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Alumni

Continuing Education

“Keeping in touch with the University has its benefits”

South Baylo University (SBU) is exceedingly fortunate to have alumni who provide support services and care about the future of SBU. The alumni association has also been generous to current SBU students by donating and offering alumni scholarships.

In recognition of the alumni contributions, SBU have expanded services for our alumni by providing online resources for employment opportunities, practices, office space for sale and rent, and practitioner referrals.

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April 3rd, 2021 Saturday (Online)

 

SBU English Alumni Association CE seminars

Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) 
Topic: Integrative Neurology – Part I
Speaker: Dr. Farshid Namin
Unit: 5 hours

 

Course Content:

In this course, the participant will learn the foundation of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, a physical examination for neurological diseases, and TCM treatment for cerebrovascular accidents and facial paralysis. The following topics will be discussed in this course.
1. The essentials of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology for acupuncturists
2. Major neuroactive mediators involved in acupuncture stimulation
3. Overview of TCM treatment for cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
4. Overview of TCM treatment for facial paralysis

    Joining Info: English Alumni Association will email a meeting link to the English class faculty members.
     (email: sbueaa@gmail.com,  website: www.sbueaa.org

     

    March 30th, 2021 Tuesday (Online)

    CE course prepared by SBU Administration Office 

    Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) 
    Topic: Qi Gong and Acupuncture Practice 
    Speaker: Dr. Aaron Hong
    Unit: 3 hours

     

    Course Content:
    Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique that involves meditation, controlled breathing, and movement exercises. In this course, the correlations between Acupuncture and Qi Gong will be discussed. By experiencing and understanding the biological internal energy flow of the human body, practitioners can utilize proper channels and methods to balance the energy. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to practice Qi Gong not only for their exercise for health but also to help out the patients.

    Joining Info: meet.google.com/drp-pjzy-xax

    (Dial-in: (US) +1 636-229-1268 PIN: 224 600 414#)

    March 14th, 2021 Sunday (Online)

     

    SBU Chinese Alumni Association CE seminars

    Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Pacific Time – Los Angeles)  
    Topic: Understanding the pathological mechanisms behind acupuncture treatments for hypertension and visceral diseases
    Speaker: Dr. Jinyin Shan
    Unit: 8 hours

     

    Course Content:

    This course introduces the pathology of hypertension and visceral diseases, and the regulation of autonomic nerves to viscera, and its Acupuncture treatment plans. The main mechanism of acupuncture treating hypertension and of autonomic nerves. Mastering the pathologic change of these diseases will be helpful for visceral diseases is the regulation using acupuncture to treat these diseases effectively. The mechanism, pathological changes, and acupuncture treatment for hypertension will be discussed in this course. Also, Characteristic of visceral activity, how do autonomic nerves control the viscera, mechanism of acupuncture treatment for the visceral disease will be discussed.

      Joining Info: meet.google.com/imf-ruki-gne
      (Dial-in: (US) +1 470-839-8248  PIN: 577 271 983#)

       

      December 20th, 2020 Sunday (Online)

       

      SBU Chinese Alumni Association CE seminars

      Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Pacific Time – Los Angeles)  
      Topic: Diagnosis of soft tissue injury and pain and acupuncture treatment
      Speaker: Min Shi, Ph.D., L.Ac.
      Unit: 3 hours

       

      Course Content:

      This course covers the diagnosis and treatment of soft tissue injuries and pain by Acupuncture approaches. The scope of application of acupuncture (manipulation) for soft tissue lesions, main mechanism of soft tissue injury pain, clinical manifestations and diagnosis of soft tissue injury, and comparison of various medical treatments for soft tissue injuries will be discussed.

        Joining Info: contact SBU Chinese Alumni Association (email: sbuechinese@gmail.com, website: www.sbuchinese.org)

         

        December 13th, 2020 Sunday (Online)

         

        SBU Chinese Alumni Association CE seminars

        Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Pacific Time – Los Angeles)  
        Topic: Intractable Diseases Series in TCM
        Speaker: Ru-Ping Wan, DTCM, L.Ac.
        Unit: 8 hours

         

        Course Content:

        Course description: Research and treatment of difficult and complicated diseases is an important topic for Chinese medicine clinicians. In this course, how to master the key points in diagnosis, how to determine the nature of the disease, the priority of treatment, and the synchronous treatment of acupuncture and medicine through a thorough analysis will be discussed.

          Joining Info: contact SBU Chinese Alumni Association (email: sbuechinese@gmail.com, website: www.sbuchinese.org)

           

          December 5th, 2020 Saturday (Online)

           

          SBU English Alumni Association CE seminars

          Time: 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) 
          Topic: An Integrative Approach to Treating Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy
          Speaker: Nazanin Rohani, MD, MSAOM, L.Ac.
          Unit: 4 hours

           

          Course Content:

          This course will present an overview of peripheral nerve injuries including etiology, anatomy, underlying pathologies, and differential diagnosis. Description of evidence-based assessments as well as treatment approaches that can be incorporated into clinical practice will be reviewed. Course Objectives are as following:

          1. Define Peripheral Neuropathy, its types and causes;
          2. Learn to recognize PPN signs and symptoms and how it is diagnosed;
          3. TCM approach for Neuropathy;
          4. Understand TCM treatment options. Acupuncture points and herbal medicine.

