PW39



Pharmacy Webinar 39
Constipation: Evidence-Based Guidelines for Naturopathic Treatment and Evaluation

with Dr. Erika Krumbeck, ND


Tuesday, April 11, 2017: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
2.5 pharmacy CEs 
2.5 CEs for CA acupuncturists

CE Provider #805
This course has been approved by the California Acupuncture Board, Provider #805, for 2.5 hours of continuing education.
Refunds not available. 
This course will be available as a self study after the date of the live webinar. 

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Course Overview
Constipation can affect up to 36% of children, costs $3.9 billion a year in the U.S. in health services, and is a frequent cause of referrals to gastroenterologists. In this webinar, Dr. Erika Krumbeck will discuss medical causes, associated serious conditions, red flags, necessary labs and imaging, and natural and pharmaceutical treatments of constipation in children and infants.

After the presentation, participants will be able to confidently:

1. Define the criteria for functional constipation in children and infants.
2. Identify and rule out organic (non-functional) causes of constipation, and to choose appropriate imaging and laboratory studies to confirm the diagnosis.
3. Identify common medical conditions which are frequently associated with or exacerbated by constipation.
4. Be able to implement various naturopathic strategies, utilizing the therapeutic order, to effectively treat and prevent constipation.
5. Be able to counsel patients on the safety and evidence behind the commonly used OTC and natural laxatives.
 

   
       
 
Dr. Erika Krumbeck, ND is founder and owner of Montana Whole Health.  She received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University and is a primary care physician in the state of Montana.  Prior to her medical training she studied visual arts and biology at Gonzaga University where she graduated with Magna Cum Laude distinction.   Dr. Krumbeck is the founder and editor of the popular natural health website www.naturopathicpediatrics.com.  She specializes in pediatrics, infertility and postpartum women’s health.


 
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