Acupuncture Continuing Education

Safety in Herb-Drug Combinations #1

2 CEUs

This online safety course presents herb-drug interactions including contraindications and cautions. The benefits of adjusting herb formulas when taking allergy medications, antibiotics, laxatives, antivirals, diuretics, and blood pressure lowering medications are reviewed. Drugs and herbs are listed and analyzed according to their uses for specific conditions. In addition, pathological conditions are presented with case histories. Download the course, complete the online quiz, and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.


Click the following link to see a sample: Acupuncturist Course >


Participants learn the usage of:
Allergy medications with release surface herbs 
Laxatives and antivirals with clear heat toxins and cool the blood herbs
Diuretic drugs with promote urination herbs
Antibiotics with clear heat toxin herbs
Diuretic drugs with astringent herbal medicines
Antihypertensives with herbal medicines


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 general)
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 ethics 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)


Purchase the course and it will be downloaded to your computer in PDF format. PDFs work on Apple Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPad, and Android 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.


Prof. Liao

About the Author
Prof. Richard Liao, L.Ac. 
has served as professor of herbology and acupuncture theory at the Academy of Chinese Culture & Health Sciences in Oakland, California. Prof. Liao has also served as faculty at Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, California. His many years of teaching experience bring the highest quality of interesting and useful courses to HealthCMi continuing education online. Prof. Liao has published many works of Traditional Chinese Medicine including original translations of Chinese Medicine classic texts.  In addition, Prof. Liao has a private acupuncture practice in Walnut Creek, California and travels to China frequently with his students for advanced Qi Gong and meditation practices.


Recent Customer Reviews

Meghan M. 05/24/2024
Great course, loved the integration of Eastern and Western perspectives!
Thomas H. 04/07/2024
concise, helpful
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