Thyroid Health: From Diagnosis to Treatment

Take this course to enhance your clinical skills in managing thyroid disorders with a TCM approach. Dr. Rabinowitz’s blend of theoretical knowledge and practical expertise makes this course an invaluable addition to your professional repertoire.

Thyroid Health: From Diagnosis to Treatment with Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture

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5:15 hours 
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Taking this course, you will

  • Develop a detailed knowledge of thyroid anatomy and function to articulate physiological nuances in a TCM context.
  • Attain skill in TCM diagnostic methods, encompassing tongue diagnostics and the interpretation of Western blood tests for holistic patient assessment.
  • Acquire specialized knowledge in formulating and applying Chinese herbal remedies for tailored treatment plans in hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
  • Develop proficiency in applying acupuncture techniques, including the Divergent Channels and the Qiao Vessels to address thyroid imbalances.

Course Overview

Join Dr. Evan Rabinowitz, a distinguished figure in Chinese Medicine with over 23 years of clinical experience, for a pragmatic and in-depth exploration of thyroid disorders from a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) perspective. In this comprehensive online course, Dr. Rabinowitz combines his extensive teaching and clinical experience to provide a practical understanding of both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, highlighting the unique diagnostic and treatment modalities of TCM.

This comprehensive course, offers a meticulous exploration of thyroid disorders through the lens of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Through a measured and informative approach, the course delves into the intricacies of both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, emphasizing TCM’s unique diagnostic and treatment perspectives. Participants will gain valuable insights into the interpretation of Western blood tests within the context of TCM principles, fostering a more nuanced understanding of thyroid function.

A significant portion of the course is dedicated to the herbal management of thyroid disorders. Participants will acquire a sophisticated understanding of TCM pharmacology and its application in clinical settings.

In tandem with herbal interventions, the course navigates the integration of acupuncture techniques, exploring the concept of the Shao Yang Pivot, the Divergent Channels and the Eight Extraordinary Vessels, with a unique focus on the Qiao Vessels.

By the conclusion of the course, participants will have gained a specialized proficiency in TCM approaches to thyroid disorders, enhancing their clinical repertoire and contributing to a more comprehensive understanding of these prevalent health conditions.

This course is approved by:

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2.5 AOM-OM, 1.5 AOM-AC, 2 AOM-CH
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6 Hours | Group 1
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6 Hours Home-Learning

Course Reviews:

This is one of the best CEU classes that I have ever taken.

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January 19, 2024

This is one of the best CEU classes that I have ever taken. The material was well-organized, interesting and expertly presented.

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By registering for this course, I agree to abide by the NCCAOM PDA Course Participant Attestation.

I understand that the information in this course presented by the Provider and/or Instructor(s) is for educational purposes only and should only be applied with appropriate clinical judgment and used by a trained and licensed
practitioner. Governmental laws and regulations vary from region to region and the contents of this course vary in permissible usage. The participant is required to check their local, state, and federal laws and regulations regarding the practice requirements and scope of practice issues and the use of the information of this course including, but not limited to, theory, herbal medicine, and acupuncture. I acknowledge that NCCAOM does not endorse any specific treatment regimens of any kind. Furthermore, if I use any modalities or treatments taught in this course, I agree to waive, release, indemnify, discharge, and covenant not to sue NCCAOM from and against any liability, claims, demands, or causes of action whatsoever, arising out of any injury, loss, or damage that a person may sustain related to the use of the information in this course. I understand that this Release is governed by the laws of District of Columbia, U.S.A. and shall survive the termination or expiration of this course.

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About the Teacher

Evan Rabinowitz

Dr. Evan M. Rabinowitz is the founder of Yao Shan Center for Chinese Medicine in Washington, DC. where he has maintained his clinical practice for more than 23 years. He is both a clinician and teacher. Currently, he is a professor at Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts, Asheville. He is the former Director of Chinese Herbal Medicine at the Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), where during his 8-year tenure he helped create the University's Masters and Doctorate programs in Oriental Medicine. Dr. Rabinowitz is a regular lecturer in Georgetown University’s Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) program. He is a former instructor and Chinese herbal supervisor at the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture, Gainesville. Dr. Rabinowitz has an active private teaching schedule offering continuing education for practitioners across the United States and internationally. He currently runs two, year-long continuing education training programs for practitioners: Yao Shan Herb Program and Chinese Medicine Specialty Rotations Program. He is a graduate of the George Washington University (B.A.), Traditional Acupuncture Institute (M.Ac.) and Maryland University of Integrative Health (D.Ac.).

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  • 5:15 Hours Course Duration
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