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2012 Programs

In collaboration with the National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur.

Sponsored by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Continuing Education, CASC and The International Society for Ayurveda and Health (ISAH)

For registration and information, call Course Director and Program Chair, Dr. Amala Guha at 860-561-4857 or aguha1@att.net.

Speakers: Amala Guha, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Faculty

Program 1: Ayurvedic Clinical Assessment
Course Dates:  
March 22-25, 2012
April 13-15, 2012
May 17-20, 2012
June 13-17, 2012
July 21-22, 2012
September 20-23, 2012
October 18-21, 2012

Introduction and Principles of Ayurvedic Medicine and Anatomy
Ayurvedic Physiology, Digestive System and Pathogenesis
Pharmacopoeia, Herbology and Rasayanas (Immunomodulators)
Ayurvedic Approach to Mental Health and Interventions Intensive       
Clinical Assessment
Ayurvedic Diet and Nutrition
Spirituality and Ritual Practices

Program 2: Ayurvedic Mental and Spiritual Health
Course Dates:

  

March 22-25, 2012
April 13-15, 2012
May17-20, 2012
June 13-17, 2012
July 18-19, 2012
September 20 -23, 2012
October 18-21, 2012

Introduction to Principles of Ayurvedic Medicine
Ayurvedic Anatomy, Physiology and Pathogenesis (Optional)
Herbology and Rasayanas (Immunomodulators)
Ayurvedic Approach to Mental Health and Interventions Intensive
Aging and Hormonal Regulations
Ayurvedic Diet and Nutrition
Spirituality and Ritual Practices

Program 3: Ayurvedic Preventative and Nutritional Health
Course Dates:  
March 22-25, 2012
April 13-15, 2012
May17-20, 2012
June 13-17, 2012
July 19-20, 2012
September 20-23, 2012
October 18-21, 2012

Introduction to Principles of Ayurvedic Medicine
Ayurvedic Anatomy, Physiology and Pathogenesis
Herbology and Rasayanas (Immunomodulators)
Ayurvedic Approach to Mental Health and Interventions Intensive
Lifestyle and Skin Care
Ayurvedic Diet and Nutrition
Spirituality and Ritual Practices

Program Information
Time: Thursday: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: UConn Health Center, Room EG013
Target Audience: Clinicians training in Ayurvedic Medicine and all other health care professionals
CME Credits: 160 for each program. PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
For CME and course details, please call Dr. Guha at 860-561-4857.

Courses are open to all. Courses can be taken independent of the program.

2011 Practicum is available upon completion of the program or with special permission. Practicum is at Ayurvedic Medical School in India, October - November (TBA).

For program registration, CME or other information, please call Dr. Amala Guha at 860-561-4857or email aguha1@att.net, aguha1@att.net.

Objectives:

Participants will:
1. Recite critical principles and concepts of Ayurvedic Medicine with an approach to clinical assessment in health and wellness,
2. Identify differences between principles Ayurvedic Medicine and concepts of health in the mainstream U.S. health care system,
3. Describe what evidence would be necessary for Ayurvedic Medicine principles to become part of the standard of care in the U.S. health care system.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 160 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Dr. Guha and faculty do not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentation.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

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Complementary and Alternative Supportive Care (CASC)
UConn Health Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-1628
Tel: 860-561-4857, Email: guha@nso2.uchc.edu