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There are valid TCM industry concerns about the carcinogens emitted by ‘sidestream’ Moxa smoke. What are the effects of these carcinogens being inhaled by practitioners, staff members and patients – both short-term and long-term – in the closed-up confines of a clinic space?

Despite 2,500 years of therapeutic usage, Moxibustion cannot escape the modern scrutiny of all combustible smoke inhalation risks, due to the awareness created by Tobacco smoking fatalities.

Since the 1950s the ongoing Tobacco health crisis has prompted the refinement of research methods to confirm the causality between smoking – as in ‘active’ or ‘passive’ smoking - and Lung Cancer.

This course explores the types of research directed towards the analysis of Moxa smoke in the clinic setting, especially those reputable research methods borrowed from the Tobacco industry. It highlights the relative lack of Epidemiology studies as the major weak area in Moxa smoke research.

Mitigation methods are recommended for TCM practitioners using Moxibustion regularly in the workplace. But the main focus is on the modern thermal substitutes in the form of Infrared lamps and hand-held devices, for Moxa-averse practitioners wishing to follow the ‘precautionary principle’.

Price: $30.00
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CEUs/PDAs:
1
Approved:
Standard Certificate, NCCAOM, Florida
Pending:
California [Upon Request]*
Length: 1 Hrs
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
Access Period: Lifetime
Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

OBJECTIVES

  • Be informed of the industry concerns surrounding the inhalation of Moxa smoke in the clinic workspace.
  • Be able to identify the research methods used to confirm causality between Tobacco ‘smoking’ and Lung Cancer.
  • Understand how the TCM industry can borrow from well-established causality studies to analyse the impacts of Moxa smoke inhalation in the workplace.
  • Obtain a template for future ‘risk management' in terms of either mitigation strategies or modern thermal substitutes.

OUTLINES

0 hrs - 15 minDespite 2,500 years of usage, Moxibustion cannot escape the modern scrutiny of all combustible smoke inhalation risks, due to the awareness created by the Tobacco health crisis. Out of this health crisis came a solid foundation of causality studies.

15 min - 30 minUsing a well-thumbed list of research methods borrowed from the tobacco industry, it is possible to apply these findings to Moxibustion impacts. A glaring omission, however, in Moxa smoke research, is the scarcity of long-term Epidemiology studies.

30 min - 45 minHaving seen that specific cancers have been linked to toxic compounds in Tobacco smoke, some of which are also found in Moxa smoke, it is imperative to ulitise the Precautionary Principle until the scientific evidence is fully presented.

45 min - 1 hrsFortunately for Moxa-averse TCM practitioners, there are modern heating substitutes such as Infrared lamps. But these new devices require ongoing research to assess whether they heat the Acupoints as effectively as traditional Moxibustion has done.


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TEACHER'S BIO

After learning a traditional style of Chinese Medicine, Sue Nelson B.A, B.TCM has been in continuous clinical practice in the Sunshine Coast hinterland for 3 decades. She uses an eclectic range of healing therapies and enjoys a country lifestyle. She has lectured at 2 Brisbane Acupuncture colleges. Read More »


CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS

This is a very informative course on a very important topic that has not been addressed previously. It was clearly presented and I will begin mitigation practices today! I look forward to taking the other two modules. Thank you so much! Julie B.United States of America

A must watch for all TCM practitioners Vaughn R.Australia

I found the course very interesting and enjoyable. I would never have thought of mix’s as a potential carcinogen, but it makes sense! Highly recommend!Bernadette W.Australia

This course should be attended by all TCM practitioners for their occupational health and safety in the practice of their profession.LUZVIMINDA A.Australia


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NoteThis recording is available in an online format only; you will not receive a DVD or physical copy of the recording – it is only available to watch as a course to watch on the internet through your online account.


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