Naturopathic Evaluation Therapeutic Diets: Intermittent Fasting & the Ketogenic Diet (Nutrition - 19DIET04)

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April 27 2019 9:00 am   through   April 27 2019 5:00 pm
3670 Stone Way N.
Bastyr Center for Natural Health
Seattle, WA 98103
Phone: (425) 896-6717
Professionals w/CEUs $ 200.00
Alumni/Clinicians w/CEUs $ 185.00
F/T Students w/ID $ 75.00
Campus Seattle Clinic
Audience F/T students enrolled in a healthcare program, naturopathic doctors, medical doctors & physician assistants, nurses & nurse practitioners, acupuncturists, massage therapists, physical & occupational therapist, chiropractors
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We will review the research on which conditions benefit from IF / ketogenic diet, risks, contraindications, appropriate medical monitoring and blood tests, as well as how to implement these therapeutic diets.

Date: April 27th, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 5:00PM
Dr. Tamara Dickson ND
6.5 CEUs

This course is for medical professionals who would like to better understand the therapeutic utility of intermittent fasting or ketogenic diets. We will review and compare the biochemistry of ketone and glucose metabolism and the potential therapeutic value to intermittent fasting and ketogenic diet for your patients. We will discuss research findings on which conditions benefit from IF/ketogenic diet, review the risks and contraindications, detail the appropriate medical monitoring through biometrics and laboratory testing, as well as how to instruct your patient on implementation these diets. Additionally, we will discuss exercise, weight loss, preservation of muscle mass and the proposed the influence of nutritional and botanical supplementation on IF and ketogenic diet outcomes.

Course Objectives: 

  • Review the metabolism and biochemistry of ketone production
  • Discuss the researched and proposed health benefits of IF and ketogenic diet
  • Discuss risks, monitoring blood tests and biometrics, and contraindications
  • How to implement IF and ketogenic diet with your patients
  • Review nutritional and botanical supports for patient safety, compliance and success 
  • Discuss safe exercise and preservation of muscle mass with IF and ketogenic diet

One hour lunch break – Bring a sack lunch or eat at area restaurants

Location: Bastyr University Health Clinic, 3670 Stone Way N. Seattle, WA room #12.

 Please Note: Bastyr is a “fragrance-free” campus.

Please Bring: Personal water bottle (filtered water dispensers available on campus to refill).

Eligible for 6.5 CEUs for the following professions

ND (licensed in WA & pending OR)
MD & PA - Category II CMEs (those licensed in WA)
ARNP & RN (licensed in WA)
LMP (licensed in WA)
PT & OT (licensed in WA)

View our cancellation policy here.

Your Instructor: Dr. Tamara Dickson ND

A graduate of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Tamara Dickson is the Owner of Clarity Natural Medicine in Seattle, has served as Adjunct Faculty at Bastyr University and is a founding member of the PsychANP. Her passions are for nutrition and biochemistry and she has obtained training certificates in NAET, craniosacral therapy, reiki and teaching yoga.