AIMA Interprofessional communications module

The AIMA Interprofessional Communications Working Group (AICWG) was formed at the AIMA conference in Sydney in 2016 following a session on how to foster and facilitate better communication between doctors and other practitioners. Since then the working group – comprised of doctors, academics and complementary and natural health practitioners – has been collaborating to create a communications tool to assist in clear, relevant communications between medical professionals. We’re delighted to announce that the AICWG have recently completed the ‘Interprofessional Communication AIMA Guiding Principles for Letter Writing’ which is ready to be sent out for public consultation. (Watch this space for notice of the consultation process)…

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AIMA Meetup

Join us at our next Sydney AIMA meetup on 25th of September.

Dr Raymond Schwartz will be talking on holistic approaches to migraine treatment. He will cover the role of both drugs and complimentary therapies such as nutrients, herbs and lifestyle.

You can book tickets at https://www.bioceuticals.com.au/education/events Dr Schwartz has implemented complimentary and lifestyle interventions with his patients often alongside conventional approaches to treatment. This holistic approach has delivered strong results to his patients. Dr Schwartz discusses the growing body of evidence for many complimentary therapies and how to use them successfully in practice.

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Research

Evidence Based Symptomatic Relief of Cold and Flu

As the warmth of autumn wanes into winter, individuals steer their attention towards natural medicine interventions to deliver relief from cold and flu symptoms. Evidence-based natural medicines not only promote the resolution of symptoms, but also improve immune resilience and surveillance. Several herbal extracts and nutrients reinforce immune function, offering support to individuals at a higher risk of colds and flu; reducing time lost to fighting infection. As integrative practitioners you are subsequently well positioned to provide comprehensive care for your patients this cold and flu season.

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