Industry Events

Here, you will find information on professional and public events run by the NHAA Industry partners. This section is updated regularly with new events.

Microbiome Labs Mini Keynote Webinar Series

Type of Event : Webinar Series

Date : x3 sessions held on 10, 17, & 24 February 2023
Time : 12pm-1pm NZDT (10am AEDT)
Duration : 1 hr
Cost : Free

Presenter(s) : Session 1 is presented by Jennifer Fugo, MS, CNS, LDN, session 2 is presented by Lacey Hall, MS, RD and session 3 is presented by Kiran Krishnan, CSO, Microbiome Labs, LLC

Organiser : FxMed in collaboration with Microbiome Labs

Short intro: Recondition, Reinforce and Rebuild the Gut Using Powerful Gut Protocols that Support Foundational Health.

Key Learning outcomes:

  • Understand how to solve histamine intolerance using validated skin and gut protocols
  • Determine how to heal intestinal permeability through the application of Microbiome Labs ‘Total Gut Restoration’ practices
  • Learn how to increase resilience through the gut microbiome

Integrative Diagnosis and Support for Chronic Lyme Disease

Type of Event : Webinar

Date : 02 March 2023
Time : 12pm-1pm NZDT (10am AEDT)
Duration : 1 hr
Cost : Free

Presenter(s) : Dr Debby Hamilton

Organiser : FxMed in collaboration with Researched Nutritionals

Short intro: In this 1 hr webinar Dr Debby Hamilton will guide you through identifying, diagnosing and treating lyme disease.

Key Learning outcomes:

  • Learn about the different presentations of chronic Lyme and tick-borne infections including Babesia and Bartonella
  • Understand options for testing for all tick-borne infections and how to interpret the results
  • Learn about treatment protocols for the infections plus supporting additional issues that are common in chronic Lyme patients such as mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress, mast cell activation issues, immune dysfunction, and inflammation

Horopito: a novel therapy for Candida Overgrowth

Type of Event : Recorded webinar (on demand)

Organiser: Integria Healthcare and Kolorex
Presenter: Rommy Castaneda BHScNutMed, BHscNat, Research Associate, Evidence Sciences
Cost: complimentary
Duration: 45 minutes

Horopito (Pseudowintera colorata)  is emerging as a novel therapy to treat candida.  It is a fascinating ancient herb which has a long tradition in treating a wide range of health conditions.  From a research perspective, Horopito has interesting therapeutic activities as it has been shown to reduce the growth of candida species and has more of an enduring effect of preventing relapses of thrush and infection.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Practical clinical insights from leading clinicians specialising in various and dynamic aspects of mental health care, which can be immediately integrated into your clinical practice
  • An introduction to Horopito with research and case studies
  • Increased understanding of the prevalence of Vaginal Candidiasis
  • What is Candida albicans and how does it cause infection
  • What are the factors that can lead to infection and the symptoms
  • An overview of the vaginal microbiome and vaginal thrush
  • Why Horopito is the new way to treat candida

Clinical Use of Medical Mushrooms – The WHEN, WHY & HOW

Type of Event : Seminar

Dates :

  • Sydney- Tuesday 28th March (Aerial UTS)
  • Brisbane- Wednesday 29th March (View Brisbane)
  • Melbourne- Thursday 30th March (Amora Hotel) 

Time : 6.00pm-9.30pm
Duration : 3 hours
Cost : Early Bird $99 ex GST(ends Tuesday 28th February), Regular $125 ex GST 

Presenter(s) : Dr. Lise Alschuler, Julianne Grant & Kristin Gilmour

Organiser : OptimalRx

Short intro

OptimalRx have an extensive range of eleven medicinal mushroom extracts, all of which have a unique place in the Herbalist’s dispensary. Julianne Grant and Kristin Gilmour will share detailed information on how each mushroom can be used clinically, what type of body system and disease presentation is best suited to each mushroom, and how they can be paired and blended with other phytomedicines. Dr. Lise Alschuler will dive deep into the use of medicinal mushrooms for immune modulation, focusing on their use within the oncology setting and sharing her extensive practical experience. Be sure not to miss out on this unique opportunity to learn face-to-face from experienced clinicians and researchers, and have the chance to ask your burning questions regarding the use of medicinal mushrooms in the clinical setting.

Key Learning outcomes:

  • An understanding of the manufacturing process for all medicinal mushrooms in the OptimalRx range and why this process is important in obtaining therapeutic efficacy.
  • Gain insight into the major overlapping therapeutic qualities of medicinal mushrooms.
  • Improved confidence in prescribing individual medicinal mushrooms based on their organ and system affinities, energetics, and health conditions most applicable to each mushroom.
  • A deep understanding of how medicinal mushrooms profoundly impact the immune system and modulate inflammatory responses.
  • Improved clinical knowledge of why, when and how to utilise medicinal mushrooms alongside Western herbal medicine when formulating for your patients.

