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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 17 Aug 2021


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Natural therapies in Women's Health

On-demand recorded 17 Aug 2021

Good health is powerful! Join us for webinar two in our Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week partnership series as we look at the role of natural therapies in women’s health. Our presenters will look at evidence-based natural therapies, their safety and effectiveness in supporting women’s health. This includes:

  • Safe and effective integrative approaches and evidence based treatments for PMS, endometriosis, menopause and PCOS
  • What to consider when using natural therapies with patients
  • Risks and benefits of integrative approaches including supplements, diet and exercise.

Learning outcomes

  1. Describe examples of safe and effective natural therapies for treatment for women across PCOS, menopause, PMS and endometriosis
  2. Describe how evidence based integrative and natural therapies can be used when treating a patient across PCOS, menopause, PMS and endometriosis
This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points

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Dr Nicole Avard
General Practitioner

Dr Nicole Avard is the Principal GP at Next Practice Erina and brings with her a desire to inspire and innovate. Her 14 years as an Integrative GP has helped her to develop a wealth of experience in understanding the patient journey and meeting people where they are at. Dr Avard harbours a keen desire for education and research and enjoys sharing this experience with patients, the clinical team and training Doctors alike. She blends her private practice with work in GP Education and Training and as being an Adjunct Fellow with the National Institute of Complementary Medicine, Western Sydney University.


Associate Professor Vicki Kotsirilos AM
General Practitioner

Associate Professor Vicki Kotsirilos AM is a respected holistic general practitioner with over 30 years of clinical experience who emphasises the importance of lifestyle and preventative medicine with her patients. A/Prof Kotsirilos has a particular interest in women’s health issues and uses where possible evidence based holistic, integrative approaches for the treatment of women’s health conditions. She is lead co-author of the popular textbook Evidence based Integrative and Complementary Medicine [Elsevier 2011].

Dr Carolyn Ee
General Practitioner

Dr Carolyn Ee is a researcher and clinician with over 15 years of experience as a GP and Chinese medicine practitioner, and is a leader within integrative healthcare and research. She obtained her PhD at the University of Melbourne in 2017 and is the Jacka Foundation Senior Research Fellow at NICM Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University. She is Chair of the RACGP Integrative Medicine Specific Interest Network, Deputy Chair of the RACGP Specific Interest Council, Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Council Member, and Primary Care Collaborative Clinical Trials Scientific Committee Member and Research Co-Lead in Survivorship. She was an examiner for the RACGP OSCE for over ten years and previously served as on the Editorial Board of the Australian Family Physician, and Chinese Medicine Board of Australia Reference Group.



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