Complementary Medicines Webinar

Complementary Medicine is a broad term used to describe forms of treatment that do not involve traditional, pharmacological medicines. The aim of this webinar is to help attendees to better understand the potential role and limitations of complementary medicine in the treatment of arthritis.

This webinar is being presented by Dr Joanna Harnett – PhD, MHSc, BHSc (Complementary Medicine). Dr. Harnett is a Lecturer within the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney where she specialises in complementary medicines teaching and research.

DATE: Wednesday 18th of April 2018
TIME: 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Topics will include:
> The appropriate and safe use of complementary medicines commonly used in the self-management of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
> The current evidence about the effectiveness and safety of glucosamine, chondroitin and fish oil supplements
> The safety of combining these complementary medicines with pharmaceutical medicines.

Presenter: Dr. Joanna Harnett Dr Joanna Harnett – PhD, MHSc, BHSc (Complementary medicine) is a Lecturer within the Faculty of Pharmacy at The University of Sydney where she specialises in complementary medicines teaching and research. She completed her PhD in nutritional pharmacology in 2013. Her central focus in both teaching and research activities is to foster the appropriate and safe use of evidence-based Complementary Medicines. She is a visiting research fellow of the Australian Research Centre Complementary and Integrative Medicine at UTS.


> Members of Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW: $15.00
> Non-members: $25.00

How to register:
Click on the registration buttons below or call us on 02 9857 3300 with your credit card details.

Registrations will close 4:00pm on Tuesday 17th of April 2018.

Please note the following:
> A link with login details will be emailed to registered participants the day before the scheduled webinar and again 4 hours prior.
> A recording of the webinar will be available for viewing for the next 30-days after the scheduled session. If you attend the live event, you will also have the opportunity to participate in the question and answer session.



Cancellations and refunds

Please note that as per section 7.2 of our Fees & Pricing Policy, if an event or service does not attract sufficient registrations, fees, sponsorship and/or donations to break even, Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW reserves the right to cancel or postpone the event. In such an event, participants who have registered will be provided with four options: 1) The registration fee may be retained for participation on the revised date. 2) The registration fee may be reallocated to another Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW event or service. 3) A full refund may be provided, with the option to re-register at future events. 4) The participant may choose to allocate the registration fee as a tax-deductible donation to Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW.

System requirements (for participants)

> Windows XP, 2000, Vista, MacOS X, Linux and Unix
> Internet Explorer 6.0 or above, Firefox 1.0 or above, Safari 1.0 or above (Google Chrome users please read this document for special instructions about manually enabling Adobe Flash)
> Macromedia Flash 9.0 or above
> 56kbps Internet connection minimum (broadband internet connection recommended) > Speakers