Gastrointestinal Health

Gastrointestinal Health

Hobart, TAS | 2-3 March 2019


2 - 3 March, 2 days face-to-face + required activities

This module will address a number of the most common functional and inflammatory gastrointestinal complaints that present to clinic. Conditions to be covered include gastritis and reflux, constipation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, from pathogenesis to treatment.

Our highly regarded presenters will bring their clinical experience and knowledge on the application of nutritional and environmental medicine in collaboration with conventional medical practice. Current scientific evidence for the effectiveness of treatment modalities will be presented including nutraceutical prescription, dietary manipulation, lifestyle modification and environmental factors, alongside the range of available testing and investigation options.

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to interact with ACNEM’s expert presenters, discuss and compare notes on clinical experiences, and network with like-minded people. 

Speaker Announcement
Dr Jason Hawrelak (PhD) - lecturer, researcher, and experienced integrative natural medicine practitioner.
Dr James Read - experienced General Practitioner and medical educator
Dr Robyn Cosford - experienced integrative medicine practitioner specialising in nutritional biochemistry, IBS and SIBO 
Dr Nadine Perlen - medical doctor, experienced integrative medicine practitioner, ACNEM Board Member

Content will include:

  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and its aetiology
  • Contributing factors to gastritis and reflux [and their impact on Vitamin B12 levels]
  • Methods of assessing gastrointestinal and microbiome health
  • Role of specific dietary approaches for the manipulation of the microbiome
  • Evidence-based lifestyle interventions that can assist in the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Treatment approaches for the management of gastrointestinal parasite

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Venue Details
Wrest Point Hotel and Conference Centre 
410 Sandy Bay Rd
Sandy Bay TAS 7005
(03) 6221 1888

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.

Accommodation Bookings 

For accommodation bookings between Friday 1 - Monday 4 March please go to the following link for conference rates,

For additional nights outside of these dates please contact the reservations team on 03 6221 1888. 


$990 - Member and Early bird discounts apply.