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The Needle in the Haystack: Acupuncture Protocols for the Prevention and Treatment of Burnout Syndrome

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$75.00
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06/07/2020 - 08:30 to 13:30
Pacific Standard Time PST/PDT (Vancouver BC, Los Angeles CA)
Live Online Webinar

Early-bird price $75 until May 1st. Regular rate $100.

Even if you cannot make the scheduled time for the live webinar, you will still be able to watch the recordings. Video recordings of the live webinar are placed into your account within 48 hours of the class, so the course will be waiting for you to watch when you are ready.

Live webinars fulfil all 50 hours of live CEUs for California. You have 2 years access to the recording to complete for CEU/PDA.

 

Live Webinar: 8:30 am PDT, Sunday, June 7th, 2020.
START TIME FOR DIFFERENT TIME ZONES:
  • Honolulu, HI, USA HST (UTC -10) Sun, Jun 7, 2020, 5:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Denver, CO, USA MST (UTC -7) Sun, Jun 7, 2020, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Houston, TX, USA CST (UTC -6) Sun, Jun 7, 2020, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • New York, NY, USA EST (UTC -5) Sun, Jun 7, 2020, 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • London, United Kingdom GMT (UTC +0) Sun, Jun 7, 2020, 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Tel Aviv, Israel IST (UTC +3) Sun, Jun 7, 2020, 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Sydney, Australia AEDT (UTC +11) Mon, Jun 8, 2020, 1:30 am - 6:30 am
  • Auckland, New Zealand NZDT (UTC +13) Mon, Jun 8, 2020, 3:30 am - 8:30 am
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The Needle in the Haystack: Acupuncture Protocols for the Prevention and Treatment of Burnout Syndromeimmediately after purchaseuntil 06/07/2022 - 23:59
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Course Contents: 
This course will introduce the Chinese Medicine Practitioner to the concept of Burnout Syndrome, and to the twelve-stage burnout cycle theorized by psychologist Herbert Freudenberger and Gail North. We will examine other leading theories of Burnout syndrome and utilize scientifically accepted burnout inventory tools to best assess patients as to their level of burnout.

1. Understand the historical development of burnout syndrome as a medical diagnosis.
2. To identify the signs of possible Burnout Syndrome using Freudenberger’s Twelve Stage Burnout Cycle.
3. To become familiar with commonly used Burnout Inventories and how to use them in a Chinese Medicine setting.
4. Learn the first steps in preventing all Burnout Syndrome using Conscious ‘Self-Awareness inventories in a clinical practice (VIA reports, Birkman analysis).
5. How to accurately make a differential diagnosis of Burnout Syndrome using Chinese Medicine diagnostic methods.
6. Learn mechanisms of how acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can treat Burnout Syndrome effectively utilizing Luo points, divergent meridians, and extraordinary vessels.
7. To administer Acupuncture point combinations for each phase of Burnout Syndrome.
8. To prescribe herbal formulas and dietary therapies, when necessary for burnout recovery.
9. To differentiate between Burnout Syndrome, Stress, and Depression.
10. Identify 5 resources to assist in recovery from Burnout, Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Post-Traumatic Stress and when to refer out.

D7 Presenter: 
R. Keith Bell

An Introduction to the Practice of Saam Acupuncture - Live in person

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$250.00
Price: $250.00
Live Event
06/13/2020 - 08:30 to 06/14/2020 - 17:30
Pacific Standard Time PST/PDT (Vancouver BC, Los Angeles CA)
Live In-Person Event

 

Early-bird price $250 until May 31st. Regular rate $350.

Location: Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre 515 W Hastings Street Vancouver, BC Canada.

This is the live in-person (bum in seats) registration page. We are offering this as a live webinar too. Go to upcoming live webinars if you prefer to watch as a live webinar from home.

Live webinars fulfil all 50 hours of live CEUs for California. You have 2 years access to the recording to complete for CEU/PDA.

