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Integrative medicine (IM) is an approach to care that puts the patient at the center and addresses the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental influences that affect a person’s health (Rakel, 2017). Commonly, IM is associated with complementary and alternative medicine therapies (CAM). These are two separate entities. CAM is one of the modalities used in integrative medicine.
Physician Assistant Studies
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)
Integrative medicine; primary care; complementary therapies; alternative therapies; patient-centered care
Alternative and Complementary Medicine | Integrative Medicine | Primary Care
Bjornerud, Ashley M., "Integrative Medicine in Primary Care" (2018). Physician Assistant Scholarly Project Posters. 6.