Creating Wellness: An Integrative Approach to Primary Care
This course is designed to provide an evidence-based update on integrative approaches to common health concerns for practicing primary care providers. Integrative Medicine is the sythesis of conventional medicine with evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine therapies. It is a philosophy and a way of providing health care that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing. Integrative Medicine focuses on promoting wellness within the patient, as well as the provider.