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., 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., 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 HealthCMi.com with a private practice in California.
Clear and to the point.
Clear and well written
Very informative and beneficial.
Very nice and informative Course
It's good to know and re-study about Pneumothorax.
Very helpful in reviewing vulnerabilities in patients and specific points to pay increased attn to in preventing pneumothorax
Great information, and great review for seasoned acupuncturist.
Maybe somewhat medically simplified, but is appropriate for non-western medically trained healthcare providers. That is, acupuncturists.
Very informative and concise