Safety In Acupuncture #1 presents several acupuncture points of major safety concern. Learn important anatomical structures to avoid at acupuncture points including internal organs, arteries, and other sensitive areas. A review of pathogens affecting the workplace (including HIV & hepatitis) and medical waste disposal laws are also presented. Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.
To view a sample, 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 NCCAOM Diplomate Safety PDAs (safety category)
Fulfills the special NCCAOM Safety PDA category requirement, Provider #602.
2 California Acupuncture Board CEUs (category 1)
2 Texas CAEs (1 biomedicine, 1 general)
2 Florida Board of Acupuncture CEs (2 medical errors category)
2 CTCMA British Columbia acupuncture CEs
2 BCNA & CNPBC (British Columbia Naturopathic Assoc.) credits
2 CAAA Alberta CEUs
2 CTCMPAO (Ontario, Canada) continuing education credits
2 OAQ CEUs (Board of Acupuncturists of Quebec)
2 NZASA acupuncture CPDs (New Zealand Acupuncture Standards Authority)
2 Acupuncture NZ (NZRA) New Zealand CEUs
2 NS-CMAAC Nova Scotia acupuncture CEUs
2 CMBA CPDs/CEUs (Chinese Medicine Board of Australia)
2 IVAS CEs (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society)
2 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours
(Massachusetts: applicable towards the acupuncture & herbs requirements)
Great summary on Acupuncture Safety! Thank you! Warmly, Supriya.
Great safety review. Comprehensive
Good, simple, thorough.
A good refresher for universal principles of safety.
This course refreshes and is very helpful.
I think that this is good for acupuncturists that at not in a hospital setting. I have to go thru some training similar to this yearly.
Simple and straightforward. Covers some of the important issues in acupuncture safety.
very good course and helps a lot
Good & manditory
Quick and painless
simple and good
This course was a good review of safety issues pertaining to acupuncture which I learned in school.
good and informative
Good overview of topic.
well organized and to the point
Love this unit. Great to update biohazard info.
Meets the goal.
Simple and informative
Easy to read and understand
Good review course.
Great course! Thank you
Just what I needed, thanks!
It was a great review of Safety
simple, straightforward and informational.
I thought the course was well organized and a good review
Good course, would definitely recommend!
Great, wonderful review.
Good information on the point precautions.
clear, useful information
Helpful review of basic safety and points. Interesting section on nasocomial infecti
Useful and informative course.
To the point. Good review of acu points to be cautious of and other info
Good course. Key points addressed. A good review.
informative and interesting
Some basic information
Great review of safety issues.
Very good info!
good review of difficult points
Good review course
Good. Very clear.
valuable and doable
good review, good course
I thought the safety concerns for acupuncture points was extremely beneficial to review.
clear and concise
Very germane information!
Excellent summary of safety concerns for acupuncturists. Easy to read; easy taking the test
It was interesting
Excellent time effective review of critical details for safely practicing acupuncture. The test is a pertinent assessment.
Simple and staightforward, useful
Quick and painless
The course clearly explained and clarified with explanations on the important facts.
I thought this was an excellent course. To the point and concise, yet informative on important issues
Good memory refresher.
this was a very basic course
Handy review of standard safety concerns. I printed off the pages and have created a safety binder.
Easy and a good reminder of which points to use caution with.
worth taking, good safety reminders
This course covers needling safety of a few points near major arteries, which is helpful, reviews bloodborne pathogens, and reminds us why we should stay out of hospitals (hospital-acquired infecti
Quick and easy
I enjoyed taking this course I have learned many things
I found it to be helpful and refreshed my knowledge in the area of safety in acupuncture
Very informative and to the point!
Very clear and concise.
Good review/intro to Safety concerns and regulations.
Good info with clear facts
Great! Good to brush up on safety issues!
easy and straightforward to follow. no surprises.
Clear and easily understood
Very useful and convinient
Clear information, good course
interesting, informative and helpful
very good info, well written
Very well presented. The information on the acupuncture points which can be dangerous are well illustrated and informative
Simple and easy, but a good reminder of some basics
This class is really very good. I will take more in future. Thanks.
straight forward, useful reminders as well as updates for changes.
good info... snowy day and this was informative and a good reminder
Great course; good review of safety practices
this is a great review for points that I do not regularly use. The instructor did a great job to refresh my memory.
Great review. Well outlined
Straightforward, not overly complicated.
succinct and helpful
A good review. Clear and direct information.
very well organized course
Very organized and straight-forward, and it was a good review. Greatly appreciated.
Clearly written material, straight to the point.
Excellent, informative course. Thank you.
A useful refresher for important safety protocols in acupuncture practice.
very helpful course
Good review of basic Acupuncture Safety Guidelines
This course is a good review of the basics.
Great! Easy and helpful!
Well presented, easy & quick to do.
full of useful information and reminders
Great! Efficient and focused on what's important.
Good and useful
I actually like reviewing these topics regularly.
It was quick yet thorough
useful info, good review
Good review of biomedical waste standards and safe needling practices, particularly precautions to certain arteries and nerves.
Very helpful course
very good reminder course.
Interesting and well balanced course
Covers important/relevant information concisely and sufficiently.
The course in Safety in Acupuncture #1 was very clear it covered very important issues in acupuncture safety.
Clear & concise, the site is efficient and simple.
Pertinent and a good review.
Great Informative Course.
Very Good Course & will recommend to my peers.
I recommend this class to my peers.
Good points to mention the dangerous points.
good refresher with new infomation
I liked the course, it was straight forward and helpful, thanks
Very easy to follow and understand. I would of like a little more depth and for the quiz to be a bit more difficult to truly assess understanding.
Great. Clear and concise.
This is a good course. Worth taking. Full of good reminders.
Professional and informative.
Good course thorough and easy to follow and clear
Clear and concise information.
Good information. Concise
Covers the basics.
Good content / concise
Basic safety information well presented and concise.
very nice material. Easy to read and understand
Clearly presented. I would recommend to other acupuncturists.