Course overview

Board Review:
Dietary Supplements

In this course, immerse yourself into an enriching, evidence-informed presentation on the basis for dietary supplements, their clinical uses and regulation, and their properties for prevention and treatment of chronic conditions.
 Faculty

Robert Alan Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP, FACN

 Board Review Series

AIHM Board Review Course

 Required Lessons

1

 Time to Complete

1 hour 15 min

 Non-CME Eligible*

0.00 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • In this course, immerse yourself into an enriching, evidence-informed presentation on the basis for dietary supplements, their clinical uses and regulation, and their properties for prevention and treatment of chronic conditions. You will review research and data related to the populations using dietary supplements, the which supplements are most frequently used, and techniques for optimizing their use among patients. This includes how to approach, discuss, and inform your patients of safe usage.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Evaluate the rationale and patterns of use for dietary supplements.
    • Utilize relevant resources for identifying well regulated, clinically tested dietary supplements.
    • Discuss strategies for improving discussion and coordination of care.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Robert Alan Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP, FACN


About Robert
Dr. Bonakdar is the Director of Pain Management at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, the immediate past president of the American Academy of Pain Management. and co-editor of textbook Integrative Pain Management as part of the Weil Integrative Medicine library. After completing his family medicine residency he completed a fellowship in integrative medicine at Scripps Clinic with a focus on integrative pain management and is certified in the subspecialty of Headache Medicine by the United Council for Neurological Subspecialties. He has additionally completed a Richter Fellowship in Southeast Asia, where he studied acupuncture, Tai Chi and mind-body practices. In addition to pain management he has a strong interest in nutrition and is a Fellow, American College of Nutrition, co-director of the Natural Supplements: An Evidence Based Update, and author of the HERBAL Guide: Dietary Supplement Resources for the Clinician. His current clinical and research interests include integrative approaches to chronic disease with a focus on pain, metabolic disease and stress management.

*CME/CEU Credits

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.