Texas Acupuncture CEU / PDA Requirements

Texas Acupuncture Continuing Education Requirements

ACE provides official Texas Board Approved Acupuncture CAE courses.
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Acupuncturist Renewal Cycle: 

December 1, 2020 – November 30, 2022

Texas Acupuncturist Requirements:  

Acupuncturists are required to complete 34 hours of continuing education every 24 months.
The required CAE hours shall include the following core hours:
  • At least 8 hours shall be in general acupuncture therapies.    
  • At least 2 of the required hours in ethics and safety.    
  • At least 6 of the required hours shall be in herbology.    
  • At least 4 hours of biomedicine.    
  • No more than 4 hours that primarily relate to business practices or office administration.
Other Course Requirements:
  •  No more than a total of 16 hours per year completed under NCCAOM or provided outside the United States
  • At least 18 hours each year must be approved for credit by the Education Committee of the board, offered by approved providers, or approved for CAE for 3 years by another state  
The State of Texas accepts 16 CAEs of NCCAOM approved courses for acupuncture license renewal.  
Texas Acupuncture CEUs

Texas Acupuncture CAE Option 1 Course Package

Buy 32 CAEs, Get 2 CAEs Free!
Savings of $19.98.
Total $319.68

Texas option 1 package

Courses Included:

General Acupuncture

“#1 Acupuncture Guide” – Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, & Memory Loss
(10 CAEs)

Biomedicine Hours

4 CPR Tips – CPR for Acupuncturists
(4 CAEs)

Ethics Hours

Acupuncture Ethics Part 1
(2 CAEs)

Herbal Hours

“#1 Class” – 40 Most Potent & Magical Herbs
(16 CAEs)

Safety Hours

“3 Safety Lessons” – Acupuncture for Pediatrics
(2 CAEs FREE)

Texas Board Approved Acupuncture CAEs

“#1 Class” – 40 Most Potent & Magical Herbs
16 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Herbal Hours
$159.84

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.

“#1 – 10” Acu & TCM Guide on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

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” – Acu and TCM for TMJD and Toothaches
15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

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 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

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.

Caring-for-Stroke: TCM-Western-Med Perspectives
15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: 11 Biomedicine Hours, 4 General Acupuncture
$149.85

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.

“#1 Acupuncture & TCM Guide” – Weight Loss
15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

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.
acupuncture for insomnia

A Basic Acupuncture Guide to Insomnia
15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

Do you see a lot of patients in your practice seeking treatment for insomnia? For a great price, this course will discuss a variety of research studies done on acupuncture for insomnia, review acupuncture points for treatment, provide a comprehensive over view of the CAUSES of insomnia, and additional tips and techniques will be explained on getting a restful sleep. Education will be provided on the different prescription medications for insomnia and their potential side effects. Some questions we will answer in this course: Are herbs combined with acupuncture more effective in treating insomnia than just herbs alone? Does aromatherapy with use of essential oils work to promote restful sleep? Can beta-blockers cause insomnia? These questions and more will be answered in “A Basic Acupuncture Guide to Insomnia”!

“#1 – 10 Lessons” – Treating Menopause
15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

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.
Pelvic Girdle

Understanding the Pelvic Girdle Part 1
12 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$119.88

In this popular online Acupuncture CEU/PDA Course, the oriental medicine provider can expect to learn about the anatomy, physiology, and types of injuries that tend to occur in this very important region of the body. Key areas we review include the hip joint anatomy, articular cartilage, synovial fluid, muscles, movements of the hip joint, blood supply, nerve distribution, and more. Additionally, learn more about disorders of the hip and types of treatment options currently available.

“#1 Guide” to Understanding Epilepsy
10 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$99.90

Epilepsy is a chronic disorder that is known as the fourth most common neurological disorder and affects people of all ages. The term epilepsy stands for ‘seizure disorders’, and the condition is typically characterized by the patient having unpredictable seizures and also leads to other health problems. In this acupuncture continuing education course, the acupuncture provider can expect to learn about the causes, symptoms, potential treatments and solutions that may help with this condition.

“#1 Acupuncture Guide” -Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, & Memory Loss
10 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$99.90

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.

“10 Chinese Medicine Lessons” – Diet & Nutrition
10 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$99.90

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.

