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Cardiovascular, Renal Disease & Treatment with TCM UP Method





About the Course

As practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), we must bridge the gap between TCM and Western biomedicine. With a clear understanding of healthy physiology according to TCM, we can better interpret common symptoms and biomedicine diagnoses through a TCM lens. Then we must address the source of the problem by reestablishing the body’s healthy Qi cycle. This course will bridge that gap and clarify your understanding cardiovascular and renal physiology, disease, and treatment with TCM.

Course Objectives

In this course, students will learn how to diagnose and cardiovascular and renal issues commonly seen in a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) clinic. This includes the following:

  • Chest painful obstruction (Xiong Bi); palpitations; tachycardia, bradycardia, and arrhythmia; shortness of breath, dizziness and tinnitus

  • Edema and swelling of the lower limbs; urinary tract infections

  • Insomnia and mental-emotional issues

  • Cardiovascular complications caused by hypertension, elevated cholesterol and triglycerides, and the side effects of medication for these conditions

  • Coronary artery disease; how to prevent recurrent myocardial infarction after angioplasty and stent insertion

  • Kidney stones, polycystic kidney disease, kidney failure and dialysis

Diagnosis techniques will include pulse and tongue analysis. Treatment modalities will apply the instructor's Traditional Chinese Medicine Unified Practice Method (TCM UP Method) that includes scalp and body acupuncture protocols, herbal formula combinations, as well as dietary and lifestyle recommendations all designed to address the source of the problem by reestablishing the body’s healthy Qi cycle. Dr. Chi will use case studies from her clinical experience to discuss treatment efficacy.

Course Schedule

This course will take place online June 1st & 2nd, 8th, & 9th, 2024, from 1-6pm PST

Course Fees

Practitioners: $700

Students (15% discount): $595

Additional 5% discount for payment with cash; enter promo-code CASH at checkout

Payment options are credit card, cash, check, or Zelle (to: Please write checks to Ching Ching Chi. You can pay in person at the clinic or mail your check to the clinic at 877 W Fremont Ave B1, Sunnyvale, CA 94087.

Course Credits

This is a California Acupuncture Board approved Category 1 course, by Provider No. 1460.

This course is pending NCCAOM PDA approval as an AOM-OM category course by Provider No. 9403.

Your Instructor

Dr. Ching Ching Chi

Dr. Ching Ching Chi

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