An Anthroposophic Approach to Humanizing Medicine
The presentation will discuss a unique model of Direct Primary Care at an Anthroposophic Medicine (AM) Integrative Patient Centered Medical Home, including payment, the AM fourfold approach to viewing the human being, AM nursing care and therapeutic eurythmy for diabetes and hypertension.
2022 Annual Conference
October 28-30, 2022
1 lesson with video, quiz, and evaluation
Time to Complete
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What is this course about?
A unique model of Direct Primary Care will be presented through the case study of an Integrative Patient Centered Medical Home. The payment subscription model will be presented, as well as a patient experience using the model. Basic theory in the anthroposophic model to health will be presented including the fourfold approach to viewing the human being in Anthroposophic medicine (AM), including specific AM approaches to diabetes mellitus and hypertension. AM nursing care and therapeutic eurythmy approaches to both will be discussed.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. All other healthcare professionals completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation.
To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content, complete a quiz with a score of 75% or higher, and submit an evaluation. This course is CME-eligible ending on October 27, 2023. After this date, 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.
California Assembly Bill 1195 and 241
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195 and 241, which require CME activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency & implicit bias. It is the intent of AB 1195 and AB 241 to encourage physicians and surgeons, CME providers in the State of California, and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population and reduce health disparities through appropriate professional development. Please see the CME website, www.meded.uci.edu/cme, for AB 1195 and AB 241 resources.
For questions about CME credit, please contact us at https://www.aihm.org/contact/. The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and/or the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.
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By the end of the course, learners will be able to...
- Identify the four aspects of the human being in Anthroposophic Medicine.
- Associate therapeutic modalities and remedies with treatment disharmony in the fourfold human.
- Evaluate the use of a Direct Primary Care payment model in creating accessibility, equitable, and quality care for patients.
What's included in this course?
This course includes the following:
Certificate of Completion
Meet Your Faculty
Mark Hancock, MD, MPH
Mark Hancock, MD, MPH graduated summa cum laude from Saint George’s Medical School in 2008 and completed his residency as Chief Resident at University of New Mexico Hospital in Family Medicine in 2011. He studied Anthroposophic Medicine completing a 3 year course at the Kolisko Academy at a large public Anthroposophic hospital in Stuttgart Germany. Dr Hancock founded Humanizing Medicine in Atlanta, a thriving integrative practice based on the Direct Primary Care model. Dr Hancock has extensive training and experience with using mistletoe (viscum album) in oncology. His clinic helps patients obtain and use mistletoe for subcutaneous use, and performs regular infusions of intravenous mistletoe. He also uses mistletoe for fever induction and injections directly into tumors. He is a board member of PAAM (Physicians Association for Anthroposophic Medicine) and is faculty of the physician training courses on mistletoe therapy. In 2021 he co authored "Mistletoe and the Emerging Future of Integrative Oncology."
No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.
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. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course.
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