Patient Intake as an Act of Self-Care

Speaker: 
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
Lecture Type: 
Breakout Session
Lecture Day: 
Day 2
Room: 
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Credits: 
1.50

Description

We generally consider the intake as a time to listen deeply to a new patient, to let them know we care and to offer them healing words and actions.  In this workshop, Sharon Weizenbaum will discuss how these ideas, though they seem so obviously correct, can disable us at the starting line of a new patient relationship.  We will explore how a fundamental awareness and loving concern for our own experience in the intake room is key to the best outcomes.  With the foundation of almost 40 years of practice, Sharon will share her discoveries on how a commitment to self-care enhances rapport, confidence and accuracy and treatment outcome as well as and prevents burnout in the clinical experience.

Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H

Sharon Weizenbaum graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture in 1983 and has been practicing Chinese medicine for over 30 years. Her first gynecology teacher was Dr. Zhu Shu-rong from Shang Hai. In 1990 she traveled to Hang Zhou where she studied herbal gynecology with Dr. Qiu Xiao-mei as well as Chinese language. She continued her language study at Mt. Holyoke College and translates much of her own teaching materials. In 2007 she traveled back to China to study classic formulas with Dr. Huang Huang, who continues to be one of her teachers. She studied and apprenticed with Kiiko Matsumoto for 12 years and developed Integrative Mandala Acupuncture as a synthesis of her study with both Chinese and Japanese acupuncture teachers. Sharon is the director of White Pine Healing Arts clinic and educational facility. She teaches the Graduate Mentorship Program and Integrative Mandala Acupuncture nationally as well as shorter courses. Her articles have been published in The Lantern and in the North Amercan Journal of Oriental Medicine. She is known for her engaging, clinically relevant and clear teaching style.

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Symposium Location

Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada

778-861-3826