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.

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December 1, 2022

Burn Out – Fully booked!

Burnout – nowadays you hear a lot about it and it seems to happen to people of all ages and especially the young people.
During this seminar day we focus on stress, in particular from a physiological and pathophysiological point of view. We look at the generation of burnout, especially the millennials (people born between 1980 and 2000).

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

January 15, February 12, March 5, April 16& May 7, 2023

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

These online seminars aim 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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January 28&29,2023

Tuina Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment course – UNIT 1 (out of 4) 推拿临床诊断治疗班 (第一单元)

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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February 2, 2023

Pain, new insights

Ready-to-use knowledge about pain, meaning and usefulness of pain, different forms of pain according to the location of the initial stimulation (with a practical example for each). And an overview of possible pain treatments with applicability of all the foregoing in the individual practice of the seminar participant.

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February 18&19 , 2023

Tuina Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment course – UNIT 2 (out of 4) 推拿临床诊断治疗班(第二单元)

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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March 4 & 5, 2023

Acupuncture in Pain Management and the Underlying Idea

Nowadays, there are many development in the approach of acupuncture treatment. The new approach in acupuncture world consider that their new ide in acupuncture as the modern acupuncture that seems not related with the classical one. The purpose of my presentation is to remind people that classical acupuncture (in combination with modern acupuncture) is still up to date and deserve a positive place in acupuncture treatment, especially in pain management for different purpose. I will emphasize how important holistic treatment in pain management in the acupuncture is, by means of treating ‘Qi-deficiency’, together with the local treatment.

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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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