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PAAM Training Newsletter & Educational Calendar - November 2017

29 Nov 2017 12:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


PAAM Training Newsletter &
Educational Calendar

November 2017

Attachments: Abstracts from research posters presented at the medical conference in Dornach this past September (part 1 and part 2).

Announcements: 2018 IPMT postcards were recently mailed. If you received a packet of multiple postcards, please share them with colleagues. If you received a single brochure, or a packet, but would like to receive more postcards to share with colleagues or at speaking engagements, please write to us at paamdrscourse@anthroposophy.org. If you did not receive a postcard, but would like to, then please send your name and current mailing address to the email indicated above.

Upcoming Educational Events:

ONGOING:
Learning the Language of Healing Plants*—A PAAM Training webinar program
Registration remains open at 
https://paam.wildapricot.org/events. This course meets the first Thursday of the month, October 2017 to March 2018, 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST. Next session is Thursday, November 2nd.
Join us as we explore twelve different healing gestures over six hour-long webinar sessions. We will work out of Markus Sommer's book Healing Plants: Herbal Remedies from Traditional to Anthroposophical Medicine. This year we will explore Plantain, Horsetail, St. John's Wort, Elder, Lime (Linden), Thistle, Coneflower (Echinacea), Lemon Balm, Rosemary, Rose, Gentian and Arnica and Calendula (Arnica and Calendula will be presented as a pair).
All sessions are recorded and made available upon registration, so you can still participate and enjoy the previous sessions.
*Great introductory activity for pre-med, medical students and residents; tuition discounts available.

NOVEMBER:
Introduction to Anthroposophic Nursing: Warmth and Rhythm
Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9:00am to 5:30pm, in Flat Rock, NC
A special experiential workshop for nurses, aides and caregivers new to the ideas of Anthroposophic Nursing.
Taught by Susan Moss RN, ANS and Patricia Hart MD
Location: Lakeside Meeting Place at Highland Lake Cove Retreat and Learning Center,
in Flat Rock, North Carolina
Cost: $125.00, includes supplies, lunch and snacks
To register go to http://patriciahartmd.com/introduction-to-anthroposophic-nursing/

Coming in the new year:
Anthroposophic Therapies for Acute Illnesses—A PAAM Training webinar program
Learn simple, but effective methods for helping your patients work through colds, cough, flu and fever.  Dates and topic TBA.

JANUARY:
West Coast: Foundations of Anthroposophic Medicine* – Introductory Workshop, Saturday, January 20th, 2018 in San Francisco, CA
A special day-long experience will be offered for medical students, residents, fellows and other physicians who are new to the practice of anthroposophic medicine. A day of lecture, case study and conversation with Alicia Landman-Reiner MD, Carmen Hering DO and Teresa Ferrari RN. A parallel anthroposophic nursing intro will also be offered, same location/same day. More information and online registration now available at 
www.anthroposophicmedicine.org
*Great introductory activity for pre-med, medical students and residents; tuition discounts available.

APRIL:
Registration Now Open!
The IPMT will be moving to the East Coast to start a new five-year cycle!

April 21-28th, 2018, in Chestnut Ridge, New York
Special guest faculty: Georg Soldner MD, pediatrician, co-head of the Medical Section at the Goetheanum, Marion Debus MD, oncologist at Klinik Arlesheim, Switzerland
Up to 31.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for Physicians are available.
More information, workshop descriptions and online registration available now at 
www.anthroposophicmedicine.org. Early registration ends February 23rd, 2018.

NEW IPMT Offering: Foundations of Anthroposophic Medicine* – Introductory WorkshopApril 21-22nd, 2018, in Chestnut Ridge, NY
A special day-long experience will be offered for medical students, residents, fellows and other physicians who are new to the practice of anthroposophic medicine. A day of lecture, case study and conversation. Participants are then invited to stay for the opening evening of the IPMT and join both the morning small groups and afternoon workshops on Sunday. This is a chance to get a taste of the intensive teaching and personal growth that mark each IPMT week. A parallel anthroposophic nursing intro will also be offered, same location/same day. More information and online registration available now at 
www.anthroposophicmedicine.org
*Great introductory activity for pre-med, medical students and residents; tuition discounts available.

