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Part I: Mastering the Protocols for Optimization of Hormone Replacement Therapy - January

Event Details

 

Syllabus Information:

All attendees will receive an electronic and printed syllabus with their registration.  The eSyllabus will be available for download at least three days prior to the course.  Attendees will be sent an email notification when it is available.  This early release provides the opportunity to download and study the syllabus and additional speaker handouts

The syllabus can be saved in Adobe Reader which allows attendees to add "sticky notes" directly on the slide as the speaker is talking.  These notes can be saved permanently to your document.   Other recommended applications include iBooks (for apple mobile devices) and iAnnotate (for mobile devices). 

 

Pre-Course Test:

In our efforts towards continuous improvement for our course curriculum, the Foundation for Care Management has requested that all attendees take a pre-test.

Visit the FCM website to take the pre-test: FCM Pre-Test

The Course code is : BHRT1012017p1


Notification will be sent out after the course with links to complete the post test and survey.  These must be completed to claim your credit.  Your certificate will be available to print online once the survey has been completed

 

Homework

Dr. Rouzier has requested that all attendees read specific articles from ACOG and JABM in order to better understand his lectures on estrogen, progesterone and for the course in general.  Click on the articles to download.

ACOG Article Part 1 - Committee Opinion: Compounded Bioidentical Menopausal Hormone Therapy

JABFM article Part 1 - Counseling Post Menopausal Women about Bioidentical Hormones

Homework Article 3Critique_Neal-Rouzier_Testostero - Is Testosterone Therapy in Men Harmful?

Pre-Registration

Pre- Registration will be available outside the Alpine Ballroom (2nd Floor) on Thursday Evening from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. for those of you who would like to get registered and pick up your course material early.

Registration

Alpine Ballroom (2nd Floor)

Registration Open 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.meeting start time is 8:00 a.m. and please note that coffee is available but no breakfast will be provided.  There is a cafe in the hotel and a Starbucks for breakfast snack items.

Please bring a sweater, often times the meeting rooms run on the cooler side so dress accordingly.

Friday Schedule (Optional Non-CME Pharmacy Tour)

The Pharmacy is currently under construction with enhancements and compliance upgrades.  The tour will be postponed till the Part II in March.  Instead MedQuest will be sponsoring a luncheon on Saturday at the hotel with pertinent information should you decide to prescribe compounded hormones.  With this in mind the schedule will change slightly and Dr. Rouzier will have additional teaching time on Friday.

Friday Evening Presentation – Optional (non-CME)

Living Younger Preventive-Aging Medicine & Business System

Canyon's B (2nd Floor) 7:15 PM

“Learn How to Add Preventive-Aging Services to your Practice Now”
Light Meal, Wine & Beverages

Saturday Evening Optional Dinner

7:30 – 9:30 pm Dinner at Squatters Pub and Grill – informal dinner and conversation with colleagues.  A buffet dinner is available and the cost is $24.95.  A cash bar is available for alcoholic drinks and specialty beers.  There is still some space left, if you would like to attend please RSVP to dburnett@worldlinkmedical.com with the number of guests.  

https://www.squatters.com/salt-lake-city/location.aspx

The restaurant is walking distance from the hotel

 


 

 

  • When

  • Friday, January 20, 2017 - Sunday, January 22, 2017
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Where

  • Hilton Salt Lake City Center
    255 S West Temple
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
    USA

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course has been approved for 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits, 20 Nursing Contact ours (20 pharmacologic hours), 20 Hours Pharmacy Credit (knowledge based)

This seminar is a workshop utilizing a case study approach designed to help physicians and practitioners successfully and knowledgably treat their age management patients. This intense 2 day mini-residency teaches everything you should know about hormones, the various types of hormones, both good and bad, the synthetic (non-human) vs. pharmaceutical bioidentical (human identical) vs. compounded  (human identical but not FDA tested or approved). You’ll get the real nuts and bolts needed to prescribe hormone replacement therapy (HRT), which ones to use and which ones to avoid, how much, when and why. You’ll learn about monitoring and adjusting HRT through case presentations, literature reviews, and open discussions.  Emphasis is placed on understanding the difference between normal and optimal levels of hormones based on our medical studies.


The Part One Course involves a scientific literature review of HRT, case presentations, then case management requiring audience participation. The first day analyzes medical studies as they pertain to optimizing hormones for both men and women, why we do what we do, the benefits of HRT, and the literature support for optimization of hormone levels as opposed to simple replacement.   Day two involves extensive review of 100 cases that involve laboratory evaluation, then diagnosing, prescribing, adjusting, troubleshooting, and discussing hormone therapies for different scenarios for both men and women. We will then review the various dosing regimens, side effects, precautions, complications, and tricks of the trade. Your practice of hormone replacement therapy will be based on peer-reviewed medical research and a wealth of clinical experience. This is the most comprehensive course taught on this subject, designed to give you practical information and skills that you can use on a daily basis. The curriculum is an evidence-based program on preventive medicine designed to enhance your diagnostic and prescribing skills when optimizing hormones for both men and women. 


Although most practitioners are fully aware of the need to replace hormones in cases of sub-normal hormone levels, most have not been trained to optimize hormone levels if the baseline hormone level is normal.  Many attendees frequently inquire why a patient is treated with various hormones when the baseline lab test indicates “normal.”  Just as confusing is the realization that the medical literature supports that normal is simply not optimal.  A multitude of studies support optimization of all hormones regardless of the baseline levels, both for maintenance of quality of life and for future health benefits.  In addition, the medical literature demonstrates that optimization of hormones results in relief of symptoms, improvement in well-being, and a decrease in morbidity and mortality by attaining levels in the upper range of normal.  It is imperative that practitioners understand both the need and benefit of optimization, what levels are considered to be optimal, as well as have command of the literature that supports it.  One important aspect of this course is the extensive review of the medical literature that provides the credence and support as to why we optimize with certain hormones as well as avoid the use of non-isomolecular hormones. Remember that normal is definitely not optimal when it comes to hormone replacement and this applies to both men and women.


This is the most popular course taught on BHRT, designed to give you information and skills required to best prepare you to know everything you will need to know to start Monday morning.  It will forever change your practice and the lives of your patients.  The curriculum is an evidence-based program on preventive medicine designed to enhance all you need to know to start BHRT as well as business forms, consents, and HRT booklets to educate patients on the importance of hormone replacement. Although the title may be confusing as to the course content, the curriculum is an evidence-based program on preventive medicine designed to enhance your diagnostic and prescribing skills when optimizing hormones for both men and women. 


Advisory:  The concepts and practice taught are evidence based (we follow the guidelines from the medical studies that prove efficacy) in contrast to what is taught by some other groups that is not evidence based (no justifiable scientific reason for what they are teaching and that which is often contrary to evidence based medicine).


 

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