An Evidence-Based Update
January 28-31, 2016
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Scientific evidence has shown that food choices and certain supplements can improve health and symptoms of disease. As a result, many Americans are self-prescribing and spending in excess of $30 billion annually on herbal and dietary supplements to address their health concerns. It is important for health care providers to receive timely, evidence-based information in order to address the risks and benefits of supplements with their patients. In this dynamic partnership with patients, providers also need information about regulatory issues, dosing and product potency. To address these needs, world-renowned faculty will present a concise, clinically relevant overview of natural supplements in evidence-based practice, with an emphasis on disease states. As part of this informative and comprehensive CME conference, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a full day of highly interactive workshops in order to fine tune clinical applications. This medical education event is a must-attend for anyone wanting to acquire a wide-range of knowledge and expertise for addressing and managing dietary supplement use.
This course is intended for physicians, naturopathic doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, nurse midwives, acupuncturists, chiropractors, dietitians, pharmacists, physician assistants, psychologists and any other health care professional who makes nutritional recommendations or manages dietary supplement use.
Submit an Abstract for Poster Presentation
Interested parties are asked to submit abstracts of original work dealing with Natural Supplements including, but not limited to: their background, mechanism of action, utilization demographics, efficacy, risk/benefit ratio, patient education, marketing, and regulation. Submission of original works (including works or projects in progress) will be accepted in three categories:
- I. Original Clinical Research
- II. Basic Sciences / Review / Case Studies
- III. Student/Fellow/Resident
Submitted abstracts of 400 words or less consisting of original observations in categories I or II will be peer-reviewed by the program research committee in pertinent areas including originality, study design, interpretation, and relevance to the conference theme. Posters accepted by the committee will be presented throughout the conference.
Applicants must submit the following online:
- Abstract Submission Form
- Abstracts of 400 words or less covering pertinent areas including context/background, objective, methods, results and conclusions without listing of authors or affiliated institution. These will be judged by the program committee in a blinded fashion in pertinent areas including originality, study design, interpretation, and relevance to the conference theme.
- CV/Resume of principle author
The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2015. Submissions received after this date will be reviewed based upon space availability. Authors of selected posters will be notified within four weeks of submission.
- Paradise Point Resort
- 1404 Vacation Road
- San Diego, CA 92109 US 32.775 -117.239 Directions
|Thursday, January 28th, 2016 - Sunday, January 31st, 2016||8:00 am - 12:30 am|