Our immune systems are under attack! Our high-stress lifestyles and environments take a great toll on the strength of our immune system and our ability to withstand the onslaught of disease. Herbs and numerous other natural remedies are safe, powerful guardians and defenders of our health.
April 5, Sat, 10a.m.-4p.m.
Instructor: KP Khalsa, DN-C, RH, CC.
(4.5 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)
Discover how to use natural medicines to combat viral and bacterial infections, and to support and strengthen the immune system. Practitioners will add several lesser-known techniques to the tool kit, and everyone will find several remedies they can use right away. Protect your health using natural healing herbs and remedies.
Upon completion of the seminar you will be able to:
Describe the basic clinical features of at least three types of infections
Apply three new botanical medicine techniques, including use of herbs from India, China and America
Describe at least six natural remedies for the immune system, including dietary supplements, diet, herbal teas and lifestyle adjustments
Meals: One hour lunch break - Bring a sack lunch or eat in Bastyr's dining commons
Location: Bastyr University Kenmore Campus, room #184. Bastyr University is housed in an older facility with fluctuating interior temperatures; it is advisable to wear layers. Also, Bastyr is a “fragrance-free” campus.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs, PDAs, CMEs):
CEUs available for NDs (except CA & OR)
CEUs available for LMPs licensed in WA
CEUs available for PTs & OTs licensed in WA
CEUs available for ARNPs & RNs licensed in WA
CEUs available for DCs licensed in WA
Category II CMEs available for MDs & PAs licensed in WA
NCCAOM PDA points approved for LAc’s
CEUs pending approval for LAc’s licensed in CA
Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa, DN-C, RH, CC, is one of the today’s foremost natural healing experts. As one of a very few clinicians with 40 years in the natural health field, he has a wealth of experience teaching and using healing herbs, vitamins, minerals and medicinal foods in real life situations.
Khalsa, the national president of the American Herbalists Guild, is the author of over 3,000 published health articles and has written or edited 30 books on nutrition, herbalism and health. He has presented over 200 times at national and state conferences, on such diverse topics as herbal medicine and therapeutic nutrition and is featured in several DVD continuing education courses.
Khalsa personally trained in herbalism and food therapy with Ayurvedic master Yogi Bhajan for 35 years. He is a state certified dietitian-nutritionist, and a nationally registered herbalist. He is on the faculty of the botanical medicine and Ayurveda departments at both Bastyr University and National College of Natural Medicine, and is a professor at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.