          Joining Info: contact SBU English Alumni Association (email: sbueaa@gmail.com,  website: www.sbueaa.org 

           

          December 19th, 2020 Saturday (Online)

           

          SBU English Alumni Association CE seminars

          Time: 1 pm – 6 pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) 
          Topic: Herbal Tea Recipes in terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine
          Speaker: Jung Sook Kim, DAOM, L.Ac.
          Unit: 5 hours

           

          Course Content:

          This course provides a brief history tea, its culture around the world, introductions of popular herbal teas available on market shelves or online, and its health benefits.

          Participants will be informed of differences between herbal tea, infusion, and decoction as well as herbal teas’ cautions when making it, and how to prepare it. Also, Participants will be informed of Herbal Tea Recipes according to the TCM aspect. Course Objectives: On completion of the course, participants will be able to:

          1. Understand the history of Tea and its culture around the world;
          2. Understand Herbal teas in comparison to True Tea;
          3. Understand the most popular Herbal Teas can be purchased and their health benefits;
          4. Understand the differences between Herbal Teas, infusion, and decoction;
          5. Understand how to make herbal teas, their preparations, and cautions;
          6. Presents Herbal Tea Recipes according to the TCM aspect.

          Joining Info: contact SBU English Alumni Association (email: sbueaa@gmail.com,  website: www.sbueaa.org 

           

          November 22th, 2020 Sunday (Online)

          SBU Chinese Alumni Association CE seminars

          Time: 9 am – 5 pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) 
          Topic: Essential Theories of Longevity and Health Maintenance from the Yellow Emperor’s Book of Medicine 
          Speaker: Li, Hong, DAOM, L.Ac.
          Unit: 8 hours

           

          Course Content:
          Kidney Qi and human development from birth, growth, aging, and the principles of maintaining health will be discussed in this course. Kidney Chi plays an important part in the development of reproduction and human development, it is one of the important concepts one has to learn and understand.  More so, the “Four Chi Regulation” guides the way for one to follow and maintain good health. Participants will learn about the principles and rules for their great meanings behind them. Furthermore, there are special characters and quality of one’s appearances, body structures to show one’s longevity potentials. All these important concepts are based on the “Yellow Emperor’s Book of Medicine”.

          Joining Info: contact SBU Chinese Alumni Association (email: maxwei12@yahoo.com,  website: www.sbuchinese.org)

           

           

          November 1st, 2020 Sunday (Online)

          SBU Chinese Alumni Association CE seminars

          Time: 9 am – 5 pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) 
          Topic: New Trends in Acupuncture coverage by Health Insurance Plans 
          Speaker: Min Shi, Ph. D.,  L.Ac.
          Unit: 8 hours

           

          Course Content:
          This course is to Introduce various up-to-date insurance plans, coverage, and insurance companies in the acupuncture profession, focusing on the new dynamics of insurance acupuncture payment and the places that are often overlooked or mistaken in the insurance claim process. The participants will learn useful knowledge and skills and take fewer detours. The successful participants will be more confident in dealing with the various insurance challenges they may encounter in daily practice in the clinic. At end of the seminar, there will be will an open discussion with the participants regarding various insurance claim issues, difficulties, and solutions on the insurance claim process.

          Joining Info: contact SBU Chinese Alumni Association (email: maxwei12@yahoo.com,  website: www.sbuchinese.org)

           

           

          October 22th, 2020 Thursday (Online)

          SBU CE Seminar – for SBU faculty members only

          Time: 2 pm – 6 pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) 
          Topic: Diagnosis and Treatment for Tinnitus with MTM (Modulated Tinnitus Masking) System
          Speaker: Sairomi Choi, L.Ac.
          Unit: 4 hours

           

          Course Content:
          This course provides basic knowledge and skills of diagnosis and treatment of Tinnitus to ensure that AOM practitioners to understand tinnitus in both conventional and alternative medicine approaches for improving patient care and health outcomes. This course covers an overview of the basic research and strategies, methods, and goals of  Tinnitus treatment. Topics include studies about tinnitus, data analysis, and interpretation, and treatment methods using MTM (Modulated Tinnitus Masking) technology.

          Joining Info: Google Meet link will be emailed to faculty via email prior to the course. 

          October 11th, 2020 Sunday (Online)

          SBU Chinese Alumni Association CE seminars

          Time: 9 am – 5 pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) 
          Topic: Health Improvement by TCM 
          Speaker: Tianming  Zhang, L.Ac.
          Unit: 8 hours

           

          Course Content:
          The objective of the course is Health improvement by TCM. As the pace of development of modern society is getting faster, the pace of people’s lives is accelerating as well. And the pressure people are bearing is also increasing. In such a living environment, it is easy to neglect our own adjustments. Therefore our bodies are constantly operating under an overloaded state. While various modern diseases and physical disorders continue to grow, more attention is drawing to the importance of TCM health care.  This course will introduce TCM dietary strategies for health maintenance, exercise, and sports activities for physical and mental health, and regulate the harmony of the internal organs through Yin Yan balancing. The instructor’s abundant clinical experiences from American Day Care Center for the Elderly and other clinics and research activities will be shared with the participants.

