The Most Popular Continuing Educational Courses of 2016

The Most Popular Continuing Educational Courses of 2016

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The 15 most popular online TCM / Naturopathic courses of 2016.

These online courses can deepen your knowledge, heighten your confidence and increase your practice success.  Check out the list of courses that your colleagues chose to study, fulfill their continuing education requirements, and deepen their knowledge.


You receive 2 years access to course quizzes to complete for CEU/PDA/CPD when you register and Lifetime access** to the materials (recording and handouts)
**  lifetime access - Course materials remain in your account  as long as Pro D can continue to support the recordings with future technology. 

Pro D Seminars' Most Popular Courses of 2016

1.  Ethics (ET), Safety (SA) and Professional issues 

NCCAOM requires 2 PDA in ET and 2 PDA in SA.  AACMA  and CTCMA require 4 hours in Professional Issues.  No surprise these were the most popular since they are mandatory.   The feedback was very positive, actually amazing.  These courses are worth watching whether required or not by your regulatory body.  

"I was worried that a required safety/ethics course would be a waste of time, but this was very helpful and relevant. Thanks!" Rebecca

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2. The Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine - The Complete Series - By Jane Lyttleton

Year after year, Jane Lyttleton's Treatment of Infertility course is always in the top 5 most watched.  This course has been updated with PCOS and the module Combining IVF with TCM module, plus it has been converted to our iPad friendly player.  This course was already great and not it just got even better. It is a must watch if you treat any fertility patients.

 "Wonderful course! I really like the way Jane tied Eastern and Western together since our clients all "think in Western".   ~ Cindy

"The addition of the updated IVF information makes this course current and valuable. Jane Lyttleton is an excellent teacher and shares knowledge from applying basic TCM principles in years of clinical practice as well as current research. Jane is dedicated, passionate, and curious in her approach to infertility and combining TCM with western medicine. Great course!"   ~ Barbara


  Jane Lyttleton will be offering a series of new online courses in 2017... stay subscribed to be notified

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3. Nuturing the Fetus by Debra Betts and Sabine Wilms

In a format that has been tested and refined over a number of years, Sabine Wilms and Debra Betts discuss detailed and specific information on "Nurturing the Fetus" for each of the ten months of pregnancy, and postpartum care from the perspectives of state-of-the-art biomedicine and classical Chinese medicine

I absolutely loved this course! I am so grateful for Debra Betts incredible knowledge on fertility, pregnancy and postpartum and for Sabine's incredible passion for the classical texts. I will be listening to the course again and referring to my handouts frequently. I am so excited to help all the mum's to be out there! ~Jana

Excellent presentation which taught me a lot of things I previously wasn't aware of in the support of pregnant clients. ~ Samuel

I loved this webinar.  Debra and Sabine made the information very accessible.  I feel like I can use what I learned tomorrow in my clinic. ~Laine

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4. Constitutional Facial Acupuncture™: the New Protocols by Mary Elizabeth Wakefield & MichelAngelo

This constitutionally-based treatment protocol recognizes the face is the most emotive part of the body. It uses gentle origin/insertion techniques to address muscle imbalances relating to emotional expression, as well as lines, wrinkles and sagging tendencies. Three levels of treatments —Jing, Ying and Wei — and the three Shen scalp points support the facial protocols. This information is well organized and practical, and the treatments can be tailor-made for each patient.

One of the best classes I have taken. Now I want more! ~Connie 

  Great webinar. Very informative, precise and well conducted. I would like to thank the whole team for bringing such       wonderful speakers and session to us. ~Sunil

  Brilliant ! Please bring them back ! ~Lauren

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5. A Five Spirit Approach to Treating Shock and Trauma by Lorie Dechar

In this class, practitioners will learn about trauma and its effects on the body, mind and spirit. We will look at how the organism's response to overwhelming life experiences has a positive, life-preserving effect, yet over time can become debilitating and a cause of disease in itself.

I really loved this seminar. Lorie 's book The 5 Spirits is an absolute bible for me so it was wonderful to hear her lecture. I just can't believe I haven't attended workshops with her before (although I am in Australia!) ~ Keri

I found the webinar to be enlightening and gave some great, instantly usable ways to work with trauma in clinic. I am excited to begin exploring the use of essential oils in conjunction with the work I am doing. ~ Tanya

 Would have gladly sat through an additional four hours of this material but this course gave me useful, actionable information as well as sparking interest in further exploration. ~ Dia

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6. Gu Syndrome: Unique Strategies for the Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Lyme Disease, Parasites and Other Chronic Inflammatory Conditions by Heiner Fruehauf

Lyme disease is on the rise and many of our complicated syndrome patients may have parasites and Gu.  Must watch course to treat the complicated chronic illnesses.

