This course provides learners with the flexibility and convenience of online study. Learning is achieved in online learning modules consisting of readings, videos, PowerPoint presentations, quizzes, and problem-based learning techniques.
- Explain the goals of naturopathic treatment and rationalize the integration of naturopathic interventions in the treatment of patients with the following cancers: breast, ovarian, uterine, cervical, vaginal.
- Design a prevention plan for patients with the above cancers based on the current published evidence.
- List the benefits, potential adverse effects and safety concerns based on the available evidence for the various naturopathic interventions commonly used in the integrative treatment of patients with female cancers.
- Describe how to provide nutritional support and use functional foods for common side effects of conventional treatment and procedures • List the potential benefits and adverse effects of the main conventional treatments for female cancers.
- Assess drug-nutrient/herb interactions commonly seen in the field of integrative oncology.
- Develop a comprehensive evidence-based naturopathic treatment plan to support patients with female cancers (breast, ovarian, uterine, cervical, and vaginal) during clinical settings.
- Recognize important red flags and the limitations of naturopathic medicine as it relates to cancer care and determine when and how to make appropriate referrals. Critically evaluate published research in the felid of integrative oncology.