A5M Chairman, Bill Anton said A5M educators recently underwent extensive testing to obtain Accredited Provider Status for the RACGP Quality Assurance and Continuing Professional Development (QA & CPD) program.
“RACGP members who practice internal medicine as well as aesthetic medicine can now earn required professional development points while training in anti-ageing, regenerative and functional medicine,” Mr Anton said.
“Anti-ageing medicine is the world’s fastest growing medical specialty, with the market expected to reach nearly USD$72 billion this year,” he added. “A5M offers quality clinical training by recognised experts in the field of anti-ageing, functional and nutritional medicine.
The upcoming A5M 2009 Conference in Melbourne will feature world-renowned speakers in anti-ageing medicine including Dr Bob Goldman, Chairman of the World Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine, Dr Ron Rothenberg, pioneer in Interventional Endocrinology, Manon Pilon, world medispa expert and Dr Greg Petersburg, expert in setting up profitable anti-ageing practices.
The A5M Fellowship includes:
• Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy
• Thyroid Disease
• Coronary Artery Disease
• Fatty Acid Metabolism
• Advanced Nutrition and Detoxification.
• Clinical Intensive: case studies in Anti-ageing Medicine
• 40 interactive web broadcasts
The RACGP QA & CPD program aims to ensure all GPs are provided with opportunities to participate in high quality educational activities that emphasise patient safety.
A minimum of 130 points is required for each triennium and must include two Category 1 activities, and completion of a basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course. Points will be allocated for all A5M events.