Foundations of Chinese medicine Pediatrics - Weekend Course

 “There is no Dao among the common people that is greater than the Dao of Nurturing the young, If (Children) are not Nurtured when they are young, they will die before reaching adulthood...”

(Sun Simiao 652 Ac., S.Wilms, Venerating The Root)



The course will include a broad introduction to the treatment of children according to Chinese Medicine texts from Sun Simiao to today, alongside up-to-date and very practical treatment protocols aligned with the modern child and parents.


The course will focus on allowing Chinese Medicine practitioners to work alongside conventional pediatric care facing modern issues such as Infectious diseases, vaccinations, antibiotics use and resistance and more.


Target Audience

Practitioners with a background in chinese medicine in the field of acupuncture, manual therapy, herbal medicine and nutrition.



Day 1:

1. Foundations: Basics of pediatric care, Child development

2. Basic diagnosis and observations: Excess and Deficient Child, The 5 Pediatric types, Pulse taking, Abdominal diagnosis and other special observations


Day 2:

3. Respiratory system: Physiology and Pathophysiology, including upper respiratory infections.

4. Digestive system: Physiology and Pathophysiology including Nutrition.


The course will also include introduction to Special Techniques in Pediatric care:

● Gentle Needling, AcuStrickers, Moxa and basic Shonishin and herbal formulas


Date: 25./26.11.2023 (Präsenzkurs)

(Sa. 10:00 -18:00, Su. 9:00-16:00) 


Language: English




Entry Requirements:

Basic Knowledge of Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture


Credits: 15 UE (11,5 hours)

Credits for member of AGTCM, TCM Fachverband Schweiz und BDH e.V.


Lecturer:  Assaf Mor




Tomberger Str.27, 53359 Rheinbach


Costs (early-bird-price *): 

1) Standard: 394 €  (early-birds-price 375 €)

2) Members of AGTCM and SGTCM Alumni: 315 €  (early-birds-price 300 €)

3) Member of  TCM-FVS: 355 €  (early-birds-price 337 €)

 early-birds-price: Registration before 10.10.2023


Dozent: Assaf Mor


Manager & Owner of Refuot – Integrative Medical Center, Expert in Chinese Medicine Pediatrics and General Practice in Chinese Medicine.

Assaf is a busy practitioner and teacher of Chinese medicine. Practices Acupuncture, Shiatsu, herbal therapy and Qi Gong, specializing in the treatment of children, adolescents and adults.

Assaf practice is a unique combination of Classical Chinese medicine philosophy with modern approach based on Japanese practice. This combination allows him to adjust the treatment to the patient by applying a gentle but effective techniques.

Assaf is a graduate of Broshim Campus for Integrative Medicine in the Tel Aviv University in Shiatsu and Chinese medicine. Assaf continued his studies in Classical Chinese medicine, Stems & Branches, Meridian Theories, Pediatrics Acupuncture, Manual and Herbal Medicine, Shonishin and KMI Japanese Acupuncture. Assaf completed an advanced clinical internship in acupuncture at the Guan An Man Hospital in Beijing and continues to learn and professionalize in courses around the world.

Assaf is the founder and Co-owner (with Elad Itzhakov) of the ICCM -The International Community for Chinese Medicine, Based in Israel that is focused on promoting knowledge and professionalism in Chinese Medicine and organizes the Annual ICCM Congress, one of the leading professional congresses in Chinese Medicine in Europe.

Assaf is the founder of AcuPedic© an up-to-date clinical system based on vast philosophical foundations to sustain better health in children and future adults.

Assaf is the Head of the Pediatric division in Refuot and is the Leader & Head instructor of the AcuPedic© Full year training program in Chinese Medicine Pediatrics, a collaboration with the ICCM.

Assaf is a Teacher and Clinical instructor for Chinese medicine at Broshim Campus for Integrative Medicine in the Tel Aviv University and teaches in several other schools and programs around the world.

Assaf served as the head of Chinese Medicine Service at the Pediatric surgery division at the Sheba Medical center at Tel Hashomer focusing on Pre and Postoperative treatments.