Upon completion of this comprehensive evidence-based course, the physician will be able to:
- Formulate an individual treatment plan, integrating healthy aging concepts, using evidence-based research presented in home-study modules, on-site education and literature reviews.
- Describe the components of low-glycemic/anti-inflammatory nutrition, formulate a nutrition plan and teach patients how to incorporate and maintain these nutrition plans.
- Describe the role inflammation plays in disease development; implement appropriate care to prevent or mitigate it.
- Evaluate various theories of aging including genetics, oxidative stress, glycation, and telomere shortening.
- Obtain a comprehensive health history that is pertinent to Age Management Medicine.
- Interpret laboratory studies differentiating between optimal and normal values.
- Discuss the fundamentals of DEXA scanning and bone density, correlating labs results, and VO2 testing.
- Educate patients in the importance of exercise/fitness and develop an exercise prescription, including high intensity interval training to help them apply these concepts into their lifestyle and health management routines.
- Identify the fundamentals of nutritional and nutrient deficiencies and formulate a plan to correct.
- How to educate patients on the basics of endocrine physiology relating to health/wellness.
- How to recognize estrogen dominance, hypogonadism and other hormonal imbalances in men and treat appropriately, if indicated.
- How to implement the age management approach to hormone replacement therapy (HRT), if indicated, in the care of the aging female.
- How to develop and implement a plan to resolve side effects and promote adherence to treatment regimen.
- How to demonstrate an ability to determine the effectiveness of the individualized treatment plans with your patients through careful and consistent follow-up and monitoring.
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