 

Live Webinar: 8:30 am PDT, Saturday, June 13th, 2020.
START TIME FOR DIFFERENT TIME ZONES:
  • Honolulu, HI, USA HST (UTC -10) Sat, Jun 13, 2020, 5:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Denver, CO, USA MST (UTC -7) Sat, Jun 13, 2020, 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Houston, TX, USA CST (UTC -6) Sat, Jun 13, 2020, 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • New York, NY, USA EST (UTC -5) Sat, Jun 13, 2020, 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • London, United Kingdom GMT (UTC +0) Sat, Jun 13, 2020, 4:30 pm - 1:30 am
  • Tel Aviv, Israel IST (UTC +3) Sat, Jun 13, 2020, 6:30 pm - 3:30 am
  • Sydney, Australia AEDT (UTC +11) Sun, Jun 14, 2020, 1:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Auckland, New Zealand NZDT (UTC +13) Sun, Jun 14, 2020, 3:30 am - 12:30 pm
Live Webinar: 8:30 am PDT, Sunday, June 14th, 2020.
START TIME FOR DIFFERENT TIME ZONES:
  • Honolulu, HI, USA HST (UTC -10) Sun, Jun 14, 2020, 5:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Denver, CO, USA MST (UTC -7) Sun, Jun 14, 2020, 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Houston, TX, USA CST (UTC -6) Sun, Jun 14, 2020, 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • New York, NY, USA EST (UTC -5) Sun, Jun 14, 2020, 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • London, United Kingdom GMT (UTC +0) Sun, Jun 14, 2020, 4:30 pm - 1:30 am
  • Tel Aviv, Israel IST (UTC +3) Sun, Jun 143, 2020, 6:30 pm - 3:30 am
  • Sydney, Australia AEDT (UTC +11) Mon, Jun 15, 2020, 1:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Auckland, New Zealand NZDT (UTC +13) Mon, Jun 15, 2020, 3:30 am - 12:30 pm
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This course will provide the student with a foundation in the Saam acupuncture tradition. This foundation will allow the student to begin using the Saam tradition immediately after the completion of the course. The course begins with an examination of the clinical roots of the tradition, drawing from the Yi Jing, Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen, Huang Di Nei Jing Ling Shu, and Nan Jing classical texts.
This course provides information on the Saam Korean monastic acupuncture tradition from a theoretical, historical, and practical perspective. Special attention is given to this system’s implementation into a successful TEAM clinical practice. • Critically evaluate the Chinese classical text source material of the Saam tradition • Identify key differences and advantages of the Saam system vs other TEAM strategies • Understand how to apply the Saam tradition to varied clinical presentations • Effectively implement the Saam tradition into your clinical practice
D7 Presenter: 
Toby Daly

Obstetric Acupuncture Treatment During Pregnancy and Post-Natal Care

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Obstetric Acupuncture Treatment During Pregnancy and Post-Natal Careimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
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This course by Sarah Budd, a Midwifery Sister who subsequently trained as an acupuncturist in London and China, gives you a broad overview of acupuncture in obstetric care. Topics include the following:

  1. A brief history of obstetrics comparing Western and Chinese classical approaches from the past with current practice
  2. Physiological changes in pregnancy, safety of acupuncture in pregnancy and the “forbidden points"
  3. Treating various conditions / pathologies in pregnancy including nausea & vomiting, heartburn, threatened miscarriage, constipation, varicose veins, muscle-skeletal problems such as back & pelvic pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and stress
  4. Obstetric “red flags”: including bleeding in pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, abdominal pain, cholestasis, polyhydramnios, oligohydramnios, premature labour, urinary problems, small for dates babies, hypertensive disorders, malpresentation & cord prolapse, retained placenta, post-partum haemorrhage, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders including postpartum psychosis, breast feeding problems, including mastitis
  5. Introduction to MYMOP and audit in the clinic
  6. Discussion of Obstetric acupuncture organizations and support groups
  7. Brief discussion of obstetric research
  8. Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) (another "red flag”). “Western” diagnosis and treatment, treatment with acupuncture, illustrated with case histories
  9. Discussion of research relating to HG including overview of presenter’s recent Delphi consensus study on acupuncture for HG
  10. Breech presentation and treatment by TCM
  11. Pre-birth preparation and induction of labour with acupressure and acupuncture
  12. Pain relief in labour with acupuncture and acupressure
  13. Anxiety & depression in pregnancy and post-natal period
  14. Building bridges and communication with the midwifery, GP and obstetrician communities

