Acupuncture Continuing Education

Courses approved for 1 - 5 CEUs & PDAs

  • Fibromyalgia Syndrome Treatments

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    This anytime online course presents the diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome according to both biomedicine and Chinese medicine principles. This course is approved for 4 California acupuncture CEUs (category 1), 4 NCCAOM Diplomate recertification PDAs, 4 Florida acupuncture CE's (general), 4 general Texas CAEs and 4 CTCMA & CAAA acupuncture CEs. Also valid for California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

  • Acupuncture Insurance Billing #1

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    Review basic acupuncture insurance billing procedures. Learn handy ICD-10 diagnosis codes, important questions to ask when calling insurance companies, CPT billing code basics and more.

    Value: 4 California Acupuncture Board CEUs (category 2), 4 NCCAOM Diplomate PDAs/CEUs, 4 Texas CAEs (3 general, 1 biomedicine), 4 CAAA (Alberta) CEUs, 4 CTCMA (BC, Canada) acupuncture CEs, 4 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

  • Ethics In Acupuncture 

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    Learn ethics in acupuncture regarding legal concerns, patient referrals, insurance billing, fee collection and medical privacy. 
    Value: 2 CEUs, 2 NCCAOM Ethics PDAs, 2 CAEs

  • Acupuncture For Migraines, Insomnia & Pain

    Download the audiobook, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    audiobook course

    This audiobook course explores acupuncture research for the treatment of migraines, insomnia, back pain, fibromyalgia, and postoperative pain. Listen to course materials while at home or traveling with your computer, cell phone, or other device.

    Value: 2 CEUs, 2 NCCAOM PDAs, 2 CAEs, 2 CEs

  • Safety In Acupuncture #1

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    Learn acupuncture points of major safety concern, review pathogens affecting the workplace, and review medical waste disposal concerns.
    Value: 2 CEUs, 2 NCCAOM Safety PDAs, 2 CAEs, 2 CEs

  • PID and Cervicitis

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    Explore effective treatments for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) with acupuncture and herbs in this online video course. Watch the video at any time. A step by step approach introduces the diagnosis and treatment of cervicitis, cervical infections, cervical dysplasia, endometritis, salpingitis, fallopian tube blockages, leukorrhea and oophoritis.
    Value: 2 CEUs/PDAs/CEs/CAEs

  • Ethics In Acupuncture #2

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    Explore acupuncturist ethics regarding patient privacy laws, scope of practice guidelines, and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance.
    Value: 2 CEUs, 2 NCCAOM Ethics PDAs, 2 CAEs, 2 CPDs

  • Bell's Palsy and Chinese Medicine

    This anytime online course is approved for 3 NCCAOM acupuncturist Diplomate PDAs, 3 California acupuncture CEUs, 3 Florida acupuncture CEs (1 biomedical sciences, 2 general), 3 general Texas CAEs and 3 CTCMA & CAAA acupuncturist CEs. Also valid for California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours. This course covers western biomedicine, Chinese medicine theory, acupuncture and herbal medicine for the treatment of Bell’s Palsy. Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

  • Safety In Acupuncture #2

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    Review safety concerns related to acupuncture, moxibustion, and cupping. Acupuncture contraindications for pregnancy, needle precautions for sensitive areas, scope of practice concerns, and clean needle techniques are presented.
    Value: 2 CEUs, 2 NCCAOM Safety PDAs, 2 CAEs, 2 CEs

  • Safety In Acupuncture #3

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    Review safety concerns related to acupuncture points that are potential risks for pneumothorax and how to avoid puncturing the lungs plus other acupuncturist safety concerns.
    Value: 2 CEUs, 2 NCCAOM Safety PDAs, 2 CAEs, 2 CEs

  • Elbow Pain

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit. Learn how to treat elbow pain including lateral and medial epicondylitis. 
    Value: 3 CEUs, 3 NCCAOM PDAs, 3 CAEs, 3 CEs

  • Wrist Pain & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Learn biomedical and Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnoses and treatments for wrist pain, median nerve compression and ulnar nerve entrapment. Download the course, take the online quiz and receive a certificate of completion instantly.

