Acupuncture Continuing Education

Safety In Acupuncture Pneumothorax Prevention #1

2 CEUs

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, click the following: Safety Course >


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 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)


About the Authors

Colleen Delaney, L.Ac.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. 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 with a private practice in California.



Recent Customer Reviews

Songhee C. Auckland, AK Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Very effective and good information.
Ryoko E. Winter Park, FL Thursday, 06 February 2020
Simple yet well summarized course. It reinforced my knowledge of the content.
Sarah B. Chicago, IL Wednesday, 06 November 2019
Diane G. Castalian Springs, TN Monday, 28 October 2019
Excellent synopsis
Leslie Y. South Lake Tahoe, CA Sunday, 01 September 2019
Well presented information that is relevant for the day-to-day practice of acupuncture.
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