Korean Meridian Acupuncture (10 PDA/CEU): To reach a distinctive skill level as a practitioner, many aspects of acupuncture must be understood. Point indications are a necessity, but understanding channel dynamics is the key to achieving greater efficacy in treatment. H.B. Kim will teach the practical application of channel dynamics of three Circuits (Earth, Heaven, Human) and needling in&out orders used in Korean Meridian. Practitioners will be able to use 24 Gate openings and Meridian connecting techniques.
Korean Yin-Yang Balancing Acupuncture (10 PDA/CEU): Pain control is THE reason many people want acupuncture. But how do you choose a superior method based on proven clinical results and not vague theory, which may or may not work? The Yin‐Yang Balancing treatment taught in this course is the answer. It excels in pain control. The Yin‐Yang Balancing Acupuncture technique (called Pyung‐Chim in Korean) is very effective for controlling pain due to channel or organ disorders. By using Fire and Water points of each channel, it balances Yin/Yang and the left and right sides of the body. There are six systems to treat each channel. By using a few key points and the tonification/sedation technique, this course enables you to excel in pain control.
Korean Four Needle Acupuncture (10 PDA/CEU): A patient comes into your clinic with systemic problems or mental disorders. What do you do? With so many modalities to choose from, how do you choose an effective one? This course will help. The Four Needle Technique has a 600+ year history of successfully treating systemic problems and mental disorders. The Four Needle Technique is called SaAm‐Chim in Korean and was developed by a Korean Monk. A tremendous benefit of this course is that it will provide an understanding of The Four Needle technique from two aspects: the Five Element aspect, AND the Six Energy aspect. Also, Five Element Harmonizing Acupuncture (called Hwa‐Chim) pulse technique and treatment is one branch of SaAm Acupuncture which this course explains.
Point Indications & Dui-Xue (10 PDA/CEU): Point Indication and Channel Dynamics are the two key components of an Acupuncture Point prescription. Clearly understanding Point Indication will enhance the efficacy in treatment. When combined with proper application, the practitioner utilizes Channel Dynamics. This lecture focuses on the Point Indication and Dui‐Xue (Point Pairs) for academical and clinical application of point selection. H.B. Kim clarifies the difference between the single points and explains the principle of point combinations. The audience will develop more confidence in their ability to interpret and impose the proper point selection after taking this course.
100 Important Dui-Yao (5 PDA/CEU): If a single herb is an instrument and the herbal formula is an orchestra, Dui‐Yao (Herb Pairs) is like a Duet. With a solid understanding of Dui‐Yao, both single herbs and herbal formulas can be apprehended more clearly. H.B. Kim explains and clarifies 100 important Dui‐Yao in a unique way in his fast‐paced lecture. The audience can grasp the essentials of each herb pair and will be able to apply the information in composing and interpreting herbal formulas in a much more definite way.
Essential 50 Formulas for Clinic (6 PDA/CEU): Choosing the correct herbal formula may mean the difference between a treatment’s success or failure. This class will provide the essential 50 herbal formulas for most clinical applications. HOWEVER the list of important formulas could be depend on the type of practice. This course will help you to modify your selections from this list to best apply to your type of practice. This course will give a solid understanding of a basic repertoire of formulas and their clinical applications. Important: this course includes actual case examples which are used to match tongue diagnosis with formula prescriptions.