California Acupuncture CEU / PDA Courses & Requirements

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California Acupuncture Continuing Education

California Board Provider #1304
CA Acupuncture Recertification Requirements:

ACE offers acupuncturists in California both “Category I” and “Category II” CEU courses. 
The California Acupuncture Board requires acupuncturists to obtain 50 CEUs every two years before the last day of your birthday month.
Here is the break down of the 50 Credits:
  • 25 credits Distance Learning (ex. Online Article).
  • 25 Credits Have to be Live (ex. Class face to face interaction)..
  • 5 credits out of the 50 could be business or practice management courses.
Please note – The California Board does not require any NCCAOM Certification. 

California Acupuncture CEUs

California Acupuncture Board Approved

Distance Learning Reading Material

California ONLY CEU Reading Courses Option 1

Buy 23 CEUs, Get 2 CEUs Free!  Savings of $19.98. Total $229.77
Fulfills two years of Long Distance California course requirement.

Courses Included:

Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Women's Menstrual Disharmonies - 2 Acupuncture CEUs:PDAs

Courses Included:

Acupuncture for the Treatment of Anxiety
(1 CEU)
Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine for Women’s Menstrual Disharmonies
(2 CEUs)
“#1 Guide” to Acupuncture for Bi Syndrome in the Meridians
(2 CEUs)
Acupuncture Ethics Part 1
(2 CEUs)
3 Safety Lessons – Acupuncture for Pediatrics
(2 CEUs)
TCM for Allergies & the Common Cold
(4 CEUs)
A Basic Guide to Cannabis, it’s History, & Science
(4 CEUs)
“#1 Guide” to Understanding Lyme Disease
(6 CEUs)

A Basic Ethics Guide in Billing:  Laws, Regulations, & Fraud
(2 CEUs/PDAs, Cat II)

California ONLY CEU Reading Courses Option 2

Buy 14 CEUs, Get 1 CEU Free!  Savings of $9.99. Total $129.87

“#1 Guide” - Acupuncture for Bi Syndrome in the Meridians

Courses Included:

3 Basic Lessons in Nutrition
(3 CEUs)
Acupuncture Ethics Part 1
(2 CEUs)
“#1 Guide” to Acupuncture for Bi Syndrome in the Meridians
(2 CEUs)
TCM for Allergies & the Common Cold
(4 CEUs)
3 Safety Lessons – Anatomy & Acupuncture
(2 CEUs)
3 Safety Lessons – Acupuncture for Pediatrics
(2 CEUs)

Individual Acupuncture CEU Courses

20 Things to Know About Breast Cancer – 20 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
This acupuncture continuing education course dives into many key topics involving breast cancer. The acupuncturist can expect to learn about how breast cancer begins, how it spreads, health screening, possible risk factors, environmental risk factors, genetic risk factors, male vs. female breast cancer, drugs to reduce the risk, possible treatment options, side effects of these options and much more.

“10 Tips” for Understanding Statin Medications – 18 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
Learn more on key topics that acupuncture providers must know pertaining to statin medications. We discuss the mechanism of action behind statin medications, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, why this medication type may be prescribed, and more. Adverse effects of statins are reviewed including a discussion on individuals who are more likely to experience unwanted side effects.
Acupuncture Courses Online 8 Things You Need to Know About CNS Tumors

8 Things You Need to Know About CNS Tumors – 16 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (Biomedical Sciences) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
This course will cover information & research on Tumors of the CNS: Brain & Spinal Cord. Key topics to be discussed recent advances in medicine toward eliminating cancer, and understanding the various types of cancer that impact the brain and spinal cord. We go over in detail metastatic spinal disease , diagnostic tools, positron emission tomography (PET) scan, future genetic screening and treatment, hereditary diseases causing CNS tumors, types of Neurofibromatosis, von Hippel-Lindau disease, & common types of CNS tumors.
Degenerative Disc Disease Acupucture Continuing Education CEUs

All About Degenerative Disc Disease – 16 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (Biomedical Sciences) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this course, we will define degenerative disc disease and it’s causes. The lesson will review the anatomy of the spine, refresh on different tests that are performed to diagnosis degenerative disc disease, and treatment options for patients. It will also cover medications to help with pain management.

