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  • Welcome the the, your source for acupuncture continuing education units.

    The Yellow Emperor is a continuing education provider for the California Acupuncture Board (Provider # 003). Courses are high-quality, integrating the best of traditional Chinese and modern Western medicine. The Yellow Emperor is back! He's hip. He's smarter than ever. In the last two thousand years he has learned a lot about anatomy, physiology, endocrinology, orthopedics and nutrition. Traditional medicine is ready for the new millennium. Are you?
    To get started, you will need to create a user name and password to log in. Then select your course. You will need to use your PayPal account or credit card to register. When you have passed the online quiz at the end of the course, a certificate will be sent to your email address.

Available Courses

  • This course is approved for 8 hours of continuing education by the California Acupuncture Board. The purpose of this course is to educate acupuncturists about the biomedical understanding of hypothyroidism and how it relates to the traditional oriental medicine concept of chi deficiency. The course covers the physiology of the thyroid gland and related endocrine organs and the biochemical pathways involved in the production and metabolism of thyroid hormones.
    The course also covers how various hormone disrupters affect thyroid hormone metabolism. These disrupters include heavy metals, organochlorines. The role of Iodine and other nutrients will also be presented. Students of this course will learn how to recognize hypothyroidism clinically and through laboratory testing. Treatment strategies using traditional acupuncture and herbal approaches are presented along with nutritional methods.

  • This course is approved for 8 hours of continuing education by the California Acupuncture Board. In the acute stage, hyperthyroidism causes rapid pulse, anxiety, insomnia and other symptoms of what traditional Chinese medicine calls Heart Fire. This course will help you to differentially diagnose Grave's Disease, Toxic multinodular goiter, De Quervain's and Hashimoto's disease using history, physical exam and laboratory findings.
    You will learn about the causes of autoimmune thyroid disease, including stress, environmental toxins and nutritional deficiencies. This course also covers treatments that incorporate acupuncture, herbs and nutritional factors.
  • Cost: $120.00

    This course is approved for 12 hours of continuing education by the California Acupuncture Board (Provider number 003) and will cover differential diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, herpetic neuralgia, myofascitis and fibromyalgia from traditional Chinese medicine and modern biomedical perspectives. Understanding a modern biomedical view of these conditions allows us to integrate lab testing, imaging and nutritional strategies in our diagnosis and treatment, and is helpful in knowing when to refer out to other providers.

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