Shenzhou Open University of TCM

Shenzhou Open University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Check up with stethoscope
Physical Examination
December 13, 2014
Shen and the treatment of psychological disorders
December 13, 2014


Essential points for the diagnosis of Zang Fu Syndromes differentiation

Accreditation NVA AT, ZHONG requested, VBAG, NWP, VNT
Duration Thursday and Friday from 10 am – 17 pm.
Dates 16 and 17 January 2020
Lecturer Dr. Tiejun Tang
Address Geldersekade 67, 1011 EK, Amsterdam

€ 240,- including coffee/tea 

Student discount*:
Shenzhou student: 15% 
External TCM student 5%
(Limited places available for students) *please see the payment and registration conditions for seminars in the registration form

Language English
The course is suitable for the following levels of experience:

  1. TCM therapists 
  2. Last year TCM students
The number of participants is limited: A maximum of 30 and a minimum of 15 participants are able to attend.

Seminar description:

An effective treatment depends on accurate diagnosis. Zang-fu Syndrome differentiation is the most common and very important diagnosis method in the TCM diagnostics system. It can determine the nature and location of diseases in individual cases. This two days seminar will introduce a simple method to understand and remember the key points of Zang-Fu syndromes differentiation diagnosis. We will discuss the diagnostic strategy on individual clinical cases. All the diagnostic strategies will be illustrated in logic diagrams. This seminar will greatly upgrade the diagnostic ability of participating practitioners.

Contents of the seminar:

  1. Unique syndromes of individual zang-fu organs.
  2. Syndrome differentiation of Zang organs.
  3. Syndrome differentiation of Fu organs.
  4. Syndrome differentiation of accompanying diseasesof zang-fu organs.

Course structure:

Day 1 – theory and presentation of clinical cases.

  • discussion on diagnosis and treatment of psychological problems

Day 2 – choice of acupuncture points, treatment plan

  • Live clinical cases to be diagnosed in class. Live hands on experience.

This workshop provides effective clinical tools to any practitioner of TCM allowing faster and better cure. It will make you see your patients in a completely different way.

About the lecturer:

Dr. Tiejun Tang is a highly regarded practitioner of Chinese medicine and acupuncture. He has over 30 year’s clinical experience. He has studied and worked in five different famous medical universities in China. He has practiced in 3 top university hospitals and has taught Chinese medicine in 2 universities. He has got his PhD of TCM in 1998, and was appointed as a vice professor of Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences in 1999, when he worked as post-doctoral researcher.
Since he came to UK in 2005, Dr. Tang works in the teaching clinic of Middlesex University as a clinical tutor and guest lecturer of Chinese medicine and acupuncture. He also worked part-time for 8 years at the NHS pain clinic in Whittington Hospital.
Dr. Tang is a council member and the research executive at the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture UK (ATCM), as well as the executive of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Society (WFCMS).

Dr Tang’s MSc. research was focused on the local immune function of gastro-intestinal disease and the intervention of Chinese herbs. His PhD research was focused on the mechanisms of Chinese herbs for improving myocardial ischemia. He is an expert on many gastro-intestinal diseases and cardio-vascular diseases. He also experienced at treat arthritis, asthma, hay fever, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraine, infertility, gynaecology disease, dermal disease, and many repetitive strain injury.