Course overview

Primary Spine Care at Dartmouth Hitchcock

This course will discuss how to support brain health, examine the potential adverse effects of nutrient deficiencies, as well address how inflammatory and cardiovascular issues can negatively affect the brain. It will educate on relevant bio markers and touch on the negative impact of several commonly used medications. Practical ideas on helping patients implement brain-supportive dietary and lifestyle strategies will be provided.
 Faculty

Justin Goehl, DC, MS

Louis Kazal Jr., MD

 Conference Series

AIHM 2019 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons

1

 Time to Complete

1 hour

 CME Eligible*

1.00 Credits

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • Brain disorders like memory loss, mood issues and migraines are increasing every year. Science has shown that nutrition has a powerful effect on the brain and health practitioners are well positioned to help prevent and address these major health concerns. This presentation will highlight specific foods and phytochemicals that support brain health and those that may promote deterioration. It will examine the potential adverse effects of nutrient deficiencies, as well address how inflammatory and cardiovascular issues can negatively affect the brain. It will educate on relevant bio markers, present research on potentially beneficial supplements, and touch on the negative impact of several commonly used medications. Practical ideas on helping patients implement brain-supportive dietary and lifestyle strategies will be provided.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Identify key foods to include/avoid to support optimal brain health.
    • Interpret pertinent blood labs which may help to assess risk of neuro- degeneration.
    • Implement dietary and lifestyle strategies to help patients support mental health and reduce the risk for cognitive decline.

Course includes:

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

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Justin Goehl, DC, MS

Faculty Disclosures: This speaker has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
About Justin
Dr. Goehl is a 2011 Doctor of Chiropractic and 2012 Master of Sports Science and Rehabilitation graduate of Logan University in St. Louis, MO. Following graduation, he worked in private practice in both Michigan and Wisconsin. In the spring of 2015, he was selected as one of five residents of the VA residency program, his clinic being VA Greater Los Angeles. Upon completion of the residency program, Dr. Goehl spent six months at Southern California University of Health Sciences in a focused clinical fellowship program in primary spine care. After completing his training, he relocated to New England for his current role establishing a primary spine care department at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. He has been at D-H since January 2017 working at the ambulatory primary care clinic at Heater Road. In addition to his clinical role at D-H, he holds an academic appointment of Clinical Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College. He has presented at faculty meetings for both general internal medicine and family medicine as well spine grand rounds. His professional approach focuses on encouraging self-treat first options for patients and analyzing the impact of psychosocial factors on spine pain, while collaborating with primary care providers. Recently he was a member of the first class to complete and become certified in the Primary Spine Practitioner program through The University of Pittsburgh. He continues to utilize these skills to provide evidence-based conservative spine care to the patients of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical System.
About Louis
Louis A. Kazal, Jr., M.D., is an Associate Professor of Community and Family Medicine in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and a Senior Member of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic. Dr. Kazal is a founding member of Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s integrative health initiative. His current clinical and academic focus is the blending of Primary Care and Integrative Medicine. He is a Medical Acupuncturist, board-certified in Integrative Holistic Medicine, certified in Functional Medicine, a diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family

Louis Kazal Jr., MD

Faculty Disclosures: This speaker has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

*CME/CEU Credits

Physicians earn a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. The subscription period for this CME-eligible course is until June 24, 2022
All other healthcare professionals completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. Physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content and complete the activity evaluation, followed by the post-test online during the subscription period. After the subscription period, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.

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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.