 

Goals and Objectives:

  • To ensure delegates have a thorough understanding of all aspects of obstetric acupuncture
  • To ensure practitioners are safe in their practice when dealing with pregnant and post-natal women
  • To inspire and encourage audit in practice
  • To promote advantages of membership of obstetric acupuncture organizations such as the "Obstetrical Acupuncture Association” (OBAA) and awareness of mentorship groups such as "Maternity Acupuncture Mentoring & Peer Support" (MAMPS)
  • To encourage engagement and familiarity with obstetric research and promote use of the organization "Evidence Based Acupuncture" (EBA)
  •  To encourage evidence-based communication with health professionals in order to promote advantages of obstetric acupuncture
D7 Presenter: 
Sarah Budd

Practical Maternity Acupuncture - Part One

$175.00
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Practical Maternity Acupuncture - Part Oneimmediately after purchasefor 2 years

This course offers acupuncturists an overview of key issues relating to the clinical practice of treating women in pregnancy and the postpartum. This includes western medical concepts impetrative for safe practice as well as experienced treatment suggestions for difficult cases from experienced practitioners. This module includes understanding the treatment of nausea, hyperemesis, threatened miscarriage Pre-labour rupture of membranes, anxiety and depression and postpartum.

Acupuncturists taking this class can expect to:

  • Treatment of nausea in clinical practice
  • Treatment of hyperemesis in clinical practice
  • Treatment of threatened miscarriage in clinical practice
  • Treatment of Pre-labour rupture of membranes in clinical practice
  • Red flag for nausea, hyperemesis and Pre-labour rupture of membranes
  • Treatment of anxiety and depression in clinical practice
  • Treatment with acupuncture in postpartum period
D7 Presenter: 
Debra Betts
Claudia Citkovitz
Sarah Budd
Zena Kocher

Research Literacy in Maternity Acupuncture

$150.00
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Research Literacy in Maternity Acupunctureimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
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This course offers acupuncturists an overview of key research issues for reading and understanding research papers in perinatal acupuncture. This includes understanding key research terms with using examples from papers relating to perinatal acupuncture and being able to complete checklists to assess the quality of RTC’s, qualitative and mixed methods papers as well as case histories.

 

Programme outline

Goals and Objectives

  1. Acupuncturists taking this class can expect to:
  2. Understand key research terms to use when discussing research with medical colleagues to promote professional credibility
  3. Understand how to use key research terms from the evidence base when advertising or promoting their pregnancy practice
  4. Identify quality studies that they can share and discuss with medical colleagues and the public 
  5. Understand how to write a case history from clinical practice for publication

 

Programme outline
  • Why research – initial concepts
  • Why becoming research literature has value and looking at the concepts of statistical and clinical significance
  • Using the critical analysis checklist for an RCT
  • Understanding different types of research: Quantitative, Qualitative and Mixed Methods research
  • Considerations for reading a RCT paper
  • Understanding terminology around pragmatic trials and the difference between effectiveness and efficacy
  • Research in practice – findings from PhD research: The use of Acupuncture in threatened miscarriage – a mixed methods study
  • Academic writing: Case histories
  • Understanding Systematic Reviews
D7 Presenter: 
Debra Betts

