Cannabis: Medical & Legal Responsibilities and Uses and Legal Aspects of Cannabanoids


December 2, 2017 - December 2, 2017

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Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association Seminar

Cannabis: Medical & Legal Responsibilities and Uses and Legal Aspects of Cannabanoids

Saturday, December 2, 2017
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
Tempe, Arizona

CME Hours (Tentative)
4.0 Pharm and 2.5 General

Learning Objectives

• Understanding the law and potential penalties associated with medical cannabis certifications.
• Provide Physicians the education needed to answer patient’s questions and provide safe medical oversight to pediatric patients being considered for treatment with cannaboid medicines.
• Develop clinical strategies for better management of patients with neurological degenerative conditions.
• A thorough and frank discussion of the protocol for evaluating patients being considered for medical cannabis.
• Mechanisms of action of CBD and about the endocannabinoid system.

Schedule of Events

7:30 AM Registration Opens
8:00 AM Medical Marijuana & the Law - Kimberly Kent RN, JD
9:10 AM Naturopathic Management of Patients with Neurodegenerative Conditions - Dr. Kenneth Proefrock
10:20 AM. Break
10:40 AM. A New Paradigm in Opioid Harm Reduction - Dr. Ravi Chandiramani
12:00 PM Lunch Provided
12:45 PM Medical Marijuana: Pediatric Conditions - Dr. William Troutt
2:15 PM Arizona Medical Marijuana Certification Done Right - Dr. Shawna Eischens
3:45 PM. Seminar Ends


AzNMA Webinar – January 10, 2018 – Telemedicine: An Updated Primer by Dr. Christine Girard


January 10, 2018 - January 10, 2018

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AzNMA Webinar
Telemedicine: An Updated Primer
Dr. Christine Girard
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Arizona Time (MST)

CMEs: 1.5 General (pending)


Did you know that Naturopathic Physicians are named providers in Arizona Telemedicine Statute? Have you considered adding Telemedicine to your practice but feel overwhelmed by the intricacies of it? Join Dr. Girard to learn the regulatory, clinical, and logistical components of successfully adding Telemedicine to your practice. This webinar will focus on specifics related to Telemedicine practice in Arizona.


Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Summarize Telemedicine practice standards
  2. List at least three secure platforms for Telemedicine practice
  3. List at least three resources for Telemedicine practice
  4. Accurately respond to common questions about Telemedicine



Christine Girard, ND, MPH is a physician and educator. For 20 years she has devoted her career to integrative medicine and educating medical professionals across specialties. Dr. Girard is an accomplished administrator, most recently serving as the Executive Vice-President of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Dr. Girard was deeply involved in the work to include naturopathic physicians as named providers to the Arizona Telemedicine statute. She continues to stay updated on the Telemedicine industry and to work with physicians to add Telemedicine to their practices.

Currently Dr. Girard works with clinics and businesses as a consultant, is on Faulty at the University of Arizona College of Public Health, and has re-opened her practice, Stone and Sage Apothecary in Flagstaff, where she focuses on wellness and longevity using movement therapies, lifestyle change, nutrition, mindfulness practices, and energy medicine.


Webinar Registration Rates
$55 - AzNMA Physician Member
$35 - AzNMA Student Member
$75 - Non-Member

Registration Instructions:
1) Upon completion of your online payment at you will receive TWO emails: your payment receipt and confirmation of registration with a Go to Webinar registration Link.
YOU must click the Go to Webinar link in the second email to complete your registration and receive the link from Go to Webinar to actually access the webinar.
2) The presenter's PowerPoint slides (as a PDF) will be emailed to you one day prior to the webinar.

Cancellation/Refund Policy for Webinar:
To receive full refund on webinar registration fee, you must email a request for refund to the AzNMA Executive Director at least 7 days prior to webinar date. Email: [email protected]
NO Refunds or Credits are granted for "No-Shows" to the webinar.

The material and information provided at AzNMA Educational Events, Webinars and Online CME courses are offered as information only and not as practice, financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice.
AzNMA does not make any implied warranties whatsoever with regards to information content or any other product, service or educational program presented.
Attendees need to consult their own professional advisers for such advice. Business decisions, including decisions about method of practice, are personal choices to be made by individual physicians.


Online CME Courses


AzNMA provides Online CME courses that are recordings of educational events hosted by AzNMA.

Select from a variety of topics and recordings from AzNMA Member Meetings, webinars, seminars, and conferences.

Once purchased, as an AzNMA Member, the link to access the course will show up on your Member page.  By clicking on that course link on your member page, you will be able to view the presentation and hear the speaker at the recorded educational event.  As long as you maintain your AzNMA Membership, the link will continue to exist on your Member page.

An Online CME certificate for the appropriate online course is also provided in the Download link with the presentation.  Be sure to print your Online CME certificate and attach to your online purchase receipt for your files.  Or digitally file both.    (AzNMA is not responsible for keeping your CME records on file.)

Check out the Online CME courses.