Continuing Education Credits (PDA) for Acupuncturists and Practitioners of Oriental Medicine

PDAFor over twenty years, Herbal Educational Services has been offering live events for PDA CEU points (continuing education for acupuncturists and practitioners of Oriental medicine).

Applications were submitted in January for our 2017 events. Credits earned depend on number of lectures attended.

June 2 – 5, 2017  Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium, Black Mountain, North Carolina
22.5 PDA (hours) approved by NCCAOM includes Friday Field Study and Saturday and Sunday intensives. See detailed PDA credits chart below.

 

Past event: April 7 – 9, 2017  Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine, Tempe, Arizona
21.5 PDA points (hours) approved by NCCAOM which includes attendance at Friday morning and afternoon events. See detailed PDA credits chart below.

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Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine PDA Chart
April 7 – 9, 2017 in Tempe, AZ

Credit chart for 21.5 PDA approved by NCCAOM. View a more detailed schedule with lecture descriptions.

Number PDA
(hours in each slot)
FRIDAY,
APRIL 7
Please note intensives run concurrently with other lectures.
8:30 AM –
12:30 PM
Field Study—Mimi Kamp ($55)4 PDA
1:00 PM - 5:00 PMPre-conference Intensive: Immuno inflammation/Cancer/Heart Disease Lise Alschuler, ND ($69)4 PDA
(runs concurrently with Field Study)
2:00 PM - 6:00 PMField Study JoAnn Sanchez ($55)4 PDA
(runs concurrently with Pre-conf Intensive)
SATURDAY,
APRIL 8
9:30 AM - 11 AMBeneficial Herb-Drug Interactions
Jonathan Treasure

Therapeutic Value of Aromatic Plants
Mary Bove
Functional Genetic Mutation Conditions
Kenneth Proefrock
Connecting with the Energetics of Plants
Rhonda PallasDowney
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
11:30 AM - 1 PMMultiple Drug Resistance
David Winston
Differentiating the Cohoshes
Paul Bergner
Allergic Conditions: Mechanisms of Action
Jill Stansbury
Flower Essences for Times of Personal Crisis
Mimi Kamp
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
Going Platinum: Chemotherapy and Botanicals
Jonathan Treasure
Botanicals to Support Happiness and Reduce Anxiety
Lise Alschuler
Therapeutic Uses of Low Dose Botanicals
JEric Yarnell
Southwest Plants for First Aid (Demonstration)
7Song
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
4:00 PM -
5:30 PM
PPI Side Effects and Botanicals
Jill Stansbury
Neurohacking
Katie Stage
Restoring the Day/Night Cortisol Cycle
Mary Bove
Ritual Uses of Herbs
David Winston
Herb Walk
Phyllis Hogan


1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Cannabis as an Alternative to Opioids, Benzodiazepenes, NSAIDs and other Pharmaceuticals
Paul Bergner, Jonathan Treasure and Kenneth Proefrock
1.5 PDA
SUNDAY,
APRIL 9
9:00 AM -
10:30 AM
Diabetes Mellitus
David Winston
Botanicals for Cognitive Support
Lise Alschuler
Gastroparesis and Intestinal Motility Conditions
Jill Stansbury
Flower Essences as Adaptogens
Rhonda PallasDowney
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
11 AM -
12:30 PM
Commonly Misprescribed Drugs
Erie Yarnell
EENT Preparations: Demonstration
Kenneth Proefrock
Medical Herbalism and the Therapeutic Order
Paul Bergner
What’s in my Medicine Bag
Phyllis Hogan
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
Cannabis and Cancer
Jonathan Treasure
Practicing Herbal Medicine in a Free Clinic
7Song
Constipation in Children
Mary Bove
NOTE: NO PDA available for Medicinal Tea Party with JoAnn Sanchez1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
4:00 PM -
5:30 PM
Commonplace Herbs
Paul Bergner
Epigenetics and Mental Health
Kenneth Proefrock
Natural Approaches to Gout
Eric Yarnell
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)


Medicines from the Earth PDA Chart
June 2 – 5, 2017 in Black Mountain, North Carolina

Credit chart for 22.5 PDA approved by NCCAOM. View a more detailed schedule with lecture descriptions here.

