The Pellet Therapy Workshop is designed to provide practitioners with a comprehensive clinical knowledge of the therapy that is rapidly gaining traction and recognition, through the presentation of scientific reviews, case studies, and procedural training. Learners will be provided a detailed introduction to pellet therapy, furthered by a review of clinical evidence on the need for customized dosing; additionally, you will assess pellet dosing protocols for male and female patients. Pellet sterility, equipment, and what to look for in a compounding pharmacy will also be discussed.
This course is designed for physicians (internal medicine, family medicine, endocrinologists, general medicine, and OB-GYN), pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals interested in learning about the advancements of preventative and anti-aging medicine.
- Receive an overview of hormone replacement methods and respective regulatory requirements
- Discuss patient selection, evaluation, and dosing for both male and female patients
- Learn procedural details, insertion techniques, and sterility considerations
- Discover ways in which to follow-up and continually monitor patients, in addition to special considerations
- Review new research and case studies
Sara Gottfried, MD
Dr. Gottfried is a board-certified gynecologist and physician scientist. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and completed residency at the University of California at San Francisco. Over the past two decades, Dr. Gottfried has seen more than 25,000 patients, and specializes in identifying the underlying cause of her patients’ conditions to achieve true and lasting health transformations, not just symptom management. She is more likely to test her patient’s DNA and next generation biomarkers, and then prescribe a customized protocol, using primarily food (not drugs) plus other proven lifestyle interventions to optimize the gene/environment interface. It’s not one method fits all. It’s not disease-centered. It’s not fix-’em-up-and-send-’em-home. It’s a mission to transform healthcare, one patient at a time.Dr. Gottfried is a global keynote speaker who practices evidence-based integrative, precision, and functional medicine. Her three New York Times bestselling books include: The Hormone Cure, The Hormone Reset Diet, and her latest, Younger: A Breakthrough Program to Reset Your Genes, Reverse Aging, and Turn Back the Clock 10 Years.
Kenneth Orbeck, DO, ABAARM, FAARM
Dr. Orbeck believes that proper diet, regular exercise and balanced hormones are the cornerstones of longevity. Dr. Orbeck made the decision to transition into anti-aging and preventive medicine, because he wanted the opportunity to spend more time with each patient, in order to address their health and wellness needs from a preemptive perspective. As a bioidentical hormones expert, Dr. Orbeck specializes in treating the underlying causes of symptoms oftentimes associated with aging, such as hot flashes, night sweats, low libido, weight gain, fatigue, mood swings and irritability. Dr. Kenneth Orbeck received his undergraduate degree from Calvin College in 1983 and completed his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in 1987, where he served as Student Chairman for the American College of General Practitioners. Before practicing medicine, Dr. Orbeck fulfilled his Internship at Mt. Clemens General Hospital in 1988. Dr. Orbeck is currently an active member of the fellowship for Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine (FAAFM), and the Age Management Medical Group (AMMG).
Board Certifications, Associations and Training:
Anthony Campbell, PharmD
Anthony Campbell, PharmD began his career in pharmacy by serving four years in the USAF as a pharmacy technician from 1989 to 1993. Upon being honorably discharged, he completed his undergraduate studies in pharmacy and was admitted to the University Of Florida College Of Pharmacy where he received his Doctorate of Pharmacy in 2003.He has been compounding professionally since 2003 and currently is responsible for devising sterile formulations and overseeing the production and compounding of sterile compounded medications in a pharmacy lab setting, including lyophilization process and cycle development. Additionally, his responsibilities include the research of drug stability and compatibility of agents within compounded medications to ensure product safety, stability, and effectiveness, and have included the performance of sterility testing and bacterial endotoxin testing.In addition to his employment responsibilities, he serves as a Preceptor/Clinical Assistant Professor to pharmacy students attending the University of Florida, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Nova Southeastern University, South University and Florida A & M University as well as voluntarily serving on the Medical Advisory Board for an all-natural, new-to-market product for the treatment of inflammatory conditions/sprains.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the American Academy of Anti Aging Medicine. The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 11.00 Completion
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