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Acupuncture as a Profession

JOIN US IN-PERSON: February 9th, 6-7:30 PM

During the in-person Open House, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Masters and Doctorate programs including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, our clinic and telehealth program, and online Herbal Pharmacy.

If you attend and decide to apply for the Spring 2022 term, your application fee of $100 will be waived.

Summer term begins May 8th.

To RSVP for the Open House, sign up below. We look forward to meeting you!

Acupuncture as a Profession: Open House

2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA

woman applying an acupuncture treatment to a clients back

Acupuncture as a Profession

JOIN US IN-PERSON: February 9th, 6-7:30 PM

During the in-person Open House, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Masters and Doctorate programs including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, our clinic and telehealth program, and online Herbal Pharmacy.

If you attend and decide to apply for the Spring 2022 term, your application fee of $100 will be waived.

Summer term begins May 8th.

To RSVP for the Open House, sign up below. We look forward to meeting you!

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Acupuncture as a Profession: Open House

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

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Acupuncture as a Profession

JOIN US ONLINE: Monday, February 27th, 6-7:30 PM

During the Online Open House, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Masters and Doctorate programs including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, our clinic and telehealth program, and online Herbal Pharmacy.

If you attend and decide to apply for the Spring 2022 term, your application fee of $100 will be waived.

Summer term begins May 8th.

To RSVP for the Open House & receive the Zoom link, sign up below. We look forward to meeting you!

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MEDICAL QIGONG: MODULE 4 (IN PERSON OR LIVE WEBINAR)

2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Mod 4: Advanced Medical Qigong Therapy I
Category 1 CE Course approved by the California Acupuncture Board, Provider #436,  for 14 hours of Continuing Education

9 – 4:30 both days
Prerequisites: Modules 1-3, unless approved by instructor
Module 4 of a 6 module certificate program.  .
In-Person or Live-Streamed Webinar format.

In this course, you will refine and expand your diagnostic skills, energy sensation & sensitivity exercises, and complete learning the Bagua Balancing treatment protocol. You will learn the psycho-emotional and cosmological dimensions of the five elements as they apply to clinical practice.

You will learn and practice the Daoist Five Qigong form.

Click here for more information on the Medical Qigong certificate program.

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Get Tickets $300.00 – $425.00

Acupuncture as a Profession: March Open House

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

woman applying an acupuncture treatment to a clients back

Acupuncture as a Profession

JOIN US ONLINE: Tuesday, March 21st, 6-7:30 PM

During the Online Open House, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Masters and Doctorate programs including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, our clinic and telehealth program, and online Herbal Pharmacy.

If you attend and decide to apply for the Spring 2022 term, your application fee of $100 will be waived.

Summer term begins May 8th.

To RSVP for the Open House & receive the Zoom link, sign up below. We look forward to meeting you!

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INTRODUCTION TO KAMPO MEDICINE (IN-PERSON)

2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA

CAB approved for 16 CEU hours, Category 1, CEP # 436

*** Can be used towards a Certificate in Japanese Medicine ***

About the Course: This 2 day course provides a basic introduction to Kampo Medicine, its history, theory and clinical application. The practical in-person component of the course will focus on a key clinical component of the Kampo system, Abdominal Diagnosis (Fukushin). Students will learn the precise exam technique along with the interpretation of findings as they relate to herbal treatment. Relevant classical formulas from the Shang Han Lun and the Jin Gui Yao Lue will be discussed in relation to abdominal patterns and the “lock and key” approach of matching corresponding formula patterns with diagnostic patterns will be explained. Proper diagnosis is critical for positive patient outcomes and is paramount to our success as practitioners and the abdomen is a critical diagnostic component of the Kampo treatment system. Learning the skill of matching abdominal findings with formula patterns provides a critical strategy for accurate prescribing and positive patient outcomes. Registrants are encouraged to also enroll in the Kampo Grand Rounds CEU taking place the day after this course

Upon the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the origins, principles and clinical application of Kampo Medicine
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the historical origins, development and modern-day practice of Fukushin in the context of Kampo Medicine
  • Accurately perform the Kampo abdominal exam and chart the findings.
  • Identify and interpret Fukusho (Abdominal Patterns) and match them with corresponding Yakusho (Formula Patterns)
  • Demonstrate clinical competency in matching at least 50 formulas from the Shang Han Lun and Jing Gui Yao Lue with their corresponding abdominal patterns

About the Instructor: Nigel Dawes has been practicing and teaching East Asian Medicine for 35 years. He lived and studied in Japan for 5 years followed by hospital internships in China in the 1980’s. Prior to moving to the United States, he founded the London College of Shiatsu in 1987, and in addition to acting as director and lead instructor, began lecturing at various Oriental Medicine (OM) schools in England, France, Israel and the U.S. Since 1994, New York City has been his home, where he has continued his involvement in undergraduate and graduate OM education and administration, political work in the field, clinical practice, research and publishing. In 1999 he founded the NY Kampo Institute.

These days Nigel divides his time between clinical practice, teaching, and publication & research. He is currently considered one of the leading experts in the practice and teaching of Kampo, lecturing widely throughout the US and abroad including Canada, Europe, Israel and Australia, He is a regular contributor to various peer-reviewed journals in the field and has published 4 books including a translation of a modern Japanese Kampo classic Kampo Igaku by Otsuka Keisetsu. His fourth book, Fukushin and Kampo, on the topic of Abdominal Diagnosis in East Asian Medicine, was published in October 2020. He has been on the faculty of both Tristate College of Acupuncture and Pacific College of Oriental Medicine where he taught courses in both Kampo and Japanese Acupuncture as well as supervising in clinic.  Nigel’s private practice is located in New York City and incorporates Acupuncture, Shiatsu massage and Kampo herbal medicine. He lives in Brooklyn

This course can be taken for credit within AIMC’s Doctoral Completion program; students enrolled in the program will earn credit toward graduation and CEU hours by attending this course. Courses taken for Continuing Education credit cannot be retroactively applied for Doctoral Completion credit; get in touch with the Admissions Office today if you’d like more information about enrolling in the Doctoral Completion program.

