NCCAOM Safety & Ethics Online Courses

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HealthCMi offers acupuncture online courses that are pre-approved by the NCCAOM for Diplomate recertification credit toward the special 4 hour Safety and/or Ethics category requirement. NCCAOM Safety and/or Ethics courses are required every 4 years for:

Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl. Ac.)
Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (Dipl. O.M.)
Diplomate in Chinese Herbology (Dipl. C.H.) 

 

NCCAOM Safety & Ethics Courses Online

Browse below to view the HealthCMi offerings for NCCAOM approved courses that fulfill the Safety & Ethics requirement.

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 Diplomate 'Safety & Ethics' 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 & Ethics: Acupuncture & Pneumothorax

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

This anytime online course is approved for 4 NCCAOM Diplomate 'Safety & Ethics' PDAs, 4 California Acupuncture Board acupuncture CEUs, 4 Florida CEs (2 medical errors, 2 biomedical sciences), 4 Illinois CEUs, 4 general Texas CAEs, 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 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 acupuncture, cupping, moxa and gua sha. This anytime online course is approved for 4 NCCAOM Diplomate Safety PDAs (4 Safety/Ethics category), 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.

Safety & Ethics: 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 national Diplomate CEUs (Safety & Ethics 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 & Ethics: 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 acupuncturist national Diplomate CEUs (Safety & Ethics category PDAs/CEUs), 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 Diplomate points (Safety & Ethics category), 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 Diplomate points (Safety & Ethics category), 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.