“#1 Class” – 40 Most Potent & Magical Herbs – 16 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-CH, PE-CW), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (Herbal Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
Explore 40 exciting and impactful herbs in this fascinating new course, and extract new knowledge on their powerful healing properties. The acupuncturist can expect to learn about the healing benefits of 40 potent and useful herbs. Key herbs to be discussed include Dong Quai, Echinacea, Wild Quinine, Yerba Mate, Aloe Vera, Goldenseal, and much more.
Science of Headaches Acupuncture CEU

The Science of Headaches – 16 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), Florida Board (Biomedicine Hours), & Texas CAE (Biomedicine Hours) Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this course, we will discuss different types of headaches and the science behind how they are caused. Different types of symptoms will be reviewed so that patients can be properly diagnosed and treated for the correct headache.
Infertility Acupuncture CEU Online

Acupuncture Infertility Basics Part 1 – 15 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
Do you need a great course to enhance your knowledge on infertility? We have you covered for a great price. In Acupuncture Infertility Basics, we explore in depth the risk factors of infertility, think about stress management plans for our patients, learn a little more about male infertility, and evaluate the important role nutrition plays for women and men looking to conceive. In addition, we provide a comprehensive guideline of acupuncture/acupressure points that can be used to enhance your practice. Fascinating research on acupuncture and infertility will also be discussed. An excellent class for all acupuncturists looking to increase their knowledge base on infertility to help lead their patients to a successful pregnancy.

“#1 Acupuncture & TCM” – Thyroid Disorders – 15 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), & Florida Board (General Hours) Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this acupuncture continuing education course we will cover the etiology of thyroid diseases, examine the TCM view of how the thyroid gland works, and unveil the causes of thyroid disorders. The acupuncturist can expect to learn more about hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, goiter, Hashimoto’s Disease, and Grave’s Disease as well as the Western medical views of these diseases. Additionally, the provider will learn TCM pattern diagnoses for hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid cancer, as well as the positive effects of moxibustion, cupping, and more. Review important acupuncture points, TCM Chinese herbs, and discover noteworthy nutritional recommendations for thyroid disorders in this exciting course.

“#1 – 10 Lessons” – Acu and TCM for TMJD and Toothaches – 15 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-OM), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (General Acupuncture) Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this acupuncture continuing education course, the provider will expand their knowledge on Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD) and toothaches. We identify the common symptoms of TMJD & Toothache issues, how TMJD and Toothaches are understood in Western Medicine, as well as TCM patterns for TMJD/Toothache. Popular acupuncture and acupressure points that are useful in treating this condition, as well as herbs, will also be discussed. Uncover how to help your patients overcome TMJD and Toothache with Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

“#1 Acupuncture & TCM Class” – Headaches – 15 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-OM), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (General Acupuncture) Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this acupuncture continuing education course, we will look at the different types of Headaches and their symptoms, and explore this condition from a TCM perspective. The acupuncturist can expect to develop an understanding of TCM Patterns, Treatment Principles, and Acupuncture Points, as they concern the treatment of headaches. In addition, the acupuncture practitioner will discover herbal formulas that may be helpful for patients seeking treatment for headaches. We will also identify the usefulness of moxibustion, cupping, and auricular acupuncture for headaches, as well as explore dietary and lifestyle recommendations that are healing for this condition.

“#1 Acupuncture & TCM Guide” – Weight Loss
15 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-OM), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (General Acupuncture) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this acupuncture continuing education course, providers will be able to evaluate weight loss and metabolism from a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective. This class will cover the TCM Patterns related to metabolism, weight gain, and Cushing’s disease. The acupuncturist can expect to learn about single TCM herbs as well as herbal formulas for Weight Loss, acupuncture points used for weight loss, as well as lifestyle and dietary recommendations. Discover helpful tips to aide in your patients’ ability to maintain a balanced and healthy weight.

“#1 – 10” Acu & TCM Guide on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – 15 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-OM, AOM-BIO), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (General Acupuncture) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this acupuncture continuing education course, develop your understanding of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and examine the anatomy of the bones, muscles, nerves, veins, and arteries in this region. We will explore different treatment styles to help identify the correct diagnosis and treatment within the scope of Chinese Medicine. Pericardium channel obstruction, trigger points, and Liver disharmony will be discussed, as well as acupuncture points on the primary channels for carpal tunnel. Extra points that will help with the wrist, hand, and fingers will also be reviewed.

“#1 – 10 Lessons” – Treating Menopause – 15 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), & Texas CAE (General Acupuncture) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this course we will explore the treatment of menopausal symptoms from the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine, and develop an understanding of other common treatments available today. The acupuncturist can expect to learn about the psychological and social impact of menopause, diagnosis of menopause, standard allopathic treatment, TCM treatment, beneficial acupuncture points for treating menopausal symptoms, and more. Additionally, learn more about evidenced-based lifestyle recommendations for patients with menopause.

