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OANP's 24th Annual Conference

OANP Annual Conference November 16 - 17, 2019 Embassy Suites by Hilton at the Portland Airport

11/16/2019 to 11/17/2019
When: November 16 - 17, 2019
8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton at the Portland Airport
7900 NE 82nd Avenue
Portland, Oregon  97220
United States
Contact: Beth Martin

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In person registration available at 7AM on 11/16/19 at the hotel.


Our two-day, 12 CEU OANP Annual conference features a variety of lectures focused
on Advancement in Family Medicine and Primary Care. 

We amass some of the top doctors in the field to present on a plethora of subjects, as
well as some incredible exhibitors from various companies associated with the medical

November 16 - 17, 2019 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton at the Portland Airport.

On-site registration will open 30 minutes before the first lecture begins on
Saturday and Sunday.



 7:00 - 9:00 PM

NAPCP and NMSA's Doctor-Student Mixer 
The Oregon Public House
700 NE Dekum St
Portland, OR 97211


7 - 8:00AM

8 - 8:10AM

Registration and Coffee/Tea Service

Board Welcome and Remarks

8:10 - 9:10AM

Updates in Compounding Medication (1Rx)
Dr. Paul Anderson, ND
9:10 - 10:10

Sleep: Essential in the Treatment of the Top 10 Conditions in Primary Care (1Rx)
Dr. Catherine Darley, ND

10:10 - 10:45AM
10:45 - 11:45AM 

Women's Health, Botanical Medicine,
& Menopause 
(1 Rx)
Dr. Katie Stage, ND

11:45 - 12:45PM

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Pharmaceuticals & Treatment (1 Rx)
Dr. Ilana Gurevich, ND LAc

12:45 - 2:15PM LUNCH & VENDOR FAIR
1 - 1:30PM

Microbiome Lunch Presentation
"Metabolic Endotoxemia and Chronic Disease"
Dr. Guy Citrin, ND 

2:15 - 3:15PM

Opiates and Updates in Primary Care 
(1 Rx) 
Dr. Andrew Suchoki, MD

3:15 - 3:45PM
3:45 - 4:45PM

Making Decisions in Practice: Is Shared Decision the Only Outcome That Matters? (1 Rx)
Dr. James McCormack, BSc, PharmD

4:45 - 6:30PM

OANP & NUNM's Living Legends Award Reception
A celebration to honor the lifetime achievement of one of Oregon’s extraordinary NDs and NUNM's Hall of Fame Award Winners.

NO ADMISSION FEE: Donations encouraged for OANP's PAC fund!





















7:00-8:00 AM

8 - 8:10 AM

Registration and Coffee/Tea Service

OANP Announcements

8:10 -10:10 AM
Mental Health in Primary Care  (2 Rx)
Molly Rodden, MSN, FNP-C, PMHNP-C

10:10 - 10:55



10:55 - 11:55 AM


Hepatitis C in Primary Care (1 Rx)
Dr. Timothy (Bill) Walter, ND

11:55 - 1:15 PM
12:10 - 1 PM OANP Member Meeting
 1 - 2:00 PM All the Evidence You Need When it Comes to Cardiovascular Risk Reduction (1Rx)
Dr. James, McCormack, BSc, PharmD
2 - 2:30 PM
 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Pediatrics and Adolescents 
(1 Ethics)
Dr. Amanda Watters, ND

3:30 - 4:30 PM

The Ethics of Dietary Prescribing:
First Do No Harm 
(1 Ethics)
Dr. Wendy Leigh White, ND, MS 
Gina Gratza, MS, LMFT














































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Rates & Registration Info:
All attendees are required to create and/or sign in with their OANP account to register for OANP events. If you have attended a past OANP event then you already have an account! If this is your first OANP event, then please create a membership or free account prior to registering. For assistance: or

You may register for "Both Days", all day "Saturday,” all day "Sunday," or "Sunday Ethics” as individual blocks or
in any combination.