    Value: 4 California Acupuncture Board CEUs (category 1), 4 NCCAOM acupuncture Diplomate PDAs (USA National), 4 Texas CAEs (3 general, 1 biomedicine), 5 Florida acupuncturist CEs (4 general, 1 biomedicine), 4 CAAA (Alberta) CEUs, 4 CTCMA (BC, Canada) acupuncture CEs and 4 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

  • Safety In Acupuncture Pneumothorax Prevention #1

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    Learn how to avoid acupuncture induced collapsed lung (pneumothorax) with safe needling precautions.
    Value: 2 CEUs, 2 NCCAOM Safety PDAs, 2 CAEs, 2 CEs

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    Learn how to treat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) with acupuncture and herbs.
    Value: 5 CEUs, 5 NCCAOM PDAs, 5 CAEs, 5 CEs

  • Safety In Acupuncture Pneumothorax Prevention #2

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    Learn how to avoid acupuncture induced collapsed lung (pneumothorax) with safe needling exercizes.
    Value: 2 CEUs, 2 NCCAOM Safety PDAs, 2 CAEs, 2 CEs

  • Safety in Herb-Drug Combinations #1

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    This course features herb-drug interactions concerning allergy medications, antibiotics, laxatives, antivirals, diuretics, and blood pressure lowering medications.
    Value: 2 CEUs, 2 NCCAOM Safety PDAs, 2 CAEs (bio, general), 2 CEs

  • Safety in Herb-Drug Combinations #2

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    This course features herb-drug interactions concerning birth control, diuretics, expectorants, decongestants, cough suppressants, stomach acid blockers, and blood thinner medications.
    Value: 2 CEUs, 2 NCCAOM Safety PDAs, 2 CAEs, 2 CEs

  • Safety in Herb-Drug Combinations #3

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    This course features herb-drug interactions concerning blood pressure medications, heart contractility enhancers, and antiestrogens used in breast cancer therapy.
    Value: 2 CEUs, 2 NCCAOM Safety PDAs, 2 CAEs, 2 CEs

  • Gout Treatments

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    Learn how to treat gout with acupuncture and dietetics. 
    Value: 2 CEUs, 2 NCCAOM PDAs, 2 CAEs, 2 CEs

  • Case Histories with Herbal Formulas, #2

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive an immediate acupuncture license credit. This standalone course can be taken without taking Part 1.

    Professor Richard Liao, L.Ac. covers topics including: Breast nodules, menorrhagia, prolapsed uterus, morning sickness, lupus, and more. Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive an immediate acupuncture certificate of completion for continuing education credit.

    This anytime online course is approved for 5 California acupuncture CEUs (category 1), 5 NCCAOM national Diplomate points (PDAs/CEUs), 5 Florida acupuncturist CEs, 5 general Texas CAEs, 5 CAAA & 5 CTCMA acupuncture CEs. All courses are approved for acupuncture continuing education credit in the USA and Canada. Also valid for 5 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

  • PID and Chinese Medicine, Part One

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit. This pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) course covers acupuncture, herbs, Chinese medicine theory and ‘western' biomedicine diagnostics, treatment and prevention of PID and its complications such as fallopian tube infections, menorrhagia (abnormally heavy bleeding during menstruation), endometritis (inflammation of the uterine lining), dysmenorrhea, lower abdominal pain, leukorrhea, ectopic pregnancy and infertility. Learn how to diagnose and treat acute and chronic PID by downloading the course material, taking the online quiz and receiving a certificate of completion through our online learning system.

    This anytime online course is approved for 6 California acupuncture CEUs, 6 NCCAOM national Diplomate recertification PDAs (CEUs), 5 Florida general credit hours (CE's), 6 Texas CAEs (3.75 general, 2.25 herbal), 6 State of Nevada Board of Oriental Medicine CEUs, 6 CAAA (Alberta) and 6 CTCMA BC credit hours.  ABORM approved. All courses are approved for acupuncture continuing education credit in the USA and Canada. Also valid for 6 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

  • Case Histories with Herbal Formulas, #3

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive an immediate certificate of completion for acupuncture continuing education credit. This standalone course can be taken without taking Part 1 or 2.

    Professor Richard Liao, L.Ac. covers topics including: Childhood asthma, whooping cough, bronchitis, diarrhea due to an allergic reaction to breast milk, viral parotitis (mumps), central retinitis, glaucoma and more.