Caring-for-Stroke: TCM-Western-Med Perspectives
15 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO & AOM-AC), Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
Enhance your understanding on the Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective of strokes. The acupuncture provider can expect to learn about the causes, signs, symptoms, and different types of stroke. A detailed description of acupuncture points and other complementary modalities to prevent and treat the symptoms associated with a stroke are also included. Complimentary modalities include bloodletting, moxibustion, and electrical stimulation. An important course for acupuncture providers who care for and treat patients who have had a stroke.

“#11 Acupuncture & TCM Lessons” – Kidney Stones, Bladder, & Kidney Diseases- 11 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-OM), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (General Acupuncture) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
In this acupuncture continuing education course, we gain a deeper understanding on the workings of TCM and acupuncture for the treatment of Kidney Stones, and Kidney and Bladder Diseases. Discover the TCM views, patterns, Acupuncture points, and Herbal Formulas to treat this disease. This course will review the types of Lin Syndromes associated with Kidney stones, as well as TCM treatments, acupuncture points, and herbal formulas to treat Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs), Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Polyuria, Frequent Urination, and Overactive Bladder Patterns. Lastly, review studies done on TCM and these diseases as well as lifestyle and dietary recommendations.
An Important Guide on Congestive Heart Failure

“#1 Guide” – Understanding Congestive Heart Failure – 10 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Texas CAE (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
In this acupuncture continuing education course we review key topics surrounding the condition of CHF such as causes, cardiomyopathy, symptoms, stages of CHF, possible treatments, the difference between CHF and heart attacks, and more. Additionally, learn about preventative measures and lifestyle changes that are applicable for this condition.

“3 Acupuncture Tips” – Treating Neck Pain – 10 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (General Acupuncture) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this course, dive deeper into your understanding of neck pain, successful treatment with acupuncture, and learn tips to help patients achieve successful treatment outcomes. Key topics include the review of complex structures in the head and neck, identification of trigger points vs taut tender points, home care instructions for patients to maximize treatment outcomes, popular acupuncture points for neck pain, alternative modalities that are helpful in the treatment of neck pain, and more. A crucial course for acupuncture practitioners who see many patients for the common complaint of neck pain.

“10 Chinese Medicine Lessons” – Diet & Nutrition – 10 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board (Cat I) Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-OM), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (General Acupuncture) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this acupuncture continuing education course we will explore Chinese Medicine diet and nutrition. The acupuncturist can expect to learn about the history of Chinese medicine nutrition, concepts of Chinese medicine nutrition including nature, flavor and temperature of foods. We will also examine the “Six Evils”, or pathogenic factors that give rise to disharmony and disease. Uncover the theories of using nutrition to heal common ailments, understand the prevalence of obesity and the importance of proper nutrition as preventative medicine. Lastly, we will delve into a series of basic recipes used in Chinese nutrition.

“#1 Acupuncture Guide” -Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, & Memory Loss – 10 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-OM), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (General Acupuncture) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
Get an in-depth insight of Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. In this exciting new course, we uncover and study the common TCM diagnoses for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia, and review how these diseases are commonly viewed and treated in Western Medicine. Additionally, acupuncturists can expect to grow their knowledge on the TCM Acupuncture points, Patterns, and Herbal Treatments for Alzheimer’s and Dementia, memory loss, and discover foods that may help. Learn what studies have been done on how TCM treats these diseases as well as additional lifestyle changes to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and memory loss.
Weight Management Course

Research on Weight Management – 9 Acupuncture CEUs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this course, the acupuncture provider can expect to learn more about the research behind weight management and weight loss. Key topics we review include aging & weight gain, causes of weight gain, stress, anxiety, diabetes, exercise, and weight loss maintenance. 

“9 Tips” to Understanding PCOS – 9 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (General Hours) Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this acupuncture continuing education course, discover and learn about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) along with the causes, treatments, and outlook for individuals with PCOS.  The acupuncturist will also learn more about the signs and symptoms of condition, methods of testing, and more. 

