This online course presents how to avoid an acupuncture induced collapsed lung (pneumothorax). Learn at risk acupuncture point locations and the signs and symptoms associated with pneumothorax. Participants review several pneumothorax related case studies and learn how to identify patients with a high risk of pneumothorax. Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit. This is a great follow-up to Safety In Acupuncture Pneumothorax Prevention #1.
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.
Very informative and beneficial.
Good reminders of the basics of safety we learned in school.
Very well presented. Important info that every acupuncturist MUST know!
Great case studies and illustrations