Course introduction

Treating Alzheimer with chinese Medicine

with Greg Sperber

5.5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. Currently, considered the 6th most common cause of death in the United States, but according to the National Institute of Health, it should be ranked third. While the most common form of dementia, there are lots of different types other than Alzheimer’s. This course will examine these dementias from both biomedical and Chinese points of view, and discuss Chinese medical diagnostics and therapeutics. Often biomedical treatment involves pharmaceuticals with adverse drug reactions. Chinese medicine can help treat and support patients with dementia. Participants will leave with a real-world approach to treating these conditions.

Course Goals A participant in this course will be able to: 1. Understand Alzheimer’s and other dementias from a biomedical perspective 2. Apply Chinese and biomedical diagnostics to patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias 3. Develop appropriate and effective treatment strategies

Video-Class with Online Examination

(unlimited access)

  • Two CEU credits (EMR, TCM-Fachverband and ASA

  • Course fee: € 50.-

  • watch and rewind video as often as you like

  • Learn at your own pace

  • Multiple-Choice Exam at the end of the course

  • Ask your questions to your lecturer by e-mail

Course snippet

Course Overview

  • 1

    Treating Alzheimer

    • Treating Alzheimers Slides

    • MMSE

    • Introduction

    • Early and late Dementia Symptoms

    • Diagnosis of Dementia

    • What is Alzheimer Disease

    • Biomedical Treatment

    • Chinese Medical Approach

    • Differential Diagnosis

    • Thank You and Goodbye

    • Quiz

About the lecturer


Greg Sperber

Dr. Greg Sperber is currently a practitioner of Chinese medicine and host of Sperb’s Herbs Podcasts. Previously, he has been Vice Provost at Bastyr University California, Dean of the College of Eastern Medicine at Southern California University of Health Sciences, clinical chair and director of clinical services at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego (PCOM), and a clinical supervisor and professor at several colleges and universities. He is co-author of Integrative Pharmacology, Combining Modern Pharmacology with Integrative Medicine and Playing the Game, A Step-by-Step Approach to Accepting Insurance as an Acupuncturist. Dr. Sperber received a masters and doctor of acupuncture and Oriental medicine from PCOM, San Diego, a medical degree from Flinders University of South Australia, and a master of business administration from National University. He has been a past president of the California State Oriental Medical Association and has spoken at many conferences about Chinese medicine, business, drug-herb interactions, pharmacology, and ethics and professionalism.