TCM and Western Medicine Seminars

Shenzhou Open University frequently organizes TCM and Western Medicine seminars. With our program for this season, we hope to offer you a good choice. New developments in TCM, as well as interest in subjects by our participants, motivate us to search for new topics for our seminars. Well-known international doctors, professors and therapists are invited to offer you interesting seminars.

Tiejun Tang, PhD

How to select herbal formulas according to diagnosis?

How do we select the right formula from the thousands of classic formulas? In this 2-days seminarwe will introduce professor Deng’s clinical experience on formula and herbs selection. We will also introduce the clinical experience and academic thought of some famous ancient masters in TCM history.

Petra Tjeertes

How to run your practice successfully

Starting up a practice in alternative medicine is something not to be taken lightly. All kinds of different steps and actions need to be considered up front. During this course Petra Tjeertes will take you along with what entrepreneurship is all about to help you achieve business success in a practical way.

Zhi Li, MSc

Examination of Patient’s Mental Status and Addressing Difficult Topics

This one-day seminar includes 2 parts: examination of patient’s mental status and addressing difficult topics (e.g. suicide, violence, trauma, addiction, etc).
The main focus for this training, as a TCM practitioner, is to help you examine a person’s mental health status, when to refer extra care (e.g. requesting psychiatric for medicine, or psychological test), and remain your practice safe and comfortable to you and your client.

Qikan Yin, MSc

Pediatrics in Traditional Chinese Medicine

This course aims to develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skill of those who are working or interested in TCM pediatrics, so that they can become confident and effective TCM practitioners to treat pediatric problem by TCM method. Participants will be able to apply the certain theory and skill to treat common pediatric conditions. This will be done through the exploration the foundation theories of TCM pediatrics, diagnosis skills and clinical treatment of common pediatrics’ problems. Comparing theoretical knowledge and clinical skill support the development of effective learning environments and enhance the student experience.

Esther Vriezen

First Aid Course Repeat EHBO (31 March 2020)

Important: This course is only for holders of a `European recognized Red Cross first aid` certificate to keep it valid for another two years. The course reviews all the necessary first aid skills, including the use of CPR and AED.

Dr. Inge Brodöhl

Cosmetic acupuncture (2nd & 3rd of April 2020 – fully booked – waiting list)

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 for botox and fillers. It has TCM roots and uses a holistic approach to the topic of beauty. After the first day focusing on theory, the second day every participant has to give and get a complete CA-treatment under close supervision. Therefore the number of participants is restricted.

Toine Korthout MD

Burn-out

Burn-out – 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).

Esther Vriezen

First Aid Red Cross Starters Course (21+22 April 2020)

A short First Aid course teaching you all the necessary skills in case of emergency. A First Aid diploma is useful in your daily life and practice and a requirement for certain professional associations.

Xuan Yang, MSc

Acupuncture treatment for addiction (Nicotine, alcohol and psychoactive drugs)

Patients wanting to stop using cigarettes, alcohol or drugs all experience withdrawal symptoms. The withdrawal symptoms make it harder for patients to go through with quitting.  Acupuncture can be used as a safe and effective treatment to help reduce the withdrawal symptoms and help patients be more successful in their attempts to quit.

Dr. Inge Brodöhl

Cosmetic Acupuncture (accompanied with Chinese language) 美容针灸讲座 (双语)

This workshop is most suitable practitioners who besides speak Dutch/English also speak the Chinese Mandarin language.

美容针灸是代替肉毒杆菌毒素和填充剂的安全替代品。针灸美容就是从中国传统医学的整体观念出发,以针灸方法为手段,通过对局部皮肤及穴位的刺激,达到养护皮肤,美化容颜,延缓衰老的一种方法。具有简便易行,无毒无害,安全可靠。

Liqin Zhao

Treating Infertility with Traditional Chinese Medicine and Assisted Conception Therapy

Women diagnosed with ovarian dysfunctional infertility are common cases. Western medicine can do very little for such diseases and usually give contraceptive pills or Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRT). Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has a great effect on these conditions, which can cure the root causes by harmonise the Yin and Yang, differentiate the Xu and Shi, therefore to restore the patient’s hormone level, regulate menstruation, promote ovulation, and enhance the chances of pregnancy. 

Dr. Inge Brodöhl

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 for botox and fillers. It has TCM roots and uses a holistic approach to the topic of beauty. After the first day focusing on theory, the second day every participant has to give and get a complete CA-treatment under close supervision. Therefore the number of participants is restricted.

Dr. Inge Brodöhl

Cosmetic Acupuncture (accompanied with Chinese language) 美容针灸讲座 (双语)

This workshop is most suitable practitioners who besides speak Dutch/English also speak the Chinese Mandarin language.

美容针灸是代替肉毒杆菌毒素和填充剂的安全替代品。针灸美容就是从中国传统医学的整体观念出发,以针灸方法为手段,通过对局部皮肤及穴位的刺激,达到养护皮肤,美化容颜,延缓衰老的一种方法。具有简便易行,无毒无害,安全可靠。