Number PDA
(hours in each slot)
FRIDAY,
JUNE 2
Please note intensives run concurrently with other lectures.
10:00 AM –
3:00 PM
Ethnobotanical and Native Plant Field Study—David Winston ($65)5 PDA
(Runs concurrently with intensive so can take one or the other)
1:00 PM - 5:00 PMPre-conference Intensive: Immuno-psychiatry Kenneth Proefrock ($79)4 PDA (runs concurrently with Field Study)
SATURDAY,
JUNE 3
9:30 AM - 11 AMDegenerative Joint Disease
Jill Stansbury

Inflammatory and Immune Influences on the Brain
Jerry Cott
Circadian Cycle Pt 1
Effects of Malfunction
Mary Bove
Plant Walk: Specific Indications
CoreyPine Shane
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
11:30 AM - 1 PMYin and Yang of Inflammation
Jason Miller
What’s in your Herbs-Adulterants
Mark Blumenthal
Circadian Cycle Pt 2
Resetting the Cycle
Mary Bove
Herbal Salves and Creams (Demonstration)
Robin McGee
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
Alzheimer’s Disease
David Winston
Nebulizer Demonstration
Kenneth Proefrock
Botanical Management of Urinary Pain
Jill Stansbury,
Establishing Plant Relations—Plant Walk
Kathleen Maier
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot or intensive)
2:00 PM -
5:30 PM
Intensive: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Cancer Therapeutics
Donald Yance ($55)
3.5 PDA
(Runs concurrently with other afternoon lectures)
4:00 PM -
5:30 PM
Neuroinflammation Pt. 1 Causes, Symptoms, Diseases
Walter Crinnion
Insomnia as a Yin Deficiency
CoreyPine Shane
Self-Care for Herbalists
Teresa Boardwine
Herb Walk
Doug Elliott


1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot or intensive)
7:30 PM -
9:00 PM
Humorous Health Current Issues in Health, Diet, Pharmacy, Medicine & Related Issues as Seen Through Cartoons
Mark Blumenthal
1.5 PDA
SUNDAY,
JUNE 4
9:00 AM -
10:30 AM
Panel Discussion: Evidence-Based Herbal Medicine: New Science and Ancient Tradition
Jerry Cott, Jason Miller and David Winston
1.5 PDA
11 AM -
12:30 PM
Vagus Nerve 1: The Brains Effect on Immunity and Gut
Donald Yance
Neuroinflammation Pt. 2 Botanicals and other Natural Therapies
Walter Crinnion
Hepatitis B & C
David Winston
Herb Walk
Doug Elliott
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
Vagus Nerve 2: The Effect of the Gut on our Brains
Donald Yance
Immunomodulators in Pediatric Practice
Mary Bove
Research update:
Mainstream use of botanicals and supplements in mental health
Jerry Cott
Wildcrafting Walkabout
Abby Artemesia
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot or intensive)
2:00 PM -
5:30 PM
Intensive: Wild Foods Cooking
Marc Williams ($55)
3.5 PDA
(Runs concurrently with other afternoon lectures)
4:00 PM -
5:30 PM
Degenerative Neurological Disease
Kenneth Proefrock
Building a Protocol: Botanicals in Oncology, Part 1
Jason Miller
Autoimmune Disease: Deep in the Tissues
Kathleen Maier
Herb Walk
Doug Elliott
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot or intensive)
MONDAY,
JUNE 5
8:30 AM -
10:00 AM
Top Toxic Pharmaceuticals and Alternatives
Walter Crinnion
Wild Herbs and Spices (Demo)
Vickie Shufer
Entheogens and the Dying Process
Kathleen Maier
Plant Families: Herb Walk
Marc Williams
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
10:30 AM -
12:00 PM
Building a Protocol: Botanicals in Oncology, Part 2
Jason Miller
Traditional Diets
Jill Stansbury
Making Herbal Glycerites
(Demonstration)
Teresa Boardwine
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
1:00 PM -
2:00 PM
Panel: Salvia Miltiorrhiza (Dan Shen)
Panelists: Jill Stansbury, Walter Crinnion and Jason Miller

1 PDA
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