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OANP's 22nd Annual Conference
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OANP's 22nd Annual Conference

12/2/2017 to 12/3/2017

When: December 2-3, 2017
8:00 AM until 4:45 PM
Where: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, Oregon  97201
United States
Laura Farr

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



 7:30-8:00 AM  Registration and Coffee/Tea Service
 8:00-8:45 AM Skin, Brain, and Pain: Non-Opiate Approaches for Pain Management (0.75 Rx)
Jason Black, ND

Dr. Jason Black is a Board Certified Naturopathic Physician who has
specialized in injections for over ten years. He received his medical degree
at NCNM in Portland, Oregon, graduating in 2002.

 8:45-9:30 AM Opiate Tapering Protocol (0.75 Rx)
Andrew Suchocki, MD

Dr. Andrew Suchocki is a family medicine doctor in Oregon City,
Oregon. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State
University College of Medicine.
 9:30-9:45 AM   Panel Q & A with Jason Black, ND and Andrew Suchocki, MD (0.25 Rx)
 9:45-10:15 AM    Break & Vendor Fair with Coffee/Tea Service
 10:15-11:00 AM
Depression: Casting Light in Dark Places (0.75 Rx)
Pritham Raj, MD

Dr. Raj is an Internist-Psychiatrist who is Medical Director of the Emotional Wellness Center at Adventist Health Portland and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University.
 11:00-11:45 AM
Recognizing and Treating ADHD (0.75 Rx)
Tracy Filley, PMHNP

Tracy Filley, PMHNP-BC, has been practicing since 2014. As the
sole practitioner at Portland Integrative Psychiatry, she specializes in
assessment and functional treatment of ADHD in teens and adults.

 11:45-12:00 PM  
Panel Q & A with Pritham Raj, MD and Tracy Filley, PMHNP (0.25 Rx)
 12:00-1:30 PM   Lunch and Vendor Fair
Saturday Lunch Sponsor: Microbiome Labs 
 1:30-3:00 PM
Contraception Update, Naturopathic Approaches to Infertility (1.5 Rx)
Jaclyn Chasse, ND

Dr. Jaclyn Chasse is a naturopathic physician focused on infertility, reproductive, and genitourinary health. She currently serves as President for the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
 3:00-3:30 PM    Break and Vendor Fair
 3:30-4:30 PM
Biologic Medications Commonly Used in Oncology and Immunology (1.0 Rx)
Paul Anderson, ND

Dr. Anderson is a frequent CME speaker, medical educator and writer. He maintains a specialty practice in Seattle, WA providing compliant IV, Hyperbaric, Hyperthermia, and other therapies for cancer and chronic disease.
 4:30-6:15 PM   OANP Reception
Schmooze with friends, colleagues, and vendors over wine and cocktails.

Admission: FREE to conference attendees!
Location: Exhibit Hall
 6:15-8:30 PM   OANP & NUNM's Living Legends Gala Dinner
Dine with colleagues while OANP and NUNM host a celebration to honor the lifetime achievement of one of Oregon's extraordinary NDs.

Admission: $20. Includes a three course dinner and drinks. All proceeds go to OANP's legal action fund.
Location: TBD
 8:30-10:30 PM   Afterparty & Dance
Let's get this party started! Unwind after a long day of lectures with friends, music, and dancing!

Admission: FREE to conference attendees!
Location: TBD


8:00-8:30 AM Registration and Coffee/Tea Service
 8:30-9:15 AM
A Review of the Adult Immunization Schedule (0.75 Rx)
Hilary Andrews, ND

Dr. Hilary Andrews is an accomplished physician whose innovative vision and seasoned expertise in natural medicine has led to new and effective treatment approaches for pre-pregnancy planning, infertility, and autism.
 9:15-10:00 AM
Insulin Management for Individuals with Diabetes (0.75 Rx)
Kelly Washburn, AGNP-C

Kelly Washburn graduated from the Yale University School of Nursing in 2012 with a dual specialty in Adult and Gerontological Primary Care. Kelly specializes in optimizing the medical management of diabetic patients.
 10:00-10:45 AM
Pathogenesis of Dermatologic Conditions (0.75 Rx)
Collin Blattner, DO

