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The Remarkable Wen Jing Tang for Treating Infertility - Distance Education

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Wen Jing Tang is a formula in the Jin Gui Yao Lue’s chapter 22 on Women’s Diseases. It is in the sub-chapter on Flooding and Spotting: Deficiency Cold Stasis. In the Part 1 of the presentation we will look at Wen Jing Tang through both the lines in the original clause of the Jin Gui Yao Lue as well as through an in-depth view into the architecture of the formula ingredients and structure.

Goals and Outlines

  • To understand the Wen Jing Tang formula for the treatment of infertility
  • To understand key signs and symptoms to determine the formula pattern
  • To understand common and helpful modifications
  • D7 Presenter: 
    Sharon Weizenbaum

    Chinese Herbal Formulas for the most Common Pediatric Conditions - Distance Education

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    Chinese Herbal Formulas for the most Common Pediatric Conditions - Distance Educationimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
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    In this course David will be reviewing many of the commonly used pediatric formulas. There are many herbal formulas specific to children, but figuring which one to use and when can be difficult. Plus, many formulas overlap in their functions, making it further difficult to understand which formulas are useful for specific ailments.

    Goals and Outlines

  • Learn how to make accurate diagnosis based on children's symptoms.
  • Understand the uses of commonly used pediatric herbal formulas.
  • Learn how to administer herbs to children.
  • Learn about what formulas are commonly prescribed.
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    David Allen

    The Needle in the Haystack: Acupuncture Protocols for the Prevention and Treatment of Burnout Syndrome

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    02-19-2020 through 02-19-2021
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    06/07/2020 - 08:30 to 13:30
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    Early-bird price $75 until May 31st. Regular rate $100.

    Even if you cannot make the scheduled time for the live webinar, you will still be able to watch the recordings. Video recordings of the live webinar are placed into your account within 48 hours of the class, so the course will be waiting for you to watch when you are ready.

    Live webinars fulfil all 50 hours of live CEUs for California. You have 2 years access to the recording to complete for CEU/PDA.

     

    Live Webinar: 8:30 am PDT, Sunday, June 7th, 2020.
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    • Sydney, Australia AEDT (UTC +11) Mon, Jun 8, 2020, 1:30 am - 6:30 am
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    The Needle in the Haystack: Acupuncture Protocols for the Prevention and Treatment of Burnout Syndromeimmediately after purchaseuntil 06/07/2022 - 23:59
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    This course will introduce the Chinese Medicine Practitioner to the concept of Burnout Syndrome, and to the twelve-stage burnout cycle theorized by psychologist Herbert Freudenberger and Gail North. We will examine other leading theories of Burnout syndrome and utilize scientifically accepted burnout inventory tools to best assess patients as to their level of burnout.

    1. Understand the historical development of burnout syndrome as a medical diagnosis.
    2. To identify the signs of possible Burnout Syndrome using Freudenberger’s Twelve Stage Burnout Cycle.
    3. To become familiar with commonly used Burnout Inventories and how to use them in a Chinese Medicine setting.
    4. Learn the first steps in preventing all Burnout Syndrome using Conscious ‘Self-Awareness inventories in a clinical practice (VIA reports, Birkman analysis).
    5. How to accurately make a differential diagnosis of Burnout Syndrome using Chinese Medicine diagnostic methods.
    6. Learn mechanisms of how acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can treat Burnout Syndrome effectively utilizing Luo points, divergent meridians, and extraordinary vessels.
    7. To administer Acupuncture point combinations for each phase of Burnout Syndrome.
    8. To prescribe herbal formulas and dietary therapies, when necessary for burnout recovery.
    9. To differentiate between Burnout Syndrome, Stress, and Depression.
    10. Identify 5 resources to assist in recovery from Burnout, Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Post-Traumatic Stress and when to refer out.

    D7 Presenter: 
    R. Keith Bell

    Practical Chinese Sports Medicine: Treating the Neck

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    Practical Chinese Sports Medicine: Treating the Neck immediately after purchasefor 2 years
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    This class focuses on treating Sports Injuries and Orthopedic Conditions of the neck with a multi-modality approach, which includes Tui Na, acupuncture
    protocols, point prescriptions, and needling guidelines.


    Tom Bisio will present this unique and very effective approach to the treatment of neck pain, stiffness and injury based on his 25+ years of clinical experience, with an emphasis on immediate acquisition of clinically effective skills.

