Level 2

Mastering the Art and Science of Optimizing Hormones

21 Continuing Education hours

Instructors

  • Anne Fischer Silva, RWS NTP
  • Margaret Floyd Barry, RWS NTP
  • Ellen Lovelace, RWS MHP NTC

Next Class: January 1, 2020

  • Introduction and Testing

    Welcome and introduction to Level 2

    • Introduction and explanation of the different testing options for hormones (blood, saliva, urine), the pros and cons of each, and when to use which test.
  • Adrenals 1: Anatomy & Physiology, Function and Dysfunction
    • Anatomy and physiology of adrenals
    • Optimal adrenal function
    • Adrenal and HPA Axis dysfunction presentations
  • Adrenals 2: Testing, Healing Solutions and Case Studies
    • Saliva and dried urine testing: When to use which test and how to interpret them
    • The Cortisol Awakening Response
    • How to structure a therapeutic healing protocol that addresses: Adrenal function, HPA Axis support, the identification and removal of stressors and blocking factors
    • Case studies
  • Male Hormones 1
    • Anatomy and physiology of male hormones and reproductive system
    • Optimal male hormone function
    • Male hormone dysfunction presentations
  • Male Hormones 2: Testing, Healing Solutions and Case studies
    • Introduction to the different testing options for male hormones (blood, saliva, urine)
    • Saliva and dried urine testing: When to use which test and how to interpret them
    • How to structure a therapeutic healing protocol that addresses: Optimizing and balancing hormones, HPA Axis support
    • Case studies
  • Cycling Female Hormones 1
    • Anatomy and physiology of cycling female hormones and reproductive system
    • Optimal cycling female hormone function
    • Cycling female hormone dysfunction presentations
  • Cycling Female Hormones 2: Testing, Healing Solutions and Case studies
    • Introduction to the different testing options for cycling female hormones (blood, saliva, urine)
    • Saliva and dried urine testing: When to use which test and how to interpret them
    • How to structure a therapeutic healing protocol that addresses: Optimizing and balancing hormones and HPA Axis support
    • Case studies
  • Menopause & Bone Health 1
    • Anatomy and physiology of peri- and post-menopausal female hormones and reproductive system
    • Optimal cycling female hormone function
    • Peri-and post-menopausal hormone dysfunction presentations
    • Anatomy and physiology of bone
    • Factors required for optimal bone health
  • Menopause & Bone Health 2: Testing, Healing Solutions and Case Studies
    • Introduction to the different testing options for menopausal hormones (blood, saliva, urine)
    • Saliva and dried urine testing: When to use which test and how to interpret them
    • Bone health markers:Which tests to use, when to use these tests, and how to interpret them
    • How to structure a therapeutic healing protocol that addresses: Optimizing and balancing hormones, supporting bone health, and HPA Axis support
    • Case studies
  • Putting It All Together
    • When and how to incorporate hormonal testing in a client’s healing journey

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