WEEKS 1 - 2
Specific Preconception Preparation for Your IVF Patient - Beyond the Basics.
This highly medicalised patient group have complex preconception requirements, and your ability to appropriately identify and prepare for these cases can significantly influence assisted reproductive outcomes. We will discuss clinically relevant and evidence-based testing recommendations and assessments specific for IVF, as well as the complexities of nutritional & hormonal preparation.
Naturopathic Support for ART & IVF
You will have a thorough introduction and outline of up-to-date assisted reproductive statistics and protocols. You will learn about what we’re commonly seeing now regarding standards and variations of the IVF cycle, along with clinical and evidence-based information regarding naturopathic support for each stage.
IVF- Complex Cases
In this final class you will learn about potential complications in the IVF process and how to best support your patient. We will consider appropriate intervention to increase the chance of success for those whom the odds are stacked against. This group includes poor responders, those with ovarian hyper-stimulation syndrome, older couples, poor embryo quality and people with repeat IVF failure.