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Idaho Acupuncture Continuing Education

Idaho Accepts OnlineCE.com Online Courses

 

Idaho Acupuncture Continuing Education Requirements: 15 hours of approved continuing education annually.

Idaho Accepts 15 hours of Online Acupuncture Continuing Education Courses per annual renewal cycle.

 

Please CLICK HERE for a list of Courses Approved by the NCCAOM

 

Special Notes:

Idaho licensed Acupuncturists may meet their continuing education requirements by taking courses that are offered by a NCCAOM approved PDA provider.

OnlineCE.com is an approved provider by NCCAOM® as a Professional Development Activities (PDA) Provider. OnlineCE.com's NCCAOM PDA Provider number is 1093.

 


State of Idaho Acupuncture Continuing Education Requirements

Idaho Acupuncture Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. Idaho Acupuncture continuing education requirements are subject to change and therefore, Idaho Acupuncture licensee's are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the Idaho Acupuncture continuing education requirements.

 

Continuing education courses offered on OnlineCE.com provide Online CEU for Idaho Acupuncturists. The online courses enhance the knowledge bases of the Acupuncturist to enhance their clinical therapy practice. Free 1 hour approved online continuing education course for new Idaho Acupuncturists who register with www.OnlineCE.com

 
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  • Acupuncture 219 - Sterilization and Contraindication of Needling

    Needle Sterilization, Contraindication and Complications of Needling


    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Safety 1 hour
    • Outline the basics of clean needle technique, including defining “clean field” and offering recommendations
    • Discuss the most common methods of sterilization
    • Contrast sterilization vs disposable needles
    • Present the most common complications of needling
    • Discuss contraindications to needling
    • Present the most common infectious agents as risk factors for needling

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-51
    NCCAOM Approved for Safety 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Acupuncture 220 - Acupuncture for Trigger Points

    Trigger Points: Search, Find and Treat


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    • Outline current concepts in trigger point theory
    • Discuss the neurophysiology of current concepts in trigger point theory
    • Distinguish between sclerotomes, dermatomes, myotomes and discuss their importance and trigger point diagnosis
    • Discuss objective findings present in trigger point diagnosis
    • Explain the importance of segmental relationships and needling

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-52
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Acupuncture 437a - 440a - Acupuncture Microsystems Group
    Acupuncture Microsystems Group

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    • List the similarities in treatment associated with all acupuncture microsystems
    • Describe and point out the location of 17 discrete hand acupuncture points
    • Describe and recreate a useful somatotope associated with hand acupuncture
    • Compare and contrast 3 different styles of hand acupuncture
    • Describe specific needling techniques associated with those hand acupuncture points which require specific needling techniques and/or directions
    • List the similarities associated with ear acupuncture and other acupuncture microsystems
    • Describe and recreate a clinically-useful somatotope/homunculus associated with ear acupuncture
    • Locate the physical structures of the ear, such as the helix, antihelix, triangular fossa, antitragus, etc.
    • Describe and point out the location of the major landmarks for auriculotherapy point location
    • Describe and point out the location of 36 or more discrete ear acupuncture points
    • List the similarities associated with Chinese Scalp Acupuncture and other acupuncture microsystems
    • Describe and find treatment areas associated with the somatotope of the cortex of the brain
    • Describe and point out the location of the major landmarks, lines, and points, used to find Chinese Scalp Acupuncture treatment areas and lines.
    • Describe and point out the location of the 10 most commonly used Chinese Scalp Lines/Areas
    • Describe and find the correct layer for needling Chinese Scalp lines, and begin practicing the techniques needed to use this form of acupuncture in clinical practice.
    • List the similarities associated with YNSA Scalp Acupuncture and other scalp acupuncture microsystems
    • Describe and find treatment areas associated with the YNSA somatotope
    • Describe and point out the location of the major landmarks used to find YNSA Scalp Acupuncture points.
    • Describe and point out the location of the most commonly used YNSA Scalp Points
    • Describe and find the correct procedure and needling technique for treating YNSA Scalp Points, and begin practicing the techniques needed to use this form of acupuncture in clinical practice.

