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Red Flags-1 Western Medicine

30 September 2021
Toine Korthout

Toine Korthout

One of the major aims of integration of Western medicine knowledge into the education of practitioners of acupuncture, TCM, tuina etcetera is to recognize possible hazardous conditions in patients, so-called red flags. Red flags are signs and symptoms that should alarm the Non-BIG-registered health care professional to refer a patient to the huisarts (GP) or to an emergency.
Cases, introduced by not only the lecturer but as well by participants, will build the framework of this highly interactive seminar. The lecturer shall provide a choice of anamnestic data, findings at physical examination and at basic laboratory testing as it can be performed by the practitioner, data from medical reports that patients might show their practitioner and pictures to challenge the participants to get into the discussion. Each participant is asked to prepare a case to be introduced to other participants. (However, not all cases will be discussed.) There will be an opportunity to share experiences.

Toine Korthout

Toine Korthout

Studied natural medicine at the "Nederlandse Akademie voor Natuurgeneeskunde" in Hilversum, medicine at the ...

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.

NVA WM, Zhong
Dates & Time
30 September 2021
From 10 am – 17 pm
Shenzhou Open University of TCM, Amsterdam
Levels of experience
The course is suitable for the following levels of experience:
  • Therapists with valid MBK diploma
Number of participants
The number of participants is limited. A minimum of 15 participants are able to attend.

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