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Integrative Medicine

Ralph Snyderman

Credits: 1 hour of CME; 1.2 nursing contact hours (CEU)

Cost: Free

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the concept of prospective care and personalized medicine, incorporating personalized health planning and how this differs from the current disease-oriented approach
  • To understand the types of new tools becoming available to facilitate the practice of prospective and personalized care. These include refined health risk assessment tools incorporating the latest scientific advances regarding disease predictors
  • To understand the compelling need for greater personal responsibility for maintaining ones health and the tools available to do so
  • To understand the potential for an increased and more dominant role for rational integrative medicine approaches in prospective care

View Lecture

This lecture has been broken into seven chapters and may be viewed by clicking on the links provided, beginning with A Foundation for Prospective Health Care.