Approved for 3 CEU/PDAs for NCCAOM and most states recertification
Approved for 3 Biomedicine credits by the State of Florida
Approved for 3 Biomedicine credits by the State of California
This course will cover all the causes of infertility according to the western medicine paradigm, and will then consider all the methods of fertility enhancement now available at many fertility clinics scattered around the United States and also in several other countries. This discussion will cover high-tech methods such as GIFT (gamete interfallopian tube transfer). This course is taught by a Western MD specifically for practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental medicine.
You will learn:
• The four major causes of infertility, and the subgroupings within each of these causes
• How to diagnose and treat these conditions
• The new medications and surgical techniques available for enhancing fertility
About your instructor:
Bruce Robinson was a board-certified surgeon. Graduating with high honors from the University of Michigan School of Medicine, he completed another five years of post-graduate internship and residency at the university and a research fellowship at St. Bartholomew's Medical College in London. During his 30-year medical and surgical practice, Bruce treated over 80,000 patients.
Now that he is no longer in practice, Bruce has dedicated his professional career to bridging the gap between Western medicine and Chinese medicine. He served as president and board chairman of Meridian Institute of Integrated Chinese Medicine, formerly located in Monterey, California. Bruce has been on several extensive trips to China and maintains close contacts there with medical universitites located in Shanghai, Tianjin, and Beijing. He serves on the board of directors of the National Board of Internal Medicine for Acupuncturists and the Acupuncture and Integrated Medicine College in Berkeley and is the medical advisor fo rthe Secara Herbal Corporation.