AAFP CME for the Southwest Conference 2022

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has approved the online 2022 Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine for up to 34 hours of distance-learning Prescribed Credit*. This approval applies to CME for:integrative medicine CME

  • Medical Doctors (MD)
  • Osteopathic Doctors (DO)
  • Nurses (RN)
  • Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP)
  • California Naturopathic Physicians (ND)
    and others

Approval Statement: The AAFP has reviewed the 2022 Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 03/25/2022 to 03/25/2023. 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.


  • 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.

Prescribed CreditCE Catalog Code
Jillian Stansbury ND, Jason Miller DACM, LAc and Mary Rondeau, ND
Panel: Botanical and Other Naturopathic Therapies for Managing Multiple Drug Resistant Infections
Lise Alschuler, ND, Kenneth Proefrock, NMD and Katie Stage, ND, RH (AHG)
Panel: Inspiring a Path Toward Wellness for those in our Care1.522SW22
Lise Alschuler, ND
Botanicals for Frailty in Elders1.522SW01
Preserving GI Health During Cancer Care1.522SW09
Paul Bergner, Medical Herbalist
Antianxiety Herbs and Mechanisms of Action1.522SW04
Herbs for Herpes and Shingles1.522SW05
Isla Burgess, Medical Herbalist
Biophilia - How participating in the lives of the plants that grow around you can in-form your Clinical Practice1.522SW11
David Eisen, LAc, MSW
A Multidisciplinary Integrated Model for Treating Chronic Pain and Opioid Dependence1.522SW14
Deborah Frances, ND
Reclaiming the Sacred in Women’s Health: Plants as Allies for Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Healing1.522SW08
Jason Hawrelak, ND
Key Points when Prescribing Probiotics in Clinical Practice1.522SW07
Herbal Medicines and the Gastrointestinal Microbiota - Herbs that Nurture and Herbs that Kill1.522SW15
Jason Miller, DACM, LAc
The Integral Immune System: Harmonizing the Neuroimmune Axis with Botanical Medicine1.522SW18
Kenneth Proefrock, NMD
Botanical and other Protocols for Opiate Use Disorder 1.522SW10
Alternatives to Polypharmacy in Conditions of Neurologic Impairment1.522SW19
Katie Stage, RH (AHG)
Finding Balance: Herbs and Treatments to Nurture Yin1.522SW16
Jillian Stansbury, ND
Maintaining a Healthy Heart in the Age of COVID 1.522SW17
Treatment for Acute Panic Disorder 1.522SW03
David Winston, RH (AHG)
“Just Another Sleepless Night”; Herbal/Nutritional Protocols for Insomnia and Other Sleep Disorders1.522SW24
Spices For Life1.522SW23
Erica Zelfand, ND
Pre-conference Intensive Friday, 3/25, 1:00 – 5:15 PM: Psychedelics--Therapeutic Uses for Psilocybin and LSD in Mental Health 4.022SW20
Ketamine in Doses Big and Small: Versatility in Treating Depression and Other Mood Disorders 1.522SW02

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