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CEU: Chinese Medical Pediatrics
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CEU: Chinese Medical Pediatrics

3/15/2014 to 3/16/2014

When: 3/15/2014
Where: Sheraton Columbia
10207 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, Maryland  21044
United States
Jeffrey Yuen



Jeffrey Yuen: Pediatrics (Xiao Er Ke) is one of the major systematized specialties developed by the Imperial Medical Academy during the Song Dynasty, following the dictates established by Qian Yi (1032-1113 CE). Unlike the physiology of adults, young children are considered tender shoots and their constitution must be properly protected a nd nourished. In addition, the rooting of their shen is still considered unstable, sometimes due to poor fetal education and other times, due to improper neonatal care – which is becoming increasingly common in contemporary societies. This seminar will focus on the health of neonates and their progression into young children. Emphasis will be placed on maintaining wellness and how to treat common pediatric conditions encountered in Chinese medicine in the West.

Day 1:

  • Energetics of the Pre-natal Environment
  • Gestational Influence on the Neonate
  • Energetics of a Young Child (Exuberance Yang, Insufficient Yin)
  • Dietary Considerations for Children
  • Point Energetics and Development in Children
  • Dynamics of the Shen in Children

Day 2:

  • Understanding Diagnostic Aspects for Children
  • Common Pediatric Conditions and their Treatment
  • Pediatric Conditions Encountered by Chinese Medicine in the West
  • Shen and Childhood Development
  • Pestilent Factors and their Concerns
  • Questions and Answers
Jeffrey Yuen comes from a Daoist lineage and is an ordained priest of two traditions of Daoism, the Jade
Purity and Complete Reality schools. Jeffrey served as Dean of Academic Affairs of the Acupuncture Program
at the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences and is President of the International Tai Chi Institute, both in New York City. Mr. Yuen was the first recipient of the Educator of the Year Award conferred by the AAAOM. He lectures frequently nationally and abroad. Recently, a post-graduate center for Chinese medicine was created in Dublin, Ireland devoted to his teachings of Classical Chinese Medicine.

Approved for CALIFORNIA CEUs


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