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OANP's 23rd Annual Conference

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12/1/2018 to 12/2/2018

When: December 1-2, 2018
8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Where: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, Oregon  97201
United States
Beth Martin

Registration Information
Online registration is available until: 12/3/2018

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Our two-day, 12+ CEU OANP Annual conference features a variety of lectures focused
on Polypharmacy and De-Prescribing in Naturopathic Pharmacology and Ethics. 

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

The 2018 Pharmacy and Ethics Conference will be December 1-2 at the Portland
Waterfront Marriott Hotel. 

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

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 6:00-8:00 PM  NAPCP Mixer at Kell's Irish Pub Portland



7:00-8:00 AM Registration and Coffee/Tea Service
8:00-8:50 AM Discontinuing Hormonal HRT (.75 Rx)
Tori Hudson, ND
8:50- 9:00 AM
Q & A with Tori Hudson, ND (.25 Rx)
9:00- 9:50AM De-Prescribing and Pregnancy (.75 Rx)
Tuesday Pearson, DO
9:50-10:00AM Q & A with Tuesday Pearson, DO (.25 Rx)
10 -10:30 AM
10:30-11:20 AM
De-Prescribing and Opiates (0.75 Rx)
Bill Walter, ND
11:20 AM-12:10 PM
De-Prescribing and Opiates (0.75 Rx)
Andrew Suchoki, MD
 12:10-12:30 PM Panel Q & A with Bill Walter, ND
& Andrew Suchoki, MD
(.5 Rx)
12:30-2:00 PM
1:00-1:50 PM Ethics: Advance Care Planning
and the Oregon POLST 
(1.0 Ethics)
Woody English, MD
2:00-2:50 PM

De-Prescribing and Depression 
(.75 Rx) 
Molly Rodden, PMHNP


2:50-3:40 PM Benzodiazepines & De-Prescribing (.75 Rx)
Jessica Nagelkirk, ND
3:40-4:00 PM Panel Q & A with Molly Rodden, PMHNP
and Jessica Nagelkirk, ND 
(.5 Rx)
4:00-5:45 PM OANP Pre-Dinner Reception
Presenting “Naturopathic Medicine: History and Professional Formation Timeline” created by NDs. There will be speeches and an opportunity for all the NDs in attendance to view the timeline panels that will be setup throughout the room. Free admission.
5:45-8:30 PM OANP & NUNM's Living Legends Gala Dinner
A celebration to honor the lifetime achievement of one of Oregon’s extraordinary NDs.
Admission: $20. All proceeds go to OANP's legislative action fund.
 8:30-10:30 PM Afterparty and Dance!
Free admission. Let’s get this party started! Unwind after a long day of lectures with friends, music, and dancing! 


























7:00-8:00 AM Registration and Coffee/Tea Service
8:00-8:50 AM
A case-based approach to
Naturopathic Medical ethics
(.75 Ethics)
Greg Garcia, ND
8:50-9:40 AM

Ethics of De-Prescribing
(.75 Ethics)
Dawn Ipsen, Pharm D

10:00-10:30 AM
Panel Q & A with Greg Garcia, ND
and Dawn Ipsen, Pharm D 
(.5 Ethics)
10:30-11:20 AM De-Prescribing and the Elderly (.75 Rx)
Alethea Fleming, ND
11:20-12:10 PM De-Prescribing and the Elderly (.75 Rx)
David Lee, Pharm D
12:10-12:30 PM
Panel Q & A with Alethea Fleming, ND and
David Lee, Pharm D 
(.5 Rx)
 12:30-2:00 PM LUNCH / OANP Meeting /VENDOR BREAK
2:00-2:50 PM
De-Prescribing and Steroids (0.75 Rx)
Alena Guggenheim, ND
 2:50-3:40 PM

PolyPharmacy with Hypertensives:
When Less is More
(0.75 Rx)
Kasra Pournadelli, ND

3:40-4:00 PM Panel Q & A with Alena Guggenheim, ND and
Kasra Pournadelli, ND 
(.5 Rx)







































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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 "Both Days", all day "Saturday,” all day "Sunday," or "Sunday Ethics” (8:30-10:30 AM) as individual blocks or
in any combination. There is a bonus Ethics Credit available during lunch (1:00-1:50 PM) on Saturday. If you would like to attend,
please click the bonus option when registering for either both days, or all day Saturday. Register for both full days and the bonus
ethics course 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 14th.
  • Late registration rates begin on November 15th.
  • Students, OANP Resident Members, and New Grads (graduated in June 2018) - 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 2018) *
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 30th 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 3 hours of Ethics CE. Pharmacy & Ethics CE not needed for those requirements may also be used as General CE.


Application pending for NDs.This activity has been submitted to the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine for approval to award up to 10 hours of Pharmacy and up to 3 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 10th or book online 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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