In this introductory module, we will explore the general principles, common patterns of disharmony, and causes of pathology that are unique to treating children. We will focus on the special considerations in treating children and how to understand and integrate basic Eastern and Western diagnostic approaches.
Learns will understand the essential differences between children and adults in assessment of patients
Learners will have a fundamental understanding of the Wei Qi mechanisms and unique pathologies in pediatrics
Learners will be able to describe the physiology of the cycles of 7 and 8 based on Chinese Medical Theory
Learners will have a fundamental understanding of gestation and principles for treating pregnant mothers
0 hrs - 1.5 hrs
Introduction to course, Introduction to history and current practice of Chinese Medicine Pediatrics, differentiate treatment philosophies between children and adult.
1.5 hrs - 2.5 hrs
Fundamentals of childhood development in Chinese Medicine pediatrics, basics of health for children in early childhood
2.5 hrs - 3 hrs
Introduction to pathophysiology in Chinese Medicine pediatrics
3 hrs - 4.5 hrs
Epigenetic Mandala from a Wu Xing perspective, Yin and Yang balance and imbalance in children, Intro to San Jiao as NeuroGastroImmune Complex
4.5 hrs - 5.5 hrs
Introduction Lingering Pathogenic Factors and Echo Syndrome in children, effects of environmental influences
5.5 hrs - 6.5 hrs
Common patterns of disharmonies and pathology in children
6.5 hrs - 7.25 hrs
Establishing relationships with patients and parents, centering the heart, Chinese Medicine as nonlinear thinking
7.25 hrs - 8.25 hrs
Diana G. part 1: gestation and treatment of pregnant mothers and babies in utero
8.25 hrs - 9.25 hrs
Diana G. part 2: gestation and treatment of pregnant mothers and babies in utero
9.25 hrs - 10.75 hrs
Introduction to physical exam in children, taking a history, seeing children as unique and through a Chinese Medicine lens, seeing beyond data
10.75 hrs - 12.25 hrs
Ethics of practitioners in Chinese Medicine pediatrics, Taking a history and physical exam part 2: specific examinations of the face (eyes, mouth, nose) for pediatric assessment in Chinese Medicine
Diane Gioioso is an acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, and intuitive healer. She has a concentration on fertility, pregnancy and postpartum care.
Moshe, a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, has been practicing and teaching Chinese Medicine for the past 24 years. He maintains a busy practice in NYC.
Stephen Cowan MD is a board-certified pediatrician with over 30 years of clinical experience working with children.
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