Symposium

21st Century Hormone Advancements: The Practitioner’s Comprehensive Guide to Bioidentical Hormones through Menopause & Andropause

Date: November 7-10, 2019
Venue: Marriott Irvine Spectrum, 7905 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine CA 92618

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

“21st Century Hormone Advancements: The Practitioner’s Comprehensive Guide to Bioidentical Hormones through Menopause & Andropause” symposium is designed to provide the most comprehensive overview of the most popular approaches to replace and restore hormones in men and women, showcasing in-depth strategies on how to optimize those hormones through low dose static replacement, hormone pellet implants, and rhythmically dosed physiologic restoration.

Attendees will also obtain up-to-date knowledge in hormone treatment strategies as they relate to PCOS, breast cancer, prostate cancer, sleep and stress issues, transgender reassignment advances, sexual dysfunction, heart disease, BPH and lower urinary tract symptoms, and infertility.

Our target audience is designed for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician’s assistants, and other health care providers involved with the support of patient’s utilizing hormones.

COST:

$395.00 Early Bird Pricing until July 31st, 2019

$495.00 until September 30th, 2019

$595.00 until day of the event

Curriculum & Program Schedule

Day One : November 07
7:00AM Registration, Continental Breakfast
8:30AM Hormonal Bioidentity - Ron Rothenberg MD
9:15AM Thyroid Hormone Optimization - Barbie Barrett MD
10:00AM BREAK
10:15AM Women’s Hormones- Bioidentical HRT - Kris Hart FNP
11:00AM Testosterone in Women & Sexual Dysfunctions - Barbie Barrett MD
11:45AM LUNCH
1:15PM Testosterone Optimization in Men - Ron Rothenberg MD
2:00PM Growth Hormone - Andy Jurrow MD
2:45PM BREAK
3:00PM Testosterone & Male Sexual Dysfunctions - Ron Rothenberg MD
4:00PM Q & A - Panel
4:30PM Adjourn for the Day
Day Two : November 08
7:00AM Continental Breakfast & Exhibitor Visit
8:30AM The Art & Science of Compounding: What to Look for in a Compounding Pharmacy - Mike Hua Pharm D
8:45AM DHEA & Cortisol – HPA Axis Dysfunction - Andy Jurrow MD
9:45AM BREAK & Exhibitor Visit
10:00AM Hormone Lab Testing & the Office Visit - Kris Hart FNP
10:45AM Nuts & Bolts of Hormone Restoration for Men & Women: A How to Guide - Ron Rothenberg MD
11:45AM LUNCH & Exhibitor Visit
1:15PM PCOS: SOS: The Importance of Hormones & Diet - Felice Gersh MD
2:15PM Hormones – Skin & Hair - Barbie Barrett MD
3:00PM BREAK & Exhibitor Visit
3:15PM Heart Health: Hormones & the Cardiovascular System - Felice Gersh MD
4:15PM Q & A - Panel
4:45PM Adjourn for the Day
Day Three : November 09
7:00AM Continental Breakfast & Exhibitor Visit
8:30AM Women, Hormones, & Cancer Treatment Bioidentical vs. Commercial - Uzzi Reiss MD
10:00AM BREAK & Exhibitor Visit
10:15AM Prostate Cancer & Testosterone – Should you Treat? - Ron Rothenberg MD
11:00AM Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) & Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in Men - Andy Jurow MD
11:45AM LUNCH & Exhibitor Visit
1:15PM PMS & Infertility Treatment, Nutrition - Uzzi Reiss MD
2:15PM Hormone Replacement with Pellet Implants for Men & Women - Stephen Center MD
3:15PM BREAK & Exhibitor Visit
3:30PM Physiologic Hormone Restoration –What is it? (more tomorrow) - Felice Gersh MD
4:30PM Q & A - Panel
5:30PM Adjourn for the Day
Day Four : November 10
7:00AM Continental Breakfast
8:30AM The Basics of Physiologic Hormone Restoration - Rebecca Provorse ND
9:15AM Physiologic Restoration Management & Case Studies - Gretchen Jones PA-C & Rebecca Provorse N
10:45AM BREAK
11:00AM Physiologic Hormone Restoration & Cancer - Julie Taguchi MD
12:00PM Transgender Transformation Using Physiologic Restoration - Rebecca Provorse ND
12:45PM Q & A - Panel
1:15PM Adjourn for the Day
  • 1: Review the hormonal changes that manifest with aging, and their negatively associated impact on chronic diseases.
  • 2: Discuss the impact of unaddressed hormone insufficiency as it pertains to quality of life for patients and their families.
  • 3: Recognize the dangers related to the disruption of the circadian rhythm and sleep patterns and its impact on the menstrual cycle and cancer.
  • 4: Learn about an integrative approach of metabolic disorders with nutrition and lifestyle management.
  • 5: Understand the difference between static hormone replacement and physiologic hormone restoration.
  • 6: Learn to use a nuts and bolts approach of interpreting diagnostic studies to manage static hormone replacement therapies.
  • 7: Review general cancer risks involving landmark studies incorporating various methods of hormone replacement therapy.
  • 8: Learn to order and assess relevant laboratory tests associated with hormone insufficiencies and physiologic hormone restoration.
  • 9: Review and discuss clinical management guidelines regarding utilization of physiologic restoration with case studies.
  • 10: Learn how to utilize physiologic restoration as a potential improvement over the current practices in the transgender population.
  • 11: Learn to apply hormone replacement/restoration guidelines for everyday use in officepatient management..

ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENT

In support of improving patient care, the Medical Educator Consortium is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

PHYSICIAN
The Medical Educator Consortium designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only thecredit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSING
The Medical Educator Consortium designates this activity for 23.75 contact hours. Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses will be designated on your certificate.

PHARMACIST
This Application-based activity has been approved for 23.75 contact hours (2.37 CEUs) by the Medical Educator Consortium. The Universal Activity Number for this program is JA4008179-0000-19-009-L01-P. Your CE credits will be electronically submitted to CPE Monitor within 60 days upon successful completion of the activity.

PHysician assistant
The Medical Educator Consortium has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 23.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

DISCLOSURE POLICY
The Medical Educator Consortium (MEC) adheres to the Joint Accreditation Criteria and ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, which requires everyone in a position of controlling the content of a CME/CE activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests related to the activity content. MEC has implemented a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to the CME/CE activity being delivered to learners. The source of all support from commercial interests will also be disclosed to learners prior to the beginning of the educational activity. CME/CE activities must be balanced, independent of commercial bias, and designed to improve quality in health care. All recommendations involving clinical medicine must be based on evidence within the medical profession.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contradictions, and warnings.

Disclaimer
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contradictions and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities..

WHN is a registered 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation to promote, advocate, and advance women’s wellbeing and longevity through clinical research and education about the benefits of Physiologic Restoration to reduce the symptoms of hormone imbalance and degenerative decline.

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