Approved for 7 CEU/PDAs for NCCAOM and most states recertification
In this seven hour class, Bob covers a wide variety of information on safety issues affecting the prescription of Chinese herbal medicinals. He introduces the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Herb Classification System, discusses various possible side effects and adverse reactions that are possible with Chinese herbal medicinals, herb-induces hepatitis and kidney failure, the aristolochic acid issue, contaminants in patent medicines, herb-drug interaction problems, and the best practices for you to use Chinese herbal medicine safely.
Recommended Reading (not required)
Herb Toxicities and Drug Interactions by Fred Jennes with Bob Flaws $44.96
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.