“10 Lessons” – Antibiotics Pros & Cons
10 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$99.90

Open your eyes to the discovery and history of antibiotics. In this acupuncture continuing education course we uncover the significant public health issues and concerns that lead to the major breakthrough on antibiotic production and use. Learn what healthcare providers used to prevent infections prior to antibiotics, understand road blocks on the way to getting antibiotics more readily available, and explore what is happening within the space today. While the benefits of antibiotics have been tremendous, they do not come without risk and danger in terms of public health. To use antibiotics or not to. Whatever we decide, we must proceed with caution.

#1 Guide to Understanding Intermittent Fasting
6 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine
$59.94

Intermittent fasting has become a recent trend among health and nutrition enthusiasts in recent years, which is why it is important for healthcare providers to be educated on this practice. In this acupuncture CEU course, the acupuncturist will learn what intermittent fasting is, along with the different types of intermittent fasting. We will also look at the pros and cons of each type fasting.
Weight Loss Medication

A Beneficial Guide to Weight Loss Medications and Surgeries
5 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine
$49.95

This Acupuncture CEU/PDA course aims to educate the provider on solutions used in the world today to help aide weight loss, specifically through medications and surgeries. Achieving weight loss through these methods may be appropriate for some individuals, however education on the pros/cons of these treatment options is crucial. Acupuncture providers can expect to learn about different weight loss medications on the market place today, types of surgeries to help weight loss, including the risks and benefits of these options.
Gestational Diabetes

A Beneficial Guide to Gestational Diabetes
5 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$49.95

This online Acupuncture CEU/PDA course discusses key topics that acupuncture providers must know pertaining to gestational diabetes. Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options currently available will be reviewed. Dietary changes that can be implemented are also analyzed, including a discussion on beneficial foods for this condition, and which foods to avoid. Acupuncturists will learn which factors make individuals more likely to get gestational diabetes and lifestyle changes that may help.
A Basic Guide to Cannabis, It’s History, & Science Acupuncture CEU Course

A Basic Guide to Cannabis, It’s History, & Science
4 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$39.96

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 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$39.96

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.
#1 Guide to Understanding Crohn's Disease

“#1 Guide” to Understanding Crohn’s Disease
4 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$39.96

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.
Acupuncture CEUs Japanese acupuncture

“#1 Guide” to Understanding Japanese Acupuncture
3 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$29.97

In this course, the acupuncture provider can expect to learn about different techniques enlisted in the style of Japanese acupuncture, associated acupuncture points, clinical applications, and how this style of acupuncture can help patients. Different conditions will be discussed including what Japanese acupuncture techniques can be used to help the relieve the ailment. A useful course for practitioners seeking to enhance their knowledge in this modality of healing.
Acupuncture for Trigger Point & Muscular Release - Acupuncture CEUs

Acupuncture for Trigger Point and Muscular Release
2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$29.97

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.

“#1 Guide” – Mastering Culture & Diversity
2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Ethics Hours
$19.98

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.
Herbal Safety Acupuncture CE

Acupuncture Herbal Safety Basics Part 1
2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Herbal Hours
$19.98

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.
Acupuncture Herbal Safety Part 2 Continuing Education Course

Acupuncture Herbal Safety Basics Part 2
2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Herbal Hours
$19.98

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.
3 Safety Lessons Anatomy Acupuncture

“3 Safety Lessons” – Anatomy & Acupuncture
2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Ethics Hours
$19.98

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 CEU Insurance and HIPAA

“2 Ethical Lessons” – Understanding HIPAA & Insurance
2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Ethics Hours
$19.98

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.
doctor business

Acupuncture Ethics Part 1
2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Ethics Hours
$19.98

Review your knowledge on patient ethics, professional ethics, professional boundaries, and public ethics in the health care field.

“#1 Safety Guide” – Viruses
2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$19.98

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

“#1 Guide” to Acupuncture for Bi Syndrome in the Meridians
2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$29.98

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.
Science of Headaches Acupuncture CEU

The Science of Headaches
16 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$159.84

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.
Acupuncture Continuing Education back pain

Acupuncture for Joint & Back Pain Part 1
15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

Are you interested in expanding your knowledge on treating back pain? For a great price, this course will go over must know research on acupuncture joint and back pain, discuss popular acupuncture points and dietary recommendations, and tips to reduce inflammation.

