Three Advanced Modules with Continuing Education Credits
8 CEU/ PDA/ CPDs
Available through Healthy Seminars
Advanced Gong Fu Sports Medicine is divided into three modules that build on the basic class
Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Treatment of Injuries with Chinese Medicine.
These three advanced modules further hone the practitioner’s ability to treat injuries and orthopedic conditions with traditional Chinese medicine.
These three modules are combined together to offer you 8 CEU/ PDA/ CPDs.
Module 1: Treating Blood Stasis and Dead Blood (2 CEU / PDA / CPD)
This in-depth course focuses on the treatment of blood stasis and dead blood, from the perspective of trauma, and sports injuries. The focus is on practical usage of herbal formulas that treat blood stasis and dead blood, including formula differentiation and modifications according to the clinical presentation. The inter-relationship of cold damage, phlegm and dead blood is discussed form the standpoint of clinical application. The architecture of blood stasis formulas for trauma ware also examined in detail, so that students can gain a deeper understanding of treating blood stasis and dead blood.
Module 2: Treating Fractures (2 CEU / PDA / CPD)
Although the treatment of fracture is similar to the treatment of soft-tissue injuries, the stages of healing are slightly different and there a specific formula that are more appropriate for healing fractures and promoting bone knitting. In this class the theory and practice of treating fractures is discussed in detail and clinically tested herbal formulas and treatment protocols are presented. You will learn to effectively treat fractures using a multi-modality approach. The emphasis of this class is on the acquisition of clinical skills that can immediately be put into practice.
This class provides the student with a complete picture of treating Bi (Obstruction) Syndrome with herbal formulae, acupuncture and moxibustion, and lifestyle changes and diet. The emphasis on the course is on practical application and integration of these therapies. Herbal formulas for Bi Syndrome are covered in detail, starting with general formulas and proceeding to more specific formulas and formulas form the Shang Han Lun. Much emphasis is placed on understanding the architecture of the formulas and modifications and formula combinations. Liniments, poultices and plasters (Gao) and Soaks are also discussed as well as the relative effectiveness of modern supplements like Glucosamine Sulphate and Fish Oil.
IAI does not offer CEU/PDA credits for online classes.
Also available from Healthy Seminars
Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Treatment of Injuries with Chinese Medicine
In this class you will learn the theory and treatment of sports injuries and orthopedic conditions. The three stages of injury are discussed in detail, using a multi-modality approach to treatment and healing that gets immediate and clinically effective results. Liniments, poultices and plasters (gao), herbal soaks, and pre-made internal formulas will be discussed in detail, and you will learn how to combine these therapies with acupuncture, tui na, guasha and cupping. You will learn when each type of therapy is appropriate, and how to use each therapeutic modality. The emphasis of this class is on the acquisition of clinical skills that can immediately be put into practice.
Chinese Emergency Medicine for Sports and Martial Arts: Principles of Revival and the Use of Vital Points
This class presents the theory and practice of revival principles, acupuncture points and methods for a wide variety of martial arts and sport injuries as well as emergency situations such as Qi shock, syncope (fainting), heart attack, stroke, drowning and breathlessness. A priceless part of traditional emergency medicine, many of these principles are rarely taught outside of martial traditions. The theory and practice of revival principles are presented systematically, and the more complex protocols are introduced. Herbal formula for revival from shock, summer heatstroke and desertion of Yang are also presented.
This course includes a 27 page article: Vital Points, Revival Methods and Chinese Medicine by Tom Bisio.