Thursday, March 9th at 4 pm PT / 7 pm ET for 75 minutes
For patients, care partners, and medical professionals, this program will give guidelines for what to look for and how to help individuals understand their conditions and learn how to treat them safely. We will also learn how to advocate for ourselves and others.
This P2P program will be conducted in an interview style, with a geriatric nurse practitioner and advanced holistic practitioner, Chris Norman, and other medical professionals. There will be time for Q&A and discussion with Brain Longevity Specialists about your experiences and anecdotal evidence.
This is a monthly program series for 2023 and all Brain Longevity Specialists are invited to join. The P2P meetings are included in the Scholar Membership. Please renew or upgrade your membership here or pay $15 to join.
Inflammatory Conditions and Infections: How they Affect Neurological Health
Date: Thursday, March 9th, 2023
Time: 4 pm PT/ 7 pm ET
Duration: 75 minutes
Host: Linda Lang, C-IAYT, Therapeutic Yoga Educator
Speakers: Christopher Norman, APHN-BC, GNP-BC, RYT and Sean Foss, Naturopathic Doctor
1. Recognize symptoms and consider recommendations for medical intervention for one’s self or others in terms of rapid onset of mental confusion.
2. Describe 4 situations/symptoms/conditions that can lead to chronic inflammation and increase one’s risk for cognitive impairment.
3. Illustrate the need for a team of medical and healthcare professionals to appropriately diagnose acute and chronic conditions.
4. Reinforce the importance of self-awareness and education as critical components of self-care.
5. Define medical advocacy as a pathway to shared decision-making in health care for one’s self and others.
About the Host:
Linda Lang, C-IAYT, Therapeutic Yoga Educator
Linda Lang is a certified yoga therapist known for innovative, interprofessional, and creative contributions to the field of therapeutic yoga. Linda has served on the Advisory Board of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and presented seminars and symposia at the Smithsonian Institution. While working with their Center for Integrative Medicine, she was appointed clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the George Washington University School of Medicine. With therapeutic expertise in difficult diagnoses and chronic conditions, she continues to create curricula, mentor yoga teachers, physicians and other healthcare professionals to bring therapeutic yogic practices into mainstream awareness.
About the Speakers:
Christopher Norman, APHN-BC, GNP-BC, RYT
Christopher is a Board-Certified Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse, Certified Yoga Instructor and Reiki Practitioner. As a Nurse’s Aide, Registered Nurse and now Nurse Practitioner, he has enjoyed working with older people in a variety of healthcare settings since 2004. He holds Bachelor’s degrees from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Geneseo (Psychology) and Dominican College of Blauvelt (Nursing); a Master’s Degree with Honors from the Yale School of Nursing with a Global Health Concentration; a Post-Master’s Certificate in Geriatrics from New York University, and is currently studying toward a PhD in Nursing from Binghamton University in New York. Chris gained comprehensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and management of dementia (and their families) while working at a major academic university setting, and then outpatient and home care experience working with elders as a primary care provider with a managed long-term care Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly in Central New York (PACE CNY). Christopher maintains memberships in multiple professional organizations, enjoys continuing education in older adult and holistic care, and has particular interests in aging, holistic therapies, and educating people about dementia. Yoga is his self-care, exercise, spirituality, and closely aligns with his personal philosophy.
Dr. Sean Foss
Dr. Sean Foss graduated from the University of Bridgeport’s Naturopathic College of Medicine and College of Acupuncture. Prior to his education as a naturopathic medical student, Dr. Foss worked as a researcher studying biochemistry, microbiology and Zoology. These earlier experiences in other disciplines have given him a unique perspective that provide an excellent foundation for his Naturopathic medical practice.
Dr. Foss has had extensive experience in treating Lyme disease and other co-infections, autoimmune diseases, toxic exposure, pain disorders, cardiac health and other chronic illnesses for both adults and pediatric patients. He is currently working at his own practice in Cape Cod called the Functional Medicine Collaborate and at the Lyme and PANS Center in Hingham.
Join us and see what the P2P is all about. We’ve prepared an amazing program for you. Can’t participate in person? Sign up and you’ll receive the recording.We are excited to be a resource to you and create this vibrant, collaborative community of uplifting one another. Thank you for taking part in this experience.
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