“A Candidate for a Cure” – Immunotherapy – 8 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this acupuncture continuing education course, the acupuncturist will enhance their understanding on immunotherapy as a treatment for cancer. We review the human immune system, the history of immunotherapy, statistics, how immunotherapy works, the pros and cons of this treatment, and much more.
Understanding Diet & Chronic Disease Course

Understanding Diet & Chronic Disease – 8 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (Biomedical Sciences) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
Discover the connection that has evolved between the human diet and chronic diseases. In this course, the acupuncture provider can expect to enhance their knowledge on nutrigenomics, health benefits of certain food types, digestive health, prevention of certain diseases through nutrition, and foods that may be detrimental to human health.
Cancer Causing Foods Course

7 Cancer Causing Foods – 7 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
The purpose of this course is to identify different types of foods and methods of food preparation that have been shown to be cancer causing.
“#1 Guide” to Understanding Lyme Disease

“#1 Guide” to Understanding Lyme Disease – 6 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), Florida Board (Biomedicine Hours), & Texas CAE (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
Develop your understanding of Lyme Disease in this fascinating new course. Acupuncture providers will learn about risk factors for tick-borne disease, disease epidemiology, the tick life cycle, disease burdens, Lyme disease stages, signs of Lyme disease, human immune response, Lyme carditis, and much more. Possible treatment options for Lyme disease and diagnostic tools used to identify Lyme disease are reviewed.

“6 Acupuncture & TCM Tips” – Hair, Skin, Nails – 6 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
In this acupuncture continuing education course, the acupuncture provider will learn about the symptoms, Chinese medical patterns, and the acupuncture points that help maintain the health of the hair, skin, and nails. Other important topics discussed include TCM dietary advice for skin issues, Qi gong for skin and lung health, Chinese medicine and scientific studies for hair loss, TCM for fungal infections, and so much more.

“*Help with Erectile Dysfunction*” – The Acupuncture & TCM Guide – 6 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-AC, AOM-OM), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
In this acupuncture continuing education course, we discover the benefits of acupuncture and TCM for the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction (ED). The acupuncture practitioner can expect to understand Western medicine views of erectile dysfunction, as well as the TCM perspectives. This course will also examine research on erectile dysfunction, discuss helpful acupuncture points, review treatment patterns, moxibustion, acupressure, Qi Gong, and more. Lastly, the practitioner will develop their awareness of lifestyle recommendations that may help men with erectile dysfunction.

“#1 Guide” – Acupuncture & Tennis Elbow – 6 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
In this acupuncture continuing education course, the acupuncturist can expect to gain knowledge of specific muscles injured in lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) and how to locate these muscles for a more successful and effective treatment. Explore common points that are useful in treating this condition, and how these points were chosen using the channel theory method utilizing Yang Ming and Tai Yin channels and points. Discussion of complementary modalities are included, such as moxa, cupping, gua sha, and electrical stimulation, to further reinforce the acupuncture treatment and allow the patient to return to their daily activities. Additionally, we review common causes of tennis elbow, strengthening exercises, stretches, and more.

“*Acupuncture for Gout*” – What You Must Know – 6 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-OM), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
In this acupuncture continuing education course, learn more about Gout symptoms, treatment, herbal formulas, and acupuncture points. Key topics include beneficial Chinese Herbs for Gout, lifestyle suggestions, and TCM diagnosis patterns. The acupuncture provider can expect to learn about the understanding of Gout from a TCM perspective, different types of gout, the Western medicine perspective and much more.

“3 Concepts” – Acupuncture, TCM, & Autoimmune Diseases – 5 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-AC, AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education
In this acupuncture continuing education course, we explore the topic of autoimmune diseases by first uncovering three important concepts: the role of the immune system, types of autoimmune diseases, and treating these conditions with acupuncture and TCM. In this course are several explanations of different autoimmune diseases with signs and symptoms experienced by the patients with diagnosis, and treatment in Western and Chinese Medicines. Other important topics of key interest to acupuncturists include acupuncture points, Eight Principles, Ten Questions, Treatment principles, Extraordinary points, nutritional recommendations, and more.

“#1 Acupuncture & TCM Guide” – Irritable Bowel Syndrome – 5 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education
In this acupuncture continuing education course we will explore the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) with both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. First, we will define IBS, presenting signs and symptoms, and treatment from a Western medical perspective. Then, get a glimpse of the demographics, prevalence and epidemiology related to IBS patients. The acupuncturist can expect to learn about pattern differentiation and treatment from a Chinese medical point of view as well as research regarding efficacy. The impact of IBS on the patient quality of life will also be discussed. This course will include appropriate evidence-based treatment practices for maximum understanding and competencies in treatment.
Discovering How Diet Impacts Human Behavior

