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Course 7: Advanced Herbal Prescription Writing (44GR)


Buy the 8-course bundle and get 1 class free! Mark Frost, MSTCM, L.Ac. joins Mayway in this 8-course series presenting the art of custom herbal prescription writing. Each course is approved for 2 CEUs/PDAs. This course covers the four essential skills necessary for practitioners to be able to write herbal prescriptions individually tailored to the needs of each patient. These include a review of patient interviewing skills, enhanced diagnostic evaluation, the necessity of a detailed treatment principle, and a revisiting of herb categories in order to clearly differentiate the unique applications of herbs within each category. The course will provide you with information you will use the very next day in your office. Most importantly you will learn new ways of seeing and thinking. Practice case studies for you to do outside of class will be provided with each module.

"I cannot teach you everything you need to know in three years, but I can teach you how to think and to learn from your patients. You should never stop learning." Dr. Yat Ki Lai, ACTCM Co-Founder.

Order the course set of 8 as a bundle to save, or purchase each course individually. Each course is approved for 2 continuing education credits.

Course 7: Astringents, Calm Spirit

Recorded on February 8, 2021

  • NCCAOM: Approved for 2 PDAs. Provider #683 in AOM-CH.
  • California Acupuncture Board: Approved for 2 CEUs. Provider #680 in Category 1.

In the seventh class we will take an in-depth look at the most frequently used herbs within the Astringents and Calm Spirit categories. The review will include graphs comparing individual herb functions, thermal properties, entering meridians and best use for each herb. Discussion will include examples of specific applications of herbs within the category, and common Dui Yao combinations used frequently in classic herbal prescriptions. Brief case studies will also be used to highlight specific functions of herbs. Student questions will be answered when presented. Mini case studies will be utilized during the lecture to highlight various herb application.

All inquiries regarding Mayway courses should be sent to seminars@mayway.com.

California CEUs: 2 NCCAOM CEUs: 2

  • Course 7 Instructions
  • Course 7 Handout
  • Astringents Herbs Video
  • Calm Spirit Herbs Video
  • Course 7 Worksheet
  • Course 7 Assessment
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever