Approved for 25 CEUs/PDAs for NCCAOM and most states’ recertification
Approved for 25 CEU/PDA credits through the State of California
Blue Poppy’s Advanced Training in Chinese Medical Pediatrics is intended for acupuncturists and Chinese medical practitioners seeking special knowledge and proficiency in treating infants and young children. The content for course one is described below.
Course One:25 CEUs/PDAs
Section A - Diagnosis and Treatment of Infants and Young Children
• Introduction to TCM pediatrics
• Differences between young children and adults
• Diagnostic methods designed specifically for examining children
• Acupuncture and Chinese medicinals: pros and cons
• Diet and pediatric disease
Section B - Principles of Diagnosis and Treatment for Common Childhood Diseases, Part I
"A Handbook of TCM Pediatrics"
"Keeping Your Child Healthy"
"Chinese Pediatric Massage"
About your instructor:
Bob Flaws began his study of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in 1977 and was in practice for 25 years before he devoted his energy to research, teaching, and writing on all aspects of Chinese medicine. Bob is a Fellow and past Governor of the National Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, a founder, past president, and Lifetime Fellow of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado, and a Fellow of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine (UK). Today, Bob has retired from the field Chinese medicine entirely and now spends his time promoting English-speaking teachers of Tibetan Buddhism.