Agenda for Integrative Health & Wellness Symposium announced

The May 9, 2019, Integrative Health & Wellness Symposium is devoted to caring for the whole person, including holistic and wellness strategies. Continuing education credits will be provided.

This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nursing professionals and other health care providers in primary care and specialties such as obstetrics and gynecology, family medicine, pediatrics, oncology and internal medicine. Nonclinical staff with a strong interest in integrative health are welcome to attend.


7:15 a.m.

Registration and continental breakfast

8 a.m.

Intentional prayer

The Rev. Phillip Garrett, M.Div. 


Lynnie Meyer, Ed.D., R.N., CFRE
Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer
Norton Healthcare

8:15 a.m.

Keynote address

Integrative Approaches to Palliative Care*
Edward J. Dunn, M.D.

9:15 a.m.

Holistic Dentistry
Robert E. Harris Jr., DMD, NMD 

9:45 a.m.

Break and refreshments

10 a.m.

Peter V. Swanz IV, N.D., FHANP

10:45 a.m.

Dorothy Henning, GCFP

11:15 a.m.

Monica Meier, MSN, DNP


Lunch and experiential sessions

1:30 p.m.

Ayurvedic and Agni: Metabolism, Gut Health and Cleansing
Sarah Teeple, B.A., AWC, CHHC, RYT-200

2:15 p.m.

Growing Your Own Garden and herbal tea break
Representative from Oxmoor Farm

3 p.m.

Living in Green Places and Improved All-cause Mortality*
Theodore R. Smith, Ph.D.

3:45 p.m.

Drum Circle
Susan Upchurch, B.A., B.M.

4:15 p.m.

Closing remarks
Rachel J. Busse, M.D.

Closing prayer
The Rev. Amy C. Helwig, MAMFT, M.Div.

4:30 p.m.

*AMA PRA Category 1™ credit is available for this session.


Deadline: May 6, 2019

Early registration is recommended, as space is limited.

Fees (includes breakfast and lunch)

  • Norton Healthcare employees: $50
  • Other professionals: $60
  • Students: $25 (limited space available)

Four ways to register

  • Visit and select “CME Activities” and then the 2019 Integrative Health & Wellness Symposium activity.
  • Norton Healthcare CME mobile app: Select the activity and then the registration icon.
  • Phone: Call (502) 629-1234, option 4.
  • Scan the QR code below:

Continuing education


Accreditation: Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Norton Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For questions related to CME, contact the Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing

Medical Education at (502) 446-5955 or


Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) Approved Provider: Norton Healthcare, provider number

4-0002-12-20-028. The program has been approved by Norton Healthcare for 7.2 contact

hours which expires 12/31/2020. KBN approval of a continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content. Nursing participants must attend the entire program and complete the evaluation to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be given.

For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, R.N., SANE-A, AFN-BC, at or (502) 446-5889.

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