    This anytime online course is approved for 2 California acupuncture CEUs (category 1), 2 NCCAOM national Diplomate points (PDAs/CEUs), 2 Florida acupuncture CEs, 2 general Texas acupuncture CAEs, 2 CAAA and 2 CTCMA acupuncture CEs. All courses are approved for acupuncture continuing education credit in the USA and Canada. Also valid for 2 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

  • Case Histories with Herbal Formulas, #5

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive an immediate certificate of completion for acupuncture continuing education credit. This standalone course can be taken without taking Part 1, 2, 3 or 4.

    Professor Richard Liao, L.Ac. covers topics including:Deafness and tinnitus, Mouth ulcers, Tongue ulcers, Use of alcohol to treat sore throat, Radiation treatment side effects after removing a cancerous uterus, Colon cancer radiation treatment side effects, High Blood Pressure, Stroke, Damp Warm Fever, Gallbladder Stones, and more.

    This anytime online course is approved for 3 California acupuncture CEUs (category 1), 3 NCCAOM national Diplomate points (PDAs/CEUs), 3 Florida acupuncture CEs, 3 general Texas CAEs and 3 CTCMA & CAAA acupuncture CEs. All courses are approved for acupuncture continuing education credit in the USA and Canada. Also valid for 3 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

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  • Plantar Fasciitis

    This course explores both the biomedicine and Chinese medicine diagnosis and treatment of plantar fasciitis. Foot biomechanics, testing, etiology and treatment plans are presented in this distance learning course. Download the course, take the online quiz and receive a certificate of completion to fulfill your acupuncture continuing education online.
    Value: 4 CEUs, 4 NCCAOM PDAs, 4 CAEs, 4 CEs, 4 CPDs

  • PID Essentials

    View the course video. Explore effective treatments for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) with acupuncture and herbs in this online video course. Watch the video at any time. A step by step approach introduces the diagnosis and treatment of lower abdominal pain, leukorrhea, infertility, cervicitis, oophoritis, salpingitis, broad ligament infections and endometritis. Value: 2 CEUs/PDAs/CEs/CAEs/ABORM.

  • Dietetics - Cardiovascular & Digestive Recipes

    View the course video. Explore effective Chinese Medicine dietetics treatments for cardiovascular disorders, digestion issues, varicose veins and weight loss in this online video course. Watch the video at any time. Value: 4 CEUs/PDAs/CEs/CAEs.

  • Dietetics - Headache & Lung Disorders

    View the course video. Explore dietetics treatments for headaches and external pathogenic attacks such as the common cold, asthma, dry throat and respiratory disorders in this online video course. Watch the video at any time.
    Value: 4 CEUs/PDAs/CEs/CAEs.

  • The Wisdom of Chinese Medicine Dietetics

    View the course video. Explore dietetics treatments for metabolic conditions including diabetes, obesity and high cholesterol & triglycerides. Herbal cuisines for the treatment of hypertension, coronary artery disease and urinary tract disorders are also covered. Watch the online video presentation at any time.
    Value: 4 CEUs/PDAs/CEs/CAEs.

  • PID & Belt Channel Theory

    View the course video. Explore effective treatments for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) with acupuncture and herbs in this online video course. Watch the video at any time. A step by step approach introduces the diagnosis and treatment of lower abdominal pain, leukorrhea, menorrhagia, infertility, cervicitis, cervical dysplasia, salpingitis and endometritis. Value: 2 CEUs/PDAs/CEs/CAEs/ABORM

  • TCM Dietetics Plus OBS and GYN Recipes

    View the course video. Explore Chinese medicine food treatments related to obstetrics and gynecology in this online acupuncture continuing education prerecorded video presentation.
    Value: 4 CEUs/PDAs/CEs/CAEs.

  • Safety: Acupuncture Needle Cautions

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    This anytime online course is approved for 4 NCCAOM Safety category PDAs, 4 California Acupuncture Board acupuncture CEUs, 4 Florida CEs (2 medical errors, 2 laws & rules), 4 Illinois CEUs, 4 Texas CAEs (3 general, 1 biomedicine), 4 CAAA (Alberta) and 4 CTCMA (BC, Canada) acupuncture CEs. Also valid for 4 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours. This course provides a simple, basic review of acupuncture needling safety precautions and contraindications for cupping and moxibustion. 