Discovering How Diet Impacts Human Behavior – 5 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), Florida Board (Biomedicine Hours), & Texas CAE (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
‘Discovering How Diet Impacts Human Behavior’ Acupuncture CEU/PDA course will help the provider understand current nutrition strategies to manage mood and behavior, along with a review of how and why foods impact behavior.
Acupuncture Continuing Education Business

Acupuncture Business Success Part 1 – 5 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category II

California Board (Cat II) Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, & NCCAOM (PE-CW) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
What makes a successful practice? What do you achieve when you combine new technology, low overhead, numerous marketing options and excellent customer service? You get a successful acupuncture practice. This seminar is designed to: Reduce acupuncturist workload; Minimize overhead; Maximize marketing efforts; Improve doctor-patient relationships; and Business Investment. This course will ultimately teach you how to eliminate waste and maximize your investment.
Skin Aging

“5 Aging Lessons” – Understanding the Skin – 5 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (Biomedical Sciences) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
In this online course we discuss how and why the skin ages, along with the causes of skin aging. The purpose of this course is to educate the acupuncture provider on the structures that make up the skin, while reviewing preventative methods used to naturally minimize the aging process.

“*Stop Smoking!*” – Acupuncture & TCM for Smoking Cessation – 5 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-OM), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
In this acupuncture continuing education course, learn all about Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture for the treatment of smoking cessation. Develop your understanding on TCM Patterns, herbal formulas, essential acupuncture points, auricular acupuncture points, and so much more! The acupuncturist can also expect to learn about the research behind acupuncture for smoking cessation. A highly relevant and meaningful course for acupuncture practitioners who treat smoking addiction.

“12 Tips” – Acupuncture for Sports Injuries – 5 Acupuncture CEUs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
In “12 Tips” – Acupuncture for Sports Injuries, the acupuncture provider will develop a deeper understanding on acupuncture treatment methods, research, common pain complaints, and acupuncture channel theory, as they each relate to sports injuries. Treating sports injuries from an orthopedic focus will be discussed, as well as evidenced based approaches to acupuncture for sports injuries. Uncover how the unity of Eastern and Western medical treatments can help yield the best possible outcomes for patient care in this fascinating course.
TCM for allergies and the common cold Acupuncture CEU

TCM for Allergies and the Common Cold – 4 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, Florida Board (General Hours), NCCAOM (AOM-AC), & Texas CAE (General Acupuncture) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education
In this course, we will cover how Traditional Chinese medicine treats Allergies and the Common Cold.  The provider will be able to review TCM patterns for allergies and colds, and improve their understanding of acupuncture points and herbal formulas to treat these conditions. Other topics include TCM diagnostic methods, auricular acupuncture, dietary and lifestyle recommendations for the common cold and allergies, facial diagnosis, moxibustion, and more.

4 CPR Tips – CPR for Acupuncturists – 4 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (Stand-Alone CPR Requirement), Florida Board (Biomedicine Hours), & Texas CAE (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education
In this course the acupuncture provider will discover Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and learn the key steps to performing it. Important concepts discussed in this course include tips before starting CPR, how to activate the emergency response system, protection through good Samaritan laws, health conditions associated with CPR, what not to do when performing CPR, when to use an AED, and more.  CPR steps will be reviewed for adults, infants, and children.
#1 Guide to Understanding Crohn's Disease

“#1 Guide” to Understanding Crohn’s Disease – 4 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (Biomedical Sciences Hours), & Texas CAE (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
In the course “#1 Guide” to Understanding Crohn’s Disease, the acupuncture provider can expect to discover the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for this disease. In addition, we also review some complications associated with Crohn’s disease, the Crohn’s Disease Activity Index (CDAI), how the disease presents itself in children, history of Crohn’s, and much more. A vital course for acupuncturists who desire more knowledge on this inflammatory bowel disease.
Nutrition Research Course for Acupuncturists

A Balanced Diet: Understanding Nutrition Through Research – 4 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
This course will cover research conducted on different areas of nutrition such as high fiber diets, disease prevention through nutrition, the best type of diet for weight loss, the effects of diet on neurocognitive function, the real effectiveness of oral supplements, and under what scenarios we receive the most benefit from them. Additionally, areas of nutrition research that highlight the benefits of exercise & diet on longevity and quality of life will be discussed.
A Basic Guide to Cannabis, It’s History, & Science Acupuncture CEU Course

A Basic Guide to Cannabis, It’s History, & Science – 4 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board (Cat I) Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), Florida Board (Biomedical Hours), & Texas CAE (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education
Dive into the history and science behind cannabis throughout the world with this exciting course. The acupuncture provider can expect to learn about the rise of cannabis throughout history, it’s early uses, pros and cons, and current laws governing cannabis use. Acupuncturists are also able to explore more information on CBD, how it’s currently being used, and laws and regulations around this hot-topic. Additionally, providers will learn about the science of cannabis as it impacts certain brain structures, such as the hypothalamus, neocortex, and more.

