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CE Live Webinars

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: CONO-Approved for a total of 6 Category A credits (4 General; 2 Pharma).  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.


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: CONO-Approved for 2 Category A. NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

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

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

 

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

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: CONO-Approved for 2 Category A. NDs outside Ontario: view Webinar FAQs for CE information.

 

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

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.