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Open Day - Saturday May 11, 2024

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 May 11, 2024

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.

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.

2&3 March, 2024

Juan Hahn

YNSA (Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture)

YNSA Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture
Developed by Japanese doctor Toshikatsu Yamamoto, the YNSA scalp acupuncture method is a complete system for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.
Yamamoto´s YNSA method is the second-most prevalent microsystem in the world, behind only auriculotherapy.
The system is very effective in treating both acute and chronic pain, as well as many neurological alterations such as after effects of a stroke. It is also very effective in many other pathologies.

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Traditional Chinese Acupuncture

9 March, 2024

Yifan Yang

Online- 8 days Mental and Psychosomatic Disorders (8-1)

The mental and psychosomatic disorders are often seen in TCM practice. The therapies, particularly acupuncture, herbs, Tuina and lifestyle advice can reduce the suffering of the patients as in TCM mind and body are closely linked together, and the Seven Emotions are considered as the causative factors of disorders. In this webinar series, Dr. Yifan Yang will put her study and experience both in China and in the West together, to discuss a series of mental and psychosomatic disorders and the possibility of treatment in TCM in a dynamic way. Meanwhile, she will give valuable advice and tips for therapy selection, sequence, prognosis, cautions, limitations as well as how to work together with present psychotherapies and medications in western medicine.

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Education Tuina at Shenzhou Open University of TCM

9&10 March, 2024

Baoshun Shi - Bas Aarts

Unit-1-TCM Orthopedische Manipulaties verdeeld over 8 dagen

Deze dagen zijn bedoeld om het niveau van de therapeuten naar een hoger plan te tillen op diagnostisch vlak middels o.a. orthopedische testen. Van iedere klacht zullen de oorzaak, klinische symptomen etc aan bod komen, waarna manipulaties voor de specifieke klacht getoond zullen worden. Deze zullen intensief geoefend worden, zodat iedere deelnemer aan het einde van de dag deze manipulaties zelf kan toepassen.

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13&14 March, 2024

Toine Korthout

Auriculo therapy – Introduction and Treatment of Locomotor system problems

Locomotor system problems are among the most important indications for Auriculo therpy interventions. After this seminar you will be able to practice ear point stimulation and auricular mobilization yourself.

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Traditional Chinese Acupuncture

23 March, 2024

Yifan Yang

Online- 8 days Mental and Psychosomatic Disorders (8-2)

The mental and psychosomatic disorders are often seen in TCM practice. The therapies, particularly acupuncture, herbs, Tuina and lifestyle advice can reduce the suffering of the patients as in TCM mind and body are closely linked together, and the Seven Emotions are considered as the causative factors of disorders. In this webinar series, Dr. Yifan Yang will put her study and experience both in China and in the West together, to discuss a series of mental and psychosomatic disorders and the possibility of treatment in TCM in a dynamic way. Meanwhile, she will give valuable advice and tips for therapy selection, sequence, prognosis, cautions, limitations as well as how to work together with present psychotherapies and medications in western medicine.

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

24 March, 21 April, 19 May, 16 June&14 July

Dan Tan - Kaicun Zhao - Huijun Shen - Tiejun Tang

Online – 5 days (unit-1) Chinese Herbal Medicine

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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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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