Community Medicine in the 21st Century

AN OLLI AT DU LECTURE SERIES

According to an article in The Times of India, Community Medicine is the sexiest profession of the 21st century. Addressing health promotion and disease prevention from a personal and community level it touches hundreds of souls at a time. The public health education and prevention approach of Community Medicine has the potential to improve the health and quality of life for millions of people. Media messages about health can be overwhelming and confusing, and this is especially true for complementary and alternative medicine. Learn to make sense of alternative medicine and what it can do for you. (more…)

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Exploring the Promise of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Four Saturday’s Sept 8, 15, 22, 29 1:00-2:30 pm.

Cost is $40 for all four lectures!

Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine 1441 York St. Denver, CO 80206

Overview:

Take a journey through 5000 years of Traditional Chinese Medicine while learning about the history, theories and clinical applications of the worlds most widely used form of Traditional Medicine. This exploration of holistic medicine will teach you a wide spectrum of choices for taking care of your own health that focuses on prevention and self-healing. This lecture series is a comprehensive exploration of the eight pillars of traditional Chinese medicine. This course will focus on the roots of this ancient medicine as well as the evidence base for it’s potential in modern clinical settings. Along the way, we will discuss the phenomenon of Qi that governs traditional Chinese medicine and the nature and characteristics of the various treatment modalities used in the modern clinic. We will also explore the 4000-year history of traditional Chinese medicine and look at where future research may lead. Learn to make sense of alternative medicine and what it can do for you.

“A doctor who treats disease after it has already happened is a mediocre doctor,

the superior doctor treats the disease before it happens” 

The Yellow Emperor’s Classic on Internal Medicine 

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