Brisbane - 29 & 30 July 2017

Training 

Primary Modules in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine 

29-30 July, 2 days face to face + equivalent of 2 days online + required activities 

The Primary Modules in NEM, designed for GPs, registrars and other graduate healthcare professional, are ACNEM’s foundational training in post graduate Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. The modules will be delivered over 2 days face-to-face, plus equivalent of 2 days online (4 months online access) to view the lectures and to complete the required learning activities.

These modules provide an introduction and overview of NEM within primary care. Each major biological system is explored covering the key nutritional, environmental and biochemical factors affecting health and disease. Through case studies delegates will gain practical tools to aid integration into daily practice. The Primary Modules enable practitioners to begin practising NEM confidently and safely.

To enhance your education and reinforce what you have learned, completion of each module requires pre-disposing and reflective activities and an online quiz.

More information coming soon 

Environmental Health

29-30 July, 2 days face to face + required activities
40 Category 1 RACGP QI & CPD Points apply

We are under the constant influence of thousands of chemicals in our lives - from paints and fumes to pesticides and preservatives in our foods.

The ACNEM Environmental Health module is aimed at practicing health professionals to educate on the recognition of environmental toxins, their affect on human health and how a patient affected by them may present to you in clinical practice.  This module will give an overview of the major toxins; patient signs and symptoms of exposure, identification of any clinical testing available and give practical solutions to minimising patient’s exposure and specific treatment strategies to improve health outcomes. This training module will be run by experts in the field, including medical doctors and researchers.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the scientific principles underlying environmental health and how the human body is affected by toxins
  • Identify the signs, symptoms and common conditions associated with various environmental toxin exposures
  • Overview environmental toxins, including mould and biotoxins, pesticides, POPs and EDC, heavy metal toxicity and electrical sensitivity
  • Identify any testing available that may assist in the diagnosis of toxin exposure
  • Develop a checklist for each toxin outlining strategies to minimise exposure and specific treatment strategies, for enhanced patient outcomes and safety

Speakers

Dr Tim Ewer | GP, FACNEM, specialist in environmental medicine, lecturer, specific research thesis on heavy metal toxicity

Nicole Bijlsma | Founder of Australian College of Environmental Studies, Building Biologist expert, Naturopath, lecturer, currently undergoing PhD in environmental medicine

Dr Sandeep Gupta | GP, FACNEM, specialist in environmental medicine, lecturer, researcher

Sarah Lantz PhD | Nutritionist, author of Chemical Free Kids & One Bite at a Time, lecturer

More information coming soon 

 

Venue Details

Novotel Brisbane
Level 1 
200 Creek Street
Brisbane CBD 

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided. Transport, accommodation and other meals are not included. Attendees are responsible for their own transport, accommodation and additional meal arrangements. 

Accomodation 

Delegates who wish to stay at the Novotel Brisbane simply contact the reservations team on 61 7 3309 3374 and mention that you are attending the ACNEM Training event over the weekend of the 29 & 30 July for access to the special rate of $145 for a standard room

 

Register / Cost

To view pricing and to register online for this and/or other ACNEM training click here

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