    Goals and Objectives

  • Students will understand the principles of treating sports injuries and orthopedic conditions of the neck.
  • Students will be able to perform effective acupuncture and Tui Na treatments for treating the neck.
  • Students will understand how and when to combine acupuncture tui na, herbal formulae (internal and external) and rehabilitative Qi Gong in treating sports injuries and orthopedic conditions of the neck.
  • Students will understand how to advise patients on lifestyle changes and rehabilitative exercises that are sports injuries and orthopedic conditions of the neck.
  • Course Outline

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms & Causes of Neck Pain
    3. Tui Na Neck & Shoulder Treatment – Seated
    4. Tui Na Neck & Shoulder Treatment – Supine
    5. Acupuncture Opening Treatments for the Neck
    6. Cupping, Seven Star Hammer & Guasha
    7. Qi Dynamics of the Neck & Principles of Acupuncture Treatment for Neck Pain and Stiffness
    8. Wind in the Neck: Points and Treatment
    9. Distal Complimentary Acupuncture Points & Treatments
    10. Root & Node Treatments and Neck Pain
    11. Key Herbal Formulas for Neck Pain: Formula Based/Pathogen Based Diagnosis
      1. Ge Gen Tang & Gui Zhi Jia Ge Gen
      2. Chai Hu Gui Zhi Tang + Ge Gen
      3. Blood Stasis Formulas
      4. Yi Guan Jian + Si Ni San
      5. Juan Bi Tang – Bi Syndrome
    12. External Application of Herbs
    13. Rehabilitative Qi Gong Exercises for the Neck
      1. Owl Turns Its Head
      2. Cock Pecks the Rice
      3. The “Back Stretch”
      4. King/Queen Arises From the Throne
      5. Nine Ghosts Drawing Swords
      6. Rhinoceros Gazes at the Moon
      7. Na Mou Searches the Sea
      8. Turning Heaven & Earth
    D7 Presenter: 
    Tom Bisio

    Classical Herbal Formulas: Understanding Physiology and Clinical Applications - Series 2

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    Classical Herbal Formulas: Understanding Physiology and Clinical Applications - Series 2immediately after purchasefor 2 years
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    This online course is made up from a four part webinar series taught by Sharon Weizenbaum. It is designed to bring light to some useful yet obscure herbal formulas from the Shang Han Za Bing Lun (Treatise on Damage From Cold and Miscellaneous Illnesses). Sharon will then teach the 4 formulas listed below:

    Goals and Objectives:

    1. To give students new tools to diagnose and treat common illnesses such as skin diseases, asthma, prolapse, and GI distress with some simple and accessible classic formulas.
    2. To teach some useful formulas that may otherwise be overlooked.
    3. To deepen understanding of classic physiology and patho-physiology.
    4. To deepen understanding of individual herbs within formulas.
    5. To inspire students to study classic formula theory as a profound way of approaching Chinese medicine.

    Outline:

    • Module 1 - Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang - chronic or acute PID, chronic or acute appendicitis, uterine bleeding, intestinal abscess, abdominal pain, postpartum abdominal pain, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea.
    • Module 2 - Gua Lou Qu Mai San - diabetes, edema, urination difficulties, nephritis, enlarged prostate, urinary tract infection.
    • Module 3 - Wang Bu Liu Xing San - treatment of chronic injuries, post-surgical healing, festering wounds, postpartum care.
    • Module 4 - Wu Zhu Yu Tang - vomiting and diarrhea, migraines, stomach pain, restlessness, agitation, mental illness.
    D7 Presenter: 
    Sharon Weizenbaum

    Spermageddon: Male Fertility Treatment with Chinese Medicine

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    Spermageddon: Male Fertility Treatment with Chinese Medicineimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
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    Dr Krammer-Pojer will dive deep into the western medicine concerning the male reproductive system and learn what is important to produce good sperm. She also will spend some time on the causes that made sperm quality decline and how we could advise our patients to obtain those factors and what is important to father a child from the Chinese Medicine point of view.

