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. Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.
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Purchase the course and it will be downloaded to your computer in PDF format. PDFs work on Apple Mac, Windows PC, iPad, iPhone, Android and other platforms. After reviewing the course, take the online quiz and a certificate of completion will be automatically generated for INSTANT credit. You may re-take the quiz as often as is needed and there is no time limit.
Continuing Education Credits
Fulfills the special NCCAOM Safety PDA category requirement, Provider #602.
4 Safety NCCAOM Diplomate PDAs (safety category)
4 California Acupuncture Board CEUs (category 1)
4 Texas CAEs (1 biomedicine, 2 general, 1 ethics)
4 Florida Board of Acupuncture CEs (2 medical errors, 2 biomedicine)
4 CTCMA British Columbia acupuncture CEs
4 BCNA & CNPBC (British Columbia Naturopathic Assoc.) credits
4 CAAA Alberta CEUs
4 CTCMPAO (Ontario, Canada) continuing education credits
4 OAQ CEUs (Board of Acupuncturists of Quebec)
4 NZASA acupuncture CPDs (New Zealand Acupuncture Standards Authority)
4 Acupuncture NZ (NZRA) New Zealand CEUs
4 NS-CMAAC Nova Scotia acupuncture CEUs
4 CMBA CPDs/CEUs (Chinese Medicine Board of Australia)
4 IVAS CEs (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society)
4 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours
(Massachusetts: applicable towards the acupuncture & herbs requirements)
Concise helpful information
It is excellent, should be taught this way in all TCM schools.
An excellent review.
Material is a good basic review of pneumothorax in regards to point selection, practical situations and needling technique
Very Informative, great resource for prevention of pneumothorax.
This is a well-written and straightforward course. Easy to learn.
Excellent. Thorough and well presented.
useful especially for pointing out at risk patients
I would recommend this course review
Material well covered in an easy to understand way.
The course was extremely informative and helpful in providing a deeper understanding of pneumothorax and the safety and ethics with regard to needling in the areas most vulnerable to cause it.
This is excellent information for referral in practice!
Well worth the time!
Good and helpful information. Thank you.
Great review for an avoidable injury.
clear & concise review to enhance what we should already know
Well written, easy to follow, and very informative
Well organized. I really recommend taking this course. You will be reminded about important precautions when needling patients.
It's very clear and easy.
Great course, excellent refresher!
I've always worried about causing pneumothorax and now I'm clearer about what I'm doing with certain points. A good refresher.
A valuable course for all practitioners.
Very well presented and highly useful in our daily practice.
Very informative and easy to understand
Recommended. Definitely leaves the practitioner with a sense of which points require caution with regard to technique, which techniques are acceptable, and which techniques are unacceptable.
Yes, I think this is good course I have had.
Great course on Pneumothorax.
Great info. Very clear. Pictures of x-rays helpful.
Easy to follow without being too technical
I found the course to be very interesting and practical. Very important information on safe needling practices.
This is an excellent review, with helpful use of images, case studies, and interactive activities.
Very important course to review no matter how long one has been in practice..........Thanks!!
This was a great review and I highly recommend it.
I think ALL PT's doing OUR job should be required to take and pass this class !!
very informative and helpful
Well Organized Course.
Loved the content and its presentation. It is a really useful guide to constantly refreshen us on precautions we need to take in the clinic in order to maximize the safety of our patients.
Efficiently presented. Course content exceeded my expectations.
The course is very good at emphasizing the importance of how easily medical issues can arise if the practiti an awareness of systemic structures lying beneath his/her needles. B) Anatomic anomalies, the bodies structural differences between patients, and medical histories that can be important to take into account during treatment. A very good course in safety and mindfulness. 10/10
thank you, i feel more aware of proper needling technique to prevent pneumothorax!
It's a very helpful course.
A very good course
very impressive online course. worth the time
As a pulmonologist/intensivist, I was impressed with the content of this course!
Thorough and comprehensive.
Very useful, practical information!
Informative, well organized and well worth taking!
A precise and direct approach to educate. I am having to retest for the NCCAOM and this is a great refresher course and very informative. I finished the course and past the test in 3 hrs. Excellent, and thank you for providing it.
Great! Very helpful review!
It was good.
great course, every acupuncturist should learn and has this knowledge.
I will recommend to some one
Good course. Informative.
Concise and extremely informative.
Precise, to the point and concise
This course is very thorough and easy to understand.
Very helpful for our practice
This course is Excellent for students and Teachers to avoid the pneumothorax in practicing.
though mostly obvious, there were some prudent suggestions that i will apply to prevent pneumothorax!
I would like to recommend this course to my friends
Promotes understanding of how to prevent pneumothorax.
Subject that every practitioner should reiterate on being safe within practice.
Excellent practical review
I am a Shiatsu Bodywork Therapist. I found this information very informative and good to know.
VERY EASY READING AND MEETS OBJECTIVES IMMEDIATELY.
great review and quite practical.
This is a great CEU course for safety review.
Good review and sound information for even the best and most well-informed. Thank you.
I had an MD teach us that a pneumothorax was impossible with small acupuncture needles. It is nice to have the truth and to know how to avoid them. I plan to send references from this course to him.
precise and clear
To the point (No Pun intended) the objectives are well thought out & presented in a user friendly presentation.
I know someone that caused a pneumothorax once and I have been ever so cautious ever since. Thanks for the info and X-rays to look at. RC
Pretty good course.
This is a great way to learn, remind yourslf of things you already know and get your continuuing ed reuqirements satisfied!
I will introduce the couse to other acupuncturists.
This course is very good for study and can save.
Good information clearly presented.
This is a really good CEU course. The material is very pertinent to a safe practice. It material is succinctly presented and defined well with illustrations and case studies, making it an interesting yet efficient course to take for required CEUs.
Very much recommended for any acupuncture clinic.
Good and Necessary
Very well presented and I definitely recommend.
It was a great review and clarification!
I will let others know.....a nice reminder of safety!!
important points are highlighted, very helpful. easy reading.