Introduction to Chinese Medical Pediatrics

An introduction to the concepts of pediatrics according to Chinese medicine. A unique look at the pediatrics specialty.

David Allen
David Allen

Course Overview

This is an introductory course looking at the concepts that govern the treatment of children according to Chinese medicine. It looks specifically at factors that affect a child's health prior to birth, psychological development in the first 7 years, human development according to cycles of 7 and 8 years, and the different ideas about children's physiology that makes them different from adults.

 

The ability to understand the essential nature of children is key to obtaining good results in their treatment. If we only apply the standard adult-specific diagnostic tools, we miss so much of what is possible in helping children to heal and grow to their maximum potential.

 

This video is a chance to learn what it is that makes children unique, and sets the stage for further study in this critical field.

Objectives

  • Understand how to maximize the health of a child prior to birth.

  • Understand how physical and mental development occurs in children.

  • Understand the theories that underpin the unique physiology of children.

Outline

  • 0 hrs - 30 min

    Understanding various factors leading up to childbirth that affect a child's health, including the health of the mother and father, and the factors affecting conception.

  • 30 min - 1 hrs

    Understanding the developmental stages that children go through upon birth, including mental and emotional developmental in the first 7-8 years.

  • 1 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    Introducing the special factors related to the physiology of children, including the relative weakness of the Spleen and Lungs.

  • 1.5 hrs - 2 hrs

    Continuining the special factors of children's physiology, introducing the concepts related to the Kidneys, Liver, and Heart.

Teacher

David Allen

David Allen, L.Ac., DACM, specializes in TCM for pediatrics and is also a faculty member at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.

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  • CEUs:

    Approved by: Standard Certificate (2), NCCAOM (2), Florida (2)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 2 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime

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