Cupping & Scraping | Communications

4 Communications/Ethics CEs for Oregon LMTs
Saturdays, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm  | $80
January 20
February 17
March 10

Explaining the tell-tale marks from cupping and scraping (khoodt, gua sha, cao gio) can be a daunting task. In this workshop we’ll focus on simple and efficient ways to help your client understand anatomy, physiology, and pathology from a traditional medicine perspective, what the markings mean, and why they need to bundle up after a treatment.

Material will include:

• Simply and effectively explaining Traditional models of anatomy, physiology, and pathology, and why it is important when using Traditional practices like cupping and scraping (gua sha, khoodt, cao gio, etc).

• Simply and effectively explaining the Traditional Medicine understanding of cupping and scraping marks to clients, client’s family members, and other health care professionals.

• How Traditional Medicine understandings affect client intake/interview, informed consent, and compliance with post treatment care instructions.

• Verbal, written, and visual (pictures and demonstration) tools for use with clients.

• Communicating the goals, mechanisms, and effects of Traditional practices like cupping and scraping to other health care professionals.

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Registration Workshop will be held at The Emerald Acupuncture Center. No previous bodywork experience is necessary, pre-registration required. Workshop taught by Jim Madras, LMT #7853.

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