Sense and Sensibility: Evidenced Based Complementary Therapies

Breaking down scientific literature into edible portions and how to determine if the information is valid.  History and substance of these therapies, and can you recommend them to your patients.

At the end of the presentation, the learner will be able to:

  • Review scientific literature without tearing out your hair.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with Complementary Medicine.
  • Inspire to use one therapy concept for your own and your patient’s resilience.


martha Martha became an RN in 1975 and a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator in 1980.  She worked OB in a high-risk tertiary hospital and had a Lamaze business for 7 yrs.  In the AF she worked OB in a level 1 hospital with a wartime job as an OR nurse. During her AF career, she received an MS in Operations Management.  Before going to BCBSSC as a case manager, she worked for several hospices. She is ANCC certified in Case Management since 2004 and part of ANCC’s Content Expert Panel for Case Management for the past 7 years.  Martha is a retired Lt Colonel from the AFR.