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Field to Market: Herb Quality & Safety (field-market)


Course Description

Dr. Skye Sturgeon presented this material to the member schools of the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine in 2020 and it consists of lecture and discussion supported by a slide presentation. The topic is an overview of how Chinese herbs and herbal products are regulated, the steps that are taken to ensure that the correct species of herbs are authenticated, and how quality parameters are defined and confirmed.

NCCAOM: Approved for 1 PDA in Safety. Provider #683
California Acupuncture Board: Approved for 1 CEU in Category 1. Provider #680.

About the Instructor

Skye is the Quality Assurance Manager and Special Consultant for Mayway, USA. Skye was the former Chair of Acupuncture & East Asian Medicine and core faculty member at Bastyr University, core faculty member and Faculty Council Chair at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and President and Senior Professor of the Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley. Before making Chinese medicine his career choice, Skye held various positions in the Natural Foods Industry for 12 years and prior to that was a clinical biochemist and toxicologist.

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California CEUs: 1 NCCAOM CEUs: 1

  • Field to Market Course Instructions
  • Field to Market Course Video
  • Field to Market Course Worksheet
  • Field to Market Course Assessment
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever