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Treating Cancer Patients with Chinese Herbs

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07-13-2018 to 06-30-2019
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Treating Cancer Patients with Chinese Herbsimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
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In this online class, Sharon will define “cancer” from a Chinese medical point of view, discuss how we diagnose and treat our patients so they have the best chance of thriving, present case studies and more.

 

Goals & Objectives
1. Understanding water metabolism in the treatment of pancreatic and prostate cancer
2. Understanding, diagnosing and treating the Shao Yang in the treatment of throat cancer
3. Understanding, diagnosing and treating the Yang Ming in the treatment of stage 4 lung cancer and more

Goals & Objectives
1. Understanding water metabolism in the treatment of pancreatic and prostate cancer
2. Understanding, diagnosing and treating the Shao Yang in the treatment of throat cancer
3. Understanding, diagnosing and treating the Yang Ming in the treatment of stage 4 lung cancer and more

Detailed Content
  • Define “Cancer” from a Chinese medical point of view (1.0 CEU HERBAL)

  • Discuss how What we offer can augment the effectiveness of the western medical treatments (1.0 CEU HERBAL)

  • Chinese medicine diagnosis and treatment approaches for our patients to have the best chance of thriving (1.5 CEU HERBAL)

  • Differentiate between treating cancer and treating patients who have been diagnosed with cancer (1.5 CEU HERBAL)

  • Sharon Weizenbaum will use problem-based learning approaches to teach physiology, pathology, diagnosis and treatment:
    • Understanding how to diagnose and treat Shao Yin/Tai Yang in the treatment of a malignant breast lump. (1.0 CEU HERBAL)
    • Understanding, how to diagnose and treat the Yang Ming in the treatment of stage 4 lung cancer. (1.0 CEU HERBAL)
    • Illustrating the importance of understanding water metabolism in the treatment of pancreatic and prostate cancer. (1.0 CEU HERBAL)
    • illustrating the importance of understanding diagnosing and treating the Shao Yang in the treatment of throat cancer. (1.0 CEU HERBAL)
    • illustrating the importance of understanding, diagnosing and treating deficiency taxation in the treatment of sarcoma.  (1.0 CEU HERBAL)
  • Understand the physiology of the Shang Han Lun and its relevance for treating patients with cancer.  (1.0 CEU HERBAL)

  • Summary, Conclusion, Program worksheet (1.0 CEU HERBAL)
D7 Presenter: 
Sharon Weizenbaum

Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture (YNSA) in Rehab with a Focus on Walking Disabilities and Disturbances of Equilibrium

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553-505
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07-18-2017 through 06-30-2019
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08/18/2018 - 09:00
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Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture (YNSA) in Rehab with a Focus on Walking Disabilities and Disturbances of Equilibriumimmediately after purchaseuntil 08/18/2020 - 09:09
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Walking is a very important ability in rehabilitation. A patient that fails to walk will develop many more syndromes which will worsen his situation. Therefore, it is very important to bring the patient to a state that he can walk by himself.

In this webinar David teaches you the combination of points that will assist the patient with walking problems.

David teaches the muscles that are important for walking so the practitioner will know what to take into account when treating these types of patients.

Goals & Objectives

  1. The participant will learn the YNSA needling points necessary for walking disorders.
  2. The student will learn how YNSA is applied to a patient with neurological disease and how that can help in rehabilitation.
  3. The student will learn what is an accurate walking pattern.
D7 Presenter: 
David Bomzon

Treating male infertility with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine

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553-503
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07-13-2018 to 06-30-2019
$99.99
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Live Event
10/07/2018 - 08:30 to 12:30
Pacific Standard Time PST/PDT (Vancouver BC, Los Angeles CA)
Live Online Webinar

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 24 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.

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Male fertility is declining rapidly, and now accounts for 40% of couple’s infertility. These men are notably absent from the treatment room. They are frequently told their sperm is ‘fine’ or ‘normal’, and confuse sperm quality with virility. As practitioners treating female infertility, we are effectively working with one hand behind our back.

There is increasing clinical evidence showing the efficacy of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in improving semen profiles. Treating male factor infertility will significantly improve a couple’s chance of a successful pregnancy.