Collin M. Blattner, D.O. is a dermatology resident at Silver Falls Dermatology in Salem, Oregon. His main areas of interest include wound closure, skin cancer detection, and pathogenesis/treatment of papulosquamous skin conditions.
 10:45-11:00 AM   Panel Q&A with Hilary Andrews, ND, Kelly Washburn, AGNP-C, and Collin Blattner, DO (0.25 Rx)
 11:00-12:30 PM    Lunch and Vendor Fair
 11:30-12:00 PM  OANP Annual Meeting (concurrent with lunch)
12:30-1:15 PM

Asthma Management (0.75 Rx)
Molly Osborne, MD, PhD

Molly Osborne, MD PhD, a pulmonologist, served for 20 years as OHSU Associate Dean for students and now heads ethics at the VA. Her more than 50 publications are primarily in the areas of asthma and end-of-life care.
 1:15-2:00 PM
Is There a Natural Way to Protect Cardiovascular Patients from Stroke and DVT? (0.75 Rx)
Decker Weiss, NMD

Dr. Decker Weiss is a Naturopathic Physician and Cardiologist with over 20 years’ experience. He founded the Scottsdale Heart Institute and will present his data on Neuro-inflammatory conditions at the CRIC Annual Conference.
 2:00-2:15 PM   Panel Q & A with Molly Osborne, MD, PhD and Decker Weiss, NMD (0.25 Rx)
 2:15-2:45 PM   Break and Vendor Fair
 2:45-3:30 PM
Overview of Ethics & Adolescents (0.75 Ethics)
Craig Kawaoka, DC, MEd, DACBSP, CSCS

Dr. Kawaoka is currently an Attending Physician in the Campus Health Clinic at the University of Western States. He has been a Medical director and Team doctor for various organizations and events in professional, amateur, collegiate, and high school athletics.
3:30-4:15 PM
Oregon POLST Form (0.75 Ethics)
Patricia Newton, MD

Dr. Newton is a geriatrician with Legacy Health System in Portland Oregon. She is currently doing specialized consults but she has served as the Director of Geriatric Medicine at Legacy Health for 10 years.
4:15-4:45 PM   Panel Q & A with Craig Kawaoka, DC, MEd, DACBSP, CSCS and Patricia Newton, MD (0.5 Ethics)

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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, please email: or

You may register for all day "Saturday,” all day "Sunday," or "Sunday PM” (2:15-4:15 PM) as individual blocks or in any combination. Register for both full days for the best deal! 

  • Discounted fees available for OANP and other naturopathic state or province association members (WANP, CNDA, etc.). Email for a promo code if you are a member of a different naturopathic state/province association.
  • Take advantage of early registration rates until NOVEMBER 17th.
  • Late registration rates begin on November 18th.
  • Students, Residents, and New Grads (graduated in June 2017) - You don't need the CE, but this is important stuff! (* Please note that because Student, Resident, and New Grad pricing is about 80% off of registration prices, this category is excluded from all promo codes, deals, and discounts.)

    Member Early Late   Non-Member Early Late   Student, Resident, 
    New Grad
    (graduated in June 2017) *
    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 Afternoon  $61  $76    Sunday Ethics Afternoon $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 December 1st 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 2nd. (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 10.25 hours of Pharmacy and 2 hours of Ethics CE. Any CE obtained in December but not needed for license renewal in that year may be carried over to the next year's renewal (for NDs only). Pharmacy & Ethics CE not needed for those requirements may also be used as General CE.


Application pending for NDs, Chiropractors, and Pharmacists.

This activity has been submitted to the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine, the Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and the Oregon Board of Pharmacy for approval to award up to 10.25 hours of Pharmacy and up to 2 hours of Ethics CE.

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Location & Parking:

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland,Oregon 97201
(800) 228-9290

Discounted Hotel Reservations:
We have negotiated a block of discounted hotel rooms at the Portland Downtown Marriott Hotel for $132/night. These will not last long! Reserve yours today! To reserve, call 1-877-901-6632 by November 18th or book online by at

Parking is available on the street, in nearby lots, or via valet parking at the hotel. Click HERE for map of available parking.

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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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