Advanced Case Studies
Our Advanced Case Studies series provides an opportunity to learn advanced techniques, present and discuss complicated cases, and to learn from the experience of other practitioners who have engaged the Saam method in their clinical work
Examine your knowledge of fundamental Saam tradition principles. This course challenges practitioners to identify their own skill gaps and deepen their understanding in a challenging and supportive environment of peer collaboration. Learn to identify and explore more effective bilateral channel pairings. Enhance your clinical reasoning skills.
Beginner practitioners of this powerfully integrated method are encouraged to only treat by supplementing as they integrate this method into clinical practice. Participants will now evaluate and explore the use of draining in the Saam tradition.
• Intro to Saam, Acupuncture of Wandering Monks (Real time or On Demand)
A powerfully integrative method
Goals & Objectives
- Examine fundamental Saam tradition principles through peer presented case studies
- Identify effective pairings of bilateral channels in regard to Five Phase and Six Conformation considerations respectively
- Evaluate and explore the use of draining in the Saam tradition
- Critically evaluate clinical cases presented by the instructor
- More effectively implement the Saam tradition into your clinical practice
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The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled
Saturday, Sept 26 & Sunday, Sept 27
10:30am – 7:30pm
- 15 NCCAOM PDA Pending
- 16 CA CEU
- Prerequisite: Intro to Saam, Acupuncture of Wandering Monks (Real Time or On Demand course acceptable)
- Current and valid student ID required
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Meet Your Instructor
I began studying Chinese medicine in 1997 with Sunim Doam, a Korean monk trained in the Saam tradition. In 2002, I earned a master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine upon completion of training at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco and Chengdu University in China.
During my four years of training in San Francisco, I interned with Dr. Angela Wu who taught me how to apply the lofty theories I was studying in school into the pragmatic setting of a busy clinic.
In 2013, I developed the Chinese Nutritional Strategies app to provide digital access to the wealth of Chinese dietary wisdom. In 2016, proving once again that some people never learn, I completed a PhD in Classical Chinese Medicine under the guidance of 88th generation Daoist priest Jeffery Yuen.
My current focus is sharing my 20 years of clinical experience with the Saam tradition.
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