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BHRT Symposium Sep 14-16, 2017 - Chicago, IL

Course Description

In this exclusive 3-day seminar, listen to experts analyze the medical evidence surrounding BHRT, while learning from instructors actively practicing this specialty. Sessions will allow you to gain the information needed to safely and effectively merge BHRT into your practice. While the traditional medical view of aging focuses on its inevitable complications and steady decline in quality of life, this therapy functions as a means of relieving-and even preventing-many of these symptoms.

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Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
5/31/17
6/30/17
$699
7/31/17
$899
9/13/17
$1,099

Learning Objectives

  • Review Hormone Replacement for Women
  • Identify the clinical signs and symptoms of Hypothyroidism
  • Review Insulin Resistance and the prevention of Type II Diabetes
  • Assess laboratory tests: Blood, Saliva and Urine
  • Discuss cortisol levels effect on balanced hormones
  • Evaluate cortisol levels and circadian rhythm
  • Evaluate Andropause, Testosterone Treatment and monitoring
  • Identify adequate HRT and improving sexual function
  • Understand the effects of growth hormone deficiency
  • Discuss the benefits of HRT and the Cardiovascular system
  • Evaluate HRT with neuro-psychopathology in traumatic brain injury
  • Understand nutritional depletions caused by medications and how hormones are affected

Schedule

6:30 am - 7:30 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:30 am - 9:00 am

What You Should Know About Female Hormones

Pamela Smith, MD, MPH, MS

9:00 am - 10:00 am

A Practical Approach to Estrogen Metabolism

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, FMNM, ABAARM

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Break

10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Testosterone Deficiency in Men: Treatment, Controversies and Current Studies

Ron Rothenberg, MD

11:30 pm - 12:30 pm

Thyroid Optimization: The Paradigm Shift, Treatment Controversies, Current Studies

Ron Rothenberg, MD

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hormones and The Heart

Gary Donovitz, MD, FACOG

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Growth Hormone Treating Adult GH Deficiency

Ron Rothenberg, MD

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Break

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Lab Tests Used in BHRT – Controversies and Practical Model

Kris Hart, MS, FNP, RN-C

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Optimizing Hormone Replacement – How to Prescribe Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Ron Rothenberg, MD

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Case Studies

Ron Rothenberg, MD
Kris Hart, MS, FNP, RN-C

6:00 pm

Close of Session

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:30 am

How to Identify Quality Compounders and Navigate New FDA Regulations

Rick Rhoads, PharmD

8:30 am - 9:00 am

New and Innovative Compounded Formulas for Skin and Hair

Rick Rhoads, PharmD

9:00 am - 10:00 am

The Hormone Therapies to Slow Down or Reverse Aging (and/or reverse obesity): The ABC's and Some of the XYZ's

Thierry Hertoghe MD

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Break

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Recognizing the physical signs of deficits in hormones that cause skin aging (wrinkles, loose skin, skin atrophy, pigment spots, eczema): cortisol, relaxin, vasopressin, aldosterone, and IGF-1, deficiencies

Thierry Hertoghe MD

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Nutritional Depletions Caused by Medications and How They May Affect Hormonal Function

Pamela W. Smith, MD, MPH, MS

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Break

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Recognizing the Physical Signs of Deficits in Hormones that Cause Abdominal Obesity: growth hormone, leptin, follistatin, gonadotrophin/HCG, testosterone (in men and women), DHEA deficiencies

Thierry Hertoghe MD

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Live Diagnosis of the Audience Q & A

Thierry Hertoghe MD

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A New Look at Adrenal Dysfunction

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, FMNM, ABAARM

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Common Problems Solved with BHRT

Pamela W. Smith, MD, MPH, MS

6:00 pm

Close of Session

7:00 am - 7:30 am

Continental Breakfast

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Hormones and Their Effect on Memory

Pamela W. Smith, MD, MPH, MS

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Testosterone Treatment in Women: double-blind placebo controlled studies (overview), benefits, doses, risks

Thierry Hertoghe MD

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Break

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Hormone Therapies to Reverse Male Genital Aging: penile atrophy, Peyronie's disease, testicular atrophy, prostate hypertrophy, etc.

Thierry Hertoghe MD

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Jet Lag Treatment: light, activity, diet, GABA, 5-HTP, melatonin, cortisol, and aldosterone treatment

Thierry Hertoghe MD

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Hormone Therapies to Reverse Back Aging (bowed back, droopy back muscles, obese back, buffalo hump, muscle atrophy, etc.)

Thierry Hertoghe MD

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Methylation: What You Need to Know

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, FMNM, ABAARM

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Insulin Resistance: A Metabolic Approach

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, FMNM, ABAARM

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Questions and Answers

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, FMNM, ABAARM

6:00 pm

Close of Session

Speakers

Gary S. Donovitz

Gary S. Donovitz,
MD, FACOG

Dr. Donovitz has been an innovator in bioidentical hormone replacement for over 20 years. Founder and CEO of BioTE® Medical, Dr. Donovitz is also the medical director of The Institute for Hormonal Balance. Over the past seven years, he has championed the mission of changing healthcare through an individualized, comprehensive method of hormone optimization. He is considered an expert in the field of subcutaneous hormone pellet therapy and is an international lecturer on the subject. Dr. Donovitz has performed more than 60,000 pellet insertions. Dr. Donovitz was a pioneer in robotic surgery and trained physicians across the country. He was given the award for best teaching resident at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, and is a fellow of both the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Royal College of Medicine. Dr. Donovitz has delivered 7,500 babies in Arlington, Texas.