    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 4 hours

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-56
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 4 hours
    Expires: 2021-04-08

    AIDS 105a - Electroacupuncture and HIV

    Bioelectromagnetic Therapies for HIV/AIDS


    1.0

    $25.00 USD

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    • Discuss Neuromuscular Manifestations of HIV and Electroacupuncture
    • Review the use of Acupuncture and Microcurrents in AIDS patients
    • Discuss Effects of Massage Therapy on the HIV-Exposed Newborn and Adult
    • Describe how Massage Therapy enhances immune function in adults

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-19
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    AIDS 106a - 108a - Facts for Safely working with HIV Patients

    HIV Facts and Information, Information for Health Care Workers


    3.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Safety 3 hours
    • Define HIV
    • Outline HIV epidemiology and symptoms
    • Discuss the effects of HIV on health and wellness
    • Review current facts about the HIV and AIDS epidemic both in the U.S. and worldwide
    • Discuss strategies for preventing HIV in the health care workplace
    • Outline universal precautions and additional precautions to prevent transmission of HIV by blood
    • Apply what to do when there has been a possible exposure to HIV infection
    • Define and discuss confidentiality laws covering the medical records of HIV/AIDS patients
    • Define and discuss behavioral interventions for HIV/AIDS patients
    • Outline the screening of HIV-infected persons for HIV transmission risk

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-20
    NCCAOM Approved for Safety 3 hours
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    AIDS 109a - Safety in Understanding the Spread of AIDS

    AIDS: Clinical Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment


    2.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Safety 2 hours
    • Assess the historical characteristics and epidemiology of HIV/AIDS
    • Describe how HIV is spread and how it may be prevented
    • Summarize the pathophysiology of HIV infection and AIDS
    • Outline the natural history, diagnosis, and stages of HIV infection
    • Illustrate the current treatment strategies for HIV infection and discuss common opportunistic infections associated with HIV

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-21
    NCCAOM Approved for Safety 2 hours
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    AIDS 115a - HIV AIDS: Principles and Practice
    HIV AIDS: Principles and Practice

    2.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 2 hours
    • Summarize the biology and transmission of HIV/AIDS
    • Describe the clinical and serological progression of HIV/AIDS
    • Outline the diagnosis and follow up monitoring for HIV/AIDS
    • Produce a synopsis of the medical management of HIV/AIDS
    • Identify the 5 classes of HAART medications and their mechanism of action
    • Recognize the interactions of vitamins and nutrients with the various classes of HIV medications
    • Identify therapies to address constitutional symptoms, medication side effects, and symptoms of immunosuppression
    • List homeopathic and botanicals that have demonstrated effectiveness in treating HIV

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-22
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 2 hours
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Anatomical Aspects Related to Muscle and Nerve as it Pertains to the Application of Acupuncture
    3.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 3 hours
    • Practically apply the integrative neuromuscular Acupoint therapy
    • Discuss anatomical aspects related to muscle and nerve as it pertains to the application of Acupuncture
    • Evaluate the special considerations of treating neck pain with Acupuncture
    • Classify sports and recreational activities as well as work conditions associated with conditions treatable by Acupuncture
    • Apply needling safety in treating neck and lower back pain
    • Utilize treatment protocols for neck and low back pain

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-23
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 3 hours
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Emergency Procedures 101a - Safely Handling Common Emergencies

    Preparing for Common Medical Emergencies


    1.0

    $22.00 USD

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Safety 1 hour
    • Know how to prepare for a medical emergency
    • Review four emergency medical conditions: Stroke, Heart Attack, Difficulty Breathing, Diabetic Emergencies
    • Recognize the causes, symptoms and signs for these emergencies
    • Understand how to provide the appropriate emergency treatments

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-24
    NCCAOM Approved for Safety 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Emergency Procedures 102a - Creating a Safer Office Environment

    Developing an Emergency Preparedness Manual for Your Office and Review CPR Changes


