Mastering Herbs: Top 10

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Mastering Herbs: Top 10

Description

General family practice clinicians have the need for safe and effective approaches to treat common conditions. Effective alternative to antibiotics are valuable for treating urinary tract infections, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and strep throat, and ubiquitous upper respiratory infections. Herbal therapies for treating hayfever, allergic airway disorders, and general atopic tendencies are also commonly needed in clinical practice, and will be discussed, with specific herbal formulas being exemplified. Effective wound care for abrasions, burns, and lacerations, should be part of every family physicians tool kit, both in the office, and to pack in a traveling first aid kit. This presentation also includes herbal formulas and philosophical approaches to consider in broader protocols for treating some of the most common chronic conditions seen in a general family practice including diabetes, osteoporosis, menopausal symptoms, and mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. Based on folkloric materia medica, specific indications of herbal medicines, and the Dr. Stansbury’s 30 years of clinical experience, this clinical presentation will offer effective formulas and treatment approaches to these common presenting complaints.

Learning Objectives

  • Treat wounds and non-surgical trauma with herbal therapies.
  • Treat pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and streptococcal infections with herbal therapies.
  • Treat URIs with herbal therapies and craft unique formulas as specifically indicated.
  • Treat UTIs and craft supportive and aggressive protocols when necessary.
  • Treat osteoporosis and devise long term mineral tonics and connective tissue and bone regenerative therapies.
  • Treat diabetes with multi-prong approaches that include medicinal foods, herbal specifics, and long term metabolic support for best effects.
  • Treat menopausal symptoms with specifically chosen herbs as most indicated when women present with menstrual irregularities, hot flashes, sleep disturbances, and cardiovascular symptoms.
  • Treat anxiety and depression using herbs as specifically indicated for different individuals, affects, concomitant symptoms, and constitutions.
  • Create specific and fine-tuned formulas given individual symptoms and presentations.

Course Content

  • Mastering Herbs: Top 10 1h 45min

Instructor

Dr Jillian Stansbury is a licensed naturopathic physician with 30 years experience, specializing in women’s health, fertility, PCOS, adrenal and thyroid disorders, and endocrine imbalances. She also treats immune and allergic disorders, and chronic disease including diabetes, osteoporosis, metabolic syndrome, and heart disease, as well mental health disorders including anxiety and depression.

Dr Stansbury served as the Chair of the Botanical Medicine department at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon and remains on the faculty. Dr Stansbury enjoys keeping up with the latest research in natural products chemistry and sharing the developments with other health professionals, as well as delving deeply into traditional and folkloric wisdom on the uses of plants as foods and medicines. Dr Stansbury compiles her research and presents some 10-20 original research papers at medical conferences each year, and has published numerous scholarly articles and several books, including Herbs for Health and Healing, and PCOS Health and Nutritional Guide. She is the author of Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals - a comprehensive herbal formulary text based on her decades of research and clinical experience (published by Chelsea Green).

Dr Stansbury is also an ethnobotanist and has conducted field studies in the Peruvian Amazon for over a decade, living and studying with the Wachiperi, Matstigenka, Bora, and Yagua communities for many years, as well as studying Andean plants. She has created photo, video, and herbarium archives of the plants that she has learned and has published several books on this material as well, including Stung by the Rainbow, and the Mystical and Medicinal Plants of the Andes and Amazon. She leads ethnobotany field courses for nature, adventure, and plant enthusiasts in the Iquitos and Manu regions of the Peruvian Amazon each July 20-30, and winter holiday. Email Dr Stansbury for more information at [email protected]

Continuing Education Approvals

  • Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists (CFA)

    0.875 CEU total (up to 0.875 CEU Category B) -Direct Approval
  • College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO)

    1.75 credits total (up to 1.75 credits Category A) -Direct Approval
  • National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

    2 PDAs total (up to 2 PDAs Professional Enhancement (CW-PE)) -Direct Approval
  • New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NHAND)

    1.75 CEUs total (up to 1.75 CEUs General) -Direct Approval
  • Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine (OBNM)

    1.75 hours total (up to 1.75 hours General) -Direct Approval
  • Vermont Office of Professional Regulation (VT OPR)

    1.75 hours total (up to 1.75 hours General) -Direct Approval
  • Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA)

    0.875 CPD total (up to 0.875 CPD Category B) -Assumed Approval
  • Arizona Naturopathic Physicians Medical Board (AZ NPMB)

    1.75 CMEs total (up to 1.75 CMEs General) -Assumed Approval
  • College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA)

    1.75 continuing competence credits total -Assumed Approval
  • College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC)

    1.75 hours total (up to 1.75 hours Category C - Educational Courses) -Assumed Approval
  • College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO)

    1.75 credits total (up to 1.75 credits Category B) -Assumed Approval
  • Colorado Office of Naturopathic Doctor Registration (CO ONDR)

    1.75 PDAs total -Assumed Approval
  • Connecticut Department of Public Health: Naturopathic Physician Licensure (CT DPH: NPL)

    1.75 hours total -Assumed Approval
  • Council for Homeopathic Certification (CHC)

    1.75 CEUs total (up to 1.75 CEUs Category 2) -Assumed Approval
  • District of Columbia Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (DC HRLA)

    1.75 hours total -Assumed Approval
  • Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Professional & Vocational Licensing (HI DCCA)

    1.75 CEs total (up to 1.75 CEs General) -Assumed Approval
  • Idaho Board of Medicine: Naturopathic Medical Board (ID BOM: NMB)

    1.75 hours total (up to 1.75 hours General) -Assumed Approval
  • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts (KS SBHA)

    1.75 CEUs total -Assumed Approval
  • Maine Board of Complementary Health Care Providers (ME BCHCP)

    1.75 hours total (up to 1.75 hours General) -Assumed Approval
  • Manitoba Naturopathic Association (MNA)

    1.75 hours total (up to 1.75 hours Category B) -Assumed Approval
  • Maryland Board of Physicians (MD BP)

    1.75 hours total -Assumed Approval
  • Minnesota Board of Medical Practice (MN BMP)

    1.75 contact hours total (up to 1.75 contact hours General) -Assumed Approval
  • Montana Board of Alternative Health Care (MT BAHC)

    1.75 hours total (up to 1.75 hours General) -Assumed Approval
  • North Dakota Board of Integrative Health Care (ND BIHC)

    1.75 credits total (up to 1.75 credits General) -Assumed Approval
  • Rhode Island Department of Health: Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline (RI DOH: BMLD)

    1.75 hours total -Assumed Approval
  • Saskatchewan Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (SANP)

    1.75 hours total (up to 1.75 hours Category C) -Assumed Approval
  • Utah Naturopathic Physician Licensing Board (UT NPLB)

    1.75 CEs total (up to 1.75 CEs General) -Assumed Approval
  • Washington State Department of Health: Board of Naturopathy (WA DOH: BON)

    1.75 hours total (up to 1.75 hours Category 2) -Assumed Approval
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