Where: New England School of Acupuncture Faculty: T. Koei Kuwahara L.Ac. firstname.lastname@example.org 617-926-6986 When: (1) 6/19 (2) 6/26 (3) 7/10 (4) 7/17 5) 7/24 (6) 7/31 (7) 8/7/ 2013 Time: Wednesdays 9:30-11:40 a.m.
Schedule of class sessions:
Week 8 (1) 6/19 Introduction and review of syllabus. History, theory and principles of treating children; DVD/ Tanioka sensei Demo. treatments of the Shonihari
Week 9 (2) 6/26 How to find points (area) to treat, determine appropriate level of stimulation and monitor changes Treatment tools and how to use them; Taishi-hari (non-insertive three-edge–needle/Sanryoshin) Practice local tx. Touch Dx. on the surface of the Skin and Tapping the head of the Taishi-hari
Week 10 (3) 7/10 Treatment tools and how to use them con’t; Jaku-san (non-insertive Sanryoshin for blood stasis) Practice local treatment with Taishi-hari and Jaku-san.
Week 11 (4) 7/17 Four constitutional types and Five Phase diagnosis: classifying symptomology through the four examinations Special focus on pulses, abdomen and assessing visible changes. Practice root treatment diagnosis and treatment (tonification) with Teishin.
Week 12 (5) 7/24 Focus on five phase pattern based on comparative pulse dx and pulse quality Practice root treatment diagnosis and treatment (tonification and dispersion) with Teishin.
Week 13 (6) 7/31 Brief information of other approaches (tools and techniques) that are specific to the Supplementary Treatment System: EV tx., press spheres, tiger warmers, warming moxa, direct/indirect moxa, press tacks, intradermals, bloodletting, and cupping and “home treatment” How to relate to the child. Methods to stop their crying. Advising parents regarding suggestions: how to approach children, short overview of advised diets Practice root and local treatment with Taishi-hari, Jaku-san, Teishin and or other tools.
Week 14 (7) 8/7 Treatment of common pathologies: "Kanmushisho", indigestion, vomiting, colic and dyspepsia, diarrhea, constipation, nasal catarrh, allergies, chronic rhinitis, asthma, tonsillitis, ear infections, mumps, bedwetting, stuttering, weakened immune system, weak constitution and "failure to thrive" syndrome, eczema; urticarial, Set up treatment room for Shonihari, cautions and contraindications Practice whole Shonihari