What You Get
CEUs/PDAs 3.5
Approved: Florida (3), NCCAOM (3), Standard Certificate (3.5) Pending: California
LENGTH 3 Hours
Course TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
NOTES Notes are provided with this course.
Course Overview
What does Chinese medicine have to offer in the way of improving both brain function and gut function? In this course you will learn exactly that, along with the neuroscience behind the brain's top-down modulation of gut function, and the involvement of the autonomic nervous system in digestive health. The connection between dysautonomia and Ying-Wei Disharmonies will be explained in the context of gut dysfunction. The use of acupuncture from a theoretical and modern neuroscience perspective will be provided.

This course covers:

• Regions of the brain involved in gut function
• Clinical presentation of dysautonomia
• Dysautonomia and Ying-Wei Disharmonies
• How to assess the autonomic nervous system
• The use of acupuncture and Chinese herbs for improving autonomic nervous system function
• Case studies
• Clinical gems
  • Learn the neuroanatomy involved in the autonomic nervous system
  • Learn the connection between dysautonomia and Ying Wei Disharmonies
  • Learn applications of Classical Chinese herbal formulas for digestive disorders
  • Outline
    0 hrs - 1 hrs

    Functional neuroanatomy of the gut-brain axis

    1 hrs - 2 hrs

    Learn how to assess the autonomic nervous system through bedside neurological assessments

    2 hrs - 2.5 hrs

    Understand the connection between dysautonomia and Ying Wei disharmonies and Shao Yang disharmonies, applications of Chinese herbal formulas

    2.5 hrs - 3 hrs

    Review of material, Q and A.

    What People Are Saying

    Ayla has great knowledge of TCM and western neurology and is able to freely move from one to the other explaining clearly functions and pathologies occurring in the body- nervous system and the gut.

    Ewa P.- United States of America

    Dr.Ayla Wolf is supremely skilled in the field of acupuncture neurology. The course materials were very well organized, evidence based and highly informative. I would highly recommend this course to any practitioner interested in expanding her/his knowledge base on the management and treatment of dysautonomia signs and symptoms using a TCM approach.

    Loay E.- Canada

    This is a deep dive into the connection between the brain, gut, and microbiota ecology. The course was both fascinating and affirming, providing an intersectional perspective. I would recommend this class to anyone.

    Christian T.- United States of America

    For anyone treating MTBI, PTSD, or patients who come in with a list of complaints , this course will give you valuable insight as well as immediate test and treatment plans along with herbal formulas to help your complex patient .

    SUSAN A.- United States of America

    Very good information if you have an IBS patient with Cognitive issues.

    Michelle S.- Canada

    Very detailed and clincally useful for gut-brain patients!

    greg l.- United States of America

    Improving Function of the Gut-Brain Axis with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs

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    About Ayla Wolf

    Dr. Wolf, DAOM, MAOM, L.Ac. Dipl. OM., is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine specializing in neurological disorders, concussions and traumatic brain injuries. She is a faculty member of the Carrick Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, and teaches doctoral program courses in neurology as an adjunct faculty of the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, and American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is an international speaker and educator on functional neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neurological exam techniques, and neuro-rehabilitation utilizing acupuncture and Chinese medicine. She also teaches advanced courses on the management of patients with concussions and TBI.

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    Unlimited Access & CEUS

    You will have unlimited access to this course for as long as it is on Net of Knowledge, so that you can keep reviewing and learning from it over the years. CEU requirements must be completed within 1 year from the purchase. During this time, you must view the training and complete any required documents to get your certificate. You must also print and save your certificate for your own records.

    Cancellation Policy

    Please note we do not offer refunds for our recorded online courses/webinars.


    This recording is available in an online format only; you will not receive a DVD or physical copy of the recording – it is only available to watch as a course to watch on the internet through your online account.

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