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R. Keith Bell

The Needle in the Haystack: Acupuncture Protocols for the Prevention and Treatment of Burnout Syndrome

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Price: $75.00
Live Event
06/07/2020 - 08:30 to 13:30
Pacific Standard Time PST/PDT (Vancouver BC, Los Angeles CA)
Live Online Webinar

Early-bird price $75 until May 1st. Regular rate $100.

Even if you cannot make the scheduled time for the live webinar, you will still be able to watch the recordings. Video recordings of the live webinar are placed into your account within 48 hours of the class, so the course will be waiting for you to watch when you are ready.

Live webinars fulfil all 50 hours of live CEUs for California. You have 2 years access to the recording to complete for CEU/PDA.


Live Webinar: 8:30 am PDT, Sunday, June 7th, 2020.
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The Needle in the Haystack: Acupuncture Protocols for the Prevention and Treatment of Burnout Syndromeimmediately after purchaseuntil 06/07/2022 - 23:59
Course Contents: 
This course will introduce the Chinese Medicine Practitioner to the concept of Burnout Syndrome, and to the twelve-stage burnout cycle theorized by psychologist Herbert Freudenberger and Gail North. We will examine other leading theories of Burnout syndrome and utilize scientifically accepted burnout inventory tools to best assess patients as to their level of burnout.

1. Understand the historical development of burnout syndrome as a medical diagnosis.
2. To identify the signs of possible Burnout Syndrome using Freudenberger’s Twelve Stage Burnout Cycle.
3. To become familiar with commonly used Burnout Inventories and how to use them in a Chinese Medicine setting.
4. Learn the first steps in preventing all Burnout Syndrome using Conscious ‘Self-Awareness inventories in a clinical practice (VIA reports, Birkman analysis).
5. How to accurately make a differential diagnosis of Burnout Syndrome using Chinese Medicine diagnostic methods.
6. Learn mechanisms of how acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can treat Burnout Syndrome effectively utilizing Luo points, divergent meridians, and extraordinary vessels.
7. To administer Acupuncture point combinations for each phase of Burnout Syndrome.
8. To prescribe herbal formulas and dietary therapies, when necessary for burnout recovery.
9. To differentiate between Burnout Syndrome, Stress, and Depression.
10. Identify 5 resources to assist in recovery from Burnout, Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Post-Traumatic Stress and when to refer out.

D7 Presenter: 
R. Keith Bell

Introduction to Holistic Preconception Planning

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Introduction to Holistic Preconception Planning - Distance Education
Florida 50-8743; 20-477736, 4 CEU
CTCMA; 4 CEU, Category B3 - Alberta CAAA; 4 CEU - NZRA; 4 CEU
Texas Provider CAE00011; 4 CAE (ACU) - Illinois (225.000020); 4 CEU
NCCAOM 553-288; 4 PDA AOM-OM - CONO 3.0 Cat A
ABORM 4 CEU EXAM & Member Renewal
California 591: 4 CE hours Category 1

Introduction to Holistic Preconception Planning

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01-20-2015 through 01-20-2021
Price: $99.95
Florida 50-8743; 20-477736, 4 CEU
CTCMA; 4 CEU, Category B3 - Alberta CAAA; 4 CEU - NZRA; 4 CEU
Texas Provider CAE00011; 4 CAE (ACU) - Illinois (225.000020); 4 CEU
NCCAOM 553-289; 4 PDAAOM-OM - CONO 3.0 Cat A
ABORM 4 CEU EXAM & Member Renewal
California 591: 4 CE hours Category 1
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Introduction to Holistic Preconception Planningimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
Category 1

Conception is the beginning, the act of giving form to new life, to a person. This miraculous act of creation lays the foundation for pregnancy, the birth experience and the new baby’s quality of life.


  • What is Holistic Preconception Planning?
  • Why preconception planning is important and when it should start
  • What the Classical Chinese Medicine texts say
  • Other Eastern Classical texts and preconception/conception

Why is Preconception Planning Neglected in Western Society?

  • Recent research on womb ecology & health and how it relates to Classical/TCM theory
  • Holistic vs Reductionist approach to preconception planning and how it relates to TCM
  • History of Holistic theory in the West
  • How Classical and Traditional Chinese Medicine support holistic theory

History of Conscious Conceptions Preconception Planning Program

  • Integration of Classical/TCM with Functional Medicine and Mind-Body Medicine
  • Shift from the treatment of infertility to optimal fertility
  • Clarification of terms: Integrative, Complementary, Alternative
  • Whole medical systems and how Classical/TCM fits

Define a Conscious Conception

  • Terms: Attention, Intention, Clarity, and Confusion, and how these states of consciousness affect Qi, Blood, and Shen

Clinical Evaluation and Practical Treatment Strategies in Holistic Preconception Planning

  • Accessing readiness of the patient
  • Determining imbalances in the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and interconnected self
  • Form personalized treatment plans based on Classical/TCM constitutional analysis and Functional Medicine testing
  • When to utilize functional medicine, laboratory testing, and western diagnosis
  • Seven useful Functional Medicine tests for the TCM clinic
  • Practical treatment strategies to optimize balance and fertility, addressing the patient holistically
  • Wellness plans utilizing acupuncture, Chinese herbs, lifestyle counseling, TCM nutrition, and mind-body medicine techniques

The assessment of common conditions that affect fertility utilizing TCM and Functional Medicine diagnostics, then, treating these conditions with acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, medical foods, and vitamins and supplements including:

  • Endometriosis
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vulvodynia
  • Amenorrhea
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • PCOS
  • Ovarian cysts

A word about “The Pill” and long term usage of hormonal birth control  

  • TCM perspective
  • Functional Medicine approach
  • How to assess imbalances, or possible damage, from hormonal birth control utilizing Functional Medicine testing
  • Studies to support how “The pill” affects a person holistically
  • Remedying imbalances from long term usage of hormonal birth control

Suggestions on implementing Holistic Preconception Planning into an established practice

  • One year outline utilizing both classical/TCM and Functional Medicine
  • Marketing strategies

Summary, Question and Answers, Program Worksheet, and Quiz

D7 Presenter: 
R. Keith Bell

R. Keith Bell

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R. Keith Bell

R. Keith Bell, MSOM, DIPL Ac, LAc. A native Virginian, R. Keith Bell is a nationally recognized expert in the field of Holistic Health. He has spent over 20 years studying and practicing the healing arts and Oriental medicine. In 2000, Keith opened Oriental Medicine Specialists, the first medical clinic in Richmond to offer the full scope of Oriental medicine, including acupuncture and Chinese Herbology.

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