Continuing Education
for Acupuncturists, Registered Nurses, Naturopathic Doctors
Cutting-Edge Knowledge with a Clinical Emphasis
Dr. Arlan Cage, ND, LAc

 

California Acupuncture Board Approved CE Provider, No. CEP-699
California Registered Nursing Board Approved CE Provider, No. CEP 15385

49 Western Herbs Every Health Care Provider Needs to Know

Approved for Continuing Education:
- California Acupuncturists: 15 Units
- California Registered Nurses: 15 contact hours
More Continuing Education from Dr. Cage

Western herbal supplements are in widespread use, often self-prescribed by patients as OTC medicines. Knowledge of these herbs and their potential interactions with Chinese herbs, nutritional supplements and prescription medications is essential for safe practice.

In some instances, Western herbalists have discovered additional uses for the same plants used in Chinese Herbal Medicine, which are a valuable addition to traditional Chinese herbology.

Additionally, there are a number of Western herbs with no counterpart in Chinese Herbology which are highly efficacious and make an excellent addition to the toolkit of every practitioner of Oriental Medicine. Sometime they can be used based on their energetic properties, and others based on their chemical constituents.

In many cases, herbal medicines, properly prescribed and integrated into an overall treatment plan, are a safer and more effective option than prescription drugs.

This course is an introduction to the most important Western Herbs every health care provider needs to know to practice safely and effectively in our modern culture.

click here to download the course registration form.

Date: May 21/22, 2011
Time: 9am - 5:30 pm (1 hour for lunch)
Location:
TBD location in Northern California.
This should be determined by Mid March

Southern California dates and times for 2011 under review.

Course Fee:
$250
Students 40% discount

To Register, call 530-926-1600,
or, download and fax the registration form

Course Registration Form

Dr. Arlan Cage, ND, LAc

Dr. Cage is a licensed Naturopathic doctor and Licensed Acupuncturist. He specializes Holistic Primary Care medicine, with emphases in endocrinology, gynecology and the treatment of chronic illnesses utilizing nutrition, acupuncture, Herbs, Homeopathy and other natural treatment methods. He attended the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ, and Samra University of Oriental Medicine in Los Angeles, CA. He is a member of the California State Oriental Medical Assoc., the Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation, and is a Past-President of the California Naturopathic Doctors Association

 

 


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