NCCAOM Approves 25 PDA for Medicines from the Earth

Symposium for 25 PDA

Depending on which lectures are attended, the NCCAOM has issued approval for up to 25 PDA (hours) for the Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium, June 1 – 4, 2018 in Black Mountain, North Carolina.

Full conference description here.

The chart below lists how many PDA for each time slot. Maximum possible 25 PDA. Partial credits OK.

Number PDA
(hours in each slot)
FRIDAY,
JUNE 1
Please note intensives run concurrently with other lectures.
8:30 AM –
12:00 PM
Medicinal Mushrooms in the Kitchen and Apothecary–Demonstration Intensive Marc Williams ($59)3.5 PDA
(runs concurrently with Field Trip)
8:30 AM –
12:00 PM
Friday Morning Field Trip to the BioNetwork Lab: Using a Microscope for Botanical Identification ($59)3.5 PDA
(runs concurrently with Demonstration Intensive)
10:00 AM - 3:00 PMEthnobotanical and Native Plant Field Study David Winston ($69)5 PDA
1:00 PM - 5:00 PMPre-conference Intensive: Botanical Medicine in a Clinical Psychology Practice– Chronic Pain, PTSD, Anxiety and Depression Amanda McQuade Crawford ($79)4 PDA
2:00 PM - 5:30 PMEcology, Propagation and Cultivation of Native and Oriental Medicinal Herbs Joe Hollis ($59) FULL3.5 PDA
SATURDAY,
JUNE 2
9:30 AM - 11 AMTherapeutic Uses of Kratom
Kenneth Proefrock

Helping Others Coping with Loss
Amanda McQuade Crawford
Environmental Impact on Reproductive Ability
Walter Crinnion
Medicinal Exotic Invasive Plants
Marc
Williams
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
11:30 AM - 1 PMHysterectomies Prevention/Recovery from Surgery
Kathleen Maier
What Type is your Headache?
Mary Bove
Enhancing Cognitive Function
Jillian Stansbury
Pao Zhi- Alchemy of Herbs
(Demonstration)
David Winston
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
Chemotherapy-Related Neuropathy
Donald Yance
Shaman’s Pharmacy (Peru)
Chris Kilham
Joints and Tissue Inflammation
Teresa Boardwine
Herb Walk
Doug
Elliott
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
4:00 PM -
5:30 PM
Terpenoid Chemistry for Herbalists
Kenneth Proefrock
Medicinal Virtues of the Mint Family
Mary Bove
Hormonal Depression in Women
Amanda McQuade Crawford
Foraging for Health
(Demonstration)
Vickie Shufer


1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
8:00 PM -
9:30 PM
Down the Rabbit Hole on the Medicine Trail
Chris Kilham
1.5 PDA
SUNDAY,
JUNE 3
9:00 AM -
10:30 AM
Panel Discussion: Staying Centered in a Stressful World
Mary Bove, Jill Stansbury and Kenneth Proefrock
1.5 PDA
11 AM -
12:30 PM
Herbal Synergy—
Key to Great Herbal Medicine
David Winston
COPD and Women
Mary Bove
Herbs to Lift the Spirits
CoreyPine Shane
Developing Plant Relations
(Outdoor Plant Walk)
Kathleen Maier
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
Botanical Medicine and Chemotherapy Part 1
Donald Yance
Autoimmune Recovery Plan
Teresa Boardwine
Preconception Care Diet, Lifestyle, Herbs
Walter Crinnion
Basics of Tincture Making
(Demonstration)
Robin McGee
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
4:00 PM -
5:30 PM
Botanical Medicine and Chemotherapy Part 2
Donald Yance
Medicinal Uses of Solanaceae Family
Jillian Stansbury
Heart/Lung Sounds and Specific Herbal Remedies
Kenneth Proefrock
Herb Walk
Doug Elliott
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
MONDAY,
JUNE 4
8:30 AM -
10:00 AM
Seizure Disorders
Kenneth Proefrock
Bomoh’s Medicine
(Malaysia)
Chris Kilham
Botanicals for Adult ADHD
CoreyPine Shane
Medicinal Tree Walk (Outdoors)
Robin McGee
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
10:30 AM -
12:00 PM
Anthraqunone Glycosides: Practical Review
Jillian Stansbury
Mycotoxins: Health Effects of Mold
Walter Crinnion

Energetics of Menses/Moon Time
Kathleen Maier
Herb Walk
Doug Elliott
1.5 PDA
(Choose 1 in this slot)
1:00 PM -
2:00 PM
Panel: My New Favorite Herb Panelists: Walter Crinnion and Teresa Boardwine1 PDA

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