"Heiner has re-inspired me herbally, and given me an even deeper appreciation of the power of Chinese herbal medicine. Heiner is very well versed in the ins and outs of this subject matter, and communicates in a concise, clear, methodical and thorough manner. I believe that the information presented in this course will provide much food for thought for some time. This is a must do course for practitioners interested in difficult to treat, complicated internal patterns of chronic disharmony. I will *definitely* be attending more of Heiner's lectures."   ~Caitlin 

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7. PCOS: TCM Approach by Western Phenotype for Increased Clinical Efficacy and Improved Fertility by Kandace Cahill

PCOS is the #1 cause of reproductive infertility worldwide. And yet, PCOS has historically been described as “too difficult to treat” by many TCM practitioners.

This course serves to demystify misconceptions surrounding PCOS. By unraveling PCOS from an etiological perspective, we will learn what PCOS is—and what it is not. You come away from this course with not only a deeper understanding of the pathophysiology of PCOS, but specific TCM treatment recommendations—including acupuncture point protocols and herbal prescriptions and modifications—that reduce PCOS symptoms and lead to improved reproductive outcomes. You will also have the tools for talking with your patients about lifestyle modifications they can adopt for long-term success.

Amazing course! Well worth the time and money. ~ Kristin

Excellent course! Wonderful break-down of diagnosis and treatment from Kandace! ~ Helen

Excellent course! Great integration of Western & TCM information. Kandace was very clear, concise and easy to follow. It got me excited to treat more PCOS cases in my own practice. ~ Maureen

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8. Assisted Reproductive Technology Overview for the Chinese Medicine Profesional by Lee Hullender Rubin

Based on her groundbreaking research, Dr. Lee Hullender Rubin will teach you to safely and effectively integrate Acupuncture and Chinese medicine with IVF and significantly increase your patients' chances of having a baby.

In this 5-module series, you will learn Lee’s evidence-based approach of using the whole system of Chinese medicine to support women going through assisted reproductive treatments like IVF, Frozen Embryo Transfer cycles, Donor Egg cycles, and Intrauterine Insemination cycles.

I thought this was a great presentation, very clear. I'm a total beginner to this and wasn't confused at any point and felt that the presenter followed a logic order in her explanations. ~Alexandra

Incredibly helpful course for acupuncturists, Doctors of TCM, and naturopathic doctors who work with couples undergoing ovulation induction, IUI and IVF. Dr. Lee Hullender Rubin is a wealth of knowledge, and has wonderfully outlined the most common diagnostic tests, medications, and procedures used in ART. ~ Meghan

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9. Habitual Miscarriage: Diagnosis and Treatment with Case Studies by Sharon Weizenbaum

This is an herbal medicine course. For many women, the difficulty they are having is not with fertility but with maintaining a pregnancy once conception has occurred. From a Chinese medical point of view, there are many reasons why a woman miscarries. 80% of miscarriages happen within the first 3 months of pregnancy and these are by far the main ones Chinese medical practitioners will see in our clinics. Women who have difficulty conceiving and have conceived through artificial means are at a much higher risk for early miscarriage. It is important for any practitioner who is working with fertility patients to have a very good understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of habitual miscarriage. During this one day seminar …

Sharon is a great presenter with a deep understanding of Classical Chinese Medicine and the experience to match. I can't thank her enough for sharing her wisdom! ~ Meagan

I love Sharon's ability to illustrate complex Shan Han Lun concepts in ways that are clinically useful. ~ Rebecca

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10. Neuropuncutre for Bu Mei, Sleeping Disorders by Michael Corradino

In this webinar you will learn how to treat sleeping conditions utilizing the Neuropuncture system. You will also learn the neurophysiology of sleep and how that relates to the neurophysiology of acupuncture. Neuropuncture applies neuroscience to the traditional TCM acupuncture model, creating evidenced-based, clinically proven protocols, and outcomes that are clinically reproducible.

Love Dr. Corradino's stuff ~ Jay

Thank you! Looking forward to taking more classes on neuroacupuncture! I appreciated the detail to specific info so we can easily start incorporating the training in practice. ~ julie

excellent presentation, treatment protocols which are straight forward ~ David

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11. Neuropuncture Points and Electrical Acupuncture by Michael Corradino

Dr. Corradino will discuss the locations are of the 23 Neuropuncture acupoints that connect and communicate with our CNS, their neuroanatomy, spinal innervation, and functions/ conditions treated. This course will also provide more detailed case studies, Pain upon palpitation (PUP) clinical assessment protocol, Needle technique, through explanation and application to Electrical Acupuncture, integrated protocols and an intro to Scalp and Auricular Neuropuncture.

