Solutions for Women’s Wellness: A Functional Approach

Presenters: Joel Evans, MD & Monique Class, MS, APRN, BC

Event Details

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Courtyard Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
901 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Continuing Education Units: Approved for 6 hours
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Seminar Summary:

From childbearing years to postmenopause, women are actively seeking to maintain and support their health and vitality. Join Joel Evans, MD and Monique Class, MS, APRN, BC as they explore a functional medicine (FM) approach to women’s health issues specifically related to the different stages in life. When evaluated and addressed early, the most common issues facing women today can often be successfully managed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the evaluation and lifestyle treatment options for current women's health issues
  • Understand the hormonal changes associated with perimenopause and how to evaluate and manage the symptoms associated with perimenopause and menopause
  • Understand how to evaluate patients for appropriate testing of genetic risks


8:30–8:45 AM Welcome and Agenda
8:45–10:00 AM Importance of Developing a Healthy Foundation
  • Food and nutritional support
  • Sleep
  • Exercise
  • Bone health
  • Stress management
10:00–10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM–12:00 PM Managing Condition-Specific Issues for Women of Reproductive Age
12:00–1:00 PM Lunch
1:00–2:30 PM Managing Condition-Specific Issues Relating to Perimenopause and Menopause
2:30–3:00 PM Break
3:00–4:30 PM Functional Medicine Approach to Breast Health for Those at Increased Genetic Risk

Presenter Bios:

Joel Evans, MD

Joel Evans is the founder and director of The Center for Women’s Health, an assistant clinical professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and women’s health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and a member of the core faculty of both The Center for Mind/Body Medicine and The Institute for Functional Medicine. He is a nationally recognized wellness expert, educator, author, and physician specializing in nutrition, functional medicine, mind/body medicine, and spirituality. Having pursued studies in spirituality, metaphysics, and personal transformation for many years, Dr. Evans has recently created a core curriculum designed to share ancient spiritual wisdom with others in order to help bring health and happiness into their lives.

Monique Class, MS, APRN, BC

Monique Class is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Holistic Health, Certified Nurse Coach, and wellness educator at The Center for Women’s Health. A sought-after teacher in the fields of holistic health and nursing, Monique is a clinical instructor for Yale Graduate School of Nursing, a senior faculty member of the Center for Mind/Body Medicine in Washington, D.C., a faculty member for The Integrative Nurse Coach Association, and a faculty member for the Institute for Functional Medicine. Monique is also certified by the Psychosynthesis Institute in Imagery and Meditation. She received her degree as a Clinical Nurse Specialist and her post-master’s as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the College of New Rochelle and her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from The University of Virginia.