Acupuncture Continuing Education

Safety In Acupuncture Pneumothorax Prevention #1

2 CEUs

Learn how to avoid an acupuncture induced collapsed lung (pneumothorax). Learn lung anatomy in relation to acupuncture point locations as a measure to prevent this avoidable risk. Learn the signs and symptoms associated with pneumothorax and how to read an X-ray for hyperlucency of the lung, an indication of pneumothorax.  Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.

To view a sample of course materials, click the following: Safety Course Sample

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
2 California Acupuncture Board CEUs (category 1)
2 NCCAOM Diplomate Safety PDAs (safety category)
2 CAAA (Alberta) CEUs
2 Texas CAEs (1 biomedicine, 1 general)
2 CTCMA (BC, Canada) Acupuncture CEs
2 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours
2 Florida CEs (medical errors category)
Fulfills the special NCCAOM Safety PDA category requirement, Provider #602.


About the Authors

Colleen Delaney, L.Ac.Colleen DeLaney, L.Ac., M.T.C.M.

Colleen DeLaney is a California licensed acupuncturist and has been in private practice for over two decades in California. She served as an X-ray technician for 15 years in hospitals and received her Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine degree from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, California.



John Struthers, L.Ac. John Struthers, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM)

John Struthers served as Academic Director of Five Branches University from 1989 to 1992. As a Five Branches faculty member, John Struthers taught western sciences and Chinese medicine theory. Currently, he is a licensed acupuncturist and author for with a private practice in California.

Recent Customer Reviews

Richard M. Portland, OR Monday, 24 October 2016
Great information!
Nhien T. San Jose, CA Wednesday, 28 September 2016
This course provides you basic knowledge about pneumothorax prevention.
Francis C. Steamboat Springs, CO Thursday, 15 September 2016
Great Course
Tennyson T. South Portland, ME Tuesday, 06 September 2016
Clear and to the point.
Rebecca S. Weaverville, NC Saturday, 14 May 2016
Clear and well written
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