Acupuncture Continuing Education Events 2018-08-30T15:25:54+00:00

CEU events
sponsored by
Yo San University.

September, 2018

Emotional Health and Fertility

An Integrative Approach to Reproductive Medicine with Danica Thornberry L.Ac.

 SUNDAY    September 9th, 2018      9 am – 2 pm

5 CEUs     CATEGORY 1    CALIFORNIA ACUPUNCTURE BOARD APPROVED

This 5-hour workshop includes a discussion of the 5 Primary Emotions according to TCM theory with a special focus on the signs and symptoms that appear due to emotional imbalance while receiving fertility treatment. Techniques from Chinese and Western medicine can be used to reconcile each emotion and those will be explained along with examples to help participants integrate the material. Students will have the opportunity to participate and discuss interesting case studies, along with the practice of role playing in order to improve practitioner’s confidence level in managing emotional patients.

Danica Thornberry is a licensed acupuncturist, fertility educator and author of “Stick It To Me, Baby!: Inserting Spirit into the Science of Infertility”.  She has helped thousands of women achieve their goal of starting a family and has a passion for helping other acupuncturists do the same with their patients.  She is also an instructor for Integrative Women’s Health at Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Registration for this event:

Yo San Faculty/Alumni/Student: $75

Standard:$90

Download Registration Form / Flyer

Registration Deadline:
Thursday, September 6th, 2018    by 5:00 pm.

Limited seating, please register early!
For more information, call or email Ashley at (310) 577-3000 ext. 117 or awren@yosan.edu

The Relationship between Shen & Blood

Instructor: Art Hill, L.Ac.
September 16, Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
8 CEU’S Category 1, California Acupuncture Board approved
At Yo San University, 13315 W. Washington Blvd.  Los Angeles, 90066 

This course will take you on a journey of deeper understanding of the relationship between Shen and blood. Arthur Hill, L.Ac. will examine and discuss the aspects and functions of the Shen and blood, organ systems involved and what is necessary for the Shen to be clear and stable. The course will look at the clinical yin and yang patterns of Shen disharmony that involve blood. After identifying these patterns, the course will cover acupuncture protocols and herbal formulations utilized to restore balance and harmony to the Shen, along with healthy lifestyle choices. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how disorders of the blood greatly affect the quality of the Shen and what tools to use to bring about a clear and fortified mind.
Arthur Hill is a graduate of Yo San University and licensed acupuncturist. He has been in practice for 13 years specializing in Shen disharmonies. He is also a Clinical Supervisor at Yo San University Blount Community Clinic..

Registration for this event:

Yo San Faculty/Alumni/Student: $95
Standard:$120

Download Registration Form / Flyer

Registration Deadline:
Thursday, September 13TH    by 5:00 pm.

Limited seating, please register early!
For more information, call or email Ashley at (310) 577-3000 ext. 117 or awren@yosan.edu

Ancient Wisdom | Modern Medicine at Yo San University

October, 2018

Dr. Joseph Yang, Ph.D., L.Ac
Integrative Approaches to Psychological Trauma in TCM

SUNDAY  October 7th, 2018 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

8 CEUs Category 1, California Acupuncture Board Pending
At Yo San University, 13315 W. Washington Blvd.  Los Angeles, 90066

This one-day course will help acupuncturists manage psychological trauma management using a TCM approach. Psychological trauma, which includes PTSD, affects everyone differently. This course will explain the disturbance to Shen, Qi and the balance of Yin and Yang within the body while patients are undergoing medical and psychological therapy.
Students will learn how trauma affects the vital substances, the zang-fu organs and the meridian system. The course will also teach practitioners how to integrate their treatments with other healthcare providers for optimal results and how to teach their patients management techniques for long-term self-care. 

Dr. Yang holds a Ph.D. in Psychiatry and Neuroscience from Kobe University in Japan, as well as being a licensed acupuncturist with a private practice specializing in TCM Psychiatry. He is also a clinical supervisor at Yo San University Blount Community Clinic.

Registration for this event:

Public $120     Yo San Faculty/Alumni/Student: $95

Download Registration Form / Flyer

Registration Deadline:
Thursday, October 4, 2018 by 5:00 pm.

**Limited seating, please register soon!**

For more information, call or email Ashley at (310) 577-3000 ext. 117 or awren@yosan.edu

Sheri Jennings, BBA, MATCM, L.Ac., Dipl. OM:
Clinical Uses of Cannabidiol for Integrated Health

Saturday, October 20 @ 9:00 am to 2:300 p.m.

4 CEU’S Category 1, California Acupuncture Board Pending
At Yo San University, 13315 W. Washington Blvd.  Los Angeles, 90066 

Increase your knowledge of Cannabidiol (CBD) products and how to apply them in your practice! Learn how to incorporate CBD products into your clinical practice. Understand the difference between THC, CBD, Hemp, Cannabis, herbal quality, legalities, interactions, side effects, dosing protocols, etc. As awareness and popularity of CBD continues to increase it’s important for acupuncturists to attain a solid understanding of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) as well as the exogenous cannabinoids along with the “Entourage Effect” and how it enables the body and brain to heal.

Sheri Jennings is a licensed acupuncturist, currently teaches herbal pharmacopoeia at Yo San University and has taught hundreds of students in her intensive CALE Webinar Series. In addition, she is the founder of Original Herb Farm, a CBD products company in Los Angeles. She has in-depth knowledge and experience with integrated uses of CBD treating pain, addiction, depression, insomnia, nausea, side effects of cancer treatments, anxiety, ADD, ADHD, etc.

Registration for this event:

Public $75     Yo San Faculty/Alumni/Student: $60

Download Registration Form / Flyer

Registration Deadline:
Thursday, October 18, 2018 by 5:00 pm.

**Limited seating, please register soon!**

For more information, call or email Ashley at (310) 577-3000 ext. 117 or awren@yosan.edu

Ancient Wisdom | Modern Medicine at Yo San University