Acupuncture Continuing Education

Safety: Acupuncture Needle Cautions

4 CEUs

Review basic safety precautions for acupuncture points located over internal organs, major blood vessels and other sensitive regions. Learn laws and rules related to medical waste disposal and medical records. Basic contraindications for moxibustion, cupping and acupuncture treatments during pregnancy are also presented. Also, review how to prevent fainting and learn general patient safety guidelines. Download the course, complete the online quiz and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.


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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
Fulfills the special NCCAOM Safety PDA category requirement, Provider #602.
4 Safety NCCAOM Acupuncturist Diplomate PDAs (safety category)
4 California Acupuncture Board CEUs (category 1)
4 Texas CAEs (2 ethics and safety, 2 general acupuncture therapies)
4 Florida Board of Acupuncture CEs (2 laws & rules, 2 medical errors)
4 CTCMA British Columbia acupuncture CEs
4 Illinois CEUs
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)



Recent Customer Reviews

Michael B. Winter Park, FL Thursday, 19 August 2021
It is always good to have a general reminder of safety precautions and contraindications for all acupuncturists
Tiffany P. Austin, TX Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Casey P. Orlando, FL Tuesday, 06 April 2021
It was informative and straight forward
Tomas M. San Luis Obispo, CA Sunday, 31 January 2021
Excellent summary of important topics and considerations for acupuncture practice!
Monica M. Orchard Park, NY Friday, 01 January 2021
Great Course!
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