Integrated Pediatrics: From Basics to Practice with Heather Peterman, DAOM Part 1
Record date: January 12th, 2021
Length: 2 hours and 27 minutes
We will apply for a total of 2 1/2 NCCAOM Safety & Ethics PDAs
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Pediatrics is a rewarding specialty that requires a lot of understanding and nuance specific to treating children with Chinese Medicine. Specifics include understanding the approaches in treatment and communication; parental involvement, working with kids of all backgrounds and in different types of households, understanding specific conditions that affect children, and the dynamics of the family unit are all an integral part of specializing in pediatrics. Heather Peterman, DAOM, brings the knowledge and experience necessary to help the practitioner navigate treating this segment of the population so both the practitioner and patient can experience the power of Chinese Medicine in achieving and maintaining health and wellness.
This webinar is Part 1 of a three part series that will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to specialize in pediatrics. Dr. Peterman uses a combination of providing the important technical information, data, and safety and ethical aspects specific to Pediatrics along with her own experiences to make this webinar dynamic and interesting. This webinar will provide you with the foundation necessary to proceed to Parts 2 and 3 of Dr. Peterman’s Integrated Pediatrics Course, as well as the Safety & Ethics PDAs required for NCCAOM certification.
- Establishing a need for Integrated Medicine amongst current health trends including opioid epidemic, obesity pandemic and ever-increasing mental health concerns.
- Review of current evidence-based information for common pediatric complaints.
- Red flags and contraindications that require referral to MD or ER
- Establish normal ranges for physical exam
- Discuss treatment plans and dose equivalency to promote strong communication and realistic expectations with western providers and parents
- Define tools, needle retention times and other considerations for pediatric patients.
- Ethics: Explore real life scenarios for ethical areas that reflect on privacy, duty to report and safety for pediatric patients.
About Heather Peterman, DCAOM:
Heather Peterman, DAOM has helped launch new acupuncture programs embedded in a hospital based fertility clinic, cancer care clinic and physical medicine and rehabilitation program.
Through her work with the integrated medicine team she has helped advance the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Dr. Peterman is committed to developing new, integrated programs and defining best practices by educating and mentoring providers interested in the same goal. Her DAOM dissertation is entitled “VALIDATING THE ROLE OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE IN PRE-CONCEPTION CARE TO INCREASE PREGNANCY RATES WITH INSULIN RESISTANT POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME PATIENTS”