“15 Acupuncture & TCM Tips” – Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue – 4 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (General Acupuncture) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education
In this acupuncture continuing education course, we explore acupuncture and TCM to treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. Learn more about TCM Diagnosis Methods for these syndromes, and review symptoms, acupuncture points, and herbal formulas. Discover extra acupuncture points for these conditions, dietary suggestions, and Qi Gong practices. Learn how to differentiate these conditions & how to better diagnose and treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia in this exciting course.

“4 Lessons” – Muscle Testing & Injury Assessment for Acupuncturists – 4 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education
In “4 Lessons” – Injury Assessment & Muscle Testing, we will address musculoskeletal injuries commonly seen in the acupuncture practice. The acupuncture practitioner can expect to learn about injury assessment and recognition by way of symptoms, differential diagnosis and location. A review of the structures, soft tissue, muscles, and joints involved with images will proceed each injury covered. Appropriate muscle Tests and ROM to confirm each pathology are listed and clearly explained step by step following the injury descriptions. The aim is to familiarize the practitioner with the injuries and their respective tests in order to understand and identify the pathologies. Lastly, this course discusses acupuncture and motor points for certain injuries. The information learned can be incorporated into an acupuncture treatment strategy and practice.
Acupuncture CEUs Nutrition

3 Basic Lessons in Nutrition – 3 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
The purpose of this course is to breakdown the science behind nutrition into 3 specific topics: understanding the breakdown of protein, fat, and carbohydrates, ketogenesis, and intermittent fasting. The goal of this class is to help the student understand the functions and effects of food on the body. This course has a strong correlation with oriental medicine because the food we eat can make us better or worse, and proper nutrition can work to assist any complimentary acupuncture treatments.
Understanding Diabetes Course - 3 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs

Understanding Diabetes – 3 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), & Florida Board (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
This course will discuss key topics surrounding the chronic disease of diabetes. The provider can expect to learn about type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, symptoms, neurovascular complications, retinopathy, macular oedema, cataracts, treatment options, risk factors, and other long-term effects of this disease. Lastly, we highlight special herbs and plants that have been used and studied for improving blood sugar control. A great course for providers interested in learning more about diabetes.
Bells Palsy

A Basic Guide to Understanding Bell’s Palsy – 3 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), Texas CAE (General Acupuncture), & Florida Board (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
In this acupuncture continuing education course, the acupuncture provider will gain a deeper knowledge of this condition. Key topics to be discussed include the pathophysiology of Bell’s Palsy, signs and symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and more. We additionally review beneficial activities and exercises that may help individuals with this condition.  

“#1 Safety Guide” – Viruses – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (Safety), Florida Board (Biomedical Sciences) & Texas CAE (Biomedicine Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
In this acupuncture continuing education course, enhance your knowledge on viruses. The acupuncturist can expect to learn about the viruses we face today as a nation, virus mutation, universal safety precautions for virus prevention, personal protective equipment, infection control and monitoring, the world’s worst pandemics, vaccines, and much more. A critical course for acupuncture providers considering the current times.
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3 Safety Lessons – Acupuncture for Pediatrics – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (Safety), & Florida Board (Medical Errors) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
Do you love helping children in your acupuncture practice? For a great price, this course offers safety tips, techniques, and lessons on how to help your pediatric patient get the most out of their acupuncture treatment. Safety tips for both the acupuncture for provider and the child receiving treatment will be gone over in detail and we also review interesting research on pediatric acupuncture and safety. A wonderful course for anyone who loves working in the pediatric setting.
3 Safety Lessons Anatomy Acupuncture

“3 Safety Lessons” – Anatomy & Acupuncture – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (Safety), Texas CAE (Ethics Hours), & Florida Board (Medical Errors) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
This course will focus on specific cases where injuries have occurred due to incorrect acupuncture needling, and we will identify regions of the body that are more at risk for these types of injuries. A review of anatomy, the central nervous system, and peripheral nervous system will be taught in connection with safety lessons based on previous case studies and reported incidents.
Acupuncture NCCAOM Safety Course

