Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Herbal Educational Services has proudly offered continuing education (CE) for health professionals since 1996. Our live events offer:

See below for distance learning approvals for our 2018 events..


Distance Learning Continuing Education

Listen to audio recordings of our past events and earn CE credits:

NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS: CME (Continuing Medical Education) information
Distance learning instructions.

NURSES: CNE (Continuing Nursing Education) information on contact hours
Distance learning instructions


2018 Conferences: See list of CE offerings at our annual live events. 

We offer CE, CME, CNE, PDA and CEUs for:

CE
Trail at Blue Ridge Assembly

Acupuncturists:
25 PDA (hours) approved by NCCAOM, includes Friday events and Saturday and Sunday intensives. Distance learning not available for acupuncturists. Approval details

Naturopathic Physicians (ND):
Maximum 25 CME hours approved by OBMN, of which 12 hours can be pharmacy (includes Friday morning and afternoon events).

Nursing: 
Maxiumum 25 CNE contact hours approvedIncludes attendance at Friday pre-conference events. Approvel details.
Application for 25 contact hours in nursing approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

Pharmacists: 17.5 CE hours approved by the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy for NC licensed pharmacists only. Partial attendance possible–hours depend on which lectures are attended..

Certificate of Attendance: To any participant who requests it.


PAST CONFERENCE: Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine, April 6 – 8, 2018

naturopathic

We offer CE, CME, CNE, PDA and CEUs for:

Naturopathic Physicians

NEW! California ND application for 21.5 hours approved bv CNDA, of which 15.5 can be pharmacy. Includes attendance at Friday events. (Extra $35 fee for California ND CME)  Approval details here

Arizona ND: Application approved  for 21.5 possible general hours of which 12.5 can be pharmacy. Includes attendance at Friday events.  Details

Oregon ND application approved for 17.5 possible general hours of which 12.5 can be pharmacy for selected lectures. Includes attendance at Friday pre-conference intensive. Details

Acupuncturists
 21.5 PDA (hours) approved by NCCAOM, which includes attendance at Friday morning and afternoon events. Approval details here

Nurses
Application for 21.5 contact hours in nursing approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Includes attendance at Friday events and (new this year!) any lecture presented throughout the weekend. All recorded lectures also approved and will be available for distance-learning for nursing CE until the year 2020! Detailed information on approved lectures.

A certificate of attendance is available to any participant who requests it.


This is my first time here at the symposium, having a great time, learning a ton. Lecture for lecture, this is probably the most intellectually stimulating conference that I’ve ever been to, across the country.

~ M.D., Integrative Medicine, The Cancer Institute at The University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Our live events, recordings and notes also provide opportunities for continuing education in areas such as:

  • integrative medicine
  • naturopathic medicine
  • complementary medicine
  • functional medicine
  • holistic medicine

Contact us for questions regarding CE, CEU, CME, CNE, and PDA  — we’ll be happy to help!