Oregon Naturopathic Continuing Education

Oregon Naturopathic Continuing Education

Your Requirements

Licenses must be renewed by December 31st every year.
The Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine mandates that Naturopathic Doctors complete 32 Continuing Competency Hours every year.
Additionally,
10 of those hours must be in Pharmacology and 2 hours in either medical ethics, cultural competency, or suicide intervention and prevention.

Online Courses & Distance Learning Allowed

All Continuing Competency Hours may be completed Online. 

Oregon Naturopathic CEU Course Package

Naturopathic CEU Course Package

Oregon Naturopathic CEU Package – 12 Continuing Competency Hours

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Naturopathic Continuing Education for Depression

The Brain & Depression: A&P

1 Naturopathic CEU
$23.00
This naturopathic continuing education course will review mood disorders, hormone imbalances, and genetic causes of what cause depression to occur in the brain. In addition, a thorough review of different regions of the brain such as the hypothalamus, amygdala, etc are discussed and how depression effects each of these regions. Different kinds of diagnostic tests used to evaluate the brain are also taught such as positron emission tomography and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Neurotransmitters and their role in causing depression or eliminating it are discussed in detail. This course is crucial for any naturopathic physician to understand the specific effects depression has on the brain.
Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-TBD
Naturopathic CE Health and Nutrition

Health & Nutrition

1 Naturopathic CEU
$23.00
This naturopathic continuing education course dives into the science behind nutrition so we can understand the functions and effects the food we consume has on our bodies. Key areas of food and nutrition such as proteins, carbohydrates, and fats are all discussed including scientific elaborations for each subject. Hormonal regulation is also reviewed as it pertains to nutrition and body composition. Popular topics such as Ketogenesis and intermittent fasting are elaborated upon, and we explore the science and research pertaining to each, including the pros and cons. In this class, Naturopathic Doctors will review the science behind nutrition, and also gain insight on using proper nutrition to enhance longevity. The purpose of this course is to educate the Naturopathic provider on the fundamentals of nutrition and how this connects and relays to overall health and wellness.  This course is worth 1 Naturopathy CE Credit.
Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-HNT
Naturopathic CE Diversity and Cultural Competency

Diversity Awareness

1 Naturopathic CEU
$23.00
Have you ever encountered patients of diverse cultural backgrounds, and felt unsure on how to best communicate with them? Are you curious about different ethnicities, cultures, and customs? In this naturopathic continuing education course, we discuss just that and much more. Learn how culture is defined, perceived, and the so called “norms” surrounding popular culture. Additionally, learn how diversity and culture are connected in the health care industry and how to be a more culturally competent naturopathic doctor. The purpose of this course is ultimately to provide the student with the knowledge and awareness of their own cultural perceptions, while explaining tips and techniques they can use to be more effective in their interactions with patients.
Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-DSA
Naturopathic Continuing Education - Understanding the Rotator Cuff

The Rotator Cuff - Key Topics

17 Naturopathic CEUs
$374.00
This Naturopathy CE course discusses the fundamentals in understanding the complex anatomical unit of the human body, called the rotator cuff. We review the anatomical features of the rotator cuff, functions, and biomechanics. Other sections of this course review the examination of the rotator cuff, and include an explanation of the various tests performed to evaluate its function and performance. Different types of imaging technologies such as radiography, MRI, and ultrasonography are also discussed as mediums to view this region of the body. Additionally, different treatment options for rotator cuff injuries are evaluated, such as conservative treatments compared to a surgical approach.  Naturopathic Doctors will gain an understanding as to what each treatment approach entails. Lastly, the course discusses rotator cuff arthropathy and glenohumeral arthritis, shoulder arthroplasty, and sports as they relate to the rotator cuff.
Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-TRC
aturopathic CE - The Pelvic Girdle Course

The Pelvic Girdle - Key Topics

17 Naturopathic CEUs
$374.00
This naturopathic continuing education course discusses everything a Naturopathic Provider needs to know about this region of the body. Key features to be discussed are anatomy & physiology of the hip, the hip joint capsule, nerve distribution, associated muscles and their action, cartilage and synovial fluid, and the hip joint capsule, amongst others. We also discuss hip joint disorders as they appear in children and adults, including different tests used to examine the pelvic girdle. Fractures, hip replacement, hip resurfacing, and girdle-stone arthroplasty will also be reviewed.
Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-TPG

Overview in Healthcare Ethics

13 Naturopathic CEUs
$286.00
“Overview in Healthcare Ethics” will cover a broad array of important topics Naturopathic Doctors should have a basic understanding of in order to successfully navigate the landscape of healthcare ethics, laws, rules and morals in the industry today. Key topics include patient confidentiality and privacy, HIPAA, HIPAA & Covered entities, medical records & ethics, securing health data, ethical research and human subjects, The Declaration of Helsinki, The Nuremberg Code, understanding the IRB, the HITECH Act, implementing workplace policies for secure patient health information, pros and cons of electronic health records (EHR), ethical priorities for EHR, understanding complications behind security breaches and breaches of HIPAA, Stark Law, Conflicts of Interest, the Belmont Report, and more.
Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-OHE
Naturopathic CE Drugs with Side Effects

