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Highland Hospital Integrative Medicine Residency Program


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Highland Hospital Integrative Medicine Residency Program


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ASCM4us@gmail.com


ASCM4us@gmail.com


 

Clinical Practice of Tibetan Medicine for Acupuncturists: Treatment of Anxiety and Insomnia 

-- Adam Okerblom, L.Ac, Certified Tibetan Medicine Practitioner and Instructor

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ADAM OKERBLOM is a professional practitioner and educator in the fields of Traditional Tibetan Medicine and Chinese Medicine. He holds a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM), and a Graduate Diploma in Traditional Tibetan Medicine Studies.  Adam Okerblom is a certified Level One Instructor of Tibetan Medicine through the Shang Shung International Institute School of Tibetan Medicine. He has interned and studied extensively in Asia.

This course will provide Licensed Acupuncturists with foundations theory and practical clinical tools for the treatment of anxiety and insomnia, from the ancient healing tradition of Tibetan Medicine. The course presents the theoretical basis for Tibetan Medicine in general, then focuses on the specific pathology, etiology and treatments pertaining to anxiety and insomnia.

The course follows the four methods of treatments taught in traditional Tibetan Medicine including treatment by diet, lifestyle, herbal medicines and therapeutic interventions. In this class we will explore the comparable and contrasting aspects of Tibetan Medicine versus TCM in theory and practice. We will demonstrate how Acupuncturists can integrate Tibetan Medicine theory and treatments into their clinical practice, implementing effective and simple therapeutic techniques for the treatment of anxiety and insomnia.

 

 
 
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American Society of Chinese Medicine


Promoting Chinese Medicine Through Education

American Society of Chinese Medicine


Promoting Chinese Medicine Through Education

 

Our Mission statement

* Leading Chinese Medicine into the mainstream.


* Working to prevent insurance company discrimination, and to protect our profession's scope of practice.

* Promoting Chinese Medicine education by connecting Chinese Medicine teachers and practitioners through rewarding continuing education seminars.

* Bringing together Chinese and English Speaking practitioners

 
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Our Courses


Founded by industry experts, ASCMUS offers specialized Continuous Education Units to foster a deeper understanding of Chinese medicine

View Upcoming CEU

Our Courses


Founded by industry experts, ASCMUS offers specialized Continuous Education Units to foster a deeper understanding of Chinese medicine

View Upcoming CEU

ASCM Membership

 Many associations have been formed since Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture has been legalized in America almost half a century ago.  Often these associations are either Chinese speaking or English speaking.  ASCM strives to integrate the two cultures and provide an association where the two groups work together for the advancement of Acupuncture in the United States.

ASCM is two groups, a Chinese group and a English group that is covered by a board comprised from members of both groups.  The president of ASCM serves for two years and is elected from the Chinese speaking members for one term and then the English speaking members for the next term.

  

Membership Benefits:

1.MIEC Malpractice Insurance discount

2.Eligible to apply for Highland Hospital TCM Residency Program

3.Higher negotiated MediCaid reimbursement in Alameda County

4.Peer to peer assistance in practice management and case discussion (bring your questions to the upcoming CE class)

5.Bilingual CEUs, attend English Speaking or Chinese Speaking Seminars; 4-6 Seminars in each language per year. 

6.Active involvement in Chinese Medicine political action.  Your membership includes $100 for political action (not tax deductible).

7.Receive up to date information or news pertaining to Chinese Medicine Community.

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The Board


The Board


Rona Ma - President

Earned her M.D degree in 1981 at Qingdao Medical School, Shandong China and has been working as a licensed acupuncturist in CA since 1985. She is currently the Vice Chair of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies adversary committee. Her mission is to unite all Chinese Medicine practitioners and gather support among the public. She wants develop and promote Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture worldwide in order to better serve people.

Bina Jangda - Vice President (English Dept. Leader)

A licensed acupuncturist since 2008, Bina is passionate about advancing the field of acupuncture.  Currently she is the director at TCM Review Seminars, Inc and also runs a busy practice.  Her goal is to help strengthen the field of acupuncture by bring together practitioners of all backgrounds and cultures so that together they can provide exceptional healthcare for the public.

Juli Zhu - Vice President (Chinese Dept. Leader)

As a graduate of Traditional Chinese Medicine from China, I am passionate and excited to bring my experience to our new association with a vision to bring Chinese and American cultures closer, to work together  for the future growth and education and advancement for all of us now and particularly for our future associates.

 

Lillian Huang - Secretary General

She has worked as a licensed acupuncturist for 20 years and has been passionately serving the Chinese Medicine community through association activities ever since 1997.  She believes in not waiting for others to nurture and protect our profession, each and everyone of us should has the responsibility to do so.

 

Victoria Tuan - Political Action Committee

With 6 year experience as an officer in the Chinese Medicine Association Political Action Committee, I am passionate to work with everyone who is concerned with making Chinese Medicine one of the leading professions to our communities.