    At the end of this lecture you will:

    1. Be able to read and correctly interpret a semen analysis and will know if and what further tests are needed
    2. Know about the anatomy of the male reproductive tract from a western anatomic and physiologic perspective as well as from the Chinese Medicine point of view and how sperm is produced
    3. Achieve a good knowledge on TCM andrology in general to use it for any male indications.
    4. Be aware of all the research evidence-based causes of male fertility problems and how to advice patients correctly which lifestyle changes need to be done to improve sperm quality
    5. Know the most common patterns in TCM when it comes to male fertility and know about their pathomechanism and how to distinguish them from each other
    6. Know pattern-based acupuncture protocols including detailed explanation of the points
    7. Gain knowledge on pattern-based treatment of male fertility issues by Chinese herbal formulas as well as modify them with certain herbs according to the sperm test results to make your formulas even more effective
    8. Definitely be able to start treating male fertility problems properly right after taking this complete course as it focuses very much on the use for and in daily practise.
    D7 Presenter: 
    Olivia Krammer-Pojer

    Clarifying Diagnosis and Physiology for Accurate Herbal Prescribing

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    When our diagnosis is clear and well-articulated, determining the correct treatment follows rather seamlessly. Proper diagnosis is also our best way to ensure safety in our work. When we are confident that our diagnosis is correct, we can easily stand behind stronger and more focused methods, herbs, and formulas. To diagnose with confidence, we must begin with a proper understanding of physiology.

    • Welcome and Introduction to the course. What happens when we don't know how to diagnose?
    • What is diagnosis?
    • Relationship between intake, physiology and patho-mechanisms with clear diagnosis
    • Physiology: macrocosm and microcosm
    • Physiology: the great oneness
    • Physiology: yin and yang
    • Physiology: Heaven, Earth, Person
    • Physiology and the 4 directions and seasons
    • Physiology: 5 elements
    • Physiology of the Shang Han Lun
    • Yang conformations
    • Yin Conformations
    • Good diagnosis as the core of herbal safety
    • Seven emotions
    • Eight extraordinary vessels
    • Physiology as it relates to pathology
    • Reading the clauses
    • Establishing the goal of the intake, ethical methods for obtaining information
    • Fluid Metabolism and Diagnosis for Herbal Medicine
    • Pulse diagnosis 
    • Eight Extraordinary Vessels
    • Introduction to writing up cases
    • Case submission
    D7 Presenter: 
    Sharon Weizenbaum

    Advanced Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Blood Stasis & Dead Blood, Treating Fractures, Bi Syndrome

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    Advanced Gong Fu Sports Medicine is divided into three modules that build on the basic class Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Treatment of Injuries with Chinese Medicine. These three advanced modules further hone the practitioner’s ability to treat injuries and orthopedic conditions with traditional Chinese medicine. These three modules are combined together to offer you 8 CEU/ PDA/ CPD.

     

    Module 1: Treating Blood Stasis and Dead Blood (2 CEU / PDA / CPD)

    Goals and Objectives:

    • Advanced Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Treating Bi Syndrome (4 CEU / PDA / CPD)
      1. Students will demonstrate the ability to identify the five basic kinds of Bi Syndrome and their various manifestations. 
      2. Students will understand what treatments are appropriate for the different kinds of Bi syndrome.
      3. Students will be able modify treatments according to the patient and situation.
      4. Students will understand how to advise patients on lifestyle changes and diet as they relate to Bi Syndrome
    • Advanced Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Treatment of Fractures (2 CEU / PDA / CPD)
      1. Students will understand the differences in the theory and practice of treating fractures in traditional Eastern and modern Western medicine.
      2. Students will be able to list and detail the Four Stages of fracture healing.
      3. Students will be able to identify the treatment principles and the appropriate therapies and herbal formulas used in the different stages of fracture healing.
      4. Students will learn what lifestyle changes (diet, exercise etc.) need to be made to support fracture healing.
    • Advanced Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Treating Blood Stasis and Dead Blood (2 CEU / PDA / CPD)
      1. Students will be able to distinguish between blood stasis and dead blood and effectively apply the principles of treating blood stasis and dead blood.
      2. Students will be able to identify and utilize the key formulas for blood stasis due to injury.
      3. Students will be able to identify the different categories of medicinals used to treat dead blood and effectively employ them to modify herbal formulae.
      4. Student will gain an understanding of the role of Cold Damage in the formation of dead blood and how to effectively employ the key Shang Han Lun formulae in the treatment of blood stasis and dead blood.
    D7 Presenter: 
    Tom Bisio

    Chinese Emergency Medicine for Sports and Martial Arts: Principles of Revival and the Use of Vital Points

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    This class presents the theory and practice of revival principles, acupuncture points and methods for a wide variety of martial arts and sport injuries as well as emergency situations such as Qi shock, syncope (fainting), heart attack, stroke, drowning and breathlessness. A priceless part of traditional emergency medicine, many of these principles are rarely taught outside of martial traditions. The theory and practice of revival principles are presented systematically, and the more complex protocols are introduced.