    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Safety 1 hour
    • Gain the knowledge to develop an Emergency Preparedness Manual for your office
    • Define crisis management procedures in advance for fires, child abduction, workplace violence, bomb threats and other situations
    • Explain the importance of an emergency continuity plan
    • Recognize why CPR was changed and compare the new rules
    • Perform more effective CPR even before you refresh your certification

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-25
    NCCAOM Approved for Safety 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Emergency Procedures 103a - Safely Handling a Variety of Common Issues

    Preparing for Altered Mental Status, Burns and Allergic Reactions


    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Safety 1 hour
    • Recognize Altered Mental Status and apply the appropriate emergency response
    • Distinguish types of Burns, their mechanisms of injury and pathophysiology
    • Plan for the treatment of burns and the appropriate emergency response
    • Apply and use the Rule of Nines
    • Recognize Allergic Reactions, discuss their pathophysiology and the proper emergency response

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-26
    NCCAOM Approved for Safety 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Energize Your TCM Practice Using Non-Thermal Laser and Clinical Nutrition
    NCCAOM Approved for PE-CW 6 Hours

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    Hour 1  Intro 

    • Contrast benefits of non‐thermal versus thermal lasers     
    • Discuss the history and method of action of non‐thermal lasers         
    • Distinguish the unique benefits of non‐thermal violet lasers     
    • Demonstrate the easy of using non-thermal lasers      

     

    Hour 2  Nutrition – Part 1   

    • Utilize basic applied clinical nutrition information to support the foundation  for healing in patients   
    • Explain the 4 keystones of health     
    • Identify digestive dysfunction and create a plan for correction     
    • Assess acid reflux and hypochlorhydria     

     

    Hour 3  Nutrition – Part 2     

    • Review the importance of gallbladder function in liver detoxification   
    • Outline the basics of leaky gut   
    • Explore the cascade of poor health   
    • Integrate clinical tips and suggestions   

     

    Hour 4  Case Studies   

    • Recognize the opportunity of when to use non‐thermal laser therapy and  which conditions respond best to it     
    • Review non‐thermal laser techniques for resolving immune, pain, brain and  organ system presentations   
    • Discuss multiple non‐thermal laser therapy applications     

     

    Hour 5  Functional Lab Testing   

    • Determine whether to treat empirically or test    
    • Interpret basic laboratory values using functional levels   
    • Selecting from the specialty lab test options for objective feedback and to  target treatment plans     

     

    Hour 6  Non-Thermal Laser Applications   

    • Integrate non‐thermal laser therapy with acupuncture treatments for  exponential patient outcomes   
    • Perform non‐thermal laser treatments for FDA cleared conditions and  successful therapies for conditions not yet formally studied    
    • Demonstrate using non‐thermal laser for immune system strengthening and  faster infection resolution      
    • Apply non‐thermal laser techniques to balance energy or emotional centers  of patients to enhance acupuncture treatments

    Diana DaGrosa, MSOM, L.Ac., ACN

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-57
    NCCAOM Approved for PE-CW 6 Hours
    Expires: 2021-04-14

    Ethics and Aging 201a - The History of Ethics and Aging
    Challenges to the Received View

    2.0

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    Hour 1
    • Summarize the history of ethics and aging
    • Define the “Four Principles” approach to bioethics
    • Describe how the focus on autonomy influences medical care for the aging
    • Explain why a singular emphasis on autonomy undermines self-respect and self-identity
    Hour 2
    • Define “Relational” autonomy
    • Explain how a feminist ethic informs the concept of autonomy
    • Summarize the use of the narrative framework in the development of an individual morality
    • Describe communicative ethics

    NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 2 hours

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-55
    NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 2 hours
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    Ethics and Aging 202a - Aging and the Aged Body
    Aging and the Aged Body

    2.0

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    Hour 1
    • Explain the role society plays in creating the physical self-image as one ages
    • Describe how physical self-image shapes and is shaped by the older individual’s autonomy competency
    • Compare and contrast the strong social constructionist view of aging with the biological view
    • List ways culture influences how aging women view themselves

