AzPA presents an innovative podcast intended for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to obtain continuing education credit. The podcast also provides current health information and hot topics in the evolving world of pharmacy.
Podcast Episode 5:
In this episode, you’ll discover the practice of functional medicine and its unique approach to addressing the root causes of disease. Patients receive specific, evidence based treatment that seeks to optimize wellness, and even help them get off their medication. Learn how pharmacists can innovate their practice to get better outcomes today!
Christine graduated pharmacy school in 2017 from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy Glendale. She completed a PGY-1 residency at Potter's House Apothecary in conjunction with Midwestern University. It was during her residency that she discovered her passion for functional medicine and teaching. She currently offers functional medicine consultations to patients at Potter's House Apothecary and teaches a Functional Medicine elective course to pharmacy students at Midwestern University. Outside of work, Christine enjoys bike riding and cooking with her family, exploring the outdoors, and traveling back to her roots in Kansas and Montana.
Isabelle received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 1999. Over the course of her career, she has been fortunate to have various roles in several pharmacy practice settings. In the fall of 2015, she attended an introduction to functional medicine CME that started her journey to becoming a certified functional medicine practitioner, which she completed in 2018. In the summer of 2020, she completed Dr Sears Wellness Institute's Master Certified Health Coach certification and was recently recruited to be one of their instructors. She enjoys any outdoor activity and traveling to her home country of France.
(errors: Dr. Weil was from U of A, not ASU. Dr. Chris Kresser has his Masters degree not Doctorate)
Functional Medicine Resources:
www.ifm.org (Institute of Functional Medicine)
www.kresserinstitute.com (functional medicine blog)
www.integrativepractitioner.com/resources/webinars/ (functional medicine webinars)
www.emersonecologics.com (functional medicine webinars)
www.fullscripts.com/webinars (functional medicine webinars)
https://www.drkarafitzgerald.com/fxmed-podcast/ (functional medicine podcast)
This episode is accredited for Pharmacists. CLICK HERE here to view the learning objectives and program requirements.