Course Description and Objectives
This live internet CME activity seeks to increase knowledge and equip clinicians by providing them with tools and strategies to more effectively incorporate integrative medicine into their daily practice. Conference tracks will specifically address the areas of structural racism and community medicine, a whole systems approach to patient care, wellness, and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Recognize structural factors that influence clinical encounters
• Develop awareness of individual biases that a physician possesses
• Develop language to identify bias and tools to help address/ correct implicit biases
• Observe and imagine novel interventions to correct structural biases and inequity
• List appropriate integrative herbal and Ayurvedic management strategies, including botanical sources
• Identify ways to incorporate botanical therapeutics into a multi-modal treatment plan to address root causes of symptoms including systemic inflammation.
• Identify how a whole systems approach can be directly applied in the clinical setting
• Discuss recent research in Ayurveda and its application in clinical settings
• Recognize emotional triggers and stressors that can contribute to physician burnout and depression
• Identify red flags in themselves, their colleagues, and their patients to help address and decrease healthcare provider burnout and depression
• Discuss wellness skills and tips that healthcare providers can share with their patients
• Identify language through which providers can communicate with their patients to empower them to make changes in favor of daily health improvements, including nutritional changes and mental health/ wellness practices that support a mind-body-spirit approach to health care
• Review the main tenants of osteopathic philosophy
• Perform and appropriately apply basic osteopathic manipulation techniques
• Identify how osteopathic principles can inform their approach to patient care and treatment of each patient with a whole-person approach, considering mind, body, and spirit
Physicians, pharmacists, PAs, NPs, and other interested healthcare professionals
Commercial Support Acknowledgement
There is no outside support for this activity.
Continuing Education Information
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine—California is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine—California designates this Live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine—California is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.
The Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine—California designates this program for a maximum of 5.5 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in the activity.
Pharmacists - Pursuant to Title 16 CCR section 1732.2, coursework which meets the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and has been approved for continuing education by the Medical Board of California shall, upon satisfactory completion, be considered approved continuing
education for pharmacists.