Relevance of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Health Care


Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 12:00pm PT - 2:00pm PT
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One challenge is that not all healthcare providers, including nurse practitioners, may be familiar with the concepts and practices of traditional Chinese medicine. Promoting interdisciplinary collaboration and education can help bridge this gap, enabling healthcare professionals to work together to provide more holistic care that addresses both the physical and mental aspects of health. Step into the ancient tapestry of health and wellness with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a time-honored system that weaves together a rich mosaic of theories and principles. Originating in the ancient realms of China, TCM stands as a holistic approach, harmonizing the delicate balance within the body. From the precision of acupuncture to the nurturing touch of Tui Na massage, the wisdom of herbal medicine, the artistry of dietary therapy, and the grace of exercises like Tai Chi and Qi Gong – TCM paints a canvas of well-being that has endured for millennia. Embark on a journey where ancient traditions meet modern understanding, and the essence of health is found in the unity of mind, body, and spirit. Welcome to the timeless embrace of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

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This event offers 2.0 contact hours to attendees.
Accreditation Info: Pacific Lutheran University Center for Continued Nursing Learning (PLU CCNL) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation..


Fujio McPherson
Fujio McPherson MSN, NP, M.Ac, DAOM

Nurse Practitioner at US Army

As a Nurse Practioner and Licensed Acupuncturist, my practice not only includes medical assesment and treatment using modern science but also an eastern assessment and treatment profile that uses the tools of Traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine to promote health and healing. I am also the Director of the Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine Institute (AIM Inst) Providing training in medical acupuncture to Nurse Practitioners Specialties: womans health, anxiety, chronic pain