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Nutritional Medicine Masterclass - Part 1: Chronic Disease - Abbotsford Vic

Australian Traditional Medicine Society

Sunday, 30 April 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (AEST)

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ATMS Accredited member 18h 23m $125.00 $0.00
Non ATMS Practitioner 18h 23m $170.00 $0.00
ATMS Student member 18h 23m $75.00 $0.00
Non ATMS Student 18h 23m $105.00 $0.00

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We are seeing an increasing number of patients with a complexity of signs and symptoms presenting in our clinics. Chronic diseases are the leading causes of burden of disease and are the leading cause of illness, disability and death in Australia, accounting for 90% of all deaths in 2011. Patients can present with multiple, well-defined chronic illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), chronic fatigue syndrome, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis. MTHFR and Pyrrole disorder further complicate the management of these conditions. Sometimes diseases may occur in combination and represent the greatest challenge to practitioners.
• This comprehensive masterclass will enable practitioners to greatly expand their scope of understanding of the diagnosis, pathophysiology and clinical signs of chronic disease.
• In this masterclass, you will develop skills and confidence in the treatment and management of chronic disease, MTHFR and Pyrrole disorder. In addition, strategies will be discussed on how to improve clinical outcomes in complex patients.
• Successful case studies will be presented throughout.
• This masterclass will benefit new and established practitioners as well as students to consolidate their learning.

Learning Outcomes:

There are a number of learning outcomes for this Nutritional Medicine Masterclass – Chronic Disease. These learning outcomes will provide the content for the masterclass. These learning outcomes include, but not limited to, the following.

• Identify the leading causes of chronic disease.
• Identify and name the markers of increased chronic disease risk and other key clinical factors.
• Recognise the incidence and prevalence of chronic disease.
• Recall and apply specific diets for the management and prevention of chronic disease.
• Recall and apply nutrients, their functions and dosage ranges for the management and prevention of chronic disease.
• Translate evidence-based strategies for prevention and treatment of chronic disease risk factors and their co-morbidities to individual patient management.
• Apply optimal strategies for the management of chronic disease health.
• Outline specific steps for chronic disease risk reduction.


Bradley McEwen PhD is a naturopath, nutritionist, herbalist, lecturer and researcher with over 17 years of clinical experience. His postgraduate studies led to completing a PhD at the University of Sydney, in addition to a Master of Health Science (Human Nutrition). Bradley is currently studying a Master of Public Health. He has lectured for 12 years on the health sciences and nutrition and has presented at conferences internationally and nationally.

Bradley has numerous original research and review articles published in peer-reviewed journals. He has a passion for teaching and research. He received the Eberhard F. Mammen Young Investigator Award (an international award in thrombosis and haemostasis). In 2016 he received the Lecturer Researcher of the Year Award. He is also a reviewer for international journals. His research interests include the study of the effects of diet and nutrition on cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cardiometabolic syndrome, depression, polycystic ovarian syndrome, cognition, and chronic disease; Omega-3 PUFA; antioxidants; chronic disease prevention; and public health.

General information:

Time: Registration from 9.00 am, 9.30am start. 4.30pm finish

CPE: 6 CPE points (ATMS policy accrues 1 CPE point for each hour of approved educational time).

Please bring your lunch.

ATMS Cancellation policy: bookings cancelled between 7 and 21 days before the seminar date are able to transfer the booking to another seminar. Bookings cancelled with less than 7 days notice before the seminar date will not be entitled to any refund.

Please note that it is not permissible to bring children to ATMS seminars.

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Quest Abbotsford
611 Victoria Street
Abbotsford, VIC 3067

Sunday, 30 April 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (AEST)

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