NEW IPMT Offering: Advance Practice Track -
Integrative Tools in Cancer Care - Research Update and Case Discussions
April 21-28th, 2018, in Chestnut Ridge, NY
This new program marks the integration of an "advance practice" track within the IPMT teaching program, which this year, will focus on anthroposophic treatments in cancer therapy. This track is designed for participants who have completed at least three years of the IPMT, as well as more seasoned practitioners who have a foundation of clinical experience in mistletoe therapy. With afternoon workshops led by Marion Debus MD, oncologist, Klinik Arlesheim, Switzerland.
More information and online registration available soon at 
www.anthroposophicmedicine.org

SAVE THE DATE!
AAMTA Biennial Conference: Transforming Chronic Pain – A Spiritual Task for Our Time
August 2-5, 2018, at Hartsbrook School in Hadley, Massachusetts
Guest lecturers: David McGavin MD, Matthias Girke MD, and Stefan Schmidt-Troschke MD
Registration available soon at www.aamta.org
Post-Conference Event: Fostering a Culture of Health August 5-6, 2018, at Hartsbrook School in Hadley, Massachusetts
Guest lecturers: Steven Johnson DO and Stefan Schmidt-Troschke
For more information, write to aamtaConference2018@gmail.com

TWO NEW IMPORTANT RESOURCES AVAILABLE!
Vademecum of Anthroposophic Medicines - expanded 2017 Edition (includes both a book and CD version).
This newly updated guide (searchable by medicine or by indication) can be ordered online; the cost is 69.00 Euros. No online payment is required; you will be billed.
Instructions for ordering:
• Go to 
www.merkurstab.de, then on the right side, click on "Vademecum"
• You will be taken to a new page. Scroll down until you can click on "Vademecum - Englisch - 3.Auflage - Buch und CD 2017" (Vademecum, English translation, third edition book and CD 2017)
• Click on the box "In den Warenkorb" (add to shopping basket)
• Then click on the box on the right side "zur Bestellung" (place order)
• Next, on the check-out page, be sure to enter your "Name" (which, here, means last/family name), then "Vorname" (first name), "Strasse" (street address), "PLZ/ort" (zip code, city and state), "Land" (country), "Telefon" (put in "+1" then your usual phone number including area code) and "email". Then there is a box for any special comments ("Bemerkungen"), which you can leave blank.
• Finally, click on the "Zahlungpflichtig bestellen" (you are agreeing to place your order and to pay by bill).

"Internal Medicine - Foundations and Therapeutic Concepts of Anthroposophic Medicine" by Matthias Girke. 
Now available in English
International orders can be completed via PayPal.
To place an order:
• Send an email requesting a book to info@akademie-havelhoehe.de.
• Include your name, delivery address and email, as well as how many copies of the book you would like to order.
• Request that they send you a PayPal invoice. Once your PayPal payment is completed, they will ship your book(s).
• The cost of the book is 149.00 Euros (about $160 US), plus shipping costs (37.00 Euros for 1 to 2 books, 54.00 Euros for 3 to 4 books, 76.00 Euros for 5 to 9 books), so you should anticipate spending about $200 for the book.
At 1067 hardcover pages, with clinical chapters devoted to pulmonology, cardiology, hypertension, hypotension, angiology, ICU, diabetes, thyroid disorders, oncology, pain therapy, sleep medicine, GI disorders, hepatology, gallbladder, pancreas, nephrology, GU, rheumatology, osteoporosis, disc prolapse, and death and dying, it is a rich resource. The book is the fruit of decades of clinical practice and teaching by Matthias Girke, one of the new heads of the Medical Section at the Goetheanum.



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