    Hour 2

    • Define the term, “Third Age”
    • Describe the circumstances unique to. “getting old”
    • Explain the role of privilege in the modern concepts of aging
    • List the ways communities of meaning and shared discourse can be identity confirming for the aging individual

    NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 2 hours

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-54
    NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 2 hours
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    Ethics for Professionals 101a: Morality and Ethics in Professional Practice
    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 1 hour
    • Define morality and ethics and distinguish between the two
    • Describe three moralities that health professionals must integrate into their own moral life
    • Identify some major sources of moral beliefs in Western societies
    • Distinguish between an ethical issue and ethical problem
    • List three ways that ethics is useful in everyday professional practice
    • Describe what material cooperation entails
    • Identify some mechanisms available to protect the personal moral convictions of health professionals

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-27
    NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Ethics for Professionals 102a: Ethical Problems, Ethical Distress and Ethical Dilemmas
    2.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 2 hours
    • Identify the goal of professional ethics activity.
    • Describe the basic idea of a caring response and some ways this response in a professional relationship is distinguished from expressions of care in other types of relationships.
    • Identify three component parts of any ethical problem.
    • Describe what an agent is and, more importantly, what it is to be a moral agent.
    • Name the three prototypical ethical problems.
    • Describe the role of emotions in ethical distress.
    • Distinguish between two varieties of ethical distress.
    • Compare the fundamental difference between ethical distress and an ethical dilemma.
    • Define ethical paternalism or parentalism.
    • Describe a type of ethical dilemma that challenges a professionals desire (and duty) to treat everyone fairly and equitably.
    • Identify the fundamental difference between distress or dilemma problems and locus of authority problems.
    • Identify four criteria that will assist you in deciding who should assume authority for a specific ethical decision to achieve a caring response.

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-28
    NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 2 hours
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Ethics for Professionals 103a: The Analysis of Ethical Problems in Professional Life
    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 1 hour
    • Identify six steps in the analysis of ethical problems encountered in everyday professional life and how each plays a part in arriving at a caring response.
    • Describe the central role of narrative and virtue theories in gathering relevant information for a caring response.
    • List four areas of inquiry that will be useful when gathering relevant information to make sure you have the story straight.
    • Describe the role of conduct-related ethical theories and approaches in arriving at a caring response.
    • Describe why imagination is an essential aspect of seeking out the practical alternatives in an ethically challenging situation.
    • Discuss how courage assists you in a caring response.
    • Identify two benefits of taking time to reflect on and evaluate the action afterward.

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-29
    NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Ethics for Professionals 104a: Ethics of Confidential Information
    2.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 2 hours
    • Define the terms confidential information and confidentiality.
    • Identify the relationship of a patient's legal right to privacy with his reasonable expectations regarding confidential information.
    • Describe how the telling and keeping of secrets is relevant to understanding the importance of confidentiality.
    • Discuss the ethical norms involved in keeping and breaking professional confidences.
    • Name five general legal exceptions to the professional standard of practice that confidences should not be broken.
    • Consider practical options that a professional can take when faced with the possibility of breaking a confidence.
    • Discuss some important aspects of documentation that affect confidentiality.
    • Compare ethical issues of confidentiality traditionally conceived with those that have arisen because of computerized medical records and patient care information systems.
    • Describe the key ethical strengths and challenges of the recent U.S. federal regulations related to privacy considerations (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996).
    • Read case scenarios illustrating ethical decision making

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-30
    NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 2 hours
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Ethics for Professionals 105a: Informed Consent
    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 1 hour
    • Describe three basic legal concepts that led to the doctrine of informed consent.
    • Describe three approaches to determining the disclosure standard for judging that a patient or client has been informed.
    • Discuss three major aspects of the process of obtaining informed consent.
    • Distinguish "general consent" from "special consent" documents.
    • Differentiate between the never-competent and once-competent patient or client and the challenges posed by each in regard to informed consent.
    • Compare informed consent as it is used in health care practice and in human studies research.
    • Describe some considerations one must always take into account to be sure one is being culturally competent and honoring cultural difference when informed consent is the standard.