Early Bird Rates effective until March 14, 2023

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GRAND ROUNDS: KAMPO MEDICINE (IN-PERSON)

2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA

CAB approved for 8 CEU hours, Category 1.  CEP Provider #436

*** Can be used towards a Certificate in Japanese Medicine ***

About the Course: This day of patient care will serve to demonstrate clinical applications of Kampo Medicine. In-person patient encounters will focus on a key clinical component of the Kampo system, Abdominal Diagnosis (Fukushin). Students will observe and apply the precise exam technique, and interpret findings as they relate to herbal treatment theory, as learned over the preceding weekend. The classical formulas previewed in the didactic course will be discussed in relation to specific patient complaints and presentations. Participants will have the opportunity to witness a senior provider at work. Seeing the skill of matching abdominal findings with formula patterns provides a critical strategy for accurate prescribing and positive patient outcomes.  Registrants are encouraged to also enroll in the Intro to Kampo course taking place in the days prior to Grand Rounds.

Upon the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Better understand the clinical application of Kampo Medicine with real patient case
  • Demonstrate greater familiarity with the practice of Fukushin in the context of Kampo Medicine
  • Accurately perform the Kampo abdominal exam and chart the findings
  • Identify and interpret Fukusho (Abdominal Patterns) and match them with corresponding Yakusho (Formula Patterns)
  • Match formulas from the Shang Han Lun and Jing Gui Yao Lue with the corresponding abdominal patterns witnessed in this day of active patient care

This course can be taken for credit within AIMC’s Doctoral Completion program; students enrolled in the program can earn Clinical hours toward graduation and CEU hours by attending this course. Courses taken for Continuing Education credit cannot be retroactively applied for Doctoral Completion credit; get in touch with the Admissions Office today if you’d like more information about enrolling in the Doctoral Completion program.

About the Instructor: Nigel Dawes has been practicing and teaching East Asian Medicine for 35 years. He lived and studied in Japan for 5 years followed by hospital internships in China in the 1980’s. Prior to moving to the United States, he founded the London College of Shiatsu in 1987, and in addition to acting as director and lead instructor, began lecturing at various Oriental Medicine (OM) schools in England, France, Israel and the U.S. Since 1994, New York City has been his home, where he has continued his involvement in undergraduate and graduate OM education and administration, political work in the field, clinical practice, research and publishing. In 1999 he founded the NY Kampo Institute whose mission is the dissemination of traditional Japanese medicine through teaching and practice.

These days Nigel divides his time between clinical practice, teaching, and publication & research. He is currently considered one of the leading experts in the practice and teaching of Kampo, lecturing widely throughout the US and abroad including Canada, Europe, Israel and Australia, He is a regular contributor to various peer-reviewed journals in the field and has published 4 books including a translation of a modern Japanese Kampo classic Kampo Igaku by Otsuka Keisetsu. His fourth book, Fukushin and Kampo, on the topic of Abdominal Diagnosis in East Asian Medicine, was published in October 2020. He has been on the faculty of both Tristate College of Acupuncture and Pacific College of Oriental Medicine where he taught courses in both Kampo and Japanese Acupuncture as well as supervising in clinic.

Nigel’s private practice is located in New York City and incorporates Acupuncture, Shiatsu massage and Kampo herbal medicine. He lives in Brooklyn.

Early Bird Rates effective until March 16, 2023.
AIMC Doctoral students should select student rate and enter code for fee adjustment.

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Get Tickets $125.00 – $200.00 25 tickets left

MEDICAL QIGONG: MODULE 5 (IN PERSON OR LIVE WEBINAR)

2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Mod 5: Advanced Medical Qigong Therapy II
Category 1 CE Course approved by the California Acupuncture Board, Provider #436,  for 14 hours of Continuing Education

9:00 – 4:30 both days
Prerequisites: Modules 1-4, unless approved by instructor
Module 5 of a 6 module certificate program.  .
In-Person or Live-Streamed Webinar format.

In this 2 day  course, you will learn a wide variety of medical qigong treatment protocols that tonify, purge or circulate their patients’ qi, calm shen and balance emotions. You will continue to learn and cultivate your own qi through practice of the Daoist Five qigong form and Zhang Zuan Standing meditation practice

Click here for more information on the Medical Qigong certificate program.

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Get Tickets $300.00 – $425.00

MEDICAL QIGONG: MODULE 6 (IN PERSON OR LIVE WEBINAR)

2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Mod 6: Advanced Medical Qigong Therapy III
Category 1 CE Course approved by the California Acupuncture Board, Provider #436,  for 14 hours of Continuing Education

9:00 – 4:30 both days
Prerequisites: Modules 1-5, unless approved by instructor
Module 6 of a 6 module certificate program.
In-Person or Live-Streamed Webinar format.

In this course, you will review all protocols and learn eastern & western pathology and internal organ treatment protocols. You will review Chinese pattern diagnosis and the Western equivalents, and learn how to treat each pattern with medical qigong therapy. You will also explore dimension of practice ethics, business and legalities. You will practice and teach qigong exercises we have learned throughout the modules.

Click here for more information on the Medical Qigong certificate program.

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Get Tickets $300.00 – $425.00
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