3 Safety Lessons – Acupuncture Needling Part 1 – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (Safety), Texas CAE (Ethics Hours), & Florida Board (Medical Errors) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
This safety course will discuss 3 key areas acupuncture and TCM providers must know to maintain safe acupuncture treatment protocol. We will cover needling guidelines and safety tips, which include understanding adverse events, contraindications to acupuncture treatment, and complications in association with acupuncture treatment.
Acupuncture CEU Billing and Coding Ethics

2 Ethical Billing & Coding Tips – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category II

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (Ethics), & Florida Board (Laws & Rules) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
This course will cover a detailed explanation of insurance billing in the scope of patient security in the ever changing world of health care information technology, including key legal policies all providers need to be aware of. Laws and regulations guiding the medical industry will be discussed, including the HIPAA Act, False Claims Act, Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Law, and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Ethical procedures in regards to electronic billing, software use in electronic billing, Optical Character Recognition (OCR), filing Manual Claims, CMS-1500 form, UB-04, and understanding the processes of medical clearinghouses will all be discussed.
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Acupuncture Ethics Part 1 – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (Ethics), Florida Board (Laws & Rules), & Texas CAE (Ethics Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
Review your knowledge on patient ethics, professional ethics, professional boundaries, and public ethics in the health care field.
Herbal Safety Acupuncture CE

Acupuncture Herbal Safety Basics Part 1 – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (Safety), Texas CAE (Herbal Hours), & Florida Board (Medical Errors) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
Do you love working with herbs and believe they can be a great addition to acupuncture treatments? For a great price, this class goes over herbal safety rules, regulations, prevention of medical errors, and important details providers must know before prescribing herbs to patients. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to identify safety recommendations for herbs that can be used to enhance your every day practice, as well as valuable tools/lessons that can be used to keep your patients and yourself safe.
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Acupuncture Safety: Transmittable Diseases – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022 & NCCAOM (Safety) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
This course will discuss a variety of transmittable diseases, how they are spread, and prevention techniques to keep your practice clean and safe. Diseases that are discussed include HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, Influenza, Malaria, Polio, Tuberculosis. This class is worth 2 PDA points for the Safety Category.
Acupuncture Courses Online Ethics Billing Healthcare Fraud

A Basic Ethics Guide in Billing: Laws, Regulations, & Fraud – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category II

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (Ethics), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
This course will provide a detailed discussion on ethics for insurance billing laws and regulations, patient ethics and how this connects HIPAA law for insurance billing, OIG compliance, health care fraud, as well as identify real life examples that you can learn from.
Acupuncture CEU Insurance and HIPAA

“2 Ethical Lessons” – Understanding HIPAA & Insurance – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (Ethics), Florida Board (Laws & Rules), & Texas CAE (Ethics Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
This course will cover ethical concepts pertaining to dealings with insurance companies and HIPAA laws & regulations, and how the two are connected. Topics include filling of ethical claims, insurance rules and guidelines, understanding HIPAA law, protection and confidentiality of Health care data, and other national regulations. Reasons behind the change from HIPAA 4010 to HIPAA 5010 will be discussed, including the difference between the new HIPAA and the old HIPAA rules.
Acupuncture Herbal Safety Part 2 Continuing Education Course

Acupuncture Herbal Safety Part 2 – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (Safety), Texas CAE (Herbal Hours), & Florida Board (Medical Errors) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
Do you love herbs and want to learn more about them? For a great price, Acupuncture Herbal Safety Part 2 (2 PDA Points in the NCCAOM Safety Category) goes into more depth on the potential adverse effects of Chinese Herbs, their healing indications, and the management & storage of these herbs. An excellent Safety class for any practitioner using and prescribing patients herbs in their day to day practice.
Acupuncture Courses Online Sexual Boundary Training

2 Ethical Lessons – Sexual Boundaries – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021 & NCCAOM (Ethics) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
This course will cover 2 key concepts in regards to the patient-provider relationships. First, providers will learn more about sexual boundaries, such as establishing appropriate vs. inappropriate communication/contact with patients and how patient culture and diversity tie into the matter. Secondly, providers will gain an understanding how to appropriately handle situations where boundaries (as the provider) are crossed by a patient.
Bacterial Infection Acupuncture CE

A Bacterial Infection & Safety – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (Safety), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
This course will discuss different types of bacterial infections, their mechanism of action when causing infection, how bacteria reproduces, how bacterial infections are treated, including effectiveness of various antibiotics. Antibiotic resistant bacteria will be explained with advice on how we can prevent this from developing when we are ill. Why are some bacteria good for us? What tests can be done to detect a bacterial infection? What safety measures can practitioners use to prevent bacterial infections?