Ethics: Standards of Conduct and Professional Practice

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ACHB 553-340
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10-14-2015 through 12-31-2020
$99.99
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CTCMA; 4 CEU, Category B3 - California 4.0 CE Category 1
Florida 50-8743; 20-500419, 4 CEU General
Texas Provider CAE00011; 4 CAE (GEN) - Illinois (225.000020) 4 CEU
NCCAOM 553-340; 4 ETHICS PDA
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Ethics: Standards of Conduct and Professional Practiceimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
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The Belmont Report (1979) altered the course of medical ethics in research and clinical care articulating core principles of respect for persons, beneficence (non-maleficence) and justice applied through informed consent and assessment of risk and benefits. Two rules of beneficent actions are 1) Do no harm and 2) Maximize possible benefits and minimize possible harms.

  1. Overview, Ethics of Practice Conduct.
  2. Practitioner and Professions Standards re Ethics
    1. Are practitioners up to date on professional standards
    2. What does the profession require re being current on professional standards?
  3. Specific area of ethical standards that require review
    1. Acupuncture needle depths to avoid organ and tissue damage
    2. Acupuncture therapy standards to prevent infection
    3. Acupuncture therapy standards to prevent bleeding and hematoma
  4. Ethics re professional standards for acupuncture needle depths
  5. Ethics re professional standards for preventing infection
  6. Ethics re professional standards to prevent injury from bleeding and hematoma
  7. Questions of professional standards when science is equivocal: Error on the side of caution to risk and longevity
  8. Professional standards re practitioner health, specifically related to inpatient care
  9. Ethical issues re terminology of practice and patient referents.
D7 Presenter: 
Arya Nielsen PhD

Treating Therapy-Resistant Chronic Pain with Auricular Medicine

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553-342
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10-14-2015 through 12-31-2020
$99.00
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California
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Not approved by the State of Florida (CE Broker) for CEU

  • Introduction to Auricular Medicine, including:
    • The microsystem; learning the map
    • History and new research
  • Orientation to the anatomy of the ear
  • Orientation to the landmarks of the Ear
  • Locating musculoskeletal point for treatment of pain conditions
  • Proper needling technique and other treatment options
  • Functional support points for chronic pain
  • Focus activity – finding and removing blockages to healing
  • Putting together a treatment plan
  • Case Examples
  • Questions and Answers
  • Where to go from here:
    • Apply what you learned in your clinic – see that it works
    • Healthy Seminars Auricular Foundations course
    • CIAM hands-on courses Levels 1, 2 and 3
    • EasternCurrents website for resources
    • CIAM website for course schedule and free webinars.
D7 Presenter: 
David Maybee

Facial Diagnosis: The Psychological and Emotional Underlay of Disease

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ACHB 553-341
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10-14-2015 through 12-31-2020
$175.00
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NCCAOM 553-341; 7.0 PDA (AOM-AC) - CTCMA; 7.0 CEU, Category A2
Texas Provider CAE00011; 7.0 CO - Illinois (225.000020); 7.0 CEU
California 591; 7.0 CEU, Category 1 - Florida 50-8743; 20-500511 7.0 CEU
Alberta CAAA; 7.0 CEU - NZRA; 7.0 CPD
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Facial Diagnosis: The Psychological and Emotional Underlay of Diseaseimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
California
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According to Classical Chinese Medicine, the face contains numerous clues about the health and functioning of the internal organs. But more importantly, it gives a wealth of information about the personality and the behavior of an individual that contribute to health problems. Facial Diagnosis allows practitioners to delve into the psychological and emotional underlay of disease.

