Reproductive medical ethics - This module will take an indepth look at the emotional psychology of the typical infertility patient. There has been much evidence that infertility treatments leave the patient with a syndrome similar to post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD.) This course will cover topcs relevant to the field of reproductive medicine such as: guiding the patient through her treatments emotionally, and supporting the shen; not taking advantage of the fragile emotional state of the infertility patient; assessing and helping the patient to determine when treatments are no longer working, when to halt treatments; and how to emotionally go on.

Objectives

  • To become familiar with emotional pitfalls during IVF procedures and reproductive medicine
  • Understanding long term impacts of infertility
  • How to support the emotionally fragile infertility patient

 

Outline

  • Why ethics are a part of treating infertility
  • What happens to the psyche - short and long term from infertility treatments
  • How to support a patient emotionally - short and long term
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Randine Lewis

Presenter: 

Dr. Randine Lewis, author of The Infertility Cure, has become the leading expert in treating infertility conditions naturally. Her powerful Eastern program combined with her vast knowledge of Western reproductive medicine has helped many thousands of woman throughout the world, get back their fertility, their hope, and their lives. Dr. Lewis began her studies in Western medicine, and after suffering through her own fertility challenges, overcame them with Chinese medicine. After finishing her medical studies in China, she earned a doctorate in Alternative Medicine, the basis of the program she now offers for the public through The Fertile Soul and for practitioners through 'Clinical Excellence Fertility Professionals' (CEFP).

Randine Lewis

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