Insomnia in the Time of COVID: Diet and Supplements for Sleep Support
November 25, 2020| $10.00 – $49.00
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 @ 7:00pm EST
Presenter: Aileen Burford-Mason, PhD
This 1.5 hour interactive webinar for primary care providers will focus on nutritional interventions for re-establishing normal sleep in patients suffering from insomnia.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Discuss non-pharmacological approaches to treating insomnia in a time of increased anxiety and social disruption.
- Evaluate claims for potential health benefits or adverse effects for nutritional supplements commonly used as sleep aids.
- Identify specific comorbidities and medications which may impact insomnia, and nutritional support strategies for improved patient outcomes.
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.5 Mainpro+ credits.
Aileen Burford-Mason, PhD, is an immunologist, cell biologist and orthomolecular nutritionist with a deep interest in the scientific evidence for nutrition and health. She regularly gives seminars for both professional and lay audiences, and has become known for her ability to take complex nutritional research and translate it into concise, evidence-based guidelines for the safe, effective use of nutritional supplements. She is formerly Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Director of a cancer research laboratory at The Toronto General Hospital. Dr. Burford-Mason is the author of the best-selling books Eat Well, Age Better (Thomas Allen, 2012) and The Healthy Brain (HarperCollins, 2017)
CME Planning Committee:
Rose Bilotta, MD, MHSc, IFMCP
Paul Demeda, CNP
Selena Bloom, MD
Adam Gavsie. MD