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Treating male infertility with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine

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Very informative and clinically applicable. Fabulous charts to share with patients. ~ Lori

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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.

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

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
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NCCAOM AOM-AC: 
1.00
NCCAOM AOM-CH: 
1.00
NCCAOM AOM-BIO: 
2.00
Texas General Acupuncture: 
1.00
Texas Herbal: 
1.00
Texas Biomedicine: 
2.00
Massachusetts Core Knowledge: 
3.00
Massachusetts Herbal Knowledge: 
1.00
Florida General: 
2.00
Florida Biomedicine: 
2.00
California Category : 
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Jill Glover has more than 30 years’ experience treating infertility and gynecological issues.

She became an Acupuncturist in 1985 and has since completed many further studies in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Professional Coaching. She is a senior faculty member at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine, where she has been a teacher and clinical supervisor since its inception in 1993. Jill now focuses on teaching acupuncture treatment in Obstetrics, and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART).

She frequently presents postgraduate seminars on gynecology, male and female infertility assisted reproduction and IVF, miscarriage and immunology, endometriosis and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). She is co-presenting the Gynecology, Fertility and Obstetrics diploma at The College Of Integrated Chinese Medicine, Reading UK.

In her teaching and coaching role, Jill supervises, mentors and coaches both acupuncturists and herbalists, working with individuals and groups. She also runs an associate programme for promising new acupuncturists, assisting them on their journey to excellence in treating all aspects of gynecology and infertility.

Coaching forms a big part of her practice, facilitating change with clients in the many lifestyle issues they face.

Jill is owner-director of the Alma Vale Centre, a successful complementary health clinic in Bristol UK. Formed in 2001, it has a focus on promoting women’s health.

She specialises in treating male and female infertility and is passionate about educating men to improve their fertility.



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Course Reviews

Jill was great! I really enjoyed the discussion on this topic and hearing her perspective and about her experiences. ~ Annie B.

Wonderful course with practical and immediately applicable knowledge relating to male fertility. Presented in a clear and easy to understand way. ~ Tanja D.

Clear, thoughtful, and applicable information presented well ~ Joseph C.

Very useful, straight forward course with information I can use in the clinic on Monday. Thank you! ~ Christy

Good lecture, good lecturer. I will recommend it to my colleagues. ~ David C.

Very informative and clinically applicable. Fabulous charts to share with patients. ~ Lori

Thank you! Very useful webinar :) ~ JR