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Naturopathy Research Leadership & Capacity Building

The Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM) has recently announced the establishment of its ARCCIM International Naturopathy Research Leadership & Capacity Building Program. The program has a very worthy goal, which is to … identify, nurture and support future naturopathy leaders and to help develop and lead a sustainable research culture able to […]

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Seeking a mentor? You’ve come to the right place.

A friend and colleague of mine, Regina Lasaitis, has asked me to let you know about a service she is offering. Regina is a very experienced clinician and educator, and she is offering clinical supervision and mentorship to new herbal and naturopathic medicine graduates. Mentoring is such an important support system for new practitioners, and can […]

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PROM’s workshop booked out!

Thanks to your interest, the November 2015 PROM’s workshop has already booked out! I’m looking forward to a great day with everybody, and some excellent clinical discussions. For those of you unable to make this first workshop, I will be running these workshops again in 2016. Due to significant interstate demand, I’ll also be running this workshop […]

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Is this working? My new paper in the AJHM

My paper entitled “Is this working? The importance of outcome measures in herbal & naturopathic practice” has just been published in the most recent issue of the Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine (Volume 27 Issue 3, September 2015). Continue reading for the abstract of the paper, and a special offer for practitioners. The commentary piece, based upon my […]

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Teach out period extended for Advanced Diplomas

With the removal of the Advanced Diplomas of Naturopathy, Western Herbal Medicine, Nutritional Medicine and Homoeopathy, from the Health Training Package at the end of this year, training providers initially thought they had 18 months to teach out students already enrolled in December 2015. That was then extended to 2 years with some recent changes […]

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Research participation – dispensary decisions

Dr Sue Evans PhD and Dr Cathy Avila PhD are gathering research data on how herbal practitioners make decisions about their dispensary stock. So if you are herbalist or naturopath, and have any input or involvement in stocking or choosing products for your dispensary, I really encourage you to participate. Participation is painless – an online […]

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Is this working? My presentation today at the Conference

Today is Day 2 of the NHAA 9th International Conference on Herbal Medicine, and at midday today I’ll be presenting on something I’m quite passionate about – outcome measures in clinical practice. Day 1 was awesome, with some great speakers and time to catch up with colleagues. Today is looking just as great, with some […]

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