    Chinese Emergency Medicine for Sports and Martial Arts: Principles of Revival and the Use of Vital Points

    - plus a 27 page article: Vital Points, Revival Methods and Chinese Medicine by Tom Bisio

     

    Outline

    • Introduction to Revival Principles
    • 10 Key Revival Points
    • Qi Shock: Positioning the Patient, Sleeping Snake Revival Method, and Syncope (Vaso-Vagal Faint)
    • 10 Kidney and Groin Injury Revival Methods
    • Revival Methods for Chokes and Blows to the Carotid Sinus and Revival Techniques for Injuries to the Neck, Head, and Brain, Blows to the Solar Plexus and Palpitations
    • Revival Principles for Injury to the Heart, Drowning & Wind-Stroke
    • Revival Protocols for Heatstroke & Emergency Treatments for Breathlessness and Nosebleeds and Emergency Treatments for Migraine Headache, Toothache and Rib Pain
    • Herbal Formulae for Revival and Question on Qi Gong and Qi Shock
    D7 Presenter: 
    Tom Bisio

    Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Treatment of Injuries with Chinese Medicine

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    In this class you will learn the theory and treatment of sports injuries and orthopedic conditions. The three stages of injury are discussed in detail, using a multi-modality approach to treatment and healing that gets immediate and clinically effective results. Liniments, poultices and plasters (gao), herbal soaks, and pre-made internal formulas will be discussed in detail, and you will learn how to combine these therapies with acupuncture, tui na, guasha and cupping. You will learn when each type of therapy is appropriate, and how to use each therapeutic modality.

    Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Treatment of Injuries with Chinese Medicine

    Plus: 32 Page Extract from A Tooth From the Tiger’s Mouth: How to Treat Your Injuries with Powerful Healing Secrets of the Great Chinese Warriors by Tom Bisio

     

    Part 1: Introduction and Foundational Principles

    1. Introduction to Gong Fu Sports Medicine
    2. Four Pillars of Chinese Sports Medicine and Introduction to Stages of Injury

     

    Part 2: Western Perspectives on Treating Injuries

    1. Western Perspectives on Treating Injuries Part 1: Four Stages of Inflammation and Tissue Repair
    2. Western Perspectives on Treating Injuries Part 2: Treatment Principles & R.I.C.E.
    3. Western Perspectives on Treating Injuries Part 3: Anti-Inflammatories & Corticosteroids

     

    Part 3: Chinese Perspective on Treating Injuries

    1. Chinese Perspective on Treating Injuries Part 1: Foundation
    2. Chinese Perspective on Treating Injuries Part 2: Analogy of the Beaver Dam
    3. Chinese Perspective on Treating Injuries Part 3: Analyzing an Injury

     

    Part 4: Treating Stage 1 Injuries: Acute Stage

    1. Basic Principles of Treating 1st Stage Soft Tissue Injuries
    2. Poultices & Plasters (Gao): San Huang San and using different Mediums to make a Gao
    3. Poultices & Plasters (Gao): Die Da San and Commercially Available Plasters for Acute 1st Stage Injury
    4. Liniments: Die Da Jiu, San Huang Liniment and Commercially Available Liniments for Acute 1st Stage Injury
    5. Liniments – Black Eye Treatment
    6. Internal Herbs – Die Da Wan
    7. Internal Herbs – Qi Li San & Yunnan Baiyao
    8. Dietary Considerations and Exercise

     

    Part 5: Treating Stage 2 Injuries: Sub-Acute Stage

    1. Basic Principles of Treating 2nd Stage Soft Tissue Injuries
    2. Poultices & Plasters (Gao): Ru Yi Jin Huang Gao and Die Da San
    3. Commercially Available Plasters for Sub- Acute 2nd Stage Injuries
    4. Tendon Lotion and Commercially Available Liniments
    5. Herbal soaks, Steams & Compresses
    6. Ointments
    7. Internal Herbs
    8. Life Style Considerations

     

    Part 6: Treating Stage 3 Injuries: Chronic Stage

    1. Basic Principles of Treating 3rd Stage Soft Tissue Injuries
    2. Bone-Sinew Gao
    3. Commercially available Plasters for Chronic 3rd Stage Injuries
    4. Warming Soak & 3rd Stage Liniments
    5. Internal Herbs – Xiao Huo Luo Dan
    D7 Presenter: 
    Tom Bisio