About the course:
This course is uniquely offered to practicing naturopaths with a special interest in reproductive medicine. It is expected that participants will have a working knowledge of standard preconception interventions and are already working with fertility patients in clinical practice.
Participants will receive detailed clinical assessment and treatment tools to assist in day-to-day practice, as well as up-to-date resources regarding evidence-based support for IVF patients.
On completion practitioners will be better positioned to make sense of medical fertility protocols, manage complex fertility patients, as well as confidently communicate with medical specialists regarding evidence-based interventions for improved IVF outcomes.
Participants will earn 6 CPE points.
Weeks 1 & 2: Specific Preconception Preparation for the IVF Patient- Beyond the Basics.
This highly medicalised patient group have complex preconception requirements, and appropriate identification and preparation can significantly influence assisted reproductive outcomes. We will discuss clinically relevant and evidence based testing recommendations & assessments specific for IVF, as well as the complexities of nutritional & hormonal preparation.
Week 3: Naturopathic Support for ART & IVF
A thorough introduction and outline of up-to-date assisted reproductive statistics and protocols. What we’re commonly seeing now regarding standards and variations of the IVF cycle, along with clinical and evidence-based information regarding naturopathic support for each stage.
Week 4: IVF- Complex Cases
Complications in the IVF process and how to support your patient. We will consider appropriate intervention to increase the chance of success for those with for whom the odds are stacked against. Including poor responders, ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome, older couples, poor embryo quality and repeat IVF failure.
Tuesday 12th, 19th, 26th November and 3rd December 2019
Time: 11:00am–12.30pm AEDT (OR meetings recorded for your convenience)
Cost: $495 (plus GST)
Platform: Interactive live Zoom meetings online, with the ability to review sessions if you are unable to attend at the time.
Places are limited. Call reception 9419 9988 or add to cart now. .