Arizona NDs: CME for Opioid/Addiction Requirement

SW Conference Field Study

We have several presentations approved for the opioid/addiction continuing education requirement for Arizona Naturopathic Doctors.

Approved by the Sonaran University of Health Sciences (SUHS) continuing education committee for opioid/addiction CE.

Video Series: Substance Use Disorder Video Series

  • Provides 9 opioid/addiction + 1.5 pharmacy + 1.5 general hours of continuing education

Individual Video Recordings:

  1. Managing the Impacts of Opioid Use Using Herbs & Nutrition with Jen Stovall, BSN, RN, 1.5 hours credit (23SW15)
  2. Soothing the Hungry Ghost: Supporting our Clients When they are Ready to Quit Using Opioids with Jen Stovall, BSN, RN, 1.5 hours credit (23SW16)
  3. Botanical and other Protocols for Opiate Use Disorder with Kenneth Proefrock, NMD, 1.5 hours credit (22SW10)
  4. A Multidisciplinary Integrated Model for Treating Chronic Pain and Opioid Dependence with David Eisen, LAc, MSW, OMD(AM), 1.5 hours credit (22SW14)
  5. Part 1: Opiate Use Disorder and its Treatment from a Mind-Body-Spirit Perspective with Lori Harger, PMHNP, 1.5 hours credit (21SW07)
  6. Part 2: Opiate Use Disorder and its Treatment from a Mind-Body-Spirit Perspective with Lori Harger, PMHNP, 1.5 hours credit (21SW08)
  7. Addiction Series Part A – Understanding Addiction: Neurobiological and Cultural Underpinnings with Lydia Bartholow, DNP, PMHNP, 1.5 hours credit (20SW12)
  8. Addiction Series Part B – Treating Addiction and Promoting Harm Reduction with Botanical Medicine and Some Pharmaceuticals with Lydia Bartholow, DNP, PMHNP, 1.5 hours credit (20SW26)

    Audio Recordings:

    Instructions for Distance Learning:

    Purchase recordings online by clicking their links above, save your receipt, keep a record of CME credits earned on this certificate. It’s as easy as that! View or print CME instructions

    Please contact us with any questions about naturopathic CE.

    SCNM – A great place to hold an herbal conference

    The Commons at SCNM. New sustainably built classroom and clinic building
    Herb Garden
    SCNM Herb Garden in full bloom (See more photos below)

    Back in 1996, the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) occupied a small building in Scottsdale. The school had recently opened its doors and the first Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine was held that April. We had an enthusiastic crowd of naturopathic students, health professionals, local herbalists and volunteers. Some of you may remember that first panel discussion on Saturday night, under the stars in the inner courtyard–since there was no central meeting hall large enough!

    SCNM has since moved to Tempe, and is now one of the top schools in the US for training naturopathic physicians.  It is also one of the first colleges in the country to qualify for LEED certification, a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. The herbal conference is an annual event here, and the profits help support the botanical medicine program at the school.

    The two photos above illustrate why SCNM is such a special place: the commitment to the environment through sustainable… Continue reading