Embracing Simplicity: Clinical Wisdom Behind Complex Concepts

This course, inspired by the Huang Di Nei Jing ("Yellow Emperor's Inner Classic"), where the Yellow Emperor sought understanding through questioning, and the spirit of Nan Jing ("Difficult Questions"), is structured as a series of inquiries and responses.

Embracing Simplicity: Clinical Wisdom Behind Complex Concepts

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What you will learn

  • Understand the intricate balance of Yin and Yang in clinical practice, and unravel traditional concepts with contemporary relevance.
  • Gain clarity on channel theory’s perplexing aspects, such as the Stomach channel’s path and the Bladder channel’s unique role.
  • Learn to navigate the complexities of acupuncture points, including their functions and when to use specific needling techniques, to enhance treatment efficacy.
  • Develop the ability to apply theoretical concepts practically, enhancing patient outcomes and expanding your clinical expertise.
  • Cultivate an analytical approach to traditional theories, enabling you to adapt and innovate in your clinical practice.

Course Overview

Be a part of a profound journey with Dr. Bartosz Chmielnicki as we follow the tradition of simplifying complexity in Chinese Medicine.

This course, inspired by the Huang Di Nei Jing (“Yellow Emperor’s Inner Classic”), where the Yellow Emperor sought understanding through questioning, and the spirit of Nan Jing (“Difficult Questions”), is structured as a series of inquiries and responses.

Each segment is designed to unravel and simplify concepts in Yin-Yang theory, channel theory, and applications of certain acupuncture points and needling techniques, making them more accessible for modern practitioners. Dr. Chmielnicki’s expertise in demystifying the complex will shed light on the essence of Chinese medicine. 

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Course Reviews:

excellent and logic explanation

Rated 5.0 out of 5
September 21, 2023

excellent and logic explanation like always with Bartosz

Malgorzata S

A great lesson

Rated 5.0 out of 5
September 20, 2023

A great lesson which gives great inspiration. Thank you very much to Bartosz and the TCM Academy Team !

Jeannet van de Nadort
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About the Teacher

Dr. Bartosz Chmielnicki MD

Graduated from the Silesian Medical Academy (now University) in 2002. In 2004 he finished an acupuncture course for doctors organized in Warsaw. He started his work as an acupuncturist in Pain Management Clinic in Tychy. Treating many patients he was looking for explanations he could not find in western medical paradigm. Finished four year lasting Chinese Medicine school in Cracow (2005-2009). Bartosz has been practicing acupuncture for more than 10 years, he is the Co-founder of center for natural therapies – Compleo, and Silesian Academy of Acupuncture. President of Silesian Chapter and Board member of Polish Acupuncture Association (2007-2009), and a President of Classical Acupuncture Association (2010 – 2014). Author of seminars on acupuncture for physicians organized by Colleguim Medicum of Jagiellonian University in Cracow. Provides courses in Czech Republic and Germany, lecturing in Poland, Czech Republic, Isreal and Germany (Rothenburg congress 2017). Publishes articles, book chapters, educational posters, and a book about pulse diagnosis “Pulse Qualities in Chinese Medicine” (2015-Kiener-Verlag).

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