Building Skills for Patient-Centred Integrative Care –  A Masterclass with Dr. Lise Alschuler

Type of Event : Masterclass

Date : Saturday 1st April (Amora Hotel, Melbourne) 

Times :

  • Session One: 8.30am-12.00pm
  • Session Two: 1.00pm – 5.30pm

Durations :

  • Session One: 3 hours
  • Session Two: 4 hours

Cost :
Session One or Session Two -Early Bird $89 ex GST (ends Tuesday 28th February)/Regular $99 ex GST
Full Day (includes Lunch)- Early Bird $175 ex GST (ends Tuesday 28th February)/Regular $198 ex GST 

Presenter: Dr. Lise Alschuler

Organiser : OptimalRx

Session One: Clinical Pearls in Integrative Oncology

This session will share insights, ideas and strategies from over two decades of integrative oncology practice.  Numerous clinical pearls, their evidence and their clinical implementation strategies will be discussed.  This Masterclass will cover topics ranging from key communication guidelines, effective hot flash management in hormone receptor positive breast cancer survivors, infection prophylaxis in patients with leukemia, managing mouth sores during head and neck radiation therapy, discussing patient prognosis, and more. Be ready to take a deep dive into the sea of cancer care and emerge adorned with pearls!

Session Two: Managing Pharmaceutical Side Effects and Discontinuance with Botanicals and other Natural Therapies

This session reviews specific integrative and botanical implementation strategies for supporting medication tolerance and optimising medication discontinuance.  The ethical issues with supporting drug deprescribing and how to partner with the prescribing physicians will be addressed.  The following categories of pharmaceuticals will be discussed: opioids, anti-depressants and anti-anxiety medications, proton pump inhibitors, blood pressure medications, as well as selected chemotherapy and anti-oestrogen agents.  This session will give you clinical pragmatic strategies to support patients and their prescribers in the safe and effective use and appropriate discontinuance of pharmaceuticals.

Key Learning outcomes:

Session One: Clinical Pearls in Integrative Oncology

  • Gain integrative clinical strategies for addressing several conventional cancer treatment toxicities. 
  • Become familiar with the benefits of various integrative strategies that address the unique challenges faced by patients diagnosed with cancer. 
  • Appreciate the importance of utilising a benefit:risk, evidence-informed approach in integrative oncology.

Session Two: Managing Pharmaceutical Side Effects and Discontinuance with Botanicals and other Natural Therapies

  • Gain familiarity with botanical and other natural strategies to support tolerance of selected pharmaceuticals such as opioids and anti-depressants. 
  • Gain appropriate discontinuance strategies for selected pharmaceuticals such as anti-depressants and proton pump inhibitors.
  • Review ethical issues related to drug discontinuance. 

BioCeuticals Clinical Mastery – Gut health webinars

  • Type of Event: webinar
  • Date of Event: 02/03/23
  • Time of Event: on demand viewing
  • Duration of Event: 1-2 hours
  • Cost of Event: Free!
  • Presenter(s): Dr. Brad Leech and Dr. Nirala Jacobi
  • Organiser: BioCeuticals
  • Events Description:
  • Intestinal Permeability with Dr. Brad Leech – a PhD-qualified Clinical Nutritionist specialising in chronic autoimmune conditions and complex gastrointestinal disorders with the latest understandings in gut health and gut inflammation.
  • Supporting Patients after SIBO with Dr. Nirala Jacobi – an industry recognized expert in SIBO with 20+ years of clinical experience.
    These webinars are designed to give you the clinical thinking behind managing these chronic conditions with real live examples and practical clinical solutions.
    Free until March 31st 2023
  • Key Learning Outcomes:
    • Intestinal Permeability:
      • Explore the clinical misconceptions associated with increased intestinal permeability,
      • Identify the different classification and sub-groups of increased intestinal permeability,
      • Explore the disease associations and risk factors for increased intestinal permeability,
      • Understand the various testing methods and suggestive markers for increased intestinal permeability,
      • Identify evidence-based integrative medicine interventions for the management of increased intestinal permeability.
    • Supporting patients after SIBO

• Uncover the different drivers that cause relapsing and chronic SIBO,
• Explore clinically validated testing methods that can aid in diagnosis and patient management,
• Identify patients at risk of relapse,
• Learn appropriate treatment considerations for different SIBO causes.