September 23, 2020 - September 23, 2020

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Assessing Thyroid and HPA Dysfunction
AzNMA Webinar

Presented by Dr. Michael Friedman, ND
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm -- Arizona Time (MST)

CMEs: 1.5 Pharmacy

Course Objectives:

  • Review the anatomy and physiology of the HPA Axis.
  • Review diseases associated with decreased HPA axis function.
  • Review the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid dysfunction.
  • Review the diagnosis and treatment of adrenal dysfunction.
  • Review the effects of stress on different patient populations.
  • Present case studies of patients with HPA axis dysfunction


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Webinar Registration Rates
$55- AzNMA Physician Member
$35 - AzNMA Student Member
$75 - Non-Member Physician
$55 - Non-Member Student

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