Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine 2019

March 29 – 31, 2019


Ocotillo flower
Ocotillo Blossom by Mimi Kamp

Annual Conference at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) in Tempe, Arizona. See speakers and topics below.

NEW DATE: March 29 – 31, 2019

Highlights: Over 30 lectures to choose from, two Friday Field Studies, and a pre-conference intensive with Jason Miller, DACM, LAc

Registration: Early bird $325 by Feburary 20; $395 after that date. Includes all lectures on March 30 & 31. Extra fees for Friday events, meals and lodging.

 

 


herbal medicine conference, Embassy Suites, Tempe

HOTEL: Embassy Suites, Tempe  Rooms start at $139/night plus tax. Reservations: (480) 897-7444. Group number SBA. Discount good until March 1.
NEW! 
Register for your room online. It only takes two minutes.

Lodging includes 2-room suites with complimentary:
-Airport transportation
-Van service from hotel to SCNM.
-Made-to-order hot breakfast with omelet station
-Evening reception with drinks and snacks.
-WiFi in all rooms and lobby (confirmed even though online form says otherwise!)

 


Jason Miller
Jason Miller, DACM, LAc

Pre-conference Intensive with Jason Miller, DACM, LAc

Title: Neurological and Cognitive Decline — Integrating Traditional Solutions with the Latest Research on Brain Function
Date: Friday March 29, 2018
Time: 1:00 – 5:15 PM (Registration at 12:30 PM)
Place: Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
Cost: $89
Open only to registered conference participants.
CME: Application to be submitted for 4 CME credits for NDs in Oregon, Arizona and California of which 2 can be pharmacy. 4 credits for nurses and acupuncturists.



Friday Field Studies on March 29

Field studies provide the opportunity to explore the desert medicinal plant kingdom with expert herbalists in their natural habitat. Cost $65.

 

John Slattery in the Field

 

Friday Morning Field Study in the Superstition Wilderness with John Slattery 

Title: Becoming a Bioregional Herbalist–Developing Relationship with Plants
When:
Friday, 3/29, 8:00 AM to Noon
Where: 
First Water Trailhead near Lost Dutchman State Park, about an hour from SCNM
Cost:  $65
Limit:  25 participants.

 


Field Study with Feather JonesFriday Afternoon Field Study at Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
with Feather Jones

Title: Desert Medicinals: Folk Botany, Traditional Uses and Scientific Verification
When:
Friday, 3/29, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Ends one hour after the park officially closes)
Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum near Globe, AZ (about an hour from SCNM)
Cost: $65 (+$15 admission to park)
Limit: 20 participants

 


Continuing Education Credits
Credits issued for full or partial attendance. Please sign up for CE when you submit your registration form.
Pending approval, we offer CE, CME, CNE, PDA and CEUs for:

NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS (pending approval)

Arizona ND 21.5 possible general hours of which 10 can be pharmacy and 1.5 can be for opioid addiction. Includes attendance at Friday morning and afternoon events.

Oregon ND 17.5 possible general hours of which 10 can be pharmacy for selected lectures. Includes attendance at Friday pre-conference intensive.

Second Year! California ND: 17.5 possible general hours of which 10 can be pharmacy.  Extra CME fee for California ND: $35. (due to the cost of the application).

• ACUPUNCTURE (pending approval)

NCCAOM National CE Board: 21.5 PDA points (hours), which includes attendance at Friday morning and afternoon events.

NEW! We have applied to be providers of California acupuncture CE and will let you know when it’s final.

NURSES (pending approval):

21.5 contact hours possible–includes attendance at Friday morning and afternoon events. Extra fee for nursing CE.: $35. (Due to the cost of the new application).
Application for 21.5 contact hours to be submitted to the Continuing Nursing Education Group, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

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

(More CE details coming soon…) Questions about continuing education? Please email us and we’ll be happy to help.



Tecoma stans by Mimi Kamp
Tecoma stans by Mimi Kamp

Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine Speakers and Topics

Conference begins at 8:30 AM Saturday, March 29 and ends at 5:30 PM Sunday, March 31.

Pre-conference events (Intensive and Field Studies) are Friday, March 29.

Click speaker name to find out more.

