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Shen/Hammer Contemporary Chinese
Pulse Diagnosis Series

Program Details

Shen/Hammer Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis Seires
An Essential Skill for Acupuncture/Oriental Medicine Practitioners!

If you have ever felt uncertain of your pulse-taking abilities this class will truly introduce you to the complexities and nuances of the pulse message and give you a new confidence in your diagnostic skills.

This is a system developed by Dr. Leon Hammer in conjunction with the late Dr. John H.F. Shen. It is comprehensive in its coverage of pulse depth, rhythm, rate and interpretation of qualities felt on the pulse. Besides the 6 principal positions, it addresses 22 complementary positions on the pulse, including Large and Small Intestines, Gallbladder, Pelvis/Lower Body, Diaphragm, etc. Use of these positions is critical in the diagnosis of any internal medical conditions.

Dr. Hammer has spent over 20 years perfecting this hands-on teaching method. Half of the class time will be spent palpating pulses, starting with the first class and developing over the subsequent days. The Introductory material is covered in 4 days over 2 weekends.

Participate in the Intermediate session to work directly with patients and analyze each case to improve your level of experience and understanding of pulse diagnosis. Intensify your skills to offer better treatment success for your patients due to improved diagnosis. You will notice an immediate change in your diagnostic and clinical skills. A workbook will be provided for each student.

Pre-requisite: You need to complete the 2 introductory sessions in order to attend the intermediate session.

Very limited enrollment: Due to the very intense, hands-on nature of this training we can only take 15 students in the introductory module and 12 for the intermediate session.




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