Outline:

  • 830 - 900 Spermatogenesis (0.5 CEU)
  • 900 - 930 Risk factors & lifestyle choices (0.5 CEU)
  • 930 - 1000 Semen testing (0.5 CEU)
  • 1000 - 1015 Conventional medicine (0.25 CEU)
  • 1015- 1030 break
  • 1030 - 1045 Case history taking (0.25 CEU)
  • 1045 - 1245 Chinese medicine 4 patterns - acupuncture, herbs, cases (2.0 CEU)

 

Goals & Objectives:

  • Learn the process of spermatogenesis
  • Understand risk factors - what helps and what hinders healthy sperm production.
  • Extend your case taking specifically for male infertility
  • Analyze semen test results, and understand how to use them to assist your diagnosis and subsequent treatment
  • Learn the main causes and Chinese medicine patterns associated with male infertility
  • Formulate treatment strategies, point selections and herbal prescriptions

This will enable you to:

  • Use both your TCM diagnosis and semen test results to create clear diagnoses and robust treatment plans
  • Explain normal vs. optimal sperm parameters to your patient
  • Offer simple lifestyle strategies to improve male fertility
  • Successfully improve sperm quality and quantity, thereby male fertility
D7 Presenter: 
Jill Glover

A Three Staged Approach to Treating Emotional Trauma with Chinese Medicine

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553-499
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07-13-2018 to 06-30-2019
$85.00
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Live Event
10/14/2018 - 08:30 to 14:30
Pacific Standard Time PST/PDT (Vancouver BC, Los Angeles CA)
Live Online Webinar

Early bird price $85 until September 30th. Regular rate $125

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.

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Emotional trauma responds well to first addressing the overall qi and blood flow before treating specific symptoms. CT Holman presents a three-staged treatment approach to effectively stabilize the mind/body, restore homeostasis and allow the patient to successfully process emotional trauma.

Goals and Outlines
Understand the etiology of emotional trauma and how it affects the physiology of the body in Chinese medicine. Comprehend the general diagnostic signs and symptoms of emotional trauma. Learn the three staged treatment approach to address emotional trauma and the various acupuncture prescriptions.

  • Definition, causes, and pathophysiology of emotional trauma.
  • Diagnosis of emotional trauma.
  • 10:30 – 10:45 break
  • Outline the three treatment approaches and detailed descriptions of the first two stages.
  • 11:45-12:30 lunch
  • Description of the third treatment approach
  • Case studies, summary, Q&A, Program Worksheet

 
 

D7 Presenter: 
CT Holman

Effectively Deciphering the Hot Flash Utilizing Chinese Medicine

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553-494
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06-21-2018 to 06-30-2019
$150.00
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Effectively Deciphering the Hot Flash Utilizing Chinese Medicineimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
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Our main objective is to gain a better understanding of the hot flash from both a Chinese and western medical perspective. Is it a zang-fu organ or five-phase problem? Is it a channel imbalance? Is it the blood? Is it a neurological hyper-stimulation? Or is it truly and simply a hormone fluctuation and that’s that!

Goals & Objectives

  1. You will learn how and why even experienced clinicians fail to effectively relieve hot flashes.
  2. You will learn how to simultaneously diagnosis and treat excess and deficiency patho-mechanisms in unison to give you better clinical results.
  3. You will understand and learn why treating the kidney is not always the most direct way to treating the menopausal transition patient.
  4. You will learn to avoid common treatment pitfalls and clinical setbacks with your menopausal transition patient.
  1. General Introduction
    1. General Introduction
    2. Main Objectives
    3. Learning Objectives

  2. Questions
    1. Treatment Success Rates
    2. Common ideas behind hot flashes

  3. Western Medicine Review
    1. Physiological Changes:
      1. Hypothalmus-Pituitary-Ovarian Axis
      2. Ovarian Changes
      3. Adrenal Steroid Level Changes
      4. Endometrial Changes
      5. Central Thermoregulation Changes
      6. Cognitive Dysfunction
      7. Psychosocial Changes
      8. Urogenital and Libido Changes

