The Treatment of Children’s Diseases with Chinese Medicine – CEU Course


15 Continuing Education Units (CEU)
NCCAOM PDA Provider #758 · CEP 752 – Distance Learning – Category 1

This comprehensive course on the treatment of children with Chinese medicine will discuss the physiology and characteristics of children first. This is essential to understand the characteristics of children’s aetiology and pathology which set them apart from adults. Children’s constitutional types are described in order to enable practitioners to adapt their understanding and treatment strategy for children according to their age.

The section on diagnosis is illustrated by tongue photos. The discussion of Common Cold and Influenza includes a detailed analysis of the theory of the Four Levels in children’s infectious diseases; it also discusses in detail the nature and treatment of Wen Bing diseases. The treatment of each disease discusses both acupuncture and herbal medicine.

Course topics include:

  • Characteristics of children
  • Constitutional types
  • Stages in children’s life
  • Aetiology of children’s diseases
  • Diagnosis of children’s diseases
  • Chronic sore throat
  • Tonsillitis
  • Otitis media
  • Chronic otitis
  • Accumulation Disorder
  • Meningitis (red flags)
  • Diagnosis of skin eruptions
  • Abdominal pain
  • Cough
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Crying at night in small babies
  • Five Retardations
  • Five Flaccidities
  • Acupuncture points and areas for children
  • Asthma in children
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Common cold and influenza

This course consists of over 300 slides presentation with video narration, text, diagrams and photos. The treatment discussed includes herbal medicine and acupuncture.

Courses are registered to provide CEUs from the California, Florida and Texas State Acupuncture Boards and NCCAOM. The courses are also approved by the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS), New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists (AcNZ) and New Zealand Acupuncture Standards Authority (NZASA) for the purpose of CPD Category 2.