Kris Hart

Kris Hart,
NP, RN-C, FNP

Kris Hart, NP, RN-C, FNP, Is the Associate Medical Director for California HealthSpan Institute in Encinitas, CA. Ms. Hart has a Master's Degree in Nursing with Family Practice Nurse Practitioner certification from UCLA. She currently is working in Family Practice, Emergency Medicine and Preventive/Regenerative Medicine. She has completed the Certification and Fellowship program in Preventive/Regenerative/ Functional medicine as an allied health professional. Ms. Hart's background in family practice, critical care and emergency medicine and natural hormone optimization is extensive.

Thierry Hertoghe

Thierry Hertoghe,
ND

Thierry Hertoghe, MD is the President of the International Hormone Society. Born in 1957 and he practices lifespan/reversing aging medicine and hormone therapy. He represents the fourth consecutive generation of physicians who have worked in the field of hormone therapy, where he practices medicine with a team of experienced doctors in Brussels. He is an internationally known authority in medical therapies oriented to correct hormone deficiencies, reduce aging or even on some aspects reverse aging and possibly extend lifespan.

Rick Rhoads

Rick Rhoads,
PharmD

Rick Rhoads, PharmD, received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Arizona. He is a clinical and patent care pharmacist with advanced experience in sterile and non-sterile compounding. Dr. Rhoads frequently is involved in new formula development for urological and functional medicine compounds. He is a frequent speaker in cosmeceutical science relating to signs of aging and menopause on the skin.

Gary S. Donovitz

Ron Rothenberg,
MD

Ron Rothenberg, MD, is Clinical Professor and Course Director of Preventative and Family Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He is the author of Forever Ageless and has recently been featured in the University of California M.D. television series.

Pamela W. Smith

Pamela W. Smith,
MD, MPH, MS

Pamela Wartian Smith, M.D., MPH, MS spent her first twenty years of practice as an emergency room physician with the Detroit Medical Center and then the next eighteen years as an Anti-Aging/Functional Medicine specialist. She is a diplomat of the Board of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Physicians and is an internationally known speaker and author on the subject of Metabolic, Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine. She also holds a Master’s in Public Health Degree along with a Master’s Degree in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine.

She has been featured on CNN, PBS, and many other television networks, has been interviewed in numerous consumer magazines, and has hosted two of her own radio shows. She is a regular contributor for Fox News Radio. Dr. Smith is currently the Director of the Center for Personalized Medicine and the founder of The Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Functional Medicine. Dr. Smith is also the co-director of the Master’s Program in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine at the Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida. She is the author of the best-selling books, “HRT: The Answers,” “Vitamins Hype or Hope,” “Demystifying Weight Loss,” “What You Must Know About Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & More,” “What You Must Know about Women’s Hormones,” “Why You Can’t Lose Weight,” and “What You Must Know About Memory Loss and How You Can Stop It.” Her newest book: “What You Must Know About Thyroid Disorders,” has just been released.

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, ABAARM, ABFM, FMNM

Filomena Trindade,
MD, MPH, ABAARM, ABFM, FMNM

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, ABAARM, ABFM, FMNM is a teacher, author, and international speaker in functional medicine. She is a graduate of the fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine and teaches in the Fellowship (a Master’s program through the Morsani School of Medicine, University of South Florida).

In addition, she is faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). After obtaining her BA degree in Biology she went on to finish a Master’s in Public Health in the area of environmental health and epidemiology before starting medical school. She graduated first in her class in family practice from the University of California Davis School of Medicine and did her residency training in family practice at the U.C. San Francisco/Santa Rosa Program. She has been in clinical practice for over 20 years. Before starting her own private practice in 2004 in functional medicine she was the medical director of a non-profit organization that catered to the underserved. Her work has been published in Townsend Letter, Guide to Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine, Saúde Actual, and the Border Health Journal among others. She is currently very active in developing teaching programs in Functional Medicine in the USA, Latin America and Europe. Keep up with her activities at www.drtrindade.com.

Register Now

Register By:
Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
5/31/17
6/30/17
$699
7/31/17
$899
9/13/17
$1,099

Accreditation Information

Physician Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and A4M.  Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation
Global Education Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education
Global Education Group is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity for 23 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacist Accreditation Statement

ACPE Global Education Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Credit Designation
Global Education Group designates this continuing education activity for 23 contact hour(s) (2.3 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. (Universal Activity Number - 0530-xxx-xx-xxx-xxx)
This is a knowledge based activity.

Global Contact Information
For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 or cme@globaleducationgroup.com.

Instructions to Receive Credit
An email will be sent following the conclusion of this activity and it will include the online evaluation form and post test. Both the online evaluation and post test are required to receive continuing credit.

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