TCMzone 2018 CEU Webinars
All 2018 individual live CEU webinars are $40 per 2-hour course, 2 NCCAOM, CA, FL, IL board approved CEU’s
September (Part 2) – The Top TCM Formulas Used in Teaching Clinic
Greg Lane, DACM, L.Ac. earned his Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Degree and a Master of Science Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Dr. Lane was the Director of Clinical Services for Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) San Diego, now Academic Dean and clinical supervisor and faculty member in the Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine program (DACM). He is a California Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist. He is also a Nationally Certified Acupuncturist through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Dr. Lane has been in private practice for over 23 years and enjoys working with a diverse population of patients. His extensive professional career has been focused in multiple areas of medicine, including being the first acupuncturist with hospital privileges at Century City Hospital and working in interdisciplinary teams since the early 1990’s. Dr. Lane’s practice has focused on women’s health, orthopedics, pain management and drug and alcohol detoxification.
Course Description: This 2-part webinar will focus on learning the decision making processes when considering prescribing herbal products for patients, e.g. raw, granules, prepared forms. Attendees will learn which granule formulas are most prescribed in a clinic that conducts over 25,000 treatments per year and explore the demographics of the patient population served by these formulas. Dr. Lane will also teach on the herbal formula constituents, so that attendees can better understand why certain formulas are most often prescribed for specific patient conditions.
The Top TCM Formulas Used in Teaching Clinic (Part 2) Wednesday Sept. 26, 12-2PM PT, Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $40
October (Part 1&2) – Integrative Physiology of the Chinese Medical System
David Miller, M.D., L.Ac. earned his Medical degree from Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, R.I., completed his pediatrics residency at the University of Chicago and received his M.S. in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, IL. Dr. Miller is dually board certified in Pediatrics (American Board of Pediatrics) and Chinese medicine (NCCAOM). His practice East-West Integrated Medicine, LLC is located in Chicago, Illinois, and Dr. Miller enjoys seeing patients of all ages for holistic and integrative care. Dr. Miller has designed curricula in integrative physiology, and is an active participant and leader in numerous state and nation medical associations. He is currently Chair of the national organization the American Society of Acupuncturists, and Chair of the NCCAOM committee on Biomedicine. He participates actively with the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, the Illinois State Medical Society, and other state and national groups.
Course Description: The lens of Evolutionary Biology is optimally focused to bring classical Chinese concepts into modern view. When physiologic systems are understood and properly translated, protests about the validity of the Chinese system vanish. This 2-part webinar will explore predominantly the Liver and Chong Mai/Penetrating Vessel systems, evaluating them from the Evolutionary Biology viewpoint. Clarity on the concept of a “Channel” from this viewpoint will be provided, as well as an answer to the question of “What is an acupuncture point?” Foundational neurology will be presented, as well as relevant concepts in endocrinology. This model is consistent with concepts of “Qi Dynamics” or Phase Theory, and connections to the classical concepts will be provided.
Integrative Physiology of the Chinese Medical System (Part 1) Wednesday Oct. 3, 12-2PM PT, Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $40
Integrative Physiology of the Chinese Medical System(Part 2) Wednesday Oct. 17, 12-2PM PT, Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $40
November (Bilingual) – TCM Differentiation and Herb Treatments for Insomnia
Qi Zhang, Ph.D., Dipl.Ac. graduated and received her Ph.D. degree from China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Graduate School, in 1990. She is one of the first doctors to receive the Ph.D. in Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. She has been a Faculty member and clinical supervisor at PCOM since 1999; and currently serves as the chair in the Department of Herbs. She was commissioner of NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) and chairperson of Chinese Herbology Exam Committee in NCCAOM from 2000 to 2005. She is certified by NCCAOM in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology, and has been a NYS Licensed Acupuncturist with her practice in New York since 1996.
Course Description: This webinar will look in depth at how TCM views insomnia, reviewing the main manifestation for this condition through the classical text, Nei Jing and Jin Gui Yao Lue. Various TCM patterns will be looked at including Liver Qi stagnation, Liver fire, Phlegm heat, etc. and attendees will learn the Chinese herbal formulas that Dr. Zhang recommends for treating these patterns associated with insomnia. Dr. Zhang’s clinical experience with these formulas will be reviewed.
TCM Differentiation and Herb Treatments for Insomnia (Chinese) Tuesday Nov. 6, 12-2PM PT, Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $40
TCM Differentiation and Herb Treatments for Insomnia (English) Tuesday Nov. 20, 12-2PM PT, Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $40
December (Bilingual) – Advanced TCM Treatments for Depression
Shiwu Xiao, M.D., OMD graduated from Chengdu TCM University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Science in 1985, he went on to receive his Masters Degree in 1988. Dr. Xiao has more than 30 years experience at top institutional hospitals and expert clinics in China, Israel and Canada. In 1988, after eight years intensive systematic University study and training in both Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine, he earned his MD, OMD and since then has been working in the same university and hospital setting treating with Acupuncture, Chinese medicine and modern western medicine. He resides in Calgary and works as a professor, Dean of Chinese medicine department at the Canadian Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Course Description: Heart spirit disorders, such as Depression are among the most common and most difficult diseases to treat clinically. Many theoretical studies and clinical/laboratory research has been done in the past and currently on these types of diseases. This lecture will summarize these studies and integrate Dr. Xiao’s own clinical experiences in treating Depression and Sleep disorders. Topics will include manifestations, new concepts on etiology and pathogenesis, methods of diagnosis to distinguish depression and exploration of types of syndrome differentiation and treatment. Attendees will receive Dr. Xiao’s innovative insights and ideas on TCM treatment methods for better clinical results.
Advanced TCM Treatments for Depression (Chinese) Sunday Dec. 2, 7-9PM PT, Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $40
Advanced TCM Treatments for Depression (English) Monday Dec. 3, 12-2PM PT, Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDA and CA, FL, IL State Board CEU’s, $40
System requirements for attending our webinars:
Participants wishing to connect to audio using VoIP will need a fast Internet connection, a microphone and speakers (A USB headset is recommended) .