Drugs with Severe Side Effects

3 Naturopathic CEUs
$69.00
To navigate the complex world of healthcare, naturopathic doctors must be aware of common prescription and over the counter medications, along with their potential adverse effects. In this naturopathy CE course, we discuss some of the pharmacology behind common prescription & OTC drugs in the market place, learn about interactions they may have with other drugs, identify risks for abuse, and under what circumstances these medications are typically prescribed.
Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-DSS
Naturopathic CE Online Stem Cell Treatments

Stem Cells: Current Research & Future Uses

3 Naturopathic CEUs
$69.00
This course will discuss different areas of medicine such as diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease, spinal cord injury, severe burn wounds, etc., and identify relevant research on the ability of stem cells to help in these areas. What are stem cells exactly? What is their purpose in the human body? How do they work? How can they help people fight or reverse complex medical ailments? These questions and more will be answered in this naturopathic continuing education course. The purpose and intent of this course is to have Naturopathic Doctors walk away with a greater knowledge of stem cells (what they are, how they work) and an understanding of the current research that is underway that will one day allow stem cells to help many people with a variety of different medical conditions. An excellent new area of medicine that everyone in the health care field should be aware of.

 

Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-SCC
Errors Diagnosing Joint Disease 4 Naturopathic CE Credits

Joint Disease Diagnostic Errors

3 Naturopathic CEUs
$69.00
This course will discuss errors and types of decision-making errors that lead to mis-diagnosing joint disease.  The purpose of this naturopathic continuing education course is to educate the naturopathic provider on the different types of diagnostic errors that could be made in a healthcare setting, and additionally to describe and explain related joint diseases, injuries and conditions.

 

Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-JDD
Naturopathic CE Online - Headaches

Understanding Headaches & Migraines

3 Naturopathic CEUs
$69.00
The purpose of this naturopathy CE course is to improve your understanding of different types of headaches, why they occur and how they occur on a physiological level, understand the correlation between neck injuries and headaches. This course identifies different types of headaches, why they occur, and how they can be evaluated and characterized. Additional details will be discussed such as cluster headaches, pathogenesis of migraines, post traumatic headaches, cervicogenic headaches, and more.
Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-UHM
Naturopathic CEU Transmittable Diseases

Transmittable Diseases

2 Naturopathic CEUs
$46.00
This naturopathic continuing education course reviews different transmittable diseases and how they are spread, such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, hepatitis, malaria, polio, influenza, and tuberculosis.
Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-TMD
Naturopathic CE Online Nutrition and Research

Research & Nutrition

2 Naturopathic CEUs
$46.00
This Naturopathy CE course will cover research conducted on different areas of nutrition such as diets (Paleolithic diets, ketogenic diets, caloric restriction, high fiber diets) and help to identify what the best type of diet for weight loss may be. The effects of diet on neurocognitive function will also be discussed, the role of Brain Derived Neurotropic Factor (BDNF), including the effects of certain diets on diabetics, and the real efficacy of oral dietary supplements. Other topics include research on the effects of omega 3 Fatty Acids for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, research on health benefits of vitamin D, multivitamins, vitamin B12, and several others. The purpose of this course is to educate Naturopathic Physicians about recent research in nutrition so they can promote best practices in diet to help their patients obtain a healthy and fit life.
Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-RSN
Sciatica

Sciatica Anatomy, Physiology, & Acupuncture

2 Naturopathic CEUs
$46.00
This naturopathic continuing education course will review the anatomy of the spine with a break-down of the many components that make up all of the spinal anatomy. The ultimate purpose of this class is to provide Naturopathic Doctors with a more in depth understanding of the anatomy of the spine so they can in turn be more aware of the body regions they treat and increase their expertise on conditions dealing with the spine. The last section will review useful acupuncture points as a treatment for Sciatica. A great course for Naturopaths who also practice acupuncture.

 

Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-SAP
Naturopathic CE Acupuncture Courses for Back Pain

Acupuncture for Pain Management: Back, Joint, & Knee Pain

2 Naturopathic CEUs
$46.00
This naturopathic CE will cover both joint and back pain discussing the causes, treatments, and research surrounding both conditions. Dietary recommendations that enhance patient quality of life by reducing pain and inflammation will also be explained in detail and the benefit of a nutritional approach used in conjunction with acupuncture for joint and back pain. Diagrams and pictures reviewing frequently used acupuncture points to treat joint and back pain will be discussed and elaborated upon. A great course for Naturopathic Doctors who currently practice acupuncture.
Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-APM
Acupuncture for Fertility Naturopathic CE

Battling Infertility: Acupuncture & Life Style Changes

2 Naturopathic CEUs
$46.00
In naturopathic continuing education course, we explore the details and the risk factors of infertility. Learn how to evaluate stress levels and nutrition for women looking to conceive, and review popular acupuncture points that can be used to enhance your practice. In addition, we dive into the research surrounding acupuncture and infertility, identifying the pros and cons. An excellent class for increasing your knowledge base on infertility and helping to lead your patient to a successful pregnancy. This naturopathy CE course is highly recommended for Naturopathic Doctors who currently practice acupuncture.

 

Approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Board Approval # PDP-BIA
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