“#1 Guide” – Mastering Culture & Diversity – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (Ethics), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (Ethics Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education. 
The purpose of this course is to educate the acupuncture provider on new research, information, and ways to appropriately address and interact with patients of diverse cultural backgrounds. We explore the recent research on cultural competency, patient-centered care, awareness, and how these factors tie into interactions with patients on a daily basis. Additional topics that will be discussed include counteracting prejudice & bias, inclusion, discrimination, oppression, gender equality, and how acupuncturists can become a more culturally aware health care provider.

Acupuncture & Herbal Formulas for Insufficient Lactation – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), & Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education
This acupuncture continuing education course will cover acupuncture & herbal formulas that can treat insufficient lactation, as well as the background and etiology of what causes insufficient lactation. We will also review the Chinese medical patterns involved with this condition. The acupuncture provider can expect to learn about acupuncture points, herbal formulas that can treat insufficient lactation, TCM foods, and dietary changes that may help.
“#1 Guide” - Acupuncture for Bi Syndrome in the Meridians

“#1 Guide” to Acupuncture for Bi Syndrome in the Meridians – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE Approved (General Acupuncture) Acupuncture Continuing Education
Acupuncture & herbal medicine can be very helpful in the treatment of articular and soft tissue rheumatological disorders. The treatment of pain in TCM is explained as, “if there is free flow there is no pain.” In this course, the acupuncture provider can expect to learn about TCM Patterns for Bi syndrome, how to differentiate them, acupuncture points, herbal formulas, and dietary suggestions. We will also cover supplements and studies on Bi Syndrome.
Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Women's Menstrual Disharmonies - 2 Acupuncture CEUs:PDAs

Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Women’s Menstrual Disharmonies – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education
Learn how Chinese medicine, Chinese herbal formulas, and acupuncture helps women’s menstrual issues such as dysmenorrhea and amenorrhea. In this course the acupuncturist will review how traditional Chinese medicine diagnoses and treats women’s menstrual disharmonies. The acupuncture provider can expect to learn about Dysmenorrhea, Amenorrhea, other common disharmonies, and Zang Fu Patterns for each disease. Acupuncture points and herbal formulas are also included for each disharmony. Finally, this course will include additional information for treatments, dietary suggestions, and case studies based on TCM.
Acupuncture for Trigger Point & Muscular Release - Acupuncture CEUs

Acupuncture for Trigger Point & Muscular Release – 2 Acupuncture CEUs/PDAs – Category I

California Board Approved 7/9/2021 through 7/9/2022, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), Florida Board (General Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education
Discover acupuncture as a way to release muscular pain and discomfort by way of Trigger Point Release. This acupuncture continuing education course will address the possible etiology of the pain by locating the muscle which is most likely responsible for the tension, and the location of the potential trigger points within the fibers. We will identify the additional symptoms caused by the active trigger point in question. This is a simple, practical guide and review of the muscle groups most commonly affected, the referred pain patterns and the location of the trigger points. This is good a starting point for those practicing other styles looking to address musculoskeletal pain, as well as a review of the trigger points and their holding patterns.

Acupuncture for the Treatment of Anxiety – 1 Acupuncture CEU/PDA – Category I

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (AOM-AC), Florida Board (General Hours), & Texas CAE (General Acupuncture) Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In this acupuncture continuing education course, discover the benefits of treating anxiety with acupuncture.  Dive into the TCM patterns associated with anxiety,  acupuncture points to treat these patterns, and learn to identify the tongue and pulse patterns to look for. Lastly, improve your knowledge on herbal formulas for anxiety and uncover additional treatment tips in ‘Acupuncture for the Treatment of Anxiety’.  
Human Trafficking Acupuncture Continuing Education

Human Trafficking Awareness – 1 Acupuncture CEU/PDA – Category II

California Board Approved Through 12/31/2021, NCCAOM (PE-CW), Florida Board (Human Trafficking Requirement), & Texas CAE (Practice Enhancement/Business Admin Hours) Approved Acupuncture Continuing Education.
In ‘Human Trafficking Awareness’ the acupuncture provider will be able understand the scope of human trafficking and the negative impact of this practice worldwide. We will review the difference between sex trafficking, labor trafficking, identify vulnerable populations, learn how to report cases of human trafficking, learn about resources available for victims, and much more. A very necessary acupuncture continuing education course for healthcare providers to understand how they can help prevent the spread of human trafficking.
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