Putting It All Together: The Essentials of an Age Management Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Program - Single Course
This lecture will synthesize the evidence-based concepts which you have been exposed to in this conference into a coherent package trying to bring together the essentials of an Age Management BHRT program. The participant, on Monday morning, can take the information in this lecture and apply it, in a coherent fashion, to his or her office routine. A review of the 5 main areas of inquiry—inflammation, nutrition, hormone optimization, mind and body—essential for a successful BHRT program. Lecture will review the essential laboratory studies, either serum, saliva or urine, including “normal” and “optimal” values to successfully and safely treat patients seeking relief from hormone deficiency symptoms, review the treatment strategies for 8 essential elements, c Reactive Protein, Blood Sugar, Insulin, Homocysteine, Vitamin D, the Sex Hormones, Growth Hormone, and Thyroid function, of a BHRT program. A review, with an eye toward implementing a simple office based 8-week Mind/Body program.
Learners must listen to each self-directed audio recording while following along with the visual slides/read the articles, and complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. You must participate in the entire activity as partial credit is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.
Continuing Education Language
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Age Management Medicine Group. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Objectives – After attending this program you should be able to:
- Learn and understand the evidence-based theory of Interventional Endocrinology and the science behind and clinical applications of hormone therapy for patients who have been property assessed and diagnosed as deficient.
- Learn and understand the science and protocols in properly assessing patients who may have a hormone deficiency.
- Learn and understand the latest evidence-based research in the field of hormones and hormone replacement.
- Learn and understand the latest evidence-based Literature and Clinical Information on Estrogen Dominance.
- Learn and understand the signs and symptoms of adrenal fatigue & suboptimal thyroid and understand how to diagnose oververt endocrine disorders of the adrenal and thyroid.
- Learn and understand the signs of “estrogen dominance/progesterone deficiency,” when and how to measure levels, and the benefits of various delivery systems
- Learn and understand the latest evidence-based benefits and risks of bio-identical HRT and understand clinically based techniques to make this HRT more reliable and more successful.
- Learn and understand the latest evidence-based stratagems used to elucidate risk factors, diagnose, measure/monitor signs and symptoms, as well understanding therapeutic interventions for Androgenetic Alopecia.
- Learn and understand essentials of an Age Management BHRT program.
Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco. All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved. (C7 SCS 6.1-‐6.2, 6.5)
All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed in the program book. If their name is not listed below, they disclosed that they had no relevant financial relationships.
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Acknowledgement of Financial Commercial Support
No financial commercial support was received for this educational activity.
Acknowledgement of In-Kind Commercial Support
No in-kind commercial support was received for this educational activity.
Release Date: September 15, 2019
Expiration Date: September 15, 2020
Putting It All Together: The Essentials of an Age Management Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Program Course Objective:
- Learn and understand essentials of an Age Management BHRT program.
- Medical Director, Clearfield Family Medicine & Ageless Zone Medical Spa, Reno, NV
William Clearfield, D.O., FAAMA, DABMA, FAARFM
Dr. William Clearfield, a graduate of LaSalle College, completed his medical training at the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, now Des Moines University in Des Moines, IA. He completed a rotating internship and served as an OB/GYN resident at Metropolitan Hospital, Philadelphia, PA and a Family Practice resident in 1982 at United Health and Hospital Services in Kingston, PA. He was certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and opened a private practice devoted to family and integrative medicine. Dr. Clearfield obtained a certificate degree in Cardiac Rehabilitation from the University of Wisconsin/Lacrosse and implemented a supervised diet and exercise program for cardiac patients at Nesbitt Hospital in Kingston, PA. Dr. Clearfield graduated from UCLA’s “Acupuncture for Physicians” program, served as Secretary of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, and was editor of the journal “Medical Acupuncture” from 1994 through 1996. In 1994, Dr. Clearfield established the first combined conventional and alternative medicine pain clinic at John Heinz Rehabilitation Hospital in Wilkes-Barre, PA. In 2002 Dr. Clearfield attended a workshop with instruction on testosterone hormone replacement implants and neuromodulators for facial rejuvenation, and his career took a different direction. Dr. Clearfield studied the intricacies and subtleties of anti-aging and wellness and safe hormone replacement therapy. He became a leading authority with many speaking engagements and publications throughout the United States. Also, Dr. Clearfield trained and in turn became an instructor in neuromodulator, dermal filler, laser therapies, the PDO Thread Lift, and Platelet Rich Plasma techniques, including facial, joint, genitourinary rejuvenation and is certified as a “Vampire” technique practitioner. Dr. Clearfield is one of three Nevada Delegates to the American Osteopathic Association’s House of Delegates and the Executive Director of the American Osteopathic Society of Rheumatic Diseases. He lectures extensively for A4M, the Nevada Osteopathic Medical Association, the Age Management Medicine Group, and along with Dr. Pamela Smith, presented a breakthrough six-hour mini-course on Bioidentical Hormone Therapy in 2017 at OMED, the American Osteopathic Association’s scientific conference in Philadelphia. So successful was this course, Dr. Clearfield expanded the curriculum to eight hours at OMED in San Diego, CA in October 2018.
FACULTY DISCLOSURE: Dr. Clearfield reported he has no relevant financial interests.