  4. Classical Chinese Medicine Perspective
    1. Yi Jing (The Book of Changes)
      1. Yin & Yang Theory
      2. Water & Fire Theory
    2. Huang Di Nei Jing (Inner Canon of the Yellow Emperor)
      1. The Balance of Kidney Essence
      2. Kidney & Heart Relationship
      3. Kidney & Liver Relationship
      4. Kidney & Spleen Relationship
      5. Kidney & Lower Jiao Relationship
      6. Herbal Formulas Discussion
      7. Acupuncture Formulas Discussion
  5. Classical Chinese Medicine Perspective
    1. Shang Han Lun (Treatise on Cold Damage)
      1. Tidal Heat Effusion Theory
      2. Repletion Theory
      3. Herbal Formulas Discussion
      4. Acupuncture Formulas Discussion
    2. Pi Wei Lun (Treatise of the Spleen and Stomach)
      1. Spleen and Stomach Internal Damage Discussion
      2. Ministerial Fire Disruption Theory
      3. Yin Fire Theory
      4. Herbal Formulas Discussion
      5. Acupuncture Formulas Discussion

  6. Classical Chinese Medicine Perspective
    1. Fu Qing Zhu Gynecology
      1. Kidney Fire Theory
      2. Herbal Formulas Discussion
      3. Acupuncture Formulas Discussion

  7. With All This In Mind – Clinic Relevance
    1. Diagnostic Questions
    2. Clinical Pearls to Increase Efficacy
    3. Prevalence and Success Rates
    4. Conclusion
    5. Questions & Answer Session
D7 Presenter: 
Brian Grosam

2018 The Shen Nong Society presents: East Asian Herbal Medicine Conference

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553-497
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06-21-2018 to 06-30-2019
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2018 The Shen Nong Society presents: East Asian Herbal Medicine Conferenceimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
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This is the second annual conference of the Shen Nong Society. We strive to present a combination of education, information, and updates on issues integral to our professional community. The Shen Nong Society particularly focuses on practitioners who individualize herbal prescriptions for their patients.

Speakers include Cara O. Frank, L.OM, Dipl O.M., Jean Giblette, MA Craig Mitchell, PhD Maryanne Travaglione DAOM, L.Ac, NCCAOM (OM) Sabine Wilms, PhD

Objectives

Goals and Objectives

At the completion of this symposium, the learner will:

  • Understand the challenges presented by examining the Shen Nong Ben Cao (Divine Farmer’s Classic of Materia Medica) considering contemporary perspectives on Chinese herbal medicine
  • Understand the basis on which the asserted distinction between classical Chinese medicine and traditional Chinese medicine leads to professional confusion and clinical narrowness
  • Understand the strategies used by High Falls Garden in developing a safe, economical, and resilient supply of Chinese herbs grown in the United States
  • Understand the appropriate clinical application of Ephedra Sinensis (Ma Huang) in gynecology
  • Understand the relevance and importance of maintaining NCCAOM herbal certification to the professional practice of Chinese herbal medicine in the United States

Detailed Content

  •  Overview of Goals of SNS
  • The Divine Farmer’s Message to Modern Practitioners of Chinese Medicine (Wilms)
  • A Frog at the Bottom of the Well: Why Siloing and Polarization in East Asian Medicine Leads to Poor Patient Outcomes (Mitchell)
  • Growing East Asian Herbs in the US: UPDATE (Giblette)
  • Opening the Door: The Use of Ma Huang in Gynecology (Frank)
  • “Can We Talk? On the Topic of Regulations and Credentials (Travaglione)
D7 Presenter: 
The Shen Nong Society 2018

The Fertile Fizz - Treating Endocrine Function with Acupuncture

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The Fertile Fizz - Treating Endocrine Function with Acupunctureimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
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In this course we will take an in-depth journey into the endocrine system, the biochemistry, the hormonal feedback interplay, and the biochemical imposition of the stress response. All the while looking at the way in which acupuncture can be utilised to improve endocrine function.

‘The Fizz’ is shorthand for describing the intricate and infinitely dimensional neurobiological and hormonally driven communication systems of the body, of which the Endocrine system is the conductor of the Orchestra.

