Acupuncture Continuing Education

Safety in Herb-Drug Interactions #1

4 CEUs

Participants review herb-drug interactions including contraindications, cautions, and benefits of using herbal medicine when patients are taking prescription drugs. Participants are familiarized with pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and also the additive, synergistic, and antagonistic interactions of herbs with drugs. This is presented with simple and clear definitions, straightforward descriptions, individual herb and drug analyses, and case histories. Download the course, complete the online quiz, and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.


Participants learn the usage of:
Blood thinners & birth control medications with blood invigorating and stop bleeding herbs
Allergy medications combined with release surface herbs
Antibiotics, laxatives, & antiviral drugs combined with clear heat toxins, cool the blood, & purging herbs
Diuretic drugs with promote urination herbs
Diuretic drugs with astringent herbal medicines
Expectorant, decongestant, and cough suppressant drugs with phlegm-resolving and coughing & wheezing herbs
Stomach acid blockers combined with sour herbs.


Click the following link to see a sample of the course: Acupuncture CEUs


Purchase the course and it will be downloaded to your computer in PDF format. PDFs work on both Mac and WIndows operating systems. 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. If you prefer to receive your course in the mail, click CONTACT US to have the course content mailed to you.


Continuing Education Credits
4 Safety NCCAOM Diplomate PDAs (safety category) 
Fulfills the special NCCAOM Safety PDA category requirement, Provider #602.
4 California Acupuncture Board CEUs (category 1)
4 Texas CAEs (3 herbology, 1 ethics and safety)
4 Florida Board of Acupuncture CEs (4 medical errors)
4 CTCMA British Columbia acupuncture CEs 
4 BCNA & CNPBC (British Columbia Naturopathic Assoc.) credits
4 CAAA Alberta CEUs
4 CTCMPAO (Ontario, Canada) continuing education credits
4 OAQ CEUs (Board of Acupuncturists of Quebec)
4 NZASA CPDs (2 Ethics, 2 Chinese Medicine) (New Zealand Acupuncture Standards Authority)
4 Acupuncture NZ (NZRA) New Zealand CEUs
4 NS-CMAAC Nova Scotia acupuncture CEUs
4 CMBA CPDs/CEUs (Chinese Medicine Board of Australia)
4 IVAS CEs (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society)
4 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours
(Massachusetts: applicable towards the acupuncture & herbs requirements)




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