Symposium Time Table

Pre - Symposium Thursday, April 26th 2018

Time Fletcher Challenge Theatre - Room 1900 Labatt Hall
8:30am - 12:30pm
9:00 am Start Time
Pre-symposium Lecture
Recurrent Miscarriage and Reproductive Immunology: connections between PCOS, Thyroid & Endometriosis
Naava Carman
(6 CEU)
Pre-symposium Lecture
Presymposium - Maternity Acupuncture Care: Exploring Triumphs and Tribulations of Clinical Practice by Debra Betts RN, L.Ac
Debra Betts PhD, BHSc Acup, RN
(6 CEU)
12:30pm - 1:45pm Lunch Break
1:45pm - 5:00pm Pre-symposium Lecture Cont.
Pre-symposium Lecture Cont.
4:30 pm End Time
7:00pm - 10:00pm Welcome Reception
Sponsored by ABORM

Symposium Day One Friday, April 27th 2018

Time Segal Conference Room 1400 to 1430 Fletcher Challenge Theatre - Room 1900 Labatt Hall - Room
7:00am - 8:00am Registration
8:00am - 8:15am Opening Remarks    
8:15am - 9:15am Keynote Address
The Seed of Destiny
Randine Lewis
PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
(1.0 CEU)
   
9:15am - 9:45am Exhibitor Break
9:45am - 11:15am Cysts Happen: Annovulation and Mentrual Irregularities
Sadhna Singh MD, L.Ac, FABORM
Coleen Smith EAMP FABORM RN DAOM
(1.5 CEU)
The Scoop on Sperm: Optimizing Sperm Quality
Tracy Malone ND
(1.5 CEU)
Current Update and Management of Uterine Myomas with Traditional Chinese Medicine
Daoshing Ni, D.O.M., L.Ac., Ph.D
(1.5 CEU)
11:15am - 11:45am Exhibitor Break
11:45am -1:15pm Reproductive Epigenetics and the Mighty Mitochondria
Paul Magarelli, M.D., PH.D., F.A.C.O.G.
(1.5 CEU)
The Fizz: Treating Endocrine Function with Acupuncture
Jani White
(1.5 CEU)
Virtue Healing in the Creation of Happy Families: From the Yellow Emperor and Sun Simiao to Wang Fengyi
Sabine Wilms PhD
(1.5 CEU)
1:15pm - 2:45pm Lunch & Exhibitor Break
(Lunch Not Provided for Friday)
2:45pm - 4:15pm The Impact of Acupuncture on IVF Success Rates and Live Birth Rates: A Randomized Control Trial, the Homerton Hospital, London, UK
Karin Gillerman LAc, MBACc
(1.5 CEU)
Treating Fibroids with Chinese Herbal Medicine - Part I
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
(1.5 CEU)
Adolescent Women's Reproductive and Bone Maturation—Avoid Combined Hormonal Contraception
Jerilynn Prior BA, MD, FRCPC, ABIM, ABEM
(1.5 CEU)
4:45pm - 6:15pm Stress and Reproduction: How it Negatively Impacts and What You Can Do
Sunita Iyer ND, LM.
(1.5 CEU)
Treating Fibroids with Chinese Herbal Medicine - Part II
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
(1.5 CEU)
Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for Egg Quality and Peak Fertility Potential
Lorne Brown B.Sc., CPA, Dr.TCM, FABORM,
David Kunashko DC
(1.5 CEU)

