TCMzone 2017 CEU Webinar and Seminar Series All Webinars 2-Hours, Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $35
April– The Dan Xi Theory in Treating Menopausal Syndromes
David Liu, L.Ac., Ph.D., O.M.D. is a 4th generation Chinese Medicine doctor. Dr. Liu began to learn Chinese medicine in 1970 from his family and many nourish Yin school masters, and has earned medical degrees and fellowships in Chinese Medicine/Oriental Medicine in both China and the United States. Dr. Liu has over 40 years of professional experience, and 30 years of teaching experience. He worked at one of the largest integrative hospital in China. Currently he is a Senior Professor at six Acupuncture schools for both master and doctoral programs in USA, as well as faculty at American Congress on Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for MDs. He also is founder of the American heritage base of the Danxi doctrine and leader of Danxi School in USA. Professor Liu is a world-renowned educator. He has been invited to speak at many conferences and universities, including Kaiser Permanente, Hepatitis B Foundation, American Cancer Society and many other organizations. In 2011, Dr. Liu’s clinic was selected as the best Acupuncture clinic in SF by USCA. Dr. Liu has been listed as an honored professional in the national directory of Who’s Who in the USA and the World of CM, and received contribution awards from both the US Congress and California State Legislature.
Course Description: This course will provide understanding of the etiology and mechanism of menopause from the classics. There will be an introduction on the theories and main principles of Danxi school established by Zhu Dan Xi that have significant impact on the human health and treatment of disease for the last 700 years. The course will familiarize attendees with the family of “nourish yin” formulas and analyze the best classic and experiential formulas for menopause. Attendees will learn to evaluate their patients using the unique classical theories of Danxi school and treatment protocols covered in these classics through case analysis and applying the knowledge to improve clinical diagnosis and developing a treatment plan.
The Dan Xi Theory in Treating Menopausal Syndromes (English), Friday, April 28, 12-2PM PT , Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $35
The Dan Xi Theory in Treating Menopausal Syndromes (Chinese), Saturday, April 29, 4-6PM PT, Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $35
May–Essential TCM Formulas for Your Clinical Practice (the next 20)
Jake Paul Fratkin, L.Ac., O.M.D. is probably the most valuable teacher in America when it comes to instructing on the best herbal formulas for day-to-day clinical usage. Dr. Jake Fratkin’s 35+ years of experience in using and applying Chinese herbal medicine will be revealed during these TCMzone Webinars in May. Dr. Fratkin trained in Korean and Japanese acupuncture since 1975, and Chinese herbal medicine since 1982. He spent a year in Beijing hospitals specializing in internal disorders and pediatrics. Dr. Fratkin is the author of Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines, The Clinical Desk Reference, a compendium of 1250 Chinese herbal products available in the United States, and the editor-organizer of Wu and Fischer’s Practical Therapeutics of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Paradigm Publications, 1997. He is currently finishing Case Studies in Autoimmune Disease with Dr. Zeng Shengping. Dr. Fratkin is the originator and program director for the Chinese herbal medicine programs at Bastyr University, Seattle (1984-1986), and Southwest Acupuncture College, Santa Fe (1986-1990).
Course Description: This is our 2nd series with Dr. Fratkin bringing his expert clinical usage of the top TCM formulas for your clinical practice. Dr. Fratkin brings his comprehensive herbal medicine background to the forefront to share his most effective formulas. He will explain herbal ingredients, history and applications in modern practice for a variety of conditions.
Essential TCM Formulas for your Clinical Practice (Pt. 1), Thursday, May 11, 12-2PM MT , Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $35
Essential TCM Formulas for your Clinical Practice (Pt. 2), Thursday, May 18, 12-2PM MT, Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $35
June–Specialized Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs for Fertility
Guoping Zheng, O.M.D., Ph.D., L.Ac. is the Founder and Director of The Center for Natural Fertility and Women’ Health located in New York City. She is a licensed and board certified acupuncturist and master herbalist specializing in infertility and general women’s health. Dr. Zheng was the first person to earn a doctoral degree in the field of reproductive endocrinology of TCM in China and has over 25 years of experience in this field. She has rare qualifications and experience with a Ph.D. in TCM gynecology gained as the first doctoral student of a recognized masters. Dr. Zheng had the great privilege to study and apprentice with renowned TCM GYN and fertility experts such as Professor Shengwu Huang and Professor Yuankai Luo. Her knowledge in both Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine has made her treatments highly effective. She currently serves as the Director of the Academic Committee of American Society of TCM and is a member of the National Infertility Association. She was also an instructor for TCM GYN at Touro College, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and New York College of TCM. Dr. Zheng has published around 50 research articles on the topics of Acupuncture, Herbal and Integrated Medicine; mostly focusing on women’s reproductive heath and infertility.
