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CEUs/PDAs 3.5
Approved: Florida (3.5), NCCAOM (3.5), Standard Certificate (3.5) Pending: California [Upon Request]*
LENGTH 3.5 Hours
Course TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
NOTES Notes are provided with this course.
Course Overview
Sign and syndromes explored starting from the Classics and used to understand our patients and their clinical conditions. 7 clinical cases are fully described to help orientation in diagnosis and treatment.

Constraint yu ? was said "the origin of most of illnesses" by Wang Lu (1332-1391), but already in Suwen (ch. 21) we read that "in strong people qi circulates and therefore illnesses resolve themselves. … In weak people qi becomes stuck and the result is illness."

Fanzao ? ?: significance of the common symptom of internal restlessness and external agitation.

Internal heat neire ??: excess of emotions transforms into heat, which consumes yin and zang and generates illness (wuzhi huare theory ????) developed by Liu Wansu (1120-1200) and then Li Dongyuan and Zhu Danxi.

Bentunqi ???, meiheqi ???, zangzao ? ?, and baihebing ??? were described in Jingui yaolue (220 CE), now listed by modern Chinese texts as emotional illnesses.

Diankuang ? ?: manifestations and causes of this severe mental condition according to Nanjing (ch.59) and the following traditional medical thought. A comparison with actual conventional psychiatry is depicted.

Each content is explored through examples from our daily clinic, taking also into account some problematic issues concerning the therapeutic relationship.
  • Explore classical signs as constraint yu ?, fanzao ? ?, neire ??.
  • Explore classical syndromes as bentunqi ???, meiheqi ???, zangzao ? ?, and baihebing ???.
  • Explore the classical syndrome diankuang ? ?.
  • Discuss classical signs and syndromes through actual clinical cases.
  • Outline
    0 hrs - 30 min

    Fanzao - restlessness and agitation.

    30 min - 1.25 hrs

    Yu - constraint + cases.

    1.25 hrs - 1.75 hrs

    Bentunqi + case.

    1.75 hrs - 2.25 hrs

    Zangzao + case.

    2.25 hrs - 2.5 hrs

    Meiheqi + case.

    2.5 hrs - 2.75 hrs

    Baihebing + case.

    2.75 hrs - 3.5 hrs

    Diankuang + case.

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    About Elisa Rossi

    Elisa Rossi PhD, MD, is a Psychiatrist, Acupuncturist, and Licensed Psychotherapist. In 1983, after a 3-year Course in Acupuncture in Milan, Elisa attended the Training Course of TCM in Beijing. She went back to China 7 more times gaining clinical experience in the TCM Departments of Beijing, Nanjing, Shanghai, Jinan. In 1994 Elisa co-founded the School of TCM “MediCina”. From 2006 she is member of Milan Medical Board for Non-Conventional Medicine. Elisa volunteered with Agopuntura Senza Frontiere (Madagascar-2008, Laos-2010, Tanzania-2012) and since 2005 she runs Xiaoxiao, a Chinese Medicine Childrens' Centre. She has lectured extensively in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, UK, USA. In English, Elisa has published: “Shen – Psycho-Emotional Aspects of Chinese Medicine”, Churchill-Livingstone, 2007; “Pediatrics in Chinese Medicine”, Donica, 2011. “The Patient-Acupuncturist Encounter” is in process. Articles are published mainly on European Journal of Oriental Medicine (1995, 2000, 2005, 2012, 2019) and Journal of Chinese Medicine (2007, 2010, 2017). www.elisarossi.info.

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