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Approved: California [Until 2024/10/01]* (1), NCCAOM (1), Standard Certificate (1) Pending: Florida
Course TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
NOTES There are no notes provided with this course.
Course Overview
This course will train practitioners to accurately read pulses, determining the degrees of excess or deficiency. They will develop, step by step, the ability to determine what a given patient's "normal" pulse should feel like if they were balanced, healthy, and "normal". Then, they will learn to feel what is actually there. From this, appropriate treatment strategies can be carried out.

Students will have the means to know, by pulse change, if their treatments were successful or not. Several essential treatment strategies will be presented, including Exit/Entry Blocks, imbalances between paired Officials (Organs/Functions) within an element, and transfers of energy using the K'e and Sheng Cycles.
  • To accurately learn the pulse positions of all 12 Officials.
  • To learn to use the extreme tip of the finger for pulse taking.
  • To learn pulse diagnosis in stages.
  • To learn to detect and clear Exit/Entry Blocks.
  • To learn how to create balance and harmony by simple transfers of energy.
  • Outline
    0 hrs - 30 min

    The first portion of the seminar will present the “golden rules” of pulse taking and the pulse positions of each Organ/Function. Presentation of pulse taking practice will be presented in stages: first comparing paired Officials within an Element, then comparing in relation to one Official, finally learning to determine a patient’s “norm” or ideal pulse, and comparing all Officials to that.

    30 min - 1 hrs

    The second portion will discuss several essential treatment strategies, which can only be determined by accurate pulse diagnosis.

    What People Are Saying

    I'd been looking for an online course for ages and couldn't find anything and had been reading instead. A video demo makes it so much easier to understand and is excellent value for money. The level of detail including how to handle a patient and record notes was also good to know as well as the recommendations on practising pulse taking.

    miranda h.- United Kingdom

    This pulse diagnosis training is so simplified to a layman understanding.

    JEPHTHAH B.- Nigeria

    Five-Element Pulse Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies

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    About Neil Gumenick

    Professor Neil R. Gumenick, M.Ac. (UK), C.T. (Adv.), L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM) is the Founder, Director, and Chief Instructor of The Institute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture Inc. and has been in private practice since 1981. He holds three degrees, including Master of Acupuncture (UK) and Advanced Teacher certification from The College of Traditional Acupuncture (UK), awarded by Professor J.R. Worsley. Neil was a ten-year participant and senior coach in the Worsley Institute Master Apprentice Program™. He has served as Professor at Yo San University, Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine and SAMRA University, guest instructed at UCLA and USC Schools of Medicine, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine, Worsley Institute of Classical Acupuncture, TAI Sophia, Pacific Rim College, New England School of Acupuncture, and SCUHS. Neil has been a featured presenter at the Pacific Symposium, CSOMA Expo, AOM Alliance, AAMA Symposium, Southwest Symposium, Supply Center Expo, SCHUS Extravaganza, Canadian Oriental Medical Symposium, and the Five Element Acupuncture Symposium. Neil has been published in the European Journal of Oriental Medicine, California Journal of Oriental Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, Meridians Magazine, T’ai Chi Press, L.A. Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, and has been a columnist for Acupuncture Today since 2000, with over 70 articles published to date. Neil received the AAAOM award: Pioneers and Leaders in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2007.

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