- To understand how the IEP Clinic operates, in order to appreciate the context of the adjunct cancer therapies it offers.
- To become familiar with the author’s perspective on the challenges faced by patients and practitioners in response to the cancer diagnosis and its standard medical treatment.
- To know the type of data that is being presented; i.e. chart notes developed over a period of months or years, relaying brief patient comments and acupuncture treatment details.
- To learn some of the writings and experiences that influenced development of the adjunct cancer protocols utilized at IEP, especially the acupuncture component of the program that led to the “new twenty needles” (NTN) protocol.
- To gain a sense of the outcomes for patients who come to the IEP clinic with a diagnosis of stage III or stage IV cancer.
- To learn what constitutes acupuncture applied to “five zones” and the origins of the five zone framework.
- To appreciate which types of medical disorders are most appropriately treated by the five zone method of acupuncture therapy.
- To learn the six herb actions utilized for adjunct cancer therapy within the larger perspective of how herb effects are categorized.
- To understand how the six herb actions apply to the commonly reported symptoms experienced by cancer patients undergoing standard medical therapies
- To observe some examples of acupuncture points and herbs that are suited to the treatment framework being described.
0 hrs - 15 min
How the subject being presented was selected from treatment successes at the IEP adjunct cancer therapies services.
15 min - 30 min
The analysis of acupuncture treatments that were used for cancer patients and how the points are selected and in what manner they form a pattern of treatment for these patients.
30 min - 45 min
How acupuncture treatments following the basic pattern are personalized to address individual patient conditions and situations.
45 min - 1 hrs
Overview of patient responses to treatment.
1 hrs - 1.5 hrs
A description of the five zones of acupuncture in terms of the location of peripheral shu points and points on the head/neck along the midline. Sources of this treatment method and description of the absence of a descriptive model in TCM literature.
1.5 hrs - 2 hrs
A perspective on patient treatment based on five zone acupuncture, and how the particular point sets are chosen.
2 hrs - 2.5 hrs
The problem of utilizing knowledge of herb prescriptions that were administered in ancient times for treatment of new disease conditions that occur in modern times; modern cancer therapy with its various adverse effects, for example, was not known during the development of TCM.
2.5 hrs - 3 hrs
The herbal therapies deemed appropriate to adjunct cancer treatment and how the selection of therapeutic principles and herbs have changed since they were first developed just over fifty years ago.
3 hrs - 3.5 hrs
The six actions of herbs chosen from a much larger group of traditional medicine categories to address the disorders encountered from undergoing standard medical cancer therapies, especially chemotherapy.
3.5 hrs - 4 hrs
Overview of specific herbs and formulas that are used in the treatments, and factors influencing choices among potentially useful herbs.
A useful introductory webinar on a highly specialized subject. Presenter Mr. Dharmananda is experienced and knowledgeable.
Mun-Yee C. - Australia
This course will open your eyes to ways to treat cancer patients during their chemotherapy and radiation, and in addition, will give you important strategies on how to approach other patients with severe conditions showing both deficiency and stagnation.
Sandra G. - United States
Interesting & inspiring content
Maria C. - Australia
Very good course. It gives a new perspective on some old cancer myths
Kathy K. - Canada
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Taught by Subhuti Dharmananda
Subhuti Dharmananda, Ph.D., established the Institute for Traditional Medicine and Preventive Health Care (ITM) in 1979 to promote education, research, and charitable works in the field of traditional medicine systems. With a background in science and heView full bio