Treating Children, Level 1: Foundations - Course 1

Module 1: Paediatric Assessment and Digestion

By Julian Scott

This module is the first of a series that provides you with the essential tools to expand your acupuncture practice to include treating babies and children. This module is a perquisite for all other modules.
Total CPDs: 4
Total CPDs: 4
NCCAOM (4), Standard Certificate (4)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

This module is the first of a series that provides you with the essential tools to expand your acupuncture practice to include treating babies and children. The first lesson will cover the two basic types of child; Shi - exuberant children with plenty of energy and Xu - those who don’t have quite enough. This provides the foundations for understanding what illnesses a child may be predisposed to. Secondly, because good digestion is essential for healthy development of babies and children, "Accumulation Disorder" (congestion and overloading of the digestive system) will be addressed with reference to Spleen Qi deficiency. This module is a perquisite to all other modules which addresses specific health conditions.

Course Objectives

  • Have a greater understanding of how Shi and Xu constitutional types predisposes a child to certain illnesses and conditions.
  • Understand the role of digestion in the healthy development of babies and children.
  • Learn how Accumulation Disorder develops, the common causes, signs and treatment.
  • Understand how to differentiate Spleen Qi Xu and the appropriate course of treatment.

Course Outline

0 hrs - 15 min
Welcome and course overview
15 min - 45 min
Types Part 1 Explaining Xu and Shi constitutional types.
45 min - 1.25 hrs
Types Part 2 Explaining Xu and Shi conditions – typical illnesses.
1.25 hrs - 1.75 hrs
Accumulation disorder part 1 Constitutional types.
1.75 hrs - 2.25 hrs
Accumulation disorder part 2 Conditions – typical illnesses
2.25 hrs - 2.75 hrs
Accumulation disorder part 3 Treatment approaches
2.75 hrs - 3 hrs
Spleen Qi Xu – overview, types, presentations and treatment
3 hrs - 4 hrs
Acupuncture points and case discussion. Summary and Close.


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Taught by Julian Scott

Dr Julian Scott is the world's most eminent Paediatric Acupuncture Specialist with 40 years experience treating babes and children with acupuncture, dietary advice and western herbs. He is author of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Children, Natural Medicine for Children and Natural Medicine for Women, and Acupuncture in the Treatment of Eyes.
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