Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Cancer Survivorship: Treatment Strategies for the TCM Provider (Day 1)

This course will discuss the role of Chinese medicine in addressing the side-effects of chemo-radiation therapy and complications associated with statistically common cancers. Etiology, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment will be presented for both Chinese and conventional medical models. Strategies for cancer prevention and treatment of survivors will be covered.

Read more at www.evolvehealthnyc.com/event/seattle-cancer-survivorship/

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Mar
31
10:00 AM10:00

Copy of Cancer Survivorship: Treatment Strategies for the TCM Provider (Day 1)

This course will discuss the role of Chinese medicine in addressing the side-effects of chemo-radiation therapy and complications associated with statistically common cancers. Etiology, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment will be presented for both Chinese and conventional medical models. Strategies for cancer prevention and treatment of survivors will be covered.

Read more at www.evolvehealthnyc.com/event/seattle-cancer-survivorship/

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Apr
12
12:30 PM12:30

Don’t Shake It Off: An Introduction to Concussion Management

By the end of the presentation, participants should have a basic understanding of the following aspects of concussion: acute injury management, mechanisms of injury, diagnostic challenges, clinical profiles, and treatment principles.

Vicky Lerner, PT, MSPT is a physical therapist with 25 years of experience, primarily in a hospital-based outpatient setting. She specializes in neurological rehabilitation, with an emphasis on vestibular and concussion rehabilitation. She has achieved speciality certification in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University and the American Physical Therapy Association.

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Mar
15
12:30 PM12:30

It’s All in Your Head: An Introduction to Vertigo and Vestibular Rehabilitation

By the end of the presentation, participants should have a basic understanding of: the difference between “dizziness” and vertigo, functions of the vestibular system, signs and symptoms of vestibular dysfunction, and vestibular treatment principles. The lecture will also include a discussion of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), a very common vestibular condition.

Vicky Lerner, PT, MSPT is a physical therapist with 25 years of experience, primarily in a hospital-based outpatient setting. She specializes in neurological rehabilitation, with an emphasis on vestibular and concussion rehabilitation. She has achieved speciality certification in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University and the American Physical Therapy Association.

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Feb
8
12:30 PM12:30

It’s All in Your Head: An Introduction to Vertigo and Vestibular Rehabilitation

By the end of the presentation, participants should have a basic understanding of: the difference between “dizziness” and vertigo, functions of the vestibular system, signs and symptoms of vestibular dysfunction, and vestibular treatment principles. The lecture will also include a discussion of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), a very common vestibular condition.

Vicky Lerner, PT, MSPT is a physical therapist with 25 years of experience, primarily in a hospital-based outpatient setting. She specializes in neurological rehabilitation, with an emphasis on vestibular and concussion rehabilitation. She has achieved speciality certification in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University and the American Physical Therapy Association.

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Feb
3
9:00 AM09:00

Passing the Torch: Lessons from my Teachers (Andy Ellis)

Passing the Torch: Lessons from my Teachers (Andy Ellis)

Andy Ellis will be teaching a short course on Sunday, February 3rd from 9am-1pm. Andy's lecture is entitled "Passing the Torch: Lessons from my Teachers." In this lecture, Andy will share insights and lessons that has he learned from his most influential teachers over his lengthy medical career. (3.5 NCCAOM PDA points pending)

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Jan
26
8:30 AM08:30

Acupuncture of Wandering Monks: Introduction & Practice of Sa'am Acupuncture (Day 1)

The Korean Saam acupuncture tradition has been passed down through a lineage of monk/practitioners. It not only uses “wu xing” elemental qi transfer, but additionally blends it together with the the six conformations, yin/yang organ resonance, the yi jing, and constitutional body types.


Because Sa’am acupuncture uses the elemental transport points it can easily be practiced in any kind of clinical setting. The basic principles are not difficult to grasp if you already have a basic foundation in Chinese medicine. And you can quickly begin to integrate this method into your clinical work. At the same time, there is a depth to this method as it brings together the six confirmations and five phases in a way that can help to deepen your understand of complex illnesses.

In this class you will learn

  • The classical foundations of Sa’am acupuncture

  • Connections with the Yi Jing

  • Diagnosis and treatment

  • Evaluating physical, mental, and emotional signs and symptoms

  • Point selection and methods

  • How Sa’am is similar and different from other acupuncture methods

  • The importance of correct diagnosis and reversing faulty treatment

  • Case studies

  • Hands on practice applying the methods

  • Integrating into your current practice

Read more at qiological.com/sea-saam-class/

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Acupuncture and Global Health
Jul
28
to Jul 29

Acupuncture and Global Health

In this weekend course, taught by SIEAM faculty, Jen Resnick, a practitioner with years of field experience working in medically-underserved communities around the world, students will learn about the use of acupuncture in a global health setting. The students will gain knowledge about how to engage with these communities and about the benefit that can be provided by strategic partnerships to improve the health of the local population. Students will also receive training on the basic logistical plans needed to start this type of project.  Participants will

  • Gain diagnostic and clinical training on how to treat trauma when in remote locations 
  • Learn methods of delivery of EAM care in the field
  • Understand the concept of social determinants of health and how to interact with these conditions as a clinician
  • Learn how to apply concepts of global health clinically for working in the US with diverse populations such as immigrants, Native American, urban and rural communities, and non-dominant cultures in the US. 
  • Learn skills and tools needed for creative and healthy partnership with local communities.

Note:  This course fulfills the Global Health requirement for SIEAM alumni returning to the Doctoral Completion track.

Cost:     $300
              $250 for 2018 D.A.H.M. (Doctoral Completion) Applicants

            NCCAOM 14 CEUs (PENDING)

To Register, please contact Kathy Taromina, ktaromina@siom.edu

 

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