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PW13: Hepatitis C: Conventional and Natural Treatment
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Continuing Education Credits
2.5 hours of pharmacy for California Naturopathic Doctors
3.0 CA LAc Category 1 Home Study Credits
  
Presenter
Dr. Lyn Patrick, ND

Originally aired: May 2012

Webinar Description
75% of those with chronic viral hepatitis are unaware of their infection. (CDC 2009) These patients present with vague complaints of chronic fatigue, joint pain, gastrointestinal symptoms, etc. Is chronic hepatitis C in your DDX? This webinar is a mini-course in hepatology: how to work up and rule out chronic viral hepatitis and provide the best conventional and naturopathic management of patients with chronic hepatitis C.  Dr. Patrick will discuss the efficacy and side effects of pharmaceuticals (ribivarin, peg interferon, and the new protease-inhibitors) for chronic hepatitis C as well as the specifics of a naturopathic approach.  Dr. Patrick will also discuss the use of integrative solutions for managing difficult patient cases.  
  
Goals and Objectives
  1. Identify appropriate lab tests to diagnose both evidence of and staging for chronic hepatitis C infection.
  2. Discuss strategies for determining when standard treatment is indicated and when naturopathic approaches may be sufficient.
  3. Managing co-morbid conditions associated with hepatitis C, including steatohepatitis, autoimmune conditions, hepatic encephalopathy, and cirrhosis.
  4. Review naturopathic prevention and treatment for the above conditions.
Dr.  Lyn Patrick, ND
Dr. Lyn Patrick, ND received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University in 1984 and has been in private practice in Arizona and Colorado since that time. She is a faculty member of the Postgraduate Certification Course on Environmental Medicine through Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, a year-long CME program for physicians and licensed naturopathic doctors. Dr. Patrick is also a consulting member of the Board of Directors of American College for the Advancement of Medicine www.acam.org and she speaks internationally on the integrative medical treatment of chronic hepatitis C, environmental medicine and other topics.  Dr. Patrick is a published author of numerous articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and is a Contributing Editor for Alternative Medicine Review, a Medline-indexed journal of complementary/alternative medical research.  

Immediate Download Includes
• Windows version (.wmv) and Mac version (.mov) of the Webinar
• PDF booklet
• Certification form
 
Instructions
• Purchase the webinar
• Download files to your computer
• Watch webinar
• Use the link in the Word file receive your Self-Study CE certificate