Alternative Medicine 1005 - Alternative Medicine Alert - May 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
Lynn Keegan, RN, PhD, AHN-BC, FAAN
Director
Holistic Nursing Consultants
Port Angeles, WA

David Kiefer, MD
Fellowship
Program in Integrative Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Arizona
Tucson

Subjects:

  • Calcium for Weight Management
  • Vitamin D Supplementation to Prevent Colorectal Cancer
  • Clinical Briefs: Hungry, but Alive—Calorie Restriction
  • Growing Stronger—Strength Training for Older Adults

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, has no financial relationships with companies having ties to the material presented in this continuing education program. In addition, authors Lynn Keegan, RN, PhD, AHN-BC, FAAN and David Kiefer, MD both report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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