Education in Traditional Chinese Medicine

As one of the SNRO-accredited institutes for Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Netherlands, we offer a unique curriculum in education in Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Tuina, Qigong and other traditional Chinese therapies. Our 28 years of expertise in these programs brings Shenzhou Open University a remarkable reputation in this area, where both the school and its graduates can be proud of.

Seminars

We also regularly organize TCM seminars and MBK refresher courses. We hope to be able to offer you a good choice with this season’s offer.

Open Day 5 June - Online!

Due to the corona measures, the Open Day will take place online. You can still register

Our TCM Training Program

We offer a complete package with practical training, so that you can register as a therapist at a professional association and start your own clinic after completing the study.

Foundations of Chinese Medicine

1 year

During this course students are taught the basic concepts of traditional Chinese medicine and are introduced to Chinese philosophy which forms the cornerstones of TCM.

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Acupuncture

2 years

This vocational training course in acupuncture prepares students for their career as acupuncturists at professional level. Students will be introduced to the classical methods of TCM as well as to the modern development of TCM.

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Chinese Herbal Medicine

2 years

The herbal medicine class introduces students in the knowledge of Chinese herbs and trains them to run a practice independently as well as to work safely, competently and effectively. 

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Tuina

2 years

During this course students are taught different techniques and applications of Tuina massage. This ancient technique of manipulation originating from China is applicable to various diseases. A solid knowledge of meridians and acupoints is necessary. Tuina massage is suitable for all adults and works especially well in children. 

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Foundations of Western Medicine

1 year

This intensive training in Western medicine is designed for anyone that is studying physically based complementary medicine in order to gain knowledge in anatomy, physiology and pathology at a professional level.

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More than 29 years of expertise

SNRO
accredited

Internship in Shenzhou clinic

Very experienced teacher team

TCM Seminars

Shenzhou Open University of TCM frequently organizes TCM and Western Medicine seminars. With our program for this season, we hope to offer you a good choice.

Cancelled till further notice: Pediatrics in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Cancelled till further notice: Pediatrics in Traditional Chinese Medicine

This course aims to develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skill of those who are working or interested in TCM pediatrics, so that they can become confident and effective TCM practitioners to treat pediatric problem by TCM method. Participants will be able to apply the certain theory and skill to treat common pediatric conditions. This will be done through the exploration the foundation theories of TCM pediatrics, diagnosis skills and clinical treatment of common pediatrics’ problems. Comparing theoretical knowledge and clinical skill support the development of effective learning environments and enhance the student experience.

2nd and 3rd of May 2020

Qikan Yin, MSc

Cancelled till further notice: Physical Examinations part 2 – Locomotor System

Cancelled till further notice: Physical Examinations part 2 – Locomotor System

Physical examination is an important tool for therapists, not only to understand anatomy and pathology, but also in recognition of so called red flag conditions. Shenzhou Open University of TCM organizes a set of seminar days on physical examination. The topic of this seminar is the locomotor system. Participants will learn examination techniques in an interactive way.

14th of May 2020 

Toine Korthout, MD

Cancelled until further notice: Cosmetic Acupuncture (with Chinese language) 美容针灸讲座 (双语)(6th and 7th of June 2020)

Cancelled until further notice: Cosmetic Acupuncture (with Chinese language) 美容针灸讲座 (双语)(6th and 7th of June 2020)

This workshop is most suitable for practitioners who besides speak Dutch/English, also speak Chinese (Mandarin).美容针灸是代替肉毒杆菌毒素和填充剂的安全替代品。针灸美容就是从中国传统医学的整体观念出发,以针灸方法为手段,通过对局部皮肤及穴位的刺激,达到养护皮肤,美化容颜,延缓衰老的一种方法。具有简便易行,无毒无害,安全可靠。

6th and 7th of June 2020

Dr. Inge Brodöhl

Cancelled till further notice: Cosmetic acupuncture  (Change of date – 20th and 21st of June 2020 – fully booked – waiting list)

Cancelled till further notice: Cosmetic acupuncture (Change of date – 20th and 21st of June 2020 – fully booked – waiting list)

This 2 day workshop will introduce you to the world of cosmetic acupuncture focusing on the theory and the practice. Cosmetic acupuncture is a safe and interesting alternative for botox and fillers. It has TCM roots and uses a holistic approach to the topic of beauty. After the first day focusing on theory, the second day every participant has to give and get a complete CA-treatment under close supervision. Therefore the number of participants is restricted.

20th and 21st of June 2020

Dr. Inge Brodöhl

Webinar: Treating Infertility with Traditional Chinese Medicine and Assisted Conception Therapy

Webinar: Treating Infertility with Traditional Chinese Medicine and Assisted Conception Therapy

Women diagnosed with ovarian dysfunctional infertility are common cases. Western medicine can do very little for such diseases and usually give contraceptive pills or Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRT). Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has a great effect on these conditions, which can cure the root causes by harmonise the Yin and Yang, differentiate the Xu and Shi, therefore to restore the patient’s hormone level, regulate menstruation, promote ovulation, and enhance the chances of pregnancy. 

27th and 28th of June 2020

Liqin Zhao, PhD

Our full range of training courses are accredited by SNRO at HBO bachelor level with 240 ECs.
(incl. Basic Medical Knowledge 40 EC)

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With more than 29 years of teaching experience behind us, we have built an excellent reputation in our field, which the school and alumni can be proud of.