Approved for 12 CEUs/12 PDAs for NCCAOM and most states’ recertification
Note: This is the ONLINE version of this class. You will receive no printed materials, all of your work will be done online.
This class will teach you how to develop a sound approach to diagnosis and understand the various possible patterns that contribute to men's diseases, in unique and challenging ways. Expand your understanding of men's physiology in Chinese Medicine. In this class, Bob Damone discusses the etiological and pathological role of damp-heat, blood stasis, and qi stagnation, and the roles of each viscera and bowel (zang4-fu3) in the development of men's reproductive, urological and sexual diseases. Throughout the class, and especially through case study examples, Bob Damone explains how disease causes and pathomechanisims affect diagnosis, and treatment strategies for male infertility, male sexual dysfunction and prostatic hyperplasia.
- Introduction to andrology in Chinese medicine
- Understanding male anatomy and physiology in Chinese medical terms
- Etiology and pathomechanisms in Chinese andrology
- Chinese treatment principles for andrology
- Principles of herbal formulas and acumoxa therapy for mens’ diseases
- Chinese medicine for prostatitis
- Chinese medicine for benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Chinese medicine for male infertility
- Chinese medicine for male sexual dysfunction
- Problem-based learning exercises, questions and answers
About your instructor: Bob Damone, M.S., L.Ac. has over 17 years of experience as a practitioner of Chinese medicine. He reads Chinese medical Chinese and has studied Chinese medicine on Taiwan and in mainland China. Devoted to the art of Chinese herbal medicine, Bob has been teaching clinical and theoretical courses at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine for over 11 years; in the past, he also served as the Chair of the department of clinical practice and as interim academic dean. He is one of the most respected practitioners and teachers of Chinese medicine in the San Diego area. His recent publications and translation contributions include Ten Lectures on Formulas from the Personal Experience of Jiao Shu-De,” and “A Heart Approach to gynecology; Essential in Verse.” He is currently writing a book on the treatment of men with Chinese medicine, which is forthcoming from Blue Poppy Press.
This class is also available in CD/NOTEBOOK format