Course overview

From Tradition to Modern Phytomedicine: Using Evidence to Inform Practice

This course covers modern phytomedical practices including the safety and efficacy of herbal medicine use in clinical practice.

Mary Hardy, MD

 Board Review Series

AIHM 2017 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

1 hour

 Non-CME Eligible*

0 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • In this lecture, Mary L. Hardy, MD discusses modern phytomedicine and shares what we can learn from traditional herbal medicine systems and how they inform modern phytomedicine practices. Gain examples of modern phytomedicines and strategies for safely integrating phytomedicine with conventional care.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Explain how traditional herbal knowledge informs modern phytomedical practice.
    • Apply a full range of evidence to evaluate the safety of herbal medicine in clinical practice.
    • Identify the literature supporting the efficacy of the most commonly sold herbs.

Course includes:

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

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Mary Hardy, MD

About Mary
Dr. Mary Hardy, board certified in internal medicine and a specialist in botanical and integrative medicine, has actively combined complementary and alternative therapies with traditional Western medicine for over twenty-five years in both her clinical practice and research projects. After completing her undergraduate studies at Vassar College, she returned to her hometown, New Orleans, to attend medical school at Louisiana State University. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Tufts New England Medical Center.

*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.