Receive Up To 132 Hours Of Continuing Education Credit
This training program has been taught as a series of seminars to Acupuncturists, Chiropractors and Medical Doctors since 1993. It is an in-depth study of the Chinese herbal system (including differential diagnosis) specifically designed for Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) graduates and other health professionals. Understanding the dynamics of herbal formulations is essential in order to prescribe even the patent formulas effectively. An important facet of this course is to show practitioners how to modify formulas according to the changing conditions of patients as they go through the healing process.
What sets this course apart from those taught in acupuncture schools is that Kenneth has studied and practiced the Chinese system since 1976 and has the ability to present it in a very clear and organized manner. Although the subject matter is uniquely Asian, both the teaching style and methods are geared to optimize learning for Western minds.
The response to this course has always been unanimously positive. We believe that it is the most practical and thorough course of Chinese herbal medicine in the country. It will increase your mastery of this traditional herbal system and greatly improve your skills as a healer.
Our Herbalist Training Program is an integrated approach to learning Chinese herbal medicine. Almost all schools of Herbology, both in China and in the West, present a compartmentalized approach toward teaching Chinese medicine. Medical theory, diagnosis, clinical practice, individual herbs, and herbal formulas are usually presented in separate classes. It is usually not until the very end, if at all, that the student works with all the domains of Chinese medicine at the same time.
We believe that Western students learn more effectively from an integrated approach where theory, diagnostic methods, clinical practice, and learning herbs and formulas are presented together in each class. In addition, emphasis is placed on clinical applications, so that students find each class to be both practical and clinically useful.
All classes include extensive notes. We have found that having an outline of each class allows the student to focus on learning and understanding the information being taught (instead of trying to keep up with writing everything down).
While the Institute does not offer financial assistance with its programs, we do offer different payment options for your convenience. Purchase individual courses and pay as you study, or choose from different purchase options to receive discounts on ICH courses. We accept all major credit cards, PayPal and also PayPal Payment Plan.
All Courses are available on audio CD's or MP3 files. Our Health Professionals Training Program has been approved for CEUs/PDAs by the:
- California State Acupuncture Board (CEUs): Provider number CE Provider #357
- National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) PDAs: Provider #069
Certificates are issued after satisfactory completion of the quiz for each course. Students who elect to complete all courses in Program Two will also receive an ICH Certificate of Completion for the Advanced Herbalist Training Program.