News (2015).

2015 Annual General Meeting and the international Symposium

17th October 15

Society of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture (Vic.) Inc. (FCMA-Vic) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the International Symposium will be held on Sunday 22 November 2015 in Melbourne. The theme of this Symposium is “Latest clinical developments in Chinese medicine”. The Organising Committee of the Symposium will, but not limited to, invite experts from Yunnan University of Chinese Medicine to exchange the up-to-date information on Chinese medicine practice, which aims to improve practitioners’ clinical skills and provide better personalised treatment to patients. The AGM is to summarise the activities in the past year and discuss the development planning of the association. FCMA members who participate in the AGM and the Symposium can encounter eight hours of formal continuing professional development (CPD).

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FCMA/SCMA SEMINAR 4, 2015

6th July 15

Introduction to Jin’s Three Needle Techniques Professor Qing Yuan (Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, China)

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FCMA/SCMA SEMINAR 3, 2015

6th July 15

Safety of clinical application of Medications. Pros and Cons of Herb-drug Interactions: Discussion from paracetamol Prof Liping Yang (Director, Clinical Pharmacology Division, Beijing Hospital of Ministry of Health, China)

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News of Child Dead 2015

4th May 15

It is with great sadness that the Federation of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Societies of Australia (FCMA), one of the peak bodies representing Chinese medicine in Australia, have learned of the tragic death of a seven year old boy in Sydney following attendance at a workshop on so-called ‘Paida Lajin therapy’ or ‘slapping and stretching therapy’. “This ‘Paida Lajin therapy’ reported in the press in relation to the child’s death is not part of orthodox Chinese medicine training nor is it known to have an evidence base in Chinese medicine for treating type 1 diabetes” said professor Lin Tzi Chiang, PhD, national president, FCMA.

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FCMA/SCMA SEMINAR 2, 2015

4th May 15

Clinical application of Shang Han Lun formulas

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