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This one-day course will provide practitioners with the tools necessary to safely incorporate IV nutrient therapy into their practices.

Who Would Benefit:

Medical doctors, naturopathic doctors, dentists, veterinarians, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses who want to integrate IV therapies into their clinics to enhance therapeutic outcomes and patient health/wellness. Whether you practice aesthetic, anti-aging, women’s health, functional medicine, surgery, pain management, infectious disease, auto-immune, chronic degenerative and or internal medicine, this course can augment what you currently do, as well as provide a new stream of patient service.


Dr. Garrett G. Swetlikoff is a 1988 graduate of Bastyr University, where he obtained a degree in Naturopathic Medicine. A strong believer in science-based holistic health care, he has incorporated both traditional and progressive naturopathic philosophies into his practice. His interest in safe and effective alternatives for both the acute, chronic and severely ill, has led him to specialize in what he calls interventional natural medicine. Dr. Swetlikoff has earned a host of board certifications and has held a variety of BC and Canadian Naturopathic Association positions. He has sat on several committees for the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia and has been the president of the British Columbia Naturopathic Association. For more than 30 years, he has developed and taught advanced courses for students and physicians. Garrett has written regularly for several newspapers and magazines and has sat on numerous editorial and advisory boards.

To register, please email: info@yorkdownschemists.com

8:00 AM

– Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM

– Welcome/Introduction

9:05 AM

– What is IV Therapy? Why use it?

9:30 AM

– Basic IV Principles, Sterile Technique, Cannulation, Equipment and Regulations

10:30 AM

– Break

10:45 AM

– Safety and Contraindications, Complications and Emergency Procedures

11:15 AM

– Questions and Answers

11:30 PM

– Introduction to Individual Vitamins/Minerals/Amino acids used in IV therapy

12:15 PM

– Lunch (included)

1:30 PM

– Introduction to Individual Vitamins/Minerals/Amino acids used in IV therapy

2:15 PM

– Establishing Protocols for Individual Conditions

3:15 PM

– Break

3:30 PM

– Questions and Answers and Preview of Future Advanced Topics

4:00 PM

– Demonstration and Practice