 

 

Paul Bergner
1. Nutritive Herbs: Essential Therapeutics for a Nutrient-Deprived World
2. Useful Syndromes from Chinese Herbalism for the Western Herbalist
3. Nutrition in the Herbal Paradigm

Mark Blumenthal
1. The Latest Research on Botanical Adulterants

Desert Landscape by Mimi Kamp

Mary Bove, ND
1. Herbs for Restoring Gut Mucosal Health and Function
2. The Role of Bitter Herbs for a Healthy Microbiome
3. Cultivating Focus and Attention in Kids with Botanical Medicine

Eric Scott Bresselsmith
1. Demonstration: Artisan Essential Oil Distillation and Clinical Uses

Sam Coffman
1. Demonstration: Musculoskeletal Injuries – From First Aid to Herbal Healing
2. Biofilms and Botanical Medicine

Phyllis Hogan
1. Drought-Resistant Medicinals in the High Desert of Northern Arizona: Thriving in the Face of Climate Change
2. Herb Walk Desert Botanical Garden (25 minute drive, $25 admission to Garden)

Feather Jones
1. Field Study at Boyce Thompson Arboretum 2 – 6 PM Friday March 29 (Cost $69 + Admission to Arboretum $15)
2. Garden Lecture and Demonstration: Osha: Bear Medicine of the West

Mimi Kamp and Students

Mimi Kamp
1. Demonstration in the Garden: Flower and Plant Essences: How to Make Them and How to Apply them.
2. Herb Walk Desert Botanical Garden (25 minute drive, $25 admission to Garden)

Jeffrey Langland, PhD
1. Deciphering the Medicinal Properties of Immune Modulatory Botanicals in Comparison to Pharmaceutical Therapies

Jason Miller, DACM, LAc
1. Intensive: Neurological and Cognitive Decline — Integrating Traditional Solutions with The Latest Research on Brain Function ($89)
2. Beyond Cholesterol: Investigating the Role of Testosterone, Calcium, and Inflammation in Cardiovascular Disease
3. Botanical Medicine in Pain and Inflammation
4. Panel: Immunotherapy in Cancer Therapeutics and Botanical Medicine

Rhonda PallasDowney
1. Bridging Herbalism, Aromatherapy, and Flower Essences for Healing: Chaparral, Yucca, Pinyon and Palo Santo (SCNM herb garden)

Lecture Hall at SCNM
Lecture Hall at SCNM

Kenneth Proefrock, ND

1. Naturopathic Strategies for Patients with Exposure to Molds and Mycotoxins
2. Medication Induced Cognitive Decline
3. The Obesity Epidemic: Hormonal and Metabolic Disruption as Underlying Causes
4. Panel: Immunotherapy in Cancer Therapeutics and Botanical Medicine

JoAnn Sanchez
1. Garden Medicine Making Demonstration: Herbal Pairs: Stepping Stones to Compounding

John Slattery
1. Field Study in Superstition Wilderness near Lost Dutchman State Park ($69) Admission free to trail.
2. Garden Demonstration: Wild Medicine Fermentation

Yucca flowers
Yucca flowers by Mimi Kamp

Katie Stage, ND
1. Herbal treatments for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
2. The Health Benefits of Chocolate

Jill Stansbury, ND
1. Topical Applications for Pain Management
2. Acute Opiate Withdrawal – An Herbal Protocol
3. Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

David Winston
1. Differential Treatment of Depression and Anxiety
2. Thyroid disorders, the underlying causes, and their effective treatment with natural remedies
3. Migraines, an in-depth look at their pathophysiology and differential treatment

Donald Yance 
1. Understanding Biological Aging and Diversity: Theories, Concepts, Important Biomarkers, and Botanical and Nutritional Solutions, Part 1
2. Understanding Biological Aging and Diversity: Theories, Concepts, Important Biomarkers, and Botanical and Nutritional Solutions, Part 2
4. Panel: Immunotherapy in Cancer Therapeutics and Botanical Medicine


SW Conference Exhibit Hall
SW Conference Exhibit Hall


Exhibitors:

Are you interested in exhibiting at the conference? A limited number of tables for exhibiting and selling products are available–please email us and we will send information.

 


We look forward to seeing you for another herbal conference!


Questions? Email us. Herbal Educational Services Ashland, Oregon. Phone (541) 482-3016