Frequently Asked Questions - General

  Live Seminars Live Webinars Distance Learning
Videos
Webinar Weekdays TCM Wisdom Tube
Time/Location Throughout the U.S. on weekends Online on weekends Online anytime. Watch at your own pace. Online on weekdays Online anytime. Watch at your own pace.
Length of Course 8 hrs 8 hrs Varies 1 hr 1 hr
Has CEUs/PDAs Yes (8 units)* Yes (8 units)* Some (Varies)* No No
Quiz Required for CEUs/PDAs No Yes Yes N/A N/A
Has Lecture Notes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can Ask Questions/
Live Interaction
Yes Yes No Yes No
Can Watch Again No Yes*** Yes No Yes
Can Do at Home/
Office
No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cost $150/day** $125/day** Varies Free Free
(limited time only)

Free online access of the Clinical Manual of Oriental Medicine with Live Seminar registrations, Live Webinar registrations, and Online Course purchases.

*For specific course approval please check the course's purchase page for details.
***Free 2-week recording access after each webinar.

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1 hour online Free Webinar Weekdays
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These are classes that you travel to and attend in person.

Each class is from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and approved for 8 units each. For specific course approval please check the course's purchase page for details.

CEU certificates are given upon attendance. No quiz required.

Click here to see the complete Live Seminar schedule.

These are classes you attend via the internet. During the webinar, you will be able to interact with your colleagues, sometimes with the speaker, as well as ask questions through the live chatroom.

You must log-in at the scheduled time to attend the webinars.

Each class is from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and approved for 8 units each. For specific course approval please check the course's purchase page for details.

CEU certificates are available upon passing a short, 15 questions quiz.

Click here to see the complete Live Webinar schedule.

These are on-demand video recordings of our 8-hour seminars or webinars that you watch at your own pace. You can fast forward, rewind, pause, or stop the recording at any time.

The length of these recordings range from 1-13 hours.

Some of the video recordings are approved for CEUs/PDAs. The number of units approved for these classes varies depending on the length of the recording. For specific course approval please check the course's purchase page for details.

CEU certificates are available upon passing a short, 10 questions quiz.

Click here to see available video recordings.

These are 1-hour webinars that occur during the week, and are completely FREE.

LotusWEBINAR Weekdays are not eligible for any CEUs/PDAs but are great ways for you to take a sneak preview of upcoming classes/speakers.

Sign up to receive our weekly invitations.

Click here to see what’s coming up.

TCM Wisdom Tube is an archive of our past Webinar Weekdays.

These are 1 hour on-demand video recordings that are completely FREE.

Lecture notes included, if available.

Start watching now!

Click on the "Forgot password/username?" link to the right (below the Create an Account button) or click here. Enter your username or e-mail address in the required field and click "E-mail new password." An email with a link to reset your password will be sent to you.

Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is synonymous to Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and Professional Development Activity (PDA).

Yes, our courses are accepted for CEU/PDA/CPD in the United States, Canada, and international associations by CA, FL, IL, and TX Acupuncture Boards, and by NCCAOM, ABORM, AFPA, AHPRA, BAcC, CAAA, CTCMA, IVAS, NZASA, NZRA, and CA Chiro please check the course descriptions.

Live seminars and live webinars are 8 units per course.

Distance learning online courses vary in the number of units depending on the length of the course.

Lotus courses are accepted by CA, FL, IL, and TX Acupuncture Boards, and by NCCAOM, ABORM, AFPA, AHPRA, BAcC, CAAA, CTCMA, IVAS, NZASA, NZRA, and CA Chiro. Check specific course for details.

Yes! Click on the course title to see the exact number of credits that satisfy each category.

Click here to see a list of courses that have SAFETY points for NCCAOM.

Click here to see a list of courses that have ETHICS points for NCCAOM.

If you are licensed with Florida and would like eLotus to help report credits on your behalf, please email us (info@elotus.org) with the completed course name and your license number.

Types of Courses Prices
Live CEU Seminars $150
Live CEU Webinars $125
Distance Learning CEU Courses Varies
Webinar Weekdays FREE
TCM Wisdom Tube
(1-hr webinar recordings)
FREE

Or to get unlimited CEUs for 365 days, the Annual Gold Pass gives you full access to the Live Webinars and all the Distance Learning CEU Courses for $1295 or $125/mo. for 12 months.

Registering / purchasing a course is easy. All you need is a FREE eLotus account. Click here to sign up for an account.

All courses are listed under the Acupuncture CEUs tab on the navigation bar by their type of courses.

Click the following links to register for a particular type of courses:

Webinar Weekdays and TCM Wisdom Tube are FREE - Just log in to your eLotus account and access them now!

Once you have finished adding to the shopping cart the courses you would like to take, start the checkout process by clicking on the "Checkout" button from the "My Shopping Cart" page or by clicking on the "Checkout" link in the Shopping Cart box (light green block) on the right hand column.

For New Customers
On the checkout page, under "Customer information" enter a valid E-mail address, username, and password. (Please enter an E-mail that you check regularly; your eLotus account is linked to this E-mail.) Under "License information," enter your first name and last name exactly how you would like it to appear on your Certificate of Completion.

For Existing Customers
Please log in to your eLotus account by entering your Username and Password in the grey box on the right hand column. This will add your new courses to your existing account. Having just