The VT CFIDS Association, Inc.
and Paradoxes in Chronic Illnesses
January 19, 2008
medical conference providing CME’s sponsored by USF Health, Morton
Plant Mease Health Care and the Lanford Foundation (LifeLyme Inc.).
conference is designed for the continuing professional development of
clinicians & physicians nurse practitioners, nurses, psychologists
& health care professionals. (But is also open to patients, caregivers
and other interested parties.).
If you have any questions please contact Sandi Lanford at email@example.com
go to the web site of http://www.lifelyme.org/
Among Agenda speakers are:
Dr. Nancy Klimas & Dr. Kenneth Friedman who will be introduced by
Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able
Recognize the pathogens carried by ticks and other vectors in the US.
Recognize and analyze the overlapping symptoms in chronic illnesses like
fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and vector borne diseases.
Diagnose, evaluate and treat Borrelia Burgdorferi & co-infections
in their patients.
Identify clinical features of CNS diseases and select appropriate tests
for diagnosis ( including laboratory and brain imaging scans).
Describe the results of the NIH funded study and controlled treatment
Define the limitations of the laboratory diagnosis of Bb and co-infections
in low prevalence areas.
Acquire an understanding of the clinical differences in CFIDS, GWS, MCS
& and Tick-borne diseases.