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 […]
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 […]
One of my favourite sites – Compound Interest – has a feature in the lead up to Christmas. It’s the Chemistry Advent Calendar, with a new interesting Christmas chemistry fact each day in December up till Christmas Day! Check it out here, and remember to visit it each day for a new fun chemistry fact.
It was just over a week ago that I ran my first workshop on Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROM’s), and I’m pleased to say it was a great success. We had 9 practitioners in the workshop, and in the 4hrs we ran through what PROM’s are, why they are useful, showed how we can integrate PROM’s with […]
Next Wednesday 25 November I’ll be presenting at the Victorian Herbalists Association event. If you’re in Melbourne it would be great to see you on the evening. VIC Herbs is a State Chapter of the NHAA, and I love attending their events when I can – it’s a great herbal community, and a good excuse for me […]
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 […]
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 […]
Don’t forget tonight is the July NHAA Sydney Chapter Meeting, with guest speaker Gill Stannard, on the topic “Supervision, mentoring and networking: how collaboration grows your business, clinical skills and confidence”. Date: Tuesday 28 July Time: 6:30pm arrival for 7pm start (usually finishing around 9pm) Location: ACNT, Level 5, 235 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont. In this interactive session, Gill Stannard […]