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Upcoming events

    • 23 Oct 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • 9401 Mathy Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031

    Introduction to Chinese Medical Ophthalmology
    presented by Dr. Andy Rosenfarb ND, L.Ac., C.A.

    7 CEUs

    Learn How To Effectively Treat Eye Diseases with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine 

    Date:  Sunday, October 23, 2016, 9am - 5pm 

    Location: Virginia University of Oriental Medicine
                        9401 Mathy Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031

    Fee: $80 by 10/15
              $100 after 10/15
              Free for VUOM Students 

    TCM Ophthalmology is a rapidly growing specialization in both the US and abroad. The demand is high for practitioners with specialized knowledge and methodology for treating ophthalmic conditions like Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Retinits Pigmetosa (RP), Glaucoma, and Diabetic Retinopathy. 

    This course provides quality information and tools that enable the practitioner to gain genuine confidence translatable to a clinical setting. At the completion of this course the student will have a greater understand and appreciation for Chinese Medical Ophthalmology, with the ability to develop treatment strategies for patients diagnosed with the main degenerative eye diseases and ophthalmic conditions. 

    Course Objectives

    • Understand the Basic Western Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye
    • Describe the Common Conventional Eye Diseases, Etiology, and Treatment 
    • Explain the Foundational Chinese Medical Theory in TCM Ophthalmology 
    • Explain TCM Treatment Guidelines & Treatment Plans for Common Eye Conditions, Supplements, Diet, Nutrition, and Lifestyle for Vision Preservation 

    About the Presenter

    Dr. Andy Rosenfarb 
    ND, L.Ac., C.A.

    Clinical Director and Founder
    Acupuncture Health Associates

    Dr. Rosenfarb has been working in this field for over 15 years. He studied Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California, earning his Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine, and then continuing his post-graduate studies at Zhejiang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hangzhou, China. 

    Dr. Andy Rosenfarb, founder and clinical director of Acupuncture Health Associations in Westfield, NJ, is a world-renowned expert in the field of Chinese Medical Ophthalmology. Since 1997, he has been leading the field in integrated treatment methods that combine Traditional Chinese Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, and new cutting-edge therapies to help people suffering from debliating eye diseases to maintain and improve their eyesight. Drawing from his extensive training and clinical experience, Dr. Rosenfarb recently teamed with researchers at Johns Hopkins University to design the acupuncture protocol for the first-ever clinical study on the efficiency of treating Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) with acupuncture. 

    Dr. Rosenfarb is Board Certified in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, and is a founding member of the National Guild for Acupuncture. He serves on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM), and as an Executive Council Member of the Speciality Committee of Ophthalmology, of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine. He is the co-author of two books, Healing Your Eyes with Chinese Medicine and Ophthalmology in Chinese Medicine. 


    • 13 Nov 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Won Institute for Graduate Studies, 137 South Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038

    The APA proudly presents:

    Balancing Hormones: The Five Phases of Feminine Life
    Presented by Anastacia White

    When: Sunday, November 13, 2016, 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where: Won Institute for Graduate Studies
                137 South Easton Road
                Glenside, PA 19038

    Cost: $125 (before 10/10/16), $145 (after 10/10/16

    PDAs: 7.5 PDAs

    This seminar covers hormonal imbalances of women from menarche through menopause. Learn how to understand feminine life in a paradigm of five phases and how these phases correspond to the Five Elements and Five Spirits. A presentation of endocrine system physiology and how hormones become disrupted causing disharmony with Jing, Shen, and the Zhang Fu. The Chinese medicine pathologies of amenorrhea, menorrhagia, PMS, dysmenorrhea, PCOD, and menopause. Chinese herbal formulas, essential oils, and flower essences for treatment of soma and Shen. This class does not address acupuncture strategies. 

    Cancellation policy: 50% refund before October 12th, no refund on/after November 5th

    To register, click here

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