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Online Chinese Herbal Medicine Study Program 2021
Expires After: Does not Expire

The 2021 Program will begin Tuesday May 18, 2021.

This online study program is taught by Thaddeus Haas, MSTCM, Dipl.OM. This program is an in-depth study of the clinical application of Chinese herbs and formulas. The material is presented in such a way as to promote learning and embracing Chinese herbal medicine in a practical, simplified way for beginning students as well as seasoned practitioners and educators. The program was developed by Dr. Christine Cannon, DAOM, who has developed and fine-tuned the curriculum from her 25 years of teaching Chinese herbal medicine online, and for accredited colleges in Colorado, and Hawaii.

The program consists of 6 modules taught over 12 months. Five of the modules consists of 6 lectures, and the sixth module consists of 4 lectures. The live lectures are held each Tuesday at 10:00am – 12:00pm MST. You can join the weekly live lectures, or listen to them at your convenience. You have lifetime access to the recordings and will receive detailed digital handouts.

What you will learn:

  • The theoretical principles on the use of Chinese herbal medicine
  • How to use the different forms of Chinese medicine – decoction, powder, or pills for example.
  • Herb drug interactions.
  • 27 categories of herbs and key formulas that relate to each category.
  • Specific herbs and formulas from each category that are commonly used in the contemporary practice will be covered, prioritizing each herb and formula as primary – most effective, most often used and secondary – less commonly used, but useful.
  • Relevant theoretical, diagnostic, clinical information and “treatment tips” for each category
  • Documented and academically agreed upon cautions and contraindications for all herbs and formulas covered.


The 6 modules are approved for 12 NCCAOM CEU PDA points each
(a total of 68 points for the whole program)
CA Approved


Course Calendar and Cost

The program consists of 4 six-week modules of 2-hour live lectures each Tuesday from 10:00am to 12:00pm MST. (Total of 68 program hours)

  • Module 1:     Tuesday May 18, 2021 through Tuesday June 22, 2021
  • Module 2:     Tuesday July 13, 2021 through Tuesday August 17, 2021
  • Module 3:     Tuesday September 7, 2021 through Tuesday October 12, 2021
  • Module 4:     Tuesday November 2, 2021 through Tuesday December 7, 2021
  • Module 5:     Tuesday January 11, 2022 through Tuesday February 15, 2022
  • Module 6:     Tuesday March 8, 2022 through Tuesday March 29, 2022

Course Content

Module 1:

  • Introduction and overview of the development of Chinese herbal medicine
  • Methods of delivery of Chinese herbal medicines
  • Herbs and formulas that: Release the Surface Clear Heat and Cool Blood

Module 2:

  • Herb/Drug interaction
  • Herbs and formulas that:
    • Clear Heat and Dry Damp
    • Clear Heat and Toxins
    • are Moist Laxatives and Purgatives
    • Resolve Food Stasis

Module 3:

  • Herbs and formulas that:
    • Drain Damp
    • Resolve Wind Damp
    • are Aromatic and Transform Damp
    • Stop Cough and Wheezing
    • Dispel Hot Phlegm
    • Dispel Cold Phlegm

Module 4:

  • Herbs and formulas that:
    • Regulate Qi
    • Move Blood
    • Stop Bleeding

Module 5:

  • Herbs and formulas that:
    • Warm the Interior
    • Tonify Qi
    • Tonify Blood
    • Tonify Yin
    • Tonify Yang

Module 6:

  • Herbs and formulas that:
    • are Astringent
    • Anchor Yang and Calm the Spirit
    • Nourish the Heart and Calm the Spirit
    • Dispel Wind and Stop Tremors