Continuing Education for Naturopathic Physicians: SW Conference 2022

SW Conference CMECME Approvals for Naturopathic Physicians:
(See chart below for credits for individual presentations)

Note: The approval information below is for conference attendees only. Full set of audio recordings from this conference offers up to 34.5 general hours of which 9 can be pharmacy (or 6 pharmacy + 3 opioid for AZ ND). The pre-conference intensive from this conference only is not available for purchase.

  • Oregon (OBNM): up to 38.5 general hours of which 13 can be pharmacy
  • Arizona (SCNM CE Board):
    • Up to 38.5 general hours of which 13 can be pharmacy
    • Or 10 pharmacy + 3 opioid credits
  • California and other states accepting the following:
    AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians) approved for up to 34 hours Prescribed Credit* for DO, MD, RN, FNP, California NDs 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.

Note on pharmacy credits for California NDs. The CNDA continuing education rules state: Pharmacy hours may be designated by an ND if not done so by the course provider. The chart below can be your guide on which lectures offer pharmacy content.

Chart of CE Hours for Each Presentation

Recordings are listed alphabetically by speaker in the table below, and credits apply to all states accepting Oregon, Arizona, and AAFP credits (including California).


General HoursPharm HoursOpioid/Addiction (Arizona)CE Catalog Code
Jillian Stansbury ND, Jason Miller DACM, LAc and Mary Rondeau, ND, RH (AHG)
Saturday Panel: Botanical and Other Naturopathic Therapies for Managing Multiple Drug Resistant Infections
Lise Alschuler, ND, Katie Stage, ND, RH (AHG) and Kenneth Proefrock, NMD
Sunday 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 Care1.00.522SW09
Paul Bergner, Medical Herbalist
Antianxiety Herbs and Mechanisms of Action1.00.522SW04
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, OMD
A Multidisciplinary Integrated Model for Treating Chronic Pain and Opioid Dependence1.5 or1.5 Opioid/Addiction (Arizona)22SW14
Deborah Frances, ND
Reclaiming the Sacred in Women’s Health: Plants as Allies for Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Healing1.522SW08
Strategies for Creating Herbal Formulas1.522SW06
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 1.5 or1.5 Opioid/Addiction (Arizona)22SW10
Alternatives to Polypharmacy in Conditions of Neurologic Impairment1.522SW19
JoAnn Sanchez, MS
Herbs of Joy: A Virtual Guided Plant Show and Preparations Demonstration1.522SW12
Katie Stage, ND, 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 1.0.522SW03
Andrea Sullivan, ND
The Roots of Naturopathy: Herbal Remedies from African Slaves1.522SW13
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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