Detailed Outline:

  • Introduction to Facial Diagnosis
  • Introduction to herbal processing (pao zhi)
  • Introduction to esoteric acupuncture, level 2
  • Introduction to Integrative Medicine in treating military patients
  • Participants will learn how this ancient Facial Map is a record of past traumas much like rings on a tree and indicated where Jing is frozen and how issues and patterns form
  • Participants will learn how this map of the wrinkles indicates the expression or repression of emotions
  • Participants will be shown numerous slides that illustrate diagnosis as seen from areas of the face that correlate to organ function.  Recommendations will be given for treating
  • Q&A, Summary, Program Worksheet
D7 Presenter: 
Lillian Bridges

How to Effectively Treat Ovulatory Disorders with Evidence-based Natural Medicine

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ACHB 553-339
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08-17-2015 through 08-17-2018
$99.95
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NCCAOM 553-339; 4 PDA (AC) - CTCMA; 4 CEU, Category A2
Texas Provider CAE00011; 4 CAE (GEN) - Illinois (225.000020); 4 CEU
Alberta CAAA; 4 CEU - NZRA; 4 CEU - Massachusetts; 4 CEU
Florida 50-8743; 20-517404, 4 CEU - BCNA Cat-C
California Acpuncture Board 591; 4 CE Cat 1
ABORM 4 CEU Exam and Renewal
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How to Effectively Treat Ovulatory Disorders with Evidence-based Natural Medicineimmediately after purchasefor 2 years
California
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This talk will outline each of the main disorders that cause hypothalamic-pituitary-ovary dysfunction in women, and how to approach these in a natural medicine practice. Evidence-based natural therapies and supplements will be discussed for each disorder. Practitioners will gain an understanding of endocrinology including feedback mechanisms and complex interactions between different hormonal systems.

PCOS

  • The 6 Main Factors in PCOS
  • Insulin and it’s effect on the Ovary
  • Inflammation and its effect on the Ovary
  • Androgen Excess it’s Causes and Effects on the Ovary
  • Conventional Approaches
  • Therapeutic Approach and Steps to Treatment in PCOS including Supplements and a discussion of different Dietary Interventions

Adrenal Androgen Excess and Non-Classical CAH

  • Causes and Effects of Adrenal Androgen Excess
  • Conventional Approaches
  • Therapeutic Approach and Steps to Treatment in Adrenal Androgen Excess including Supplements and Dietary Intervention

Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

  • Review of the HPO Axis
  • Causes and Mechanisms of Hypothalamic Amenorrhea including weight loss, eating disorders, stress, chronic illness
  • Long Term Prognosis
  • Conventional Approaches
  • Therapeutic Approach and Steps to Treatment in Adrenal Androgen Excess including Supplements and Dietary Intervention

HyperProlactinemia and Ovulation including a discussion of Thyroid Dysfunction

  • Causes of Hyperprolactinemia
  • Conventional Approaches
  • Therapeutic Approach and Steps to Treatment in Adrenal Androgen Excess including Supplements and Dietary Intervention

Case studies, Summary, Questions and Answers

D7 Presenter: 
Fiona McCulloch

Neuropuncture: Psyche/Mental-Emotional Conditions: Module 4

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ACHB 553-337
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08-17-2015 through 08-17-2016
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Neuropuncture: Psyche/Mental-Emotional Conditions: Module 4immediately after purchasefor 2 years
California
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In this webinar you will learn how to treat the 6 most common clinical psychological conditions utilizing the Neuropuncture system. Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Addiction/cravings, PTSD, and Obsessive-Compulsive disorder. Neuropuncture applies neuroscience to the traditional TCM acupuncture model, creating evidenced-based, clinically proven protocols, and outcomes that are clinically reproducible.

  • Introduction
  • Review of the 5 neurophysiological mechanisms
    • 5 Neuropuncture treatment principles
    • Electric Neuropuncture
    • reference chart.
  • Review of anatomy and physiology of recent brain neuroscience findings.
  • Cognitive neuroscience. BDNF/ Neuroplasticity/ trauma
  • TCM terminology correlated to Cognitive neuroscience.
  • The Mind in TCM. 
  • Specific conditions Part I
    • 1. Anxiety
    • 2.Depression
    • 3.Insomnia
    • 4.Addictions/ Cravings
  • Specific conditions Part II
    • 5.PTSD
    • 6.Obsessive-Complusive disorders
  • Summary, Question and Answers, Program Worksheet
D7 Presenter: 
Michael Corradino