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-31
    NCCAOM Approved for Ethics 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Homeopathy 201 - Acute Care Homeopathy for Knee Injuries

    Acute Care Homeopathy for Knee Injuries


    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Professional Enhancement 1 hour
    • Recognize acute situations for which homeopathic remedies are appropriate and effective
    • Apply limited homeopathic remedies to acute care situations that arise in practice and day- to-day life
    • Evaluate methods of application of homeopathic remedies to fit the situation at hand
    • Distinguish between the available homeopathic remedies for a specific situation in order to select the most appropriate remedy for the individual
    • Use homeopathic remedies in concert with existing therapeutic training

    Richard Powers, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-53
    NCCAOM Approved for Professional Enhancement 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Homeostatic Acupuncture Points
    3.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 3 hours
    • Identify the 3 types of acupuncture points and identify what a homeostatic point is
    • Describe the phases (latent, passive and active) of acupuncture points
    • Illustrate the anatomical characteristics that make up all acupuncture points
    • Outline the location of 25 commonly used homeostatic acupuncture points
    • Differentiate discrete anatomical characteristics that make up homeostatic acupuncture points
    • Explain the common indications and cautions for use of the homeostatic acupuncture points
    • Review the neuroanatomy of spinal nerves and explain how it relates to paravertebral (Bladder Shu) points
    • Discuss and demonstrate needling technique for the homeostatic acupuncture points
    • Demonstrate point location on live models

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-32
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 3 hours
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Infectious Disease 101a - Safety through Decontamination

    Evidence Based Decontamination for Manual Providers


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    • NCCAOM Approved for Safety 1 hour
    • Understand the terminology of decontamination, disinfection and sterilization in a clinical setting.
    • Explain the basis of universal precautions and its implementation
    • Discuss the latest research and evidence for risk of treatment table contamination in chiropractic and manual therapy offices.
    • Learn the recommended evidence based disinfection methods of clinician hands, tables and equipment for manual providers.
    • Identify the Spaulding Classification System for disinfection and sterilization of patient care items and equipment.

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-33
    NCCAOM Approved for Safety 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Needle Manipulation Theories
    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    • Discuss the layers of the skin as related to a practitioner’s perception during needling
    • Review the neurological pathways involved with needling
    • Summarize the local, segmental and cortical effects of needling
    • Contrast the physiological effects of depth of insertion and retention time of needling

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-34
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Neurology of Acupuncture
    2.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 2 hours
    • Describe and summarize the mechanisms by which acupuncture exerts effect on pain modulation and musculoskeletal function
    • Describe joint and muscle mechanoreceptor anatomy and physiology and how they relate to acupuncture
    • Define and discuss the ascending and descending neurological pathways affected by acupuncture
    • Outline the importance of cortical representation and the sensory/motor homunculus and relate them to acupuncture points with examples
    • Demonstrate the importance of the cerebellum and its role in acupuncture treatment of musculoskeletal disorders

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-35
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 2 hours
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Patient Communications 201a-Improving Clinical Encounters

    Improving Patient-Provider Communications


    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    • Determine why communication is imperative in clinical encounters
    • Classify rights and responsibilities of the patient -provider partnership
    • Recognize barriers and benefits regarding improved communication
    • Apply numerous strategies to improve and solidify patient interactions
    • Summarize how to fix the system so providers will provide better quality visits

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-36
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Patient Communications 202a - Avoiding Pitfalls of Stereotyping
    Age, Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status

    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    • Identify the ways your conscious or unconscious bias toward patient characteristics may enter the clinical relationship
    • Outline ways to improve your clinical communication with patients who are elderly, poor or ethnic minorities.
    • Distinguish male and female patient communication styles and plan what to do when your patient wants a different gender provider
    • Compare the way Jewish, Irish, Italian, and other cultures present differently as patients and prepare your communication style appropriately
    • Internalize the seven ideal interpersonal traits patients want in their health care providers

