Decoding the Errors in TCM to Reveal the True Power of CCM

By Suzanne Robidoux

Suzanne Robidoux differentiates between Classical Chinese Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Total CPDs: 4
Total CPDs: 4
NCCAOM (4), IVAS (4), Standard Certificate (4)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

Participants will learn the differences between Classical Chinese Medicine (CCM) which is over 6000 years old and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) which is just over 60 years old. Dr. Robidoux will decode a number of translation errors and omissions from CCM to TCM and their importance in treatment protocols such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, and Reynaud's Syndrome. Practitioners will learn a number of powerful tools inherent in CCM that can be used in clinics today. Important concepts covered include: the Zhong Mai, the three dan tians, symptom differentiation, and important views on body fluid. Several case histories will also be reviewed to demonstrate the efficacy of CCM. Recorded Q&A included.

Course Objectives

  • Learn to identify and differentiate the 6 different locations of diseases
  • Learn to treat these syndromes and concurrent syndromes
  • Learn the 4 important steps to clinical success according to CCM
  • Explore important differences between TCM and CCM meaningful in Chinese Medicine

Course Outline

0 hrs - 1 hrs
Discussion of the history of CCM and TCM and the reasons for the omissions and translation errors and the resulting impact on treatment protocols.
1 hrs - 2 hrs
The identification and differentiation of the 6 different locations of diseases.
2 hrs - 3 hrs
Treatment protocols for syndromes and concurrent syndromes and the four important steps to clinical success according to CCM.
3 hrs - 3.5 hrs
Case study discussion: Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Acute Appendicitis, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
3.5 hrs - 4 hrs
Recorded Q&A session included.
Suzanne's knowledge and understanding of CCM, together with her ability to simplify complex concepts, make her an excellent teacher (as well as practitioner!).
Sara R. - Spain
This course sheds light on the differences between TCM and Classical Chinese Medicine in a way that puts the knowledge within reach of clinicians looking to clarify and integrate the different traditions of Chinese Medicine.
Deborah O. - United States
Easy to understand.
Anne-Marie M. - Canada
Great intro to Classical Chinese Medicine. I would like to know more!!
Alina Barlogeanu C. - France
This course by an excellent teacher provides information about acupuncture practice not usually available in North America
Frederick S. - United States
Dr Suzanne is very articulate and patient, she explains everything in detail!
Xing Z. - United States


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Taught by Suzanne Robidoux

Dr. Suzanne Robidoux, Ph.D, DAOM, L.Ac., has lived Asia for almost 2 decades, studying TCM with various masters. She completed her Ph.D. in acupuncture at Nanjing University, and specializes in neurological and psychological disorders. Having translated and edited over 20 professional Chinese medical textbooks, she is asked to lecture internationally often.
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