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Course Description: This course will focus on Dr. Zheng’s specific treatment protocols for fertility by using Chinese herbs and Acupuncture. She will explain the major causes of female infertility and compare Western medicine and TCM treatment strategies. Participants will understand the major treatment principles of infertility in TCM and grasp the representative herbal formulas for the most successful results.
Specialized Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs for Fertility (Chinese), Sunday June 11, 7-9PM ET , Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $35
Specialized Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs for Fertility (English), Thursday June 22, 12-2PM ET , Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $35
July–Eastern and Western Medicine Perspectives on Endocrinology
Mi-Jung Lee, ND, L.Ac. is a physician at Tahoma Clinic and Meridian Valley Laboratory in Seattle Washington. She has had extensive training with Dr. Jonathan Wright, a bio-identical hormone therapy pioneer, in the safe and effective use and monitoring of hormonal and non-
hormonal treatments. Additionally, she provides peer-to-peer consultations in evaluating functional health, tailoring treatment to individual needs, and in researching emerging therapies. Dr. Lee specializes in personalized care for both men and women with hormone balancing and heart health in her thriving practice. She utilizes not only functional medicine but also traditional diagnostic methods and Asian tonic herbal formulas. Dr. Lee received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University in 2004 and completed her additional training in Traditional Asian Medicine at Emperors’ College in Santa Monica, CA while practicing in Los Angeles, California with a psychiatrist and internist, helping professionals. She earned her bachelor of science in Food Science from Korea University in Seoul, Korea. Education is her passion and forte. She has presented internationally at numerous conferences in the US and South Korea.
Course Description: This course will combine Eastern and Western medical approaches, Dr. Mi-Jung Lee ND., LAc will present the best practices of BHRT for women and men that have evolved out of her functional integrative medical practice. Dr. Lee will review female and male hormone physiology and teach how to evaluate hormonal imbalance and understand compounding hormone prescriptions. She will also share her Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theories on hormones, effective and safe application of Eastern formulas to address hormonal imbalance symptoms.
Eastern & Western Medicine Perspectives on Endocrinology (Pt. 1), Wednesday July 12, 12-2PM PT , Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $35
Eastern & Western Medicine Perspectives on Endocrinology (Pt. 2), Wednesday July 26 , 12-2PM PT , Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $35
August–Herb and Drug Interactions Part
Greg Sperber is currently vice provost at Bastyr University where he provides leadership for all academic programs and clinical education, helps oversee academic oversight, and works closely with faculty, staff and students. He was previously dean of the College of Eastern Medicine at Southern California University of the Health Sciences and served as director of clinical services, clinical chair and professor at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM). He was awarded a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) from PCOM in 2006, a Doctor of Medicine (BMBS) from the Flinders University School of Medicine in Adelaide, South Australia, in 2002, an MBA from National University in 1999, a Master’s of Traditional Oriental Medicine (MTOM) from PCOM in 1997 and a BS in molecular biology from University of California, San Diego in 1994. Dr. Sperber has also authored two books and several articles in addition to presenting numerous seminars at national meetings.
Course Description: This course will examine how to approach these potential drug-herb interactions. A discussion of basic pharmacology, including the ADME scheme (absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination) and the therapeutic index, form the foundation of this understanding. Participants will leave with real skills to assess potential interactions and the ability to determine which are important, which aren’t, and which may be in the future. In addition, the current state of drug-herb interaction research will be introduced.
Herb and Drug Interactions (Pt. 1), Wednesday August 16, 12-2PM PT , Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $35
Herb and Drug Interactions (Pt. 2), Wednesday August 30 , 12-2PM PT , Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $35
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Participants wishing to connect to audio using VoIP will need a fast Internet connection, a microphone and speakers (A USB headset is recommended) .