Open Day - Saturday August 27

Visit our open day to gain insight into our range of exciting study programs. Meet our dean, some lecturers and the study coordinators.

Open Day
Saturday August 27

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. Our more than 30 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.

Update

Shenzhou Open University of TCM again meets the Quality Code for Educational Institutions CRKBO and has obtained a re-registration for 4 years.

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. This part of your studies is the necessary foundation to be able to study further, specializing in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine or Tuina.

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Acupuncture

2 years

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. This part of your studies is the necessary foundation to be able to study further, specializing in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine or Tuina.

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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 in China, is applicable to treating various diseases. A solid knowledge of meridians and acupoints is necessary. Tuina massage is suitable for all adults and works especially well for children.

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Foundations of Western Medicine

1 year

This intensive training in Western medicine is designed for anyone who 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 30 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.

17 and 18 September 2022

Upper limbs Musculoskeletal Pain – Mazzanti AcuOsteo method® – physiopathology and treatment by Acupuncture and Osteopathy

Musculoskeletal pain is one of the most frequent reasons for consultation in my own clinic.
In my experience, Acupuncture and Osteopathic medicine are two effective techniques and they are synergistic in treating pain.
Often pain is generically reported to a widespread area of a joint, together with some rigidity and it can be difficult to identify the Acupuncture Channel involved in a musculoskeletal pain.
Osteopathic manipulative treatment’s aim is to bring back joints in their physiological position, reduce pain and limitation of the movement, and help to identify the channel that needs to be treated with Acupuncture.

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24 & 25September 2022

TCM Diagnosis and therapies for eye disorders

Eye and vision disorders, either acute or chronic, bring direct stress or chronic discomfort, lead to accidents, frustration and mental tiredness. 
In this 2-days seminar, after a brief review of eyes in anatomy and physiology in modern medicine, Dr. Yang will discuss the TCM diagnosis, the syndrome differentiation both in the local and general levels. After that she will discuss different kinds of diseases and conditions of the eyes. She will discuss the therapies, such as acupuncture and herbs. Moreover, she will give tips such as self-massage /acupressure, dietary advice to the patients to enhance the effects of acupuncture and herbs. Moreover, she will evaluate the specific contributions of the therapies and also their limitations. She will mention treatment duration, cautions and prognosis of the therapies. In this way to give therapists confidence and skills to treat this group of disorders safely. In this seminar, there are also time for acupuncture and acupressure exercises in groups in the class.

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Education Herbal Medicine at Shenzhou Open University of TCM. Chinese Herbs in hands.

25 September, 30 October, 27 November, 18 December 2022 15 January 2023

15 days Chinese Herbal Medicine-Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Unit One

This course aims to provide an opportunity to those who have qualified as acupuncturists & Tuina practitioners to learn the basic knowledge of the most commonly used single herbs and the classic herbal formulas used in the clinic.

Indicative teaching contents

The total learning is 15 days, which is divided into three units. Each unit includes 5 study days.

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Seminar Cosmetic Acupuncture  at Shenzhou Open University of TCM

29 & 30 September 2022

Cosmetic Acupuncture

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 to fillers and other popular, but invasive cosmetic treatments. It has TCM roots and uses a holistic approach to the topic of beauty.
The workshop is divided in two parts.The first day we will learn about the aging and regeneration processes of the skin from a Western medical point of view,including anatomical and physiological aspects explaining the function,aging and regeneration of the skin.

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Seminar TFu’s Subcutaneous Needling Technique - Shenzhou Open University of TCM

15+16 October

Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling Technique

Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling ( FSN) is a new acupuncture technique developed by dr. Zhong-hua Fu in the 1990s. This acupuncture technique uses a modified acupuncture needle to stimulate areas near to trigger or Ashi points, so as to treat musculoskeletal and other conditions.

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15+16 October, 19+20 November 2022 28+29 January, 18+19 February 2023

8 days Tuina Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment course 8天推拿临床诊断治疗班

The purpose of this seminar is to educate students, Herbalists, acupuncturists, tuina therapists and shiatsu therapists to apply their knowledge of TCM Foundations, TCM Diagnostic methods and massage techniques on a diverse category of diseases.

The seminar will be given in Chinese language with simultaneous translation.
中文授课,英文同声翻译。

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

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