Acupuncture Continuing Education

NCCAOM Safety & Ethics Online Courses

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Select an NCCAOM pre-approved acupuncture continuing education online course for NCCAOM Diplomate recertification credit towards the special Safety and Ethics category requirements. NCCAOM Safety and 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.) 

 

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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