Background: The NIH National Center for Comprehensive Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) Online Continuing Education Series. NCCAM offers free, comprehensive videolectures about research in complementary health approaches. Topics range from mind-body pain therapies to acupuncture. These online videolectures provide an in-depth perspective on the current state of science, as related to complementary medicine. Health professionals are eligible to receive continuing education credits (CME and CEU) and a certificate of completion at no cost.
Lecturer: Ram Sasisekharan, Ph.D. Professor, Division of Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA
Credits: 1 hour of CME; 1.2 nursing contact hours (CEU)
• Describe the role of natural products in health care research
• Describe the role of glycans in regulating biological functioning
• Identify the mechanism of action of glycans
• Describe the integrated approach to therapeutics