Continuing Acupuncture Education (Online)

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Provider approval by Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners
Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners Provider # CAE00001
NCCAOM Approval (pending)

Acupuncture and Tui-Na Treatment for Head, Face, and Neck Conditions
Dr. Lin Jia, ACAOM faculty
Sun Oct 4 (Part 1) at 8am-10am
(TX: 2.4 hr GEN | NCCAOM: AOM-OM-2)
Sun Oct 18 (Part 2) at 8am-10am
(TX: 2.4 hr GEN | NCCAOM: AOM-OM-2)
This course will discuss various clinical case studies pertaining to acupuncture and tui-na treatment for head, face, and neck conditions.

Ethics, Safety, and Clinical Practice Management in Modern TCM
Marilyn Allen, American Acupuncture Council
Sat Oct 10 at 4pm-7pm 
(TX: 1.2 hr ET, 1.2 hr SA, 1.2 hr PM | NCCAOM: SA-1, ET-1, PE-CW-1)

Bridging Eastern and Western Medicine Approaches for Treating Cancers
Cancer is one of the most dangerous and common diseases in clinic. What causes the cancer is still unknown. Most of the therapy for cancer includes surgery, chemo and radio treatment have some of their limitation, such as side effects and complications of the therapy, even can’t maintain their therapy, or affect the prognosis of patients.  This presentation will focus on comparing the differences between mainstream medicine and TCM treatment for cancers and special effects of TCM on cancers. Participants will learn what the ancient and update information of TCM for helping the disorders of cancer patients and the experience of presenter how to use the special effects of TCM to help cancer patients.

Dr. Baisong Zhong, ACAOM faculty
Thurs Oct 1 at 8:10pm-10:10pm
(TX: 1.2 hr GEN, 1.2 hr BIO | NCCAOM: AOM-OM-1, AOM-BIO-1)
1. Differences between Mainstream Medicine and TCM Treatment for Cancers
2. The accessory therapy of TCM
3. TCM Inhibiting Cancer in Slow but Long Term Improvement

Dr. Baisong Zhong, ACAOM faculty
Thurs Oct 8 at 8:10pm-10:10pm

(TX: 2.4 hr GEN | NCCAOM: AOM-OM-2)
1. TCM Benefiting various functions of the whole body
2. TCM has Fewer and milder side effects
3. TCM Improving symptoms and quality of life
4. TCM has Low incidence of relapse

TCM Food Therapies For Cancer Patients
Dr. Baisong Zhong, ACAOM faculty
Thurs Oct 15 at 8:10pm-10:10pm
(TX: 1.2 hr GEN, 1.2 hr HERB | NCCAOM: AOM-OM-1. AOM-CH-1)
This presentation will focus on Chinese food therapies for help prevent side effects of mainstream medicine treatment for cancers. Participants will learn what the ancient and update information of TCM food therapies for reducing the side effects of cancer patients.  TCM food therapies are used for patients who have lung, stomach, large intestine, liver, cervical, and breast cancer patients. TCM food therapies are used for leukopenia, anemia, and thrombocytopenia due to chemo/radiotherapies.

Classical Formulas for Geriatrics
Dr. Philip Suger, ACAOM faculty
Sun Oct 18 at 10:10am-1:10pm
(TX: 3.6 hr HERB | NCCAOM: AOM-CH-3)
This course will examine 6 commonly seen conditions in the geriatric population: depression, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, osteoporosis, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. Each condition will be briefly introduced in a biomedical context and then the classical formulas frequently used will be discussed along with helpful case studies to provide real world examples.

Classical Formulas for Gynecology
Dr. Philip Suger, ACAOM faculty
Sun Oct 25 at 10:10am-1:10pm
(TX: 3.6 hr HERB | NCCAOM: AOM-CH-3)
This course will examine 5 commonly seen conditions that affect women’s health: dysmenorrhea, poly-cystic ovarian syndrome, infertility, menopausal syndrome, and premenstrual syndrome. Each condition will be briefly introduced in a biomedical context and then the classical formulas frequently used will be discussed along with helpful case studies to provide real world examples.

Uterine Risk Factors and Management of Disease
Dr. Pedro Ramirez, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Thurs Oct 22 at 6-8pm
(TX: 2.4 hr BIO | NCCAOM: AOM-BIO-2)
This course will cover factors that predispose to uterine cancer, the different types, the approach to diagnosis, treatment at time of initial diagnosis and at time of recurrence.  In addition, we will discuss strategies for prevention and areas where Chinese Medicine may offer a benefit to the patients.

TCM Reducing The Side-Effects Of Radio/Chemotherapy/Surgery
Dr. Baisong Zhong, ACAOM faculty
Thurs Oct 22 (Part 1) at 8:10pm-10:10pm
(TX: 1.2 hr GEN, 1.2 hr HERB | NCCAOM: AOM-AC-1, AOM-CH-1)
Thurs Oct 29 (Part 2) at 8:10pm-10:10pm
(TX: 1.2 hr GEN, 1.2 hr HERB | NCCAOM: AOM-AC-1, AOM-CH-1)
This presentation will focus on Chinese herb and acupuncture reduces side effects of mainstream medicine treatment for cancers. Participants will learn what the ancient and update information of TCM for reducing the side effects of cancer patients treated by radio/chemo/surgery.

Evidence Based Acupuncture According to Cochrane Database and Its Biological Foundation
Dr. Charles Shang, Baylor College of Medicine
Thurs Nov 5 at 8:10pm-10:10pm
(TX: 2.4 hr GEN | NCCAOM: AOM-AC-2)
The clinical research is based on the Cochrane Review Database – the gold standard of evidence based medicine. The basic research is focused on the organizer model of meridian system which has been the only model so far with multiple independently confirmed predictions in both acupuncture and conventional biomedical sciences – the gold standard of successful integration.

Common Issues in Integrative Medicine
Dr. Charles Shang, Baylor College of Medicine
Thurs Nov 19 at 8:10pm-10:10pm
(TX: 2.4 hr GEN | NCCAOM: AOM-OM-2)
– Assessment of clinical outcome – common tests and biomarkers
– Common drug interactions among herbs and conventional medicines
– Red flags associated with common symptoms

NOTE: speakers & topics are subject to change.  

END OF FALL 2020 SERIES.
SPRING 2021 SCHEDULE & SPEAKER LIST
COMING SOON.

Vendor registration available, email [email protected] for detail.

ACAOM students and faculty please refer to CL005 for registration instructions.
Non ACAOM students please register via below link.
L.Ac. must register to receive CAE credits.

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Course Date

Zhong 10/1 Jia 10/4 Zhong 10/8 Allen 10/10 Zhong 10/15 Jia 10/18 Suger 10/18 Ramirez 10/22 Zhong 10/22 Suger 10/25 Zhong 10/29 Shang 11/5 Shang 11/19

Price

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NCCAOM

OM-1, BIO-1  OM-2  OM-2  SA-1, ET-1, PE-CW-1  OM-1, CH-1  OM-2  CH-3  BIO-2  AC-1, CH-1  CH-3  AC-1, CH-1  AC-2  OM-2 

Texas

Gen-1.2, Bio-1.2 Gen-2.4 Gen-2.4 ET-1.2, SA-1.2, PM-1.2 Gen-1.2, Herb-1.2 Gen-2.4 Herb-3.6 Bio-2.4 Gen-1.2, Herb-1.2 Herb-3.6 Gen-1.2, Herb-1.2 Gen-2.4 Gen-2.4