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2020 OANP MedTalk ND - End of life discussions, Advance Directives, and Palliative Homeopathy
2020 OANP MedTalk ND - End of life discussions, Advance Directives, and Palliative Homeopathy

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10/27/2020

When: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
6 - 8:30 PM
Where: Live Webinar with Q & A
Virtual
  
United States
Presenter:
Dr. Ian Luepker, ND, DHANP
Contact:
Brook Schales

Phone: 503.262.8586

Registration Information
Online registration is available until: 10/26/2020
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End of Life Discussions, Advance Directives,
and Palliative Homeopathy

Dr. Ian Luepker, ND, DHANP

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
live webinar only, no in-person meeting

FREE to members | $40 for non-members
2 General CEUs

 

Objective
In 1945, most people died at home, in 1980 only 17% did. Modern medicine has increased life expectancy, but have we traded living well for living longer? What are the individual and societal costs of doing so? How and when do we make the difficult decision to switch from curative intervention to comfort care? How do we elicit the information required to help patients and their families make decisions at the end of life? How can we assist our patients in making the end of life decisions that are most congruent with their wishes and then document them with an advance directive? Hahnemann railed against palliation but what about when treating terminal illness?  How should incurable cases be approached, and what remedies are most useful for the dying? Pulling from Samuel Hahnemann, James Tyler Kent, Herbert Roberts, George Vithoulkas, and Stuart Close, Dr. Luepker will explore this complex, controversial and universally topical subject.


Understand the importance of having “the conversation” about end of life choices, goals of care, and advance care planning. Explore the bioethics of patient autonomy, veracity, non-maleficence and beneficence and how it applies to end of life discussions and decisions. Compare and contrast naturopathy and homeopathy with contemporary palliative medicine. Differentiate between palliative medicine and hospice. Explore 15-20 homeopathic remedies that are commonly used in palliative care. Recognize what homeopathic potencies are safe to use during palliative homeopathic care.


Speaker Information
Ian R. Luepker, N.D., DHANP is a homeopathic and naturopathic physician, writer, teacher, speaker and critical thinker. He graduated with a degree in naturopathy from NUNM in 2002. He is former president of the Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians (HANP). He is passionate about end of life care and effusive about what naturopathy and homeopathy can offer people at the end of life. Dr. Luepker lives in the Siskiyou Mountains outside of Ashland, Oregon with his wife and 2 daughters.  

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Course Approval
2 general CEUs approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine (OBNM).

Refunds
Registrations are non-refundable. OANP will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over credit limits.

Copyright
This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of the OANP unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice.

 
 

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