Webinar recordings: Natural Health

These educational webinars focus on clinical issues and treatments of a particular patient/condition to assist you in keeping up-to-date with important evolving areas in natural health.

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Webinar Recordings

Self-care techniques to use with women with chronic pelvic pain

Recorded on 24 October 2018

For this webinar webinar Dr Mike Armour discusses the latest research on self-care for pelvic pain and how this may best be used by women in the community.

Adrenal Fatigue: fact or fiction?

Recorded on 19 September 2018

For this webinar webinar Nathan Rose from Metagenics explored recent research which sheds light on the changes that occur in the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis in response to chronic stress. You will identify the newly discovered mechanisms of traditional adaptogenic herbs that go beyond adrenal function, and learn the most evidence based methods of assessing and treating HPA dysfunction.

The Endocannabinoid system and therapeutic role of medicinal cannabis

Recorded on 22 August

For this webinar NICM Research Fellow and Endeavour lecturer Justin Sinclair focussed on the Endocannabinoid system and therapeutic role of medicinal Cannabis. The webinar featured: 1. An overview of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) -Receptors -Ligands -Enzymes 2. ECS role in neuromodulation and homeostasis 3. Clinical Endocannabinoid deficiency and excess 4. Endometriosis: Original research surveying illicit cannabis use in women with endometriosis and self-reported outcomes.

Environmental medicine - the elephant in the room Nicole Bijlsma

Recorded on 1 August

Nicole will explore the latest scientific information on toxicants in our air, water and products, wireless technologies, and biotoxins in a water-damaged home and link them to most of the chronic diseases that health practitioners see every day in clinical practice.

Hypothyroidism in natural medicine: under-recognised or over-treated?

20 June 2018

In this webinar Nick Breen from Metagenics explored the conflicting evidence on thyroid function and testing, and provide clarity on how to manage patients with suspected thyroid dysfunction.

The First 1000 days - Optimising pregnancy & early life health for lasting benefits

30 May 2018

In this webinar Nicola Reid from Metagenics explores how the first 1000 days of life, from pregnancy to the child’s second birthday, is a key developmental window that can set the tone for how the child responds to the environment in the future.

The evidence-based use of nutraceuticals in the treatment of psychiatric disorders

Recorded on May 2

Join Professor Jerome Sarris from NICM who will present on the evidence-based use of nutraceuticals and lifestyle modifications in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, specifically mood and anxiety disorders.

Working as a Natural Health Practitioner in Sri Lanka

Recorded on 21 March 2018

Endeavour naturopath graduates Irina Mitkovets (2015 graduate) and Lawrence Tredrea (2016 graduate)highlight the different career journeys they have had since they graduated which has resulted in them both currently being employed at Vingyana at Reefs, an integrative health and wellness centre in Sri Lanka.

Student Education Visit - India (Hands on Health Australia)

Recorded on March 14 2018

Janine Castle discusses the previous experiences Endeavour students have had when volunteering with Australian not-for-profit organisation Hands on Health Australia with Jagran Jan Vikas Samiti (JJVS) in Udaipar, India. This webinar covers the Hands on Health volunteer application process.

Oral Health - a user's & practitioner's guide

Recorded on December 7

For this webinar Dr Ron Ehrlich highlights how through understanding the dynamics of the oral cavity and oral diseases and imbalances, new insights can be gained, and common treatments for patients can be more effective and complementary to other treatment protocols.

Understanding the role of human environments in disease

Recorded on November 22

In this presentation Dwan Vilcins will bring environmental health information into the realm of clinical naturopathy. An overview of the interaction between the environment and human health will be provided. The main focus will be the discussion of key environmental hazards inducing morbidity and mortality in urban environments; such as air pollution, endocrine disrupting chemicals and heavy metals. The naturopathic practitioner will gain an understanding of the mechanism of action for these hazards, and the appropriate naturopathic care options for reducing their health impacts.

The Acupuncture Evidence Project: What does this mean for practitioners?

Recorded on 25 October

In this webinar Dr John McDonald discusses the outcomes of the Acupuncture Evidence Project and assists practitioners in using this evidence to promote their practices in a manner which is both evidence-based and compliant with AHPRA advertising guidelines for regulated health services.

Resolving chronic inflammatory and pain conditions

Recorded on September 20

During this webinar Laurence Katsaras from Health World:

-Reviews the finer mechanisms of the inflammatory cascade (which is more like a web) to identify treatment targets
-Outlines the perpetual drivers of chronic pain, and pain amplification
-Identifies the natural solutions for managing inflammatory/pain conditions – new science on fish oil as a precursor for pro-resolving mediators, magnesium for inhibiting pain amplification, evidence-based herbal medicines for addressing multiple aspect of the inflammatory process.

Imprinting the Microbiome Dictates the Conversation

Recorded on 3 August

During the Webinar Samantha Coulson from Nutrition Care Pharmaceuticals explained the influential factors that imprint the bacterial colonization patterns in early life and repercussions that may ensue later on life. Samantha explains how this impacts on the conversation between the host and the bacteria which will provided you with a more comprehensive understanding of probiotic therapies.

Scientific Advances in Microbiome: Putting it Into Clinical Context

Recorded on 13 July 2017

During this webinar Marla Cunningham from Health World presented on the role of the microbiome in many aspects of health, as well as the adverse effects of medications and other factors on the microbiome and how this is reaching the forefront of consumer awareness and increasing probiotic-related questions in both clinical and retail settings.

Exploring the Difference Between Nutrition and Naturopathy

Recorded on 27 June 2017

This webinar answers the common question - what is the difference between Nutrition and Naturopathy? Many of our prospective students consider studying both and sometimes even swap after they have started their study. After listening to this recording it will help you decide which degree is the best fit for you.

Depression: Beyond Serotonin

Recorded on 6 April 2017

During this webinar Danni Fairbrother from Health World Limited described the pathophysiological mechanisms behind stress and depression outside of the typical monoamine hypothesis. Danni summarised evidence-based treatment options such as B vitamins, Curcumin, Magnesium, Meditation and Exercise.

Nanoparticles: What Are They and How Can They be Used as Therapeutic Modalities

Recorded on 9 March 2017

Luis Vitetta Director of Medical Research at Medlab and Adjunct Professor at the University of Sydney, Sydney Medical School discussed the science behind nanotechnology and the efficacious delivery of nutraceuticals.

Clinical Presentation of Lyme Disease

Recorded on 18 August 2016

Using Patient-Reported Outcome Tools in Clinical Practice

Recorded on 24 March 2016

N-Acetyl Systeine in Mental Health - Rachel Arthur

Recorded on 17 September 2015

Introdcution to Mindfulness - Jordan Whitehead

Recorded on 13 August 2015

Introdcution to Rayid Iridology

Recorded on 2 July 2015

Toxicity and Detoxification - Dr Joe Pizzorno

Recorded on 10 April 2015

Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) - Dr Nirala Jacobi

Recorded on 11 February 2015

Treatment Plans - Dr Peter Mills

Recorded on 20 November 2014

Developing a Career in Research

Recorded on 5 June 2014