(Non-CEU) WANP Clinical Conference 2017: Primary Care

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The 2017 conference was held at the Lynnwood Convention Center, September 30 - October 1, 2017.   12 CEUs are available for the full conference.  A certificate of completion will be sent following passing a short quiz for each lecture purchased. 'Primary Care' is the focus of the 2017 conference and all of the lectures address topics intended to be of interest and value to practicing naturopathic physicians.


This presentation with review a proactive integrative, systems biology, approach to address disease prediction, prevention and treatment, including various evidence-based modalities. The role of estrogen and other hormones, the GI microbiota, food immune reactions, hygiene hypothesis, stealth infections and molecular mimicry in autoimmune disease pathogenesis will be explored along with how these may serve as […]

In this brief presentation Dr. Anderson will describe the basic mechanisms, benefits and risks of most common biologic medications. He will compare and contrast these to older strategies in pharmacology such as steroid therapies and other prescriptions. Areas of caution to be on the lookout for as well as managing these medications in the setting […]

This will be an evidence-based presentation. Topics will include an overview of the physiology of pain processing and pain pathways, the endocannabinoid system and retrograde neural transmission, proper cannabis dosing and delivery methods for pain patients, drug interactions with conventional pain medications, botanical synergy, neuroplasticity, and nutritional and botanical approaches for enhancing endocannabinoid tone in […]

The presentation will detail molecular approaches and basic actions for treating pain without opiates, and include numerous precise oral and topical botanical formulas to manage pain from tumors, bone and liver metastasis, lung lesions, and other common types of pain. Common materia medica option, as well as the “low-dose” botanicals will be exemplified.

Low dose naltrexone is a medication therapy that is receiving much attention in both the research realm and in medical practice. We will discover new mechanisms of action, indications, and off-labeled uses. Learn how this compounded medication may improve the quality of life in your Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, and other autoimmune disorders.

Dr. Stansbury will share philosophic ideas on plantas maestras, plants as teachers and spirits, gleaned from over a decade of living on and off with 4 different tribes of the Peruvian Amazon.

Research suggests that “classic” fibromyalgia (FMS) is a central pain processing disorder and does not appear to be a peripheral somatic disorder. Dr. Brady will emphasize the concept that this central-mediated disorder is strongly associated with psychological disorders, including trauma and abuse history, depression, anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome, and sleep disorder. Common mechanisms in-play regarding […]