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-37
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Patient Communications 203a - Dealing with Patient Dishonesty
    Detecting Dishonesty: Why Our Patients Lie and What To Do About It

    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    • Recognize deceptive behaviors from other people and integrate these skills
    • Use tips garnered from former CIA officers to separate truth from lies
    • Determine motivations for patients to lie to health care providers
    • Strategize ways to avoid being lied to by your patients and staff
    • Assess the consequences of lying and how it compromises clinical relationships

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-38
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Points and Acupuncture Points You Should Know
    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    • Identify common acupuncture point classification groups
    • Compare the use of different point categories in clinical practice
    • Describe the point location for points within commonly used groups
    • Explain the local anatomy and neurology involved with key points
    • Outline indications for use of some points and point categories

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-39
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Qi and The Pertinent Pericardium
    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    • Examine the origin of the Qi symbol
    • Define Qi Identify and describe the types of Qi
    • Explain Qi as it relates to triple warmer metabolism
    • Describe and compare the types of Qi pathology
    • Review the pertinent points on the Pericardium channel
    • Explain how the neurological development of the brachial plexus relates to the pericardium meridian function
    • Demonstrate the local anatomy of the pericardium channel in the upper extremity

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-40
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19

    Ren Mai, Du Mai, Liver 14 and Pulse Diagnosis
    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 2 hours
    • Discuss the Ren Mai’s overall function
    • Introduce a selection of clinically useful points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel) meridian
    • Discuss the Du Mai’s overall function
    • Introduce a selection of clinically useful points on the Du Mai (Governing Vessel) meridian
    • Explore the anatomy and indications surrounding LV14

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Risk 120a - Creating a Safe Office thru Risk Management
    3.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for Safety 3 hours
    • Assess state, federal and board rulings regarding fee discounts, particularly time-of-service discounts and hardship discounts, and the extent to which they may be impacted by anti-kickback legislation, insurance regulations, self-referral laws, marketing restrictions, and the tenets of unprofessional conduct..
    • Identify potential problems associated with routine approval of hardship discounts and the requirement for inquiry and documentation regarding qualifying for same.
    • Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate/illegal marketing relating to fees and professional services.
    • Demonstrate how these discounts are regarded by relevant professional boards, and state and federal enforcement agencies.
    • Explain terms associated with time of service discounts and relevant factors associated in calculating an appropriate reduction in fees.
    • Identify specific conduct and activities within the practice of healthcare that violate a host of regulatory and statutory proscriptions relating to pre-paid fee arrangements.
    • Explain the development of current fee discounting legislation, rules and holdings.
    • Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate/illegal marketing relating to fees and professional services.
    • Demonstrate a working knowledge regarding the roles played by the various state and federal enforcement agencies as they related to fee splits and kickbacks.
    • Assess one's working knowledge regarding the process by which state and federal rulings regarding fees impact a healthcare provider's practice in light of marketing, fee-splitting and anti-kickback legislation, insurance regulations, self-referrals, and the tenets of unprofessional conduct generally.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Risk 122a: Malpractice and Safety Issues Unique to Treating Athletes
    3.0

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    • Assess the relationship between the implementation of efficient office systems, accurate record keeping, patient communication, and adherence to professional standards of conduct within the context of malpractice allegations by patients who engage in sports.
    • Identify actions suggestive of malpractice negligence and conduct that fails to live up to the standard established by law for the protection of others.
    • Demonstrate a professional relationship can spring into existence when the healthcare professional is hired by a third party to oversee the health of athletic participants.
    • Distinguish the duties an examining physician has regarding informing those athletes he examines about abnormal test results.
    • Explain the legal concept of “assumption of the risks” within the context of sports participation and how it affects a healthcare professional’s liability.
    • Identify “therapeutic exceptions” to providing informed consent excusing the practitioner from fully disclosing matters where they might unfavorably affect the outcome of a patient’s treatment.
    • Explain a healthcare professional’s duty to warn patients engaged in sports regarding injury prevention following treatment.
    • Examine a practitioner’s duties regarding athletes’ return to play in instances when head injury and concussion may be a factor.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    The 8 Extra Vessels and Extraordinary Meridians
    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    • Describe the origins of the 8 extra vessels and review Chinese embryology
    • Review the locations and functions associated with each of the 8 extra vessels and extraordinary meridians
    • Discuss the meaning of moving Qi between the kidneys, Ming Men, Dan Tien, Ching Mai, Ren Mai, Du Mai, Dai Mai, Yin Qiao Mai, Yin Wei Mai, Yang Qiao Mai and Yan Wei Mai

