Event: Introduction to Auriculotherapy: A Value-Added Therapy to Any Medical Care Plan

Introduction to Auriculotherapy: A Value-Added Therapy to Any Medical Care Plan


Did you know?

Did you know that the auricle of the ear is the only region of the body where the vagus nerve extends to the superficial surface of the body?

This is one of several explanations to support the growing body of scientific and clinical evidence for using auriculotherapy to treat a variety of pathological conditions including but not limited to pain, drug addition, cancer care, anxiety, insomnia, weight management and more.

This seminar will review the medical indication and application of auriculotherapy. Protocols will include anterior and posterior acu-points on the ear. Each participant will receive 2 hours of combined lecture and practical application, a PDF of the lecture notes, an ear probe and ear seeds to keep, worksheets for acu-points, protocols including anterior and posterior acu-points and supervised practice.

Auriculotherapy is a value-added service due to the efficacy, low cost, non-invasive nature and minimal time required. In some cases, seeds can be applied in less than 2 minutes and patients can self-stimulate the points over several days.

Course content:

1. Origin and evolution of auriculotherapy
2. Review of ear anatomy, embryology and innervation
3. Identifying and locating key acu-points on the anterior and posterior ear
4. Identifying yang alarm points
5. Application of ear seeds using an ear probe
6. Clinical scenarios
7. Review of the medical literature and evidence
8. Evidence-based auriculotherapy protocols

Register by calling in to Tandem at 604.670.0590
Space is limited to 32 participants


Bioclinic Naturals has kindly provided one supplement package for raffle in each group (1/16 chance of winning!).

Dr. Moore will be providing a complimentary botanical rose-glycerite tasting.

*Naturopathic medical students, acupuncturists and naturopathic doctors are eligible to attend. The CNBPC has suggested that the hours for this seminar could be reported for CNPBC acupuncture certification CEs or category A credits.

It’s going to be an awesome event!

Sunday October 21, 2018

Hosted at Tandem Clinic
183 West 2nd Avenue,
Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1B8

Group 1: 10-12 pm
Group 2: 1-3 pm


Early Bird Pricing! Register by October 5, 2018 and receive the following pricing:
Naturopathic Students: $85
Naturopathic Doctors: $150

Registrants after October 5, 2018:
Naturopathic Students: $135
Naturopathic Doctors: $200

*Register by calling Tandem Clinic at 604.670.0590

Meet the presenter

Dr. Moore is registered with the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia and holds certifications in acupuncture, prescribing authority and IV therapies. She is a hospital and residency-trained naturopathic doctor with a special focus in integrative cancer care. Dr. Moore also teaches and supervises naturopathic medical interns at Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine and is a published author and an experienced speaker. She incorporates ear seeds or auriculotherapy into most of her in office treatment plans and has noticed that patients truly value auriculotherapy and frequently request it.

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