Upcoming events

    • 21 Jan 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CST)
    • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
    • 20

    Practical Moxibustion

    A class on the practice of direct moxibustion

    Tom Hurrle, L.Ac.

    A hands-on seminar teaching how to use direct moxibustion as practiced in Japan safely and effectively in your clinic.

    You will learn:

    • Technique for applying half rice grain size direct moxibustion, with a goal of applying 5 cones in one minute while maintaining patient comfort
    • Integrating moxibustion with your treatment strategy
    • Use of moxibustion to treat pain, with a focus on knee and back pain
    • Differentiate findings on the skin and in muscle tissue to apply appropriate stimulation
    • Sawada’s whole body moxibustion treatment (tai ji okyu)
    • Moxibustion using a bamboo tube (Fukaya style)
    • Special effect moxa points
    • A summary of Japanese research on the effects of moxibustion
    • Assigning moxibustion for patient homework using Ibuki moxa
    REQUIRED supplies: moxa kit, available to purchase here ($35). If you don't have a moxa kit, you will be able to purchase 2 grams of Ultra Pure moxa and incense at the class for $5.

    This class is eligible for

    7 Illinois CEU’s

    7 NCCAOM PDA’s


    ILaaom professional members:  $125
    Non-Member Professional: $165
    ILaaom Student Members: $65 
    Non-Member Student: $95

    • 10 Feb 2018
    • 11 Feb 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Double Tree by Hilton, 75 W. Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois, 60005

    ILaaom Continuing Education Presents:

    “Treating Cancer Patients with Chinese Herbs” by Sharon Weizenbaum, L.Ac

    Sharon will define “cancer” from a Chinese medical point of view, discuss how we diagnose and treat our patients so they have the best chance of thriving, present case studies and much more!
    February 10th 9AM to 5PM
    and February 11th 9AM - 4PM
    12.5 IL CEU’s
    NCCAOM approval pending

    Location: Double Tree by Hilton 
    75 W. Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights,Illinois, 60005, 
    USATEL: +1-847-364-7600

    Lunch is Included along with tea/coffee and snacks
    Gluten free and Vegetarian Options are available

    Full Course Registration

       Early Bird  Regular
     ASA/ILaaom Members  $375  $425
     Non-Members  $425  $300
     Student Members  $250  $300
     Student Non-Members  $300  $350

    Single Day Registration

     Early Bird*  Regular
     ASA/ILaaom Members  $210  $235
     Non-Members  $235  $260
     Student Members  $135  $160
     Student Non-Members  $160  $195

    * Early Bird Deadline February 2, 2018

    In her class, Sharon will teach how we define “cancer” from a Chinese medical point of view. She will also discuss the following points from various case studies including:

    • Understanding water metabolism in the treatment of pancreatic and prostate cancer

    • Understanding, diagnosing and treating the Shao Yang in the treatment of throat cancer

    • Understanding, diagnosing and treating the Yang Ming in the treatment of stage 4 lung cancer and much more!

    Visit Sharon’s website here to learn more about her teachings and clinic.

    • 25 Feb 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Bistro Chen, 10 E. Miner Street, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

    Please join us for an evening of socializing with our community and colleagues, a delicious dinner including vegetarian options, speakers from our field, raffle prizes, and a silent auction. 

    Members-- please log in to the website to register for member pricing.

    Ticket prices:

    Early Bird-- Valid through February 18, 2018

    • Professional Members & Guests $55
    • Student Members & Guests $32
    • Non-members $65

    Regular price tickets:

    • Professional Members & Guests $65
    • Student Members & Guests $37
    • Non-members $75
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