The Treatment of Thyroid Problems with Chinese Medicine – CEU Course


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

This course provides first a detailed discussion of goiter in Chinese medicine with aetiology, pathology, diagnosis, patterns and treatment. The treatment is based on both herbal medicine and acupuncture.

After discussing goiter, the course will describe the treatment of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism with detailed pattern identification. In the context of these two conditions, Hashimotos’ thyroiditis and Graves’ disease will be discussed. The autoimmune aspect of these diseases will be explored and guidelines given for the treatment of the underlying immune dysfunction.

The course will also provide an extensive review of modern Chinese literature on the treatment of thyroid problems.

This course consists of an over 250 slide 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.