April 30, 2020 - 4:00 pm April 30, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Online Campus

Event Details

Co-sponsored by Pacific College and Lhasa OMS

TCM has been used with great success to combat Covid-19 in China; however, its influence is barely palpable in the Western countries. Even as the Covid-19 pandemic reaches its peak around the world, many TCM practitioners are forced to close their clinics because their services are “non-essential.” This pattern of disharmony occurs in part because we as a profession have not communicated effectively with the public and the WM healthcare practitioners. We must go beyond the philosophy of yin and yang and present the science of TCM. We must learn the pharmacology of herbal medicine and present the clinical evidence of herbal treatment. These are challenges we must overcome to earn the respect and credibility to become mainstream healthcare practitioners.
Subjects to be covered:
  1. Virology and pathophysiology of Covid-1
  2. Pharmacological research of Chinese herbs
  3. Clinical studies of Chinese herbal formulas
  4. Safety concerns of Chinese herbs: side effects, adverse reactions, caution, contraindications, herb-drug interactions, etc.
Note: This will be the third class by Dr. Chen on TCM treatment of viral infections and coronavirus (Covid-19). Please try to watch the first two classes before attending this third one.
Webinar one: TCM Treatment of Influenza and Viral Infections. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7Y86…
Webinar two: How Coronavirus (Covid-19) is treated with TCM in China https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDp6g…

Watch below on the day of the webinar:

John Chen, PharmD, PhD, OMD, LAc

Dr. John Chen is a recognized authority in both western pharmacology and Chinese Herbal Medicine, having combined formal training in both fields with extensive research ‘on the ground’ in China. He teaches at the USC School of Pharmacy, Emperor’s College, Yo San University of TCM, OCOM, Five Branches, AOMA and ACTCM, and has taught numerous professional seminars across the U.S. and internationally. Dr. Chen’s published works include Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology (2003, AOM Press), Chinese Herbal Formulas and Applications (2008, AOM Press), and Chinese Herbal Formulas for Veterinarians (2012, AOM Press) for which works he is the lead author.

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