Herbal Therapies and Nutritional Supplements
Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Implement routine screening to identify patients at risk for nutrition deficits.
2. Assess patients’ use of nutritional or dietary supplements and provide counseling to encourage safe and effective use.
3. Identify patients at risk of excessive intake of micronutrients, dangerous supplement-drug interactions, and harmful performance-enhancing dietary supplements.
4. Explain existing evidence surrounding the use of herbal supplements for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, cancers, primary prevention of fractures, and bone and joint health.
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Kathleen Rowland, MD, MS, FAAFP – Rush-Copley Family Medicine Residency; Assistant Professor, Rush University
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