Approved for 4 CEU/PDAs for NCCAOM and Most States' Recertification
Approved for 4 CEU/PDA credits through the State of California
Note: This class is only available ONLINE. You will receive no printed materials, all of your work will be done online.
This four CEU course covers a wide variety of information on safety issues affecting the prescription of Chinese herbal medicinals. The course discusses various side effects and adverse reactions that are possible with Chinese herbal medicinals, the three major types of toxicity (nephrotoxicity, hepatotoxicity and fetotoxicity), the aristolochic acid issue, contaminants in patent medicines, herb-drug interaction problems, and the best practices for you to use Chinese herbal medicine safely. You will also be provided a link to our herb toxicity and drug interaction database which allows you to look up detailed information on a list of Chinese medicinals and common Chinese formulas. This course is offered online only and, unlike our other online courses, it has NO audio.
About your instructor:
Fred Jennes holds BS and MS degrees from Duke University, graduated from Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and is certified in both acupuncture and herbal medicine by the NCCAOM. He has served on the governing board of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado, is a faculty member at the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, is a past commissioner, site visitor, and Vice President of the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and is a practitioner member of the National Qigong Association. Fred has been an author and contributor to Oriental Medicine Journal, the Journal of Chinese Medicine, and The American Acupuncturist.
Fred currently practices in Greeley, Colorado, specializing in chronic illnesses and teaching taiji and qigong. He has authored two books, Herb Toxicities and Drug Interactions, and 750 Questions about Acupuncture, as well as several distance learning courses, all published by Blue Poppy.