  • Discounts available for OANP and other naturopathic state or province association members (WANP, CNDA, etc.).
    Email for a promo code.
  • Early bird registration discounted rates until October 18
  • Late registration rates begin October 19
  • Discounted pricing for Students Members, Resident Members, and New Grads (graduated in June 2019 or after) *Because Student, Resident, and New Grad pricing is discounted ~80%, this category is excluded from all promo codes, deals, and discounts.

Member Early Late   Non-Member Early Late   Student/Resident Member, 
New Grad
(graduated in June 2019) *
Early Late
 Both Days  $288 $360    Both Days  $355 $444    Both Days $100 $100
 Saturday  $163  $204    Saturday $197 $246   One Day (Sat or Sun) $50 $50
 Sunday  $163  $204    Sunday $197 $246        
Sunday Ethics  $61  $76   Sunday Ethics $70  $88        




The conference is being recorded and offered as a LIVE webinar. The webinar option is ONLY available for out-of-state
practitioners and is not available for NDs in Oregon/Vancouver, WA

Complimentary lunch tickets will be included with every "Both Days," all day "Saturday,” and all day "Sunday" registration. We work with the caterers to ensure that each meal includes gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, and non-vegetarian options in order to adhere to most dietary needs. Alongside this, coffee and tea service will be provided during morning registration on both Saturday and Sunday. Throughout the conference, various exhibitors may sponsor snack and beverage tables. 

Refund Policy:
100% refund 30 or more days before seminar. 75% refund less than 30 days but more than 7 days before seminar. No refund less than 7 days before seminar.

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Program Manual & Lecture Notes:

The program manual and lecture notes will be available as:

  • A free digital download that will be emailed to registrants on November 15th at 5PM
  • A flashdrive ($10) or printed booklet ($25) that can be purchased during registration and will be given to registrants
    when they check-in to the event on December 1st
    . (Unfortunately, the flashdrive and printed booklet are unable to be shipped to webinar attendees.)

We recommend downloading materials PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE as WiFi can be spotty in the lower level
of the hotel.

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Continuing Education & Accreditation:

Continuing Education:

This event offers up to 10 hours of Pharmacy and 2 hours of Ethics CE. Pharmacy & Ethics CE not needed for those requirements may also be used as General CE.


This activity has been approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine and the NAACOM to award 10 hours of Pharmacy and 2 hours of Ethics CE.

**This activity has been approved by The NAACOM. The NAACOM Diplomate is advised to confirm, in advance, if the course content is in their state scope of practice and if their state regulatory board will accept the PDA points. It is the sole responsibility of the NAACOM PDA Provider to confirm that the that the PDA Program adheres to the NAACOM Procedure for Uploading Professional Conduct, the NAACOM PDA Handbook, the NAACOM PDA Provider and Department Agreement, and the NAACOM PDA Product and Service Disclaimer. **

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Location & Parking:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Airport
7900 NE 82nd Ave
Portland, OR 97220

(503) 460-3000

Discounted Hotel Reservations:

Room Reservations: A block of discounted rooms have been reserved starting at $149/night. Reserve by 10/6/19.
To reserve call: 1-800-774-1500 and refer to the Group name: Oregon Association of Naturopathic
Or book online here: or at and enter Group Block Code: OAN

Parking is available onsite at the Embassy Suites.

Public Transportation Options:
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General Information:

Purpose of Activity:
Upon completion of this activity, the learner will combine prior knowledge of pharmaceutical drug prescribing with updates in research, relevant laws and non-drug options as may be applied in an interdisciplinary (naturopathic, conventional and multidisciplinary) framework.The learner will discover non-conventional treatment approaches to conditions to mitigate or prevent drug adverse reactions, and will be able to discuss pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to treatment plans in a clinical setting, between professions, and across institutions.

American Disability Act:
The OANP encourages persons with disabilities to participate in our programs and activities. Please call 503-262-8586 should you need special accommodations to attend this program.

The opinions expressed are those of the authors which may include the discussion of off-label uses of medications and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians.


The conference will be recorded and available online courtesy of a partnership with the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM).

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PO Box 5876
Portland, OR 97228

Phone: 503-262-8586