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The Total price of this course is $192, which is $142 for the audio CD content which is included in the course plus the PDA exam cost of $50. $192 is charged up front. 

This acupuncture continuing education course on Shen is based on a high quality audio recording of a seminar presented in November 2005. Jeffrey Yuen is the speaker, in front of a live audience in Maryland in the United States.  The subject is a comprehensive look at the “Shen” in Chinese Medicine. You can receive continuing education credits for listening and studying the material if a worksheet is filled out, and an exam taken. The continuing education credit comes from the NCCAOM as professional development activity (PDA) with a certificate. To find out more about the PDA process visit the summary of the course process

The concept of Shen in Chinese medicine has always been elusive. Yet Shen is the single factor that is the root of all diseases and conditions of life. Shen and its dynamics are rarely taught within the curriculum of TCM – creating a missing link in grasping the essence of Chinese medicine. It is often inadequately translated as spirit, purpose, mind, Dao, etc. yet the concept of Shen extends beyond alchemy, religion, philosophy, mysticism and self-cultivation. Jeffrey Yuen provides an in-depth discussion on the different aspects of Shen and its manifestations, including the concepts of Ling, Hun, and Po. In addition, the influences from other traditions on Chinese Medicine are examined pertaining to the Shen. Lastly, clinicians learn how to effectively treat Shen disturbances.  Visit the topic knowledge included in the course for more information on this acupuncture continuing education course on Shen. Find out more by reading about Shen instructor Jeffrey Yuen.

Fifty percent of the profits from the sale of these CDs goes to benefit the International Tai Chi Association. The course material comes in the form of an Audio CD set which comes in a vinyl case with CDs in sleeves – can sit on your bookshelf or be easily carried. The set contains 10 CDs. There is a limited number of these CD recordings and no more will be produced. However, once the audio CDs are all sold, the course will be converted to a video which will be created from the original audio recording, using slides showing each original episode (disk) and track and a summary of information in the track. Visit vimeo.com where Maryland Acupuncture Society video offerings are hosted to experience this in several free to watch trailers. . 


Maryland Acupuncture Society
PO Box 5498 
Takoma Park, MD 20913



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