Goals and Objectives

  • review of the endocrine glands, plus the organs containing aggregate endocrine cells
  • review of the Autonomic Nervous System: sympathetic, parasympathetic and enteric
  • review of ANS: allostasis vs homeostasis + review of the hormonal mechanisms of the stress response
  • review of the HPA, the HPO/HPG, plus the insulin feedback loops
  • discussion of the endocrine associations of heart-mind
  • discussion of the key acupoints points and their surrounding channel points, both anterior and posterior + related arm and leg channel points at these endocrine levels: Du 20 / Yin Tang / Ren 22 / Ren 17 / Ren 12 / Ren 7 / Ren 3

Outline

Part 1 
An introduction to the neurobiology of the stress response + a discussion of the neurobiology of the conception cascade.

  • endocrine review
  • the emotions of infertility
  • the Chinese medicine toolkit
  • emotional associations to endocrine function: from the ayurvedic, buddhist and yogic traditions
  • Bao Gong/Bao Zhong/Bao Mai/Bao Luo
  • channel system interconnections via the Sheng & Ke Cycle model
  • homeostasis vs allostasis
  • stress response mechanism
  • the enteric nervous system as related to the Chinese medicine theory of ‘Fats & Membranes’ and thier role in endocrine function
  • in-depth acupoint discussion for treatment of the ‘Fats & Membrane’
  • the limbic system and the neuroscience of love: dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, norepinephrine
  • gut inflammation

 

Part 2
Discussion of each endocrine gland in function/dysfunction on both the physical and emotional levels, including a review of the effect of insulin on the reproductive hormones.
Acupoint discussion relating to each endocrine level.

 

  • Hypothalamus/Pituitary - physical & emotional associations
    • review of the ‘Master gland’ function throughout the endocrine system
    • Du 20 and related channel points
  • Pineal - physical & emotional associations
    • Yin Tang and related channel points
    • Review of circadian rhythms and this importance of serotonin/melatonin balance
    • discussion of 12 channel horary points
  • Thyroid - physical & emotional associations
    • Ren 22 and related channel points
    • the link between thyroid dysfunction and infertility
  • Thymus - physical & emotional associations
    • Ren 17 and related channel points
    • links to lymphatic and immune systems
  • Pancreas - physical & emotional associations
    • Ren 12 and related channel points
    • relation of Solar Plexus to pancreas level and the psoas muscle
    • review of the importance of insulin balance to the reproductive hormone balance
    • the importance of BMI

 

Part 3

Continued discussion of each endocrine gland in function/dysfunction on both the physical and emotional levels, plus acupoint discussion relating to each endocrine level.

 

  • The Adrenal Glands
    • the cortex vs medulla
    • HPA axis
    • the importance of cortisol balance
  • Ovaries - physical & emotional associations
    • Ren 7 and related channel points
    • HPO axis
    • folliculogenesis
    • causes of ovulatory dysfunction
  • Testes - physical & emotional associations
    • Ren 3 and related channel points
    • spermatogenesis

 

Part 4

Emotional impediments that can negatively affect endocrine function + discussion of acupoints that influence allostatic endocrine function.

 

  • The emotional impact of not conceiving and resultant impact on the endocrine system
  • Point discussions:
    • The 4 Seas
    • The Kidney Chest Points
    • Treating the Bao Mai
    • Useful point combinations
    • Ren 1
    • The 8 Extraordinary Vessels
    • The 8 Influential Points
    • The 5 Shu Transporting Points
D7 Presenter: 
Jani White

Evolution of Consciousness: The Link Between the 8 Extraordinary Vessels and the Extraordinary Fu

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Evolution of Consciousness: The Link Between the 8 Extraordinary Vessels and the Extraordinary Fu immediately after purchasefor 2 years
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This 4-hour course will discuss the connection between the 8 Extras and the Extra Fu. The Extra Fu provide valuable functions that are physiological, emotional and evolutionary in nature. The health of these structures plays an important role in our capacity for growth, learning and consciousness. Supporting the Extra Fu during times of evolutionary stress can help patients to adjust to major life changes in a more authentic manner.

Goals & Objectives

Goals & Objectives

Participants will learn to recognize evolutionary stress and the impact it has on health especially as it relates to the Extra Fu.

Participants will explore the connections between the Extra Fu and the 8 Extraordinary Vessels and learn to diagnose pathology at the level of yuan qi.

Participants will be introduced to the concepts necessary to create 8 Extraordinary vessel treatments to support the Extra Fu.

Outline

Overview of the Extraordinary Fu
Correspondences between the Extra Fu and the 8 Extraordinary vessels
Jing-Shen and the evolution of consciousness

The Brain: Consciousness and Capacity for evolutionary
Marrow: Heredity, Immunity and Nourishment

Bones: Record of life’s experiences and what is left behind
Uterus: Birth of Creativity, Procreation and Immortality
Vessels: Circulation, Communication and the Capacity to hold experience
Gall Bladder: Courage in the face of change

The 8 Extras- important intersections with Extra Fu and conditions associated with Extra Fu

Creating 8 Extra treatments
Conclusion

D7 Presenter: 
Yvonne Farrell

Meridian Conversion Therapy: the Treatment of Anxiety and Insomnia Using Balance Method and Unified Acupuncture Theory

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553-491
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04-06-2018 to 06-30-2019
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CTCMA; 8 CEU, Category B2 - AACMA: 8 CPD points allocated
California 591; 8 CEU - Florida 50-8743; 634442, 8.0 GEN
NCCAOM 553-491; 8 PDA (AOM-AC)
Alberta CAAA; 8 CEU - NZRA; 8 CEU - Massachusetts; 8 CEU GEN
Texas Provider CAE00011; 8 CAE HERB - Illinois (225.000020) 8 CEU
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Meridian Conversion Therapy: the Treatment of Anxiety and Insomnia Using Balance Method and Unified Acupuncture Theoryimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
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This course creates 12 distinct treatment patterns based on the I Ching Ba Gua, Unified Acupuncture Theory, and the balance method. These 12 patterns can treat an array of internal functional problems with a particular focus on anxiety and insomnia. These 12 patterns are based on three main concepts - dynamic interactions, static interactions, and the meridian code. The combination of these three concepts together enable treatment on many levels, including-musculoskeletal problems, functional affections, internal imbalances, and psychological and emotional states.

Goals

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to

  • Identify and apply dynamic interactions.
  • Identify and apply static interactions.
  • Understand the principles behind the meridian code and how to apply the Guas to the individual meridians.
  • Know the symptomology and indications for each of the 12 patterns.
  • Understand the three main paradigms in which the 12 patterns are created.
  1. The six levels of YIN and Yang.
  2. The three levels of UAT model.
  • The three relationships of the midday midnight coupled with the entry exit relationship.
  • Know and be able to create the treatment of each of the 12 patterns using eight needles in total.
  • Understand and be able to apply the six patterns used for vertical meridian diagnosis in pain or other affections of the meridians.
  • Understand and be able to apply the six patterns used in insomnia, anxiety and depression.

Understand and be able to apply the four patterns for external attacks.

 

Course Outline

 

  • General introduction + Introduction to UAT model
  • Summary of dynamic interactions, static interactions and meridian code 
  • Introduction to the 12 patterns
  • The six levels of the meridians 
  • Three levels of UAT model 
  • Midday midnight with entry exit points 
  • Yang Ming with midday midnight 
  • Tai Yang with midday midnight 
  • Shao Yang with midday midnight 
  • Six patterns related to placement of illness on vertical lines
  • Six patterns for depression, insomnia and anxiety
  • Summary of theory 
D7 Presenter: 
Jonathan Shubs

Chinese Medical Pediatrics: Module 1- Introduction to Pediatrics

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11-07-2017 through 11-07-2018
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Chinese Medical Pediatrics: Module 1- Introduction to Pediatricsimmediately after purchaseunlimited time
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Introductory theory to the practice of pediatrics in traditional Chinese medicine.
Students will gain an understanding of the background theory required in order to begin diagnosing and treating children according to the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Students will be introduced to special theories, patterns, and unique issues that separate children from adults in both acupuncture and herbal diagnostics and treatment.

Outline

  • Introduction to Pediatrics: Lineage, Importance, Conception, Cycles of Life
  • Pediatric Physiology: Unique Characteristics of Children
D7 Presenter: 
David Allen