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A two year program, this course meets for one weekend each month for lectures. Second year students participate in the weekly student clinic, practicing hands-on with a diverse clientele. Registration is now open for the 2019 Clinical Chinese Herbalist Program beginning in November. Apply online today! 



Course schedule: 

Class meets one Saturday and Sunday a month for two years, including a weekly students clinic beginning in January. The first three classes are mandatory for continuing in the program. 

1. November 23-24 

2. December 14-15

3. January 18-19




LEVEL ONE CLASSES
Level One Classes are required for advancement in the program, these classes must be completed in order.

1. General Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory
This class covers the concepts of Yin, Yang, Qi, Blood and Body Fluids as well as 5 Elements and 8 Principle Theories. Pre- registration and Herb school application required. Class usually starts in November.


2. General Chinese Herbal Theory & Legal and Ethical issues in Herbalism
The first day of this class will cover basic concepts of herbs and formulas. We will discuss quality, risks, preparation, dosage, flavors, 18 incompatibles and more. Day two will explore potential legal and ethical issues in clinical herbalism to include DSHEA, selling/prescribing conflicts risk factors in the consulting room and HIPPA.

3. General Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnostics
- Tuition for all Chinese Herbalist weekend intensives is $250 per intensive.


Required texts for the course: 

The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists (2nd Edition) by Giovanni Maciocia​
Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology by John K. Chen and Tina T. Chen
Chinese Herbal Medicine Formulas and Strategies by Bensky and Barolet
 
Chinese Geriatrics and Pediatrics Class - Required for Seniors



Clinical Chinese Herbalist Program

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