $80

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION

Do you have a full understanding of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and the role it plays in health and illness? Although Ontario NDs cannot prescribe cannabis, other healthcare practitioners can. NDs need to understand the ECS and both the cannabis and non-cannabis-derived compounds that interact with it.

Join the Chief Scientific Officer of Heritage Cannabis, Dr. Chris Spooner, BSc, ND to discuss the basic elements of the ECS, compounds that act as cannabinoid agonists and receptor modifiers, integrative approaches that can be used to support Endocannabinoid Tone, and the role of genomic testing in individualized care. Learn how to provide key integrative care to patients while remaining within Ontario ND scope of practice.

 

LEARN HOW TO
1. Understand ECS components, physiology and clinical strategies to affect change via case studies.
2. Understand the various phytocannabinoids and terpenes that show promise as therapeutic agents and present evidence for their use.
3. Understand current literature on the interaction between the ECS and the immune system and how it relates to the pathology and treatment of autoimmune, neurological and inflammatory illnesses.
4. Understand the specific single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that can be used to direct therapy.
5. Get dietary, nutraceutical and lifestyle interventions that can modify ECS Tone.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Dr. Chris Spooner, BSc, ND has over 20 years of clinical experience and is a member of numerous medical advisory boards. He has over a decade of experience on the Board of Directors of the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC) including a position on the Cannabis Standards Subcommittee. He is a member Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids. Currently Chris is the Chief Scientific Officer for Heritage Cannabis and a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Environmental Medicine at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine’s Environmental Medicine Center of Excellence.

August 14: Pelvic Health and Incontinence

SPEAKER: Dr. Crystal Chanderbhan, ND

DATE: Wednesday August 14, 7 PM – 9 PM (EST)

WEBINAR LENGTH: 2 hours

CE CREDITS: 2 Category A (1.75 General; 0.25 Pharma). Pending. NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

COST AND REGISTRATION:
OAND Members:
Single Webinar: $60
– As part of 3-Webinar Package: $55
– As part of 6-webinar package: $50

Non-Members: Single Webinar: $80

 

WHAT YOU GET:
– PDF presentation slides
– Clinic Resources
– Opportunity to ask the speaker questions during webinar Q & A period
– Unlimited, lifetime access to webinar recording (both web-based and MP4 format)

 

DESCRIPTION

Do you understand the relationship between pelvic health and urinary incontinence? One in four women and one in nine men are affected by urinary incontinence. As this condition is poorly managed from a public health stand point, practitioners need to fully understand pelvic floor dysfunction in order to address urinary incontinence.

Join Naturopathic Doctor and Level II Pelvic Floor Therapist, Dr. Crystal Chanderbhan, ND to discuss the 3 types of urinary incontinence and why Kegels may do more harm than good. Gain confidence in using acupuncture, nutraceuticals and bio-identical hormones for pelvic floor rehabilitation, and learn how to collaborate with a pelvic floor physiotherapist. Learn how to help your patients get their pelvic floor health back on track.

 

LEARN HOW TO
1. Understand the anatomy and physiology of micturition, pelvic organ prolapse, the 5 functions of the pelvic floor and causes of dysfunction.
2. Distinguish between the 3 types of urinary incontinence and learn which common medications irritate the bladder.
3. Understand the role of pelvic floor therapy and how to collaborate with a pelvic floor physiotherapist.
4. Implement acupuncture protocols to treat stress/urge incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
5. Assess the role for bio-identical hormones, nutraceuticals and lifestyle modifications to improve pelvic floor health.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER 

Dr. Crystal Chanderbhan, ND is a Naturopathic Doctor, Level II Pelvic Floor Therapist and Neurofunctional Acupuncturist. She has a special interest in gut health, stress management and pelvic floor health. She uses acupuncture, nutraceuticals, lifestyle and diet modifications and pelvic floor therapy to help her patients achieve their health goals. In practice for over seven years, she has taught midwifery students at Ryerson University for eleven years, Medical Doctors at the University of Toronto, and nurses at Women’s College Hospital how to conduct a patient-centred pelvic examination.