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RH1604: COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE IN REHABILITATION: PART 5
Specific Rehabilitation Conditions

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OBJECTIVES

1. Understand the causes of cardiovascular disease
2. Describe complementary and alternative therapies in cardiac rehabilitation
3. Explain the caregiverís role as it applies to cancer patients
4. Describe the different ways in which different patients view disease
5. List the physiological effects of acupuncture
6. Discuss the effects of acupuncture on different drug addictions
7. Explain the role of spirituality in Alcoholic addictions
8. Understand the evolution of AA, and the 12-step program
9. Describe the pathophysiology of Alzheimerís Disease
10. Identify risk factors for memory loss
11. Discuss various treatments/preventions for Alzheimerís Disease
12. Describe the different methods of treatment for chronic depression
13. Summarize the findings that are found in patients with chronic depression
14. Explain the presenting symptoms and pathologies of osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, and chronic low back pain.
15. Describe the complementary and alternative therapies for the presenting disorders listed above.
16. Identify the characteristics of chronic pain
17. Understand the different management methods used for chronic pain


CARDIAC DISEASE

OUTLINE

A. USING ALL THE TOOLS OF RECOVERY

B. THE HEALING CONNECTION

C. CARDIAC REHABILITATION

D. CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

  1. Results of Coronary Heart Disease
  2. Cardiovascular Regulatory Function

E. COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES IN CARDIAC REHABILITATION

F. NUTRITION

G. DR. DEAN ORNISH

H. DR HERBERT BENSON

I. HEALING YOUR HEART

J. ADDITIONAL COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES

K. ADDITIONAL ASPECTS OF HOLISTIC CARDIAC REHABILITATION

L. SUMMARY


CANCER

OUTLINE

A. FROM PEACE, LOVE AND HEALING

  1. The Five Questions

B. FROM PEACE, LOVE AND HEALING: HEALING THE CHILD WITHIN

  1. Disease and Punishment
  2. Self-Love
  3. Disease as a Gift
  4. Shopping List for Change: A Five-Part Therapeutic Program

C. FROM PEACE, LOVE AND HEALING: COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR BODY

  1. Edward's Credo

D. FROM PEACE, MEDICINE AND MIRACLES: BEGINNING THE JOURNEY

  1. The Patient's Bill of Rights

ADDICTIONS (ACUPUNCTURE)

OUTLINE

A. BACKGROUND

B. PHYSIOLOGICAL MECHANISMS OF ACTION

C. THE LINCOLN HOSPITAL PROTOCOL

D. ACUPUNCTURE TECHNIQUE

E. TRAINING PROGRAMS

F. CONTROLLED RESEARCH

G. CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

  1. Opiate Applications
  2. Alcohol Addiction
  3. Cocaine Addiction
  4. Methadone Maintenance
  5. Effects on Relapse

H. PSYCHOSOCIAL MECHANISMS OF ACTION


ADDICTIONS (ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS)

OUTLINE

A. SPIRITUAL ASPECTS OF THE DISEASE OF ADDICTION

  1. The Human Need for Connectedness
  2. Take Comfort in Suffering
  3. Forgiveness

B. READING AND WILLINGNESS TO CHANGE

  1. Avoidance of Pain
  2. Therapeutic Approaches and Recovery
  3. Spiritual Assessment
  4. Alcoholics Anonymous and 12-Step Programs

C. CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS AND QUESTIONS

D. SUMMARY


ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

OUTLINE

A. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

B. PLAQUES OR TANGLES

C. RISK FACTORS FOR MEMORY LOSS

  1. Hard Risk Factors
  2. Lifestyle Risk Factors That Can Be Influenced by Integrative Medicine

D. AN INTEGRATIVE MODEL FOR BRAIN LONGEVITY

  1. Lifestyle Factors
  2. Therapeutic Review
  3. Treatment

E. SUMMARY


CHRONIC DEPRESSION

OUTLINE

A. BACKGROUND

B. CLINICAL INTERVENTION

  1. Psychotherapy
  2. Electrical Stimulation via TENS
  3. Neurochemical Markers
  4. DHEA
  5. Photostimulation

C. SUMMARY OF FNDINGS

D. CLINICAL TREATMENT PROGRAM

E. SUMMARY


RHEUMATOLOGY

OUTLINE

A. OSTEOARTHRITIS

  1. Complementary and Alternative Treatments

B. FIBROMYALGIA

  1. Complementary and Alternative Treatments

C. RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

  1. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

D. CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN

  1. Complementary and Alternative Treatments

E. SUMMARY


CHRONIC PAIN

OUTLINE

A. OVERVIEW OF CHRONIC PAIN

B. EVOLUTION OF THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY PAIN CENTER

C. COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE IN CHRONIC PAIN

D. INTEGRATED TREATMENT PROGRAMS

E. COST-BENEFIT ASPECTS OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY PAIN CENTERS

F. A TYPICAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY PAIN CENTER

  1. Case Example

G. SUMMARY

 
 
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