          Joining Info: contact SBU Chinese Alumni Association (email: maxwei12@yahoo.com,  website: www.sbuchinese.org

           

          October 2nd, 2020 Friday (Online)

          SBU CE Seminar – for Faculty, Alumni members, and students

          Time: 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) 
          Topic: Taoist Acupuncture of Korea 
          Speaker:  Aaron Hong, L.Ac.
          Unit: 4 hours

           

          Course Content:
          Taoist Acupuncture treatment is based upon the philosophy of the correspondence between Nature (Tao) and human beings. Nature has a vital effect on the health of people thought the appropriate balance of yin and yang. This course provides a deep understanding of the activation of the Source Qi of traditional Taoist Acupuncture to improve the whole body condition of patients rather than treating symptoms.

          Joining Info: Google Meet link will be emailed to registered persons on 10/2/2020. 

          September 29th, 2020 Tuesday (Online)

          SBU CE Seminar – for SBU Facuty members only

          Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) 
          Topic: Clinical Research Design 
          Speaker: Dr. Ki Haeng Cho, Ph.D., L.Ac.
          Unit: 4 hours

           

          Course Content:
          This course covers an overview of the basic research strategies, methods, and goals of clinical research. Topics include study design, data analysis, and interpretation, and determination of appropriate methodologies to answer different research questions. Participants will learn about bias and confounding in observational research, the clinical value of diagnostic tests, the use of cross-sectional, case-control, and cohort study designs, and various statistical modeling used in clinical research.

          Joining Info: Google Meet link will be emailed to faculty via email prior to the course.

           

           

          September 26th, 2020 Saturday (Online)

          SBU English Alumni Association Continuing Education

          Time: 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) 
          Topic: COVID – 19 and Patterns of Disharmony According to TCM
          Speaker: Teresita Cheng Yu, MD; DAOM; JD
          Unit: 4 hours

          Dr. Teresita Yu trained in Neonatal Medicine from UCLA Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and was Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center for 15 years. After retiring as an intensivist, she pursued a career in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine obtaining a doctorate degree from South Baylo University. She had a successful practice in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine for ten years. She subsequently went to Law school to fulfill a high school dream of becoming a lawyer. She passed the California Bar in 2018.

          Course Content:
          The first part lecture will cover the new corona virus causing the devastating pandemic named SARS CoV-2. It’s morphology, host transmission, population at risk and current statistics worldwide, in the United States and specifically California.
          The second part will explain how the virus causes the disease known as COVID-19 from exposure to infection. This session will explain the progression of disease based on pathophysiology in producing the common signs and symptoms from its mild to severe presentations. Mortality rates and post-COVID-19 morbidity will also be discussed.
          The third part will cover the TCM perspective. Looking at the disease from a different angle (EARTH-WIND-FIRE). Participants will re-examine patterns of disharmony (imbalance) based on TCM principles and where they can make a difference in the care of the post-COVID patients with on-going morbidity.
          The final session will discuss the current guidelines in the suppression, treatment and prevention of the COVID-19 involving CDC/WHO guidelines in slowing spread of virus, current treatment and future preventive vaccine.

          Contact:
          Email address: sbueaa@gmail.com
          Website: www.sbueaa.org

           

          September 26th, 2020 Saturday (Online)

          SBU English Alumni Association Continuing Education

          Time: 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) 
          Course Title: Nutrition and Digestive Health
          Speaker: John Cassone PhD, LAc, DAOM
          Unit: 4 hours

          Dr. Cassone began his career nearly thirty years ago as an athletic trainer using fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle modifications with the goal of ultimately improving the quality of life for those he serves. He owns and operates a fitness gym since 2000 and opened his practice in 2004. He holds a master’s degree in clinical nutrition, a Ph.D. in clinical nutrition, a second master’s degree in East Asian Medicine (MSAOM), and a second doctorate in East Asian Medicine (DAOM). Dr. Cassone is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of California and operates a high volume clinic seeing over 150 patients a week. He has also written 3 books and treats patients all over the world.

          Course Content:
          This course provides an overview of the digestive system including anatomy and physiology related to common pathologies. Dr. Cassone will discuss concepts from both Eastern and Western approaches and how to use clinical nutrition for better patient outcomes. Participants will learn signs and symptoms related to gastrointestinal dysfunction and how to differentiate appropriate nutritional strategies.
          The lecture will cover commonly used supplements from companies that offer pharmaceutical grade products as well as some herbal medicine strategies.
          Participants will be informed of available options based on ingredients and their restorative properties and clinical applications.
          Dr. Cassone will also be covering dietary strategies for each condition.

          Contact:
          Email address: sbueaa@gmail.com
          Website: www.sbueaa.org

           

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