Understanding the Rotator Cuff Part 1
15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

This acupuncture CE course discusses the biomechanics and functions of the rotator cuff, and reviews different types of imaging technologies to view this region of the body. Rotator cuff injuries are also evaluated.
Muscle Tissue Injury

Muscle Tissue Injuries Part 1
15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

In Muscle Tissue Injuries Part 1, Acupuncture & oriental medicine providers can expect to learn about the epidemiology of muscle injuries. We discuss the risk factors for muscle tissue injuries, repair post injury, problems associated with repetitive movements, different classifications of muscle injuries, how these injuries are typically diagnosed and more. In addition, review the physiology behind the muscle tissue as well as its anatomy, and the mechanics of muscle contractions.
Sports Injuries Part 1

Common Sports Injuries Part 1
15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$149.85

This acupuncture CE course will help you learn more about the most common types of injuries experienced by athletes, and how these injuries appear in the body. What are the best ways to reduce pain from these injuries, and how should we treat them? These questions and more will be answered.
Infertility Acupuncture CEU Online

Acupuncture Infertility Basics Part 1
15 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$149.85

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.
Joint Aging

Aging Joints – What You Need to Know
12 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$119.88

This online Acupuncture CEU/PDA course discusses key information about aging joints that oriental medicine providers should be aware of when treating patients. The provider can expect to learn about osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, different types of joints, protecting joints amidst the aging process, and more. Additionally, we review some of the current treatment options for joint pain available today.

“#11 Acupuncture & TCM Lessons” – Kidney Stones, Bladder, & Kidney Diseases
11 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$109.89

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 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$99.90

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 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$99.90

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.

9 Tips to Understanding PCOS
9 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$89.91

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.
Discovering How Diet Impacts Human Behavior

Discovering How Diet Impacts Human Behavior
5 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$49.95

‘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.

4 CPR Tips – CPR for Acupuncturists
4 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Biomedicine Hours
$39.96

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.
TCM for allergies and the common cold Acupuncture CEU

TCM for Allergies and the Common Cold
4 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$39.96

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.
Bells Palsy

A Basic Guide to Understanding Bell’s Palsy
3 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$29.97

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.
Acupuncture NCCAOM Safety Course

3 Safety Lessons – Acupuncture Needling Part 1
2 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Ethics Hours
$19.98

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 for the Treatment of Anxiety
1 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: General Acupuncture
$14.95

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 Texas Acupuncture CAE
Category: Practice Enhancement/Business Administration Hours
$9.99

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.

Additional Information about Texas Acupuncture CAE Requirements

Acupuncturists will need to complete at least 34 hours of continuing acupuncture education every 24 months. CAE hours should be counted from December 1, 2020 – November 30, 2022. The Approved Courses List gives four types of courses: General, Herbal, Ethics, Practice Management/General and Biomedicine as well as whether the course is offered as a live lecture, distance learning or the internet.
Per the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 183:
(1) The required hours shall be from courses that meet one of the following criteria at the time the hours are taken:
(A) are designated or otherwise approved for credit by the Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners based on a review and recommendation of the course content by the Education Committee of the board as described in subsection (n) of this section;
(B) are offered by approved providers;
(C) have been approved for CAE credit for a minimum of three years by another state acupuncture board having first gone through a formal approval process;
(D) approved by the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) for professional development activity credit; or    
(E) are provided outside of the United States by a provider of continuing acupuncture education that are acceptable to the Board.
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The required CAE hours shall include the following core hours:
  • At least 8 hours shall be in general acupuncture therapies.    
  • At least 2 of the required hours in ethics and safety.    
  • At least 6 of the required hours shall be in herbology.    
  • At least 4 hours of biomedicine.    
  • No more than 4 hours that primarily relate to business practices or office administration.
Other Course Requirements:
  •  No more than a total of 16 hours per year completed under NCCAOM or provided outside the United States
  • At least 18 hours each year must be approved for credit by the Education Committee of the board, offered by approved providers, or approved for CAE for 3 years by another state  

 

Texas Administrative Code Chapter 183

Updated 7/20/2021
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