Approved for 3 CEUs/PDA for NCCAOM and most states’ recertification.
Approved for 3 CEU/PDA credits through the State of California
Concerns about purity, potency, and proper dosage of ready-made Chinese medicines have grown in the last few years. During this class, Bob Flaws will explain 1) how to assess the purity of Chinese ready-made medicines, 2) how to assess the potency of Chinese ready-made medicines, and 3) how to determine proper dosages of Chinese ready-made medicines. In this class, you will learn about aristolochic acid, pyrrizolidines, plate counts, heavy metals, the Commission on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), and good manufacturing procedures (GAP), and good dispensing procedures (GDP).
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.