  • Safety: Acupuncture & Pneumothorax

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    This anytime online course is approved for 4 NCCAOM Safety category PDAs, 4 California Acupuncture Board acupuncture CEUs, 4 Florida CEs (2 medical errors, 2 biomedical sciences), 4 Illinois CEUs, 4 Texas CAEs (1 ethics, 1 biomedicine, 2 general), 4 CAAA (Alberta) and 4 CTCMA (BC, Canada) acupuncture CEs. Also valid for 4 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours. Acupuncture related pneumothorax (collapsed lung) is an avoidable risk. This course provides an overview of lung anatomy and relevant acupuncture points so that a licensed acupuncturist need never cause a pneumothorax.

  • Safety: Herb-Drug Interactions #1

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    This anytime online course is approved for 4 California CEUs (category 1), 4 NCCAOM Safety category PDAs, 4 Florida 'Medical Errors' category CEs, 4 Texas CAEs (2 herbal, 2 biomedicine), 4 CTCMA CEs and 4 CAAA acupuncture CEUs. This course is approved for acupuncture continuing education credit for acupuncturists in the USA and Canada. Also valid for 4 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

    Learn the both contraindications and benefits of using herbal medicines when patients are taking pharmaceutical drugs. Learn how to adjust formula dosages and which herbs to avoid or include when patients take allergy medications, birth control pills, diuretics, expectorants, stomach acid blockers, and more.

  • Safety: Herb-Drug Interactions #2

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit. This standalone course can be taken without taking Part 1 - there are no prerequisites. Herb-drug interaction topics include: beta-blockers, sedative/hypnotics, antidepressants, anti-estrogenic cancer drugs, blood pressure medications and more.

    This anytime online course is approved for 4 California acupuncture CEUs (category 1), 4 NCCAOM Safety category PDAs, 4 Florida 'Medical Errors' category acupuncture CEs, 4 Texas acupuncturist CAEs (1 ethics, 2 herbs, 1 biomedicine), 4 CTCMA CEs, 4 CAAA acupuncture CEUs and 4 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

  • Safety in Preventing Medical Errors #1

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit. This course examines the causes of medical errors and the legal responsibilities & liabilities of acupuncturists.

    This anytime online course is approved for 4 continuing education units for 4 California acupuncture CEUs (category 1), 4 NCCAOM Safety category PDAs, 4 Texas CAEs (3 general, 1 ethics) and 4 CTCMA (BC, Canada) & CAAA (Alberta) acupuncture CEUs. Not available for Florida CEs. This course has been approved by the NCCAOM to fulfill the 4 hour acupuncturist safety and ethics requirement. Also valid for 4 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

  • Safety in Preventing Medical Errors #2

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit. This standalone course has no prerequisites and may be taken without first taking Medical Errors #1.

    This course is a general overview of infectious disease control including airborne, direct contact, bloodborne and food or water borne pathogens. Hepatitis and HIV transmission issues are covered. Review cross contamination and safety issues concerning acupuncture, moxibustion and cupping.

    This anytime online course is approved for 4 continuing education units for 4 California acupuncture CEUs (category 1), 4 NCCAOM Safety category PDAs, 4 Texas CAEs (3 general, 1 ethics) and 4 CTCMA (BC, Canada) & CAAA (Alberta) CEUs. Not available for Florida CEs. This course has been approved by the NCCAOM to fulfill the 4 hour acupuncturist safety and ethics requirement. Also valid for 4 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

  • Safety in Acupuncture, Cups, Moxa, Gua Sha

    Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

    Prof. Richard Liao, L.Ac. presents solutions to safety issues associated with herbs, acupuncture, cupping, moxa and gua sha. This anytime online course is approved for 4 NCCAOM Safety category PDAs, 4 Florida CEs (2 medical errors, 2 general), 4 California Acupuncture Board CEUs, 4 (3 general, 1 ethics) Texas CAEs, 4 CTCMA (BC, Canada) CEs and 4 CAAA (Alberta) acupuncture CEUs. Also valid for 4 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

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