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  • Herb and Dietary Supplement Use Among College Students

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/29/2020

    In February 2019, the FDA announced strengthening its oversight of the dietary supplement industry as “explosive growth” has resulted in risks to consumers. This is especially worrisome at the collegiate level since studies suggest up to 70% of young adults report using herbs and dietary supplements. This session will highlight popular products and usage among college students, top reasons for use, and safety and pharmacology. Additionally, we will discuss how to interpret Supplement Facts Labels.

  • Nutritional Strategies to Improve Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, and ADHD

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 07/21/2020

    This presentation will provide an update on research developments show that certain nutritional strategies can have comparable benefits to medications or therapy for treatment of depression, anxiety. Nutritional strategies for adhd will also be presented. There will be room for sharing and discussing strategies to help students improve nutrition to improve their mental health, as well as possible system/university level interventions.

  • Dermatology from the Allergist's Perspective

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 07/14/2020

    This presentation will discuss common and often misunderstood dermatological conditions associated with allergies, including atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, and chronic urticaria.

  • Protecting Young Adults from Vaccine-Preventable Disease

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 07/09/2020

    The field of immunization is marked by constant change including annual Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP) immunization schedules, ACIP updated recommendations and newly licensed vaccines. The purpose of this presentation is to provide an update on 2019ACIP immunization recommendations for young adults, incorporating those for students in a college/university setting. Special situations will be addressed including students training to enter health care related fields. Best practice standards and related resources will be highlighted.

  • Red Eye in Primary Care

    Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 06/16/2020

    This course will provide information on diagnosing and treating red eyes and urgent issues. This includes conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, corneal abrasions and herpes simplex. Also will address other urgent issues such as floaters, retinal detachments and eye trauma.