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CNDA–Pharmacy Webinar 23

November 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Naturopathic Management of Autoimmune Disease:  Clinical Updates on Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematous

with Dr. Alena Guggenheim, ND

DATE:  November 18, 2014

TIME:  6:30 pm PST – 9:00 pm PST

$75 members or $95 non-members (CNDA)

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Course Overview

­­­­­Rheumatoid arthritis and SLE are highly unpredictable and difficult diseases to manage. Patients can have a varied presentation, and diagnosis is not always clear.  Many clinicians continue to use dated labs and diagnostic criteria when working with suspected auto-immune disorders. This presentation will provide a clinical update on diagnosis and provide tools to help clinicians treat these autoimmune disorders safely. Emphasis will be placed on understanding morbidity and using evidence-based naturopathic treatment plans to improve health risks. The most current prescription drugs and biological conventional treatments will also be reviewed, including controversies around efficacy and risks of treatment. Attendees will leave with the confidence to diagnose, understand the complexities of conventional treatment and utilize evidence-based naturopathic management of rheumatoid arthritis and SLE.

Attend this presentation to confidently:

  • Understand the various clinical presentations of rheumatoid arthritis and SLE
  • Be able to utilize the most up to date diagnostic criteria and testing practices for RA and SL
  • Be able to appropriately order and interpret ANA and extractable nuclear antigen testing
  • Understand morbidity and mortality of SLE and when to co-manage with conventional rheumatologist
  • Utilize naturopathic modalities in the evidence-based management of rheumatoid arthritis and SLE
  • Understand the risks, benefits and controversies of conventional treatment
  • Understand and manage drug side effects from medications used to treat RA and SLE

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November 18, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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