Symposium Day Two Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Time Segal Conference Room 1400 to 1430 Fletcher Challenge Theatre - Room 1900 Labatt Hall - Room
8:00am - 9:30am PCOS: New Research and Treatment Updates - Part I
Fiona McCulloch, ND, R.Ac.
(1.5 CEU)
The Role of Trauma in Women's Reproductive Health: A Five Spirit Approach - Part 1
Lorie Eve Dechar, MAc
(1.5 CEU)
Pregnancy Concerns: Raven Lang's Top 3 'Heavy Hitters' and How to Treat Them - Part I
Raven Lang L.Ac, LM.
(1.5 CEU)
9:30am - 10:00am Exhibitor Break
10:00am - 11:30am PCOS: New Research and Treatment Updates - Part 2
Fiona McCulloch, ND, R.Ac.
(1.5 CEU)
The Role of Trauma in Women's Reproductive Health: A Five Spirit Approach - Part 2
Lora Shahine, M.D., F.A.C.O.G
(1.5 CEU)
Pregnancy Concerns: Raven Lang's Top 3 'Heavy Hitters' and How to Treat Them - Part 2
Raven Lang L.Ac, LM.
(1.5 CEU)
11:30am - 1:30pm Lunch & Learn Telomeres and Infertility: Turn back the Reproductive Clock
Katherine Anderson MBA, L.Ac., FABORM
Lunch Provided for Saturday Lunch & Learn
Location: Segal Room
1:30pm - 1:45pm Exhibitor Break
1:45pm - 3:15pm Endometriosis: Treating the Most Common TCM Patterns for Symptom Relief
Karin Gillerman LAc, MBACc
(1.5 CEU)
Testing Reproductive Hormones in Fertility Patients
Mark Newman MS
(1.5 CEU)
Qi, Blood and Trophoblasts: An integrative overview of acupuncture during pregnancy
Claudia Citkovitz, MS, L.Ac., PhD
(1.5 CEU)
3:15pm - 3:45pm Exhibitor Break
3:45pm - 5:15pm It Starts with the Egg: Optimizing Oocyte Quality
Jennifer Fitzgerald ND
(1.5 CEU)
Reading the Cards: What the Semen Analysis Really Means
Paul Turek, MD, FACS, FRSM
(1.5 CEU)
5:15pm - 6:00pm Post Lecture Mix and Mingle
Location: SFU Harbour Centre, Exhibitor Area, Exhibitor Passport Draw

Symposium Day Three Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Time Segal Conference Room 1400 to 1430 Fletcher Challenge Theatre - Room 1900 Labatt Hall - Room
8:00am - 9:30am Epigenetic Regulation and Chinese Longevity Practices - Part I
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
(1.5 CEU))
Environmental Toxins as a Common Cause of Male Infertility and Poor Female Egg Quality - Part I
Joseph Pizzorono ND
(1.5 CEU)
OHSS - Integrative Clinical Management
Daoshing Ni, D.O.M., L.Ac., Ph.D
(1.5 CEU)
9:30am - 10:00am Exhibitor Break
10:00am - 11:30am Epigenetic Regulation and Chinese Longevity Practices - Part II
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
(1.5 CEU)
Environmental Toxins as a Common Cause of Male Infertility and Poor Female Egg Quality - Part II
Joseph Pizzorono ND
(1.5 CEU)
Cesarean Section Recovery: Four Critical Treatment Strategies
Claudia Citkovitz, MS, L.Ac., PhD
(1.5 CEU)
11:30 - 12:00pm Exhibitor Break
12:00pm - 2:00pm Panel - How does 'Acupuncture Induction' Work and When to Use It?
Debra Betts PhD, BHSc Acup, RN,
Claudia Citkovitz, MS, L.Ac., PhD,
Sunita Iyer ND, LM,
Raven Lang L.Ac, LM
(2 CEU)
Curious Points and Advanced Acupuncture Techniques for Enhancing Fertility in Male and Female Patients
Susie Hayes MS, LAc, EAMP
(2 CEU)
In Vitro fertilization (IVF) Update
Jason Hitkari, MD, FRCSC
(2 CEU)
2:00pm - 2:30pm Integrative Fertility Symposium Concludes

Integrative Fertility Symposium

Healthy Seminars 4th Integrative Fertility Symposium will be held again in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The IFSymposium is geared toward Chinese medicine and naturopathic physicians who have an interest in treating reproductive health issues using an integrative approach.  The 2018 ABORM exam is in conjuction with the 2018 IFS.  The ABORM exam wil be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on April 26th, 2018

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Symposium Location

Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada

778-861-3826