Scientific Integrative Medicine Workshop

August 11-12, 2018

Neuroanatomic Osteopathic Acupuncture Workshop (DAY 1);
Photomedicine and Botanical Approaches, including Cannabis (DAY 2)

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE:  This two-day workshop will encourage you to expand your integrative medical offerings and update your science-based acupuncture knowledge through a hands-on, experiential workshop that includes instruction and practice in medical acupuncture, myofascial release, laser therapy and LED arrays (photomedicine), and botanical medicine.

WHO CAN ATTEND:  Licensed or registered human acupuncture practitioners (DO, MD, PT, L Ac, PA, RN, etc.)

GOALS:

  • Offer patients more ways to avoid opioid-based prescription medications by diversifying options to address acute and chronic pain
  • Strengthen integrative medical care by identifying scientific and evidence-based options
  • Diversify integrative medical options in order to tailor treatment recommendations to patietns’ specific needs, desires, and goals

OBJECTIVES:

  • Learn how to develop acupuncture treatment protocols using the Medical Acupuncture and Integrative Neuromodulation® approach, founded on neuroanatomic acupuncture and osteopathic medical principles.
  • Build MAIN® treatment protocols restore normal physiologic function by neuromodulation of central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous system pathways and by targeting myofascial dysfunction.
  • Refine myofascial palpation skills in order to assemble a congruent and insightful determination of the somatic component of common physiologic imbalances that often accompany pain and chronic illness.
  • Perform myofascial release (direct and indirect) in order to amplify and extend the value of acupuncture interventions.
  • Explain the scientific principles of laser therapy and light emitting diodes (LEDs).
  • Practice treatments involving photomedicine devices for pain and neurologic dysfunction.
  • Describe how cannabis affects the nervous system and pain problems.
  • Recognize typical cannabis formulations patients access as medical marijuana approaches for pain and disability.
  • Expand awareness about non-cannabis options in botanical medicine to treat pain and anxiety.
  • Critique labels of readily available botanical products in order to assess quality and reliability.

 

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Neuroanatomic Osteopathic Acupuncture Workshop  DAY 1

7:30a-8:15a                
Morning Exercise (Optional):  Tai Ji Reeling Silk Techniques
(Tai Ji Master, Dave Mishlove and Course Participants)

8:30a-10:00a              
Lecture:  Neuroanatomic Osteopathic Acupuncture
(Dr. Narda Robinson)

10:30a to 12:00p        
Hands-On:  Myofascial palpation and treatment hands-on skills-building
(Dr. Narda Robinson)

1:00p-1:50p                
Lecture:  Developing MAIN® Treatment Protocols
(Dr. Narda Robinson)

2:00p-2:50p                
Lecture:  MAIN Treatment Formulae for Clinical Conditions, including Back and Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Injury, Digestive Disorders, Facial Nerve Injury, and Headache
(Dr. Narda Robinson)

3:30p-5:00p                
Hands-On:  Treatment Approaches with Participants as Practice Patients
(Dr. Narda Robinson and Course Participants)

 

Photomedicine and Botanical Approaches, including Cannabis  DAY 2

7:30a-8:15a                
Morning Exercise (Optional):  Tai Ji Reeling Silk Techniques
(Tai Ji Master, Dave Mishlove and Course Participants)

8:30a-10:00a              
Lecture:  The Science and Clinical Application of Light (Photomedicine) for Pain and Neurologic Injury
(Dr. Narda Robinson)

10:30a to 12:00p          
Hands-On:  Laser Therapy Workshop, Integrating MAIN® Principles
(Dr. Narda Robinson and Course Participants)

1:00p-1:50p                
Lecture:  The Science of Cannabis for Pain and Neurologic Injury
(Dr. Narda Robinson)

2:00p-2:50p                
Lecture:  Common Formulations of Cannabis for Pain and Neurologic Injury
(Dr. Narda Robinson)

3:30p-5:00p                
Hands-On Laboratory:  Non-Cannabis Botanical Treatments for Pain and Anxiety – Reading Labels, Sorting Fact from Fiction, Smell and Taste
(Dr. Narda Robinson and Course Participants)

 

Scientific Integrative Medicine Workshop

We will schedule our next event when we have 12 confirmed attendees.  Please email Kit Goodrich at office@curacore.org to get on our waiting list!

CALENDAR

Aug
11
Sat
2018 August 11-12 Scientific Integrative Medical Workshop (2 Day) @ Fort Collins Hilton
Aug 11 @ 7:30 am – Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm

Scientific Integrative Medicine Workshop:This two-day workshop will encourage you to expand your integrative medical offerings and update your science-based acupuncture knowledge through a hands-on, experiential workshop that includes instruction and practice in medical acupuncture, myofascial release, laser therapy and LED arrays (photomedicine), and botanical medicine.

Oct
15
Mon
2018 October – Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians – Dual Track Clinical Intensive @ Fort Collins Hilton
Oct 15 – Oct 20 all-day
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Oct 15 – Oct 18 all-day

Why learn integrative medicine through CuraCore?

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Only rational, fact-based content.

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Our courses are backed by verifiable data and based on evidence-informed research.

FAQ

Am I eligible? How do I register?

WHO CAN ATTEND:  Licensed or registered human acupuncture practitioners (DO, MD, PT, L Ac, PA, RN, etc.)

Registration is open through July 14, 2018.  Take advantage of early bird price through May 15, 2018 and save 10% off the 2-day workshop.

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Together, we can change medicine.