AAFP CME for the Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium 2021

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has approved the online 2021 Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium for up to 49 hours of Prescribed Credit*.

This approval applies to CME for:herbal conference in the Blue Ridge Mountains

  • Medical Doctors (MD)
  • Osteopathic Doctors (DO)
  • Nurses (RN)
  • Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP)
  • California Naturopathic Physicians (ND)
  • Other professionals whose CE boards accept this credit.

Approval Statement: The AAFP has reviewed the 2021 Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 06/04/2021 to 06/02/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency:
AAFP Prescribed Credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.


  • Credits are issued for full or partial attendance
  • Sign up for CME when you register for the conference ($29 additional fee for continuing education)
  • All CE registrants will be sent a certificate after submitting attendance verification (no later than August 3)


  • AAFP is recognized by the ANCC (American Nursing Credentialing Center) as a provider of nursing continuing education for RNs, FNPs, and other nursing professionals.


Additionally, AAFP has agreements with the following healthcare organizations, who all accept AAFP’s Prescribed credit:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB)
  • American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
  • American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM)
  • American Board of Preventative Medicine (ABPM)
  • American Board of Urology (ABU)


The table below lists all lectures for which AAFP credit has been approved for distance learning. All are included in the basic registration fee (except the Friday intensive for $89).

Prescribed Credit
Jill Stansbury, ND, Jill Crista, ND, Kenneth Proefrock, ND
Panel #1 Live Online: Managing Symptoms of Hormonal Disruption with Botanical Medicine1.5
Mary Rondeau, ND, Katie Stage, ND and David Winston, RH (AHG)
Panel #2 Live Online: Restoring Mental Health in the 21st Century: Managing Chronic Overwhelm1.5
Kat Maier, RH (AHG), Deborah Frances, ND and Mary Bove, ND
Panel #3 Live Online: Saturday Evening Keynote Panel: Honoring our Herbal Teachers1.5
Teresa Boardwine, RH (AHG)
First Aid for Trauma Informed Practitioners1.5
Home Health Care for Families1.5
Mary Bove, ND
Botanical Therapies for Childhood Asthma1.5
Jill Crista, ND
Conquering Toxic Mold Exposure1.5
PANDAS & PANS: Natural Medicine Rescue for Post-Infectious Autoimmune Encephalopathies1.5
Deborah Frances R.N., N.D
Pelvic Decongestant Herbs for Clearing and Grounding1.5
The Treatment of Intestinal Parasites with Herbs1.5
Tori Hudson, ND
Brain Aging in the Menopausal Woman: Effects on Moods, Memory and Botanical Solutions1.5
Kat Maier, RH (AHG)
A Seasonal Model for Working with Depression1.5
Deepening Plant Relations โ€“ Goethean Study of Nature1.5
Jason Miller, DACM, LAc
Intensive: Targeting the Biological Terrain in Collaborative Oncology: Correlating Modern Biomarkers with Traditional Principles of Diagnosis and Treatment ($89)4.0
Cannabis in Medicine: Applications and Limitations1.5
Acute Viral Infections: Addressing COVID and Seasonal Epidemic Disease1.5
Essence, Hormesis, and Autophagy in Aging and Longevity1.5
Kenneth Proefrock, ND
Vaporizer Technologies: Safety Considerations and a Mechanism for the Delivery of Botanical Medicines1.5
The Chemistry of Flavors: Expanding our Palette and Increasing our Neural Connections1.5
Naturopathic Formulas and Strategies of the Early 20th Century1.5
Mary Rondeau, ND, RH (AHG)
Restoring Mitochondrial Function through Botanicals, Nutrients and Dietary Modifications1.5
Katie Stage, ND, RH (AHG)
Embracing the Change: Botanical and HRT Treatments for Menopause1.5
Hairy Predicaments: Botanical Medicine for Hair Loss and Abnormal Hair Growth1.5
Jillian Stansbury, ND
Herbs to Improve Adrenergic Tone โ€“ Lifting Deep Lethargy and Melancholia1.5
Clinical Uses of Autumn Crocus (Colchicum atumnale)1.5
Neural Pathways Review1.5
Marc Williams, MA
Online: Temperate Medicinal Plant Biogeography and Conservation1.5
David Winston, RH (AHG)
Zingiberaceae: A Family Worth Knowing1.5
Effective Pain Relief with Botanical and Nutritional Medicine1.5
Donald Yance, RH (AHG)
Botanical Medicine Targeting Cancer Stem Cells1.5
Clinical Applications for Using 13 Heroic and Potentially Toxic Herbs1.5

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