Course Tag: 3 CEUs/PDAs

Psychiatric Drugs and Chinese Medicine

Psychiatric drugs as a class are very commonly used in the general population and by patients of acupuncturists and Chinese medical practitioners. They also have serious adverse effects, potential addiction, and drug-herb interactions. This seminar examines major psychiatric drugs and the dangers Chinese medical practitioners need to be aware of when combining with herbs and …

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Nine Drugs and Ten Herbs to Worry About

We may not be able to predict all drug-herb interactions, but we can determine potentials for interactions This seminar examines how to approach these potential drug-herb interactions. A discussion of basic pharmacology, including the ADME scheme (absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination) and the therapeutic index, form the foundation of this understanding. The participant will leave …

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Five Elements of Medical Ethics

This course will look at basic medical ethics and how they apply to Acupuncture and Oriental Medical practices. It will cover the five basic principles/areas every practitioner should know. It then goes on to explore fundamental medical ethics including looking at the works of Hippocrates and Sun Si Miao and discussing the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment …

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