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-44
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    The Hypothesis of Acupuncture Mechanisms and General Principles of the Healing Process
    3.0

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    • Define the neuroanatomy of Acupoints
    • Utilize the ten basic Anatomic Features of Acupoints
    • Summarize the dynamic phases and physical properties of Acupoints
    • Apply Acupuncture to restore normal energy metabolism of Acupoints
    • Explain the general principles of the healing process induced by Acupuncture
    • Apply Acupuncture to induce analgesia
    • Discuss the hypothesis of Acupuncture Mechanisms
    • Critique the evidence supporting the broad sense hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    The Neuroanatomy of Primary Homeostatic Acupoints
    3.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 3 hours
    • Evaluate the three types of Acupoints
    • Discuss the neuroanatomy of the 24 primary homeostatic Acupoints
    • Identify symptomatic (ASHI) Acupoints and evaluate their spinal mechanisms
    • Indicate the principles of using spinal segmentation in Acupuncture Therapy
    • Use quantitative evaluation to predict the efficacy of Acupuncture therapy
    • Collect information to evaluate a patients healing potential
    • Prevent syncope and needling reaction during Acupuncture Treatment
    • Recognize placebo and nocebo effects in Acupuncture Pain Management

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-46
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 3 hours
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    The San Jiao
    3.0

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    • Describe the history of the San Jiao
    • Associate the San Jiao to Vagal Nerve function
    • Breakdown each of the 3 “burners” into their component parts
    • Review the salient points on the San Jiao Meridian
    • Summarize the function and indications of the Shu Points and apply that to the San Jiao channel

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-47
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    Tongue Diagnosis
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    • Explain how needle manipulation works on a physiological basis and extrapolate as to when to apply these techniques
    • Summarize some of the more relevant literature surrounding the use of one of the most commonly used acupuncture points: Stomach 36
    • Describe the physiology of tongue color, shape, coating and spirit (movement)
    • Compare clinical examples of tongue appearance and identify key components of the tongue exam
    • Interpret the meaning of clinical findings during the tongue exam and correlate them to physiology

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-48
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    Treatment Protocols of Homeostatic, Paravertebral and Symptomatic Acupoints for Extremity Pain
    3.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 3 hours
    • Discuss anatomical aspects related to muscle and nerve of the upper extremity as it pertains to the application of Acupuncture
    • Evaluate upper limb pain commonly encountered in the clinical practice of Acupuncture
    • Discuss anatomical aspects related to muscle and nerve of the lower extremity as it pertains to the application of Acupuncture
    • Evaluate lower limb pain commonly encountered in the clinical practice of Acupuncture
    • Apply the treatment protocol of homeostatic, paravertebral and symptomatic Acupoints for upper and lower extremity pain syndromes
    • Use Acupoint treatment protocols for headache, trigeminal neuralgia, shingles and TMJ disorders

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-49
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 3 hours
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    Triple Warmer Metabolism and the Vital Substances
    1.0

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    • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    • Describe the functions of the 3 warmers/burners
    • Apply the influential points for each burner/warmer
    • Discuss the different types of Qi
    • Summarize the formation of Qi, Jing, Shen, blood and pure fluids, according to Chinese medicine

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    NCCAOM PDA Provider #1093-50
    NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
    Expires: 2021-04-19