Alternative Medicine 1003 - Alternative Medicine Alert - Mar 01, 2006

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for physicians and researchers interested in complementary and alternative medicine.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

Executive Editor
Russell H. Greenfield, MD
Medical Director
Carolinas Integrative Health
Carolinas HealthCare System
Charlotte, NC;
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Medicine
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Authors
Alexandra C. Frost, PhD
Research Faculty
Dickson Institute for Health Studies
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, NC

Francis Brinker, ND
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Arizona

Subjects:

  • Drug Pharmacokinetic Interactions Following Consumption of Plant Products
  • Selenium and Cancer
  • Could Meditation Give You a Big Head?
  • Prostate Cancer: Patient Handout

Objectives:

  • make informed, evidence-based decisions about whether to consider using alternative therapies in practice
  • describe and critique the objectives, methods, results, and conclusions of useful, current, peer-reviewed clinical studies in alternative medicine as published in the scientific literature

Financial Disclosure:

Alternative Medicine Alert’s Executive Editor, Russell H. Greenfield, MD, and Author, Alexandra C. Frost, PhD, has no financial relationships with companies having ties to the material presented in this continuing education program. Author, Francis Brinker, ND, is a retained consultant for Eclectic Institute, Inc.

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