Approved for 15 CEUs/ PDAs for NCCAOM and most states recertification
Approved for 15 CEU/PDA credits through the State of California
One of the great treasures of Chinese medicine is its 2000-year unbroken clinical history. During these twenty centuries, a hundred generations of Chinese doctors have proven that certain herbal formulas work better and more dependably than others. In this class, Craig Mitchell, international authority on late Han dynasty medicine, will share with you the most effective ancient formulas for the treatment of modern digestive disorders.
The course covers:
Gastric and duodenal ulcer
Irritable bowel syndrome
How to reframe modern Western digestive diseases into traditional Chinese disease categories
How these diseases are treated in such classics as the Shang Han Lun and Jin Gui Yao Lue
How to effectively apply ancient Chinese formulas in modern digestive disorders
How to modify these formulas in order to expand their range of use
How to craft a synergistically sophisticated Chinese herbal formula
A repertoire of the most famous, most dependable formulas with which to treat a large number of conditions
Recommended reading (not required)
Shang Han Lun: On Cold Damage translated by Craig Mitchell
About your instructor:
Craig Mitchell, Ph.D.(China), E.A.M.P., received a Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco (1993). He then studied Chinese language and medicine in Taiwan for several years. He has written numerous articles and translated several Chinese medical texts, including the classic Shang Han Lun. Craig completed his PhD from the China Academy of TCM in the summer of 2006. At SIOM, he is Academic Dean, a clinic supervisor, and teaches classes on herbal medicine and medical Chinese.