Andrew Gowan
3:45 pm
Day 2

Conventional Medicine and CAM – Barriers and Facilitators towards Interprofessional Collaboration

It encourages naturopaths and other CAM professionals to seek improved collaboration and opportunities to engage with biomedical practitioners. The presentation highlights the need for better communication and referral pathways to improve patient care and safety.  It contributes to naturopathic practice by bringing into focus the overall positive desire of both CAM and biomedicine to work more closely based on the current literature.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To promote the need for and means to collaborate with biomedicine
  2. To highlight the potential for integration and statutory regulation of Naturopathy
  3. To encourage Naturopaths to seek more collaborative opportunities and referrals with biomedical practitioners.