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October Journal Club : A RCT of letrozole and clomiphene citrate or letrozole alone for ovulation induction in women with PCOS

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Presented by Dr. Joseph Stanford. Journal Club sessions provide a critical appraisal of published research relevant to the field of Restorative Reproductive Medicine. These sessions are designed to increase providers’ competence to critically evaluate research by increasing their knowledge of the scientific method, research design, and common biases. Improvements in knowledge and competence will translate into improvements in clinician performance as they use their understanding of research to provide better care and communication to their patients and apply the results from research to clinical practise.
Session is approved for 1.00 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed Credit.

October Grand Rounds: Preconception Counseling: Lessons from Integrative Medicine

Virtual Event

Join this live cme webinar to learn integrative health strategies and the impact on reporctive health and fertility. Dr. Victoria Maizes is executive director of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, chief of the UA Division of Integrative Medicine and a professor of medicine, family medicine and public health.  She has published numerous articles and book chapters on integrative medicine and is the co-editor of the Oxford University textbook Women’s Integrative Health (2nd Edition) Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Giving Birth to a Healthy Child, which was published in 2013.

Australasian National Fertility Conference 2020

The Australasian Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine is holding their 2020 National Fertility Conference - ‘Fertility Rethink - Restore Health, Restore Hope’ online ths year which includes including Prof Arri Coomarasamy presenting on progesterone for recurrent miscarriage, Dr Basia Slusarczyk on Ashermann's Syndrome, and Dr. Lauren Rubal on Ovulation Induction. IIRRM's president, Dr. Phil Boyle, will also be presenting on restoring male factor infertility. Current IIRRM members can save $30-$40 off registration.

November Research Updates: Hormonal monitoring of the menstrual cycle, with comparison to ultrasound

Virtual Event

Presented by Professor Leonard F. Blackwell, Massey University, New Zealand, Dr. Blackwell is trained in organic chemistry, biochemistry and reproductive physiology. He studied under Professor James Brown at the University of Melbourne in the physiology of ovulation and in the development of the Fertility Meter, a device for monitoring ovarian activity in all its manifestations and one of the only true quantitative point-of-care devices in existence. For the past 36 years, Len has been involved in research and development of urinary assays as point-of-care diagnostic kits and recently with quantitative immune-chromatographic assays.

January Journal Club: A Simple and Improved Predictor of Insulin Resistance Extracted From the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

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This Journal Club presented by Dr. Mary Davenport, looks at the article by Contreras P. et. al , "Simple and Improved Predictor of Insulin Resistance Extracted From the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test: The I0*G60". Dr. Davenport is a FertilityCare Medical Consultant and a Fellow of the RHRI, with a master’s degree in nutrition and metabolism, which informs her integrative approach to women’s health care, and is a private practice OBGYN in the San Francisco, USA area.

January Grand Rounds: RRM and Medical Acupuncture to Optimize Fertility Health

Virtual Conference Room - Private Zoom Link Sent by Email
Virtual Event

Learn how Dr. Lambert combines both Eastern and Western medical approaches to RRM so as to correct the root imbalances that lead to infertility, PCOS, endometriosis, miscarriage, and male factor infertility.   Supported by peer-reviewed research, he has found that acupuncture, interwoven with western RRM medical practices, offers exciting treatment options for painful symptoms and fertility cycle abnormalities hindering fertility and health.

Approved for 1.0 Live, virtual CME prescribed credit.

February Research Updates: Combination of urinary PDG/Progesterone and LH urine testing and mobile technology for monitoring of ovulation: potential new approach?”

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Virtual Event

Join February Research Updates presented by Rene Leiva, MD, CD. CCFP, FCFP to explore the combination of PDG/Progesterone and LH urine testing for the dynamic monitoring of the menstrual cycle, as well as look at the use of e-technology for complementing the menstrual cycle charting.
Approved for 1.0 live, virtual AAFP prescribed credit. *

February Grand Rounds: Fertility Health Promotion in Men and Women

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Virtual Event

Join Prof. Mary Barron to review the current research supporting fertility health factors and discuss the areas of fertility health knowledge promotion in men and women, including modifiable risk factors. By attending participants will also learn to integrate and use the Fertility Health Knowledge Scale in a patient visit. 

Mary Lee Barron, PhD, MSN-FNP, BSN, is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA. Additionally, she is the founder and Director of Marquette Fertility Education offering direct patient care services and research in Fertility Health Knowledge and Natural Family Planning.