Extremely useful and interesting seminar, that covered theoretical background, modern scientific research, and practical application. ~ Kornelia

We should definitely have these courses in school. It's about time we integrate neuroscience with TCM! ~ Nathan

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12. Electroacupuncture for Pain and Orthopedics and Electroacpuncture for Pain and Orthopedics: Advanced Class by Don Lee

Don’s 4 CEU/PDA/CPD online course on Electroacupcture (EA) was so well received and many of you asked for more on treating specific conditions and case studies.  Your requests have been heard and answered.  Don Lee aso offers an advanced course using EA.

"I had an electroacupuncture course at Bastyr University with Steve Givens about 12 years ago. I thought it was excellent from both western and eastern perspectives and emphasis. It was required there, as it should be in any acupuncture training. Took this one due Don Lee's good rep and clinical experience and for a brush up and wasn't disappointed. Re-inspired me regarding estim. Don keeps things in depth and simple at the same time. Immediately clinically useful."   ~ Donna 

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13. Clarifying Diagnosis by Sharon Weizenbaum

This 20 CEU/PDA/CPD approved online seminar provides registrants skills and tips to clearly make a diagnosis.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Signs of not knowing how to diagnose
  2.  Basis of definitive diagnosis
  3. The diagnostic foundations of Zang Fu, Qi, Blood and body fluid, and the 8 principles
  4. The foundations of physiology through the paradigm of numerology
  5. Case studies to both practice and demonstrate making a clear diagnosis

This course has presented me with one of clearest and most helpful ways of accumulating information and using that information in order to obtain an effective working diagnosis to help the patient I have ever taken. ~ Valerie

Fantastic course - I'm so enthusiastic about Chinese medicine now! a big thank you. Sharon is so clear enthusiastic and inspiring. sharing her knowledge with so much kindness! ~ Nina Maya

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14. Treating Thereapy-Resistant Chronic Pain with Auricular Medicine by David Maybee

The ear offers an exciting and precise map of the brain that can be non-invasively accessed for assessing and treating challenging, chronic conditions that are otherwise blocked from healing. Learn how to read the ear and access its direct pathway to the brain that results in profound healing with an individualized, hence more effective approach. This webinar will give you practical information that you will be able to use in your practice the next day!

Thank you. i am certain I will be able to apply this knowledge in my clinical practice immediately. ~ Rose

I am now considering pursuing certification in this modality. ~ Joyce

Excellent presentation. I use auriculotherapy in my practice and found the information clear and useful. The counterblockages, point precision and functional points will be very useful to me in clinic. ~ Michael

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15. Neuropuncture: Treating Lumbar Spine and Knee Conditions: Module 8 by Michael Corradino

In this webinar you will learn how to treat lumbar spine and knee conditions utilizing the Neuropuncture system. Neuropuncture applies neuroscience to the traditional TCM acupuncture model, creating evidenced-based, clinically proven protocols, and outcomes that are clinically reproducible. This webinar will also cover topical herbal poultices and different mediums.

Every ProD course I have of Michael's have been extremely effective in my clinical practice. The dialogue regarding the treatments is also very helpful for the patient's understanding and trust. ~ Peter

Excellent course! Michael does a fantastic job explaining the neuroscience and revealing the connection to acupuncture points. We gain practical and immediate clinical application to improve pain management results. ~ Allyson

I love that Dr. Corradino uses an integrative approach for treating patients. This is another great webinar with information that I will be incorporating this week ~ straight forward, easy to understand, and very pertinent to my practice. I look forward to the next webinar! ~Julie

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Extend/reactivate a course for 2 more years


You have access to the quiz for 2 years to complete for CEU/PDA/CPD.


If you need more time you can apply for a request for a 2 year extension or even reactivate an expired course.


You also have lifetime access** to the materials (handouts and recordings) for continued review and learning. So you can watch it over and over again.


** lifetime access = Course materials remain in your account beyond the 2 years as long as we can continue to support the recordings with future technology.


If your 2 years access has expired and you want to reactivate your course(s) or if your course(s) will be expiring soon then you can also apply for an additional 2 year extension to your quiz access to complete for CEU/PDA/CPD.

Click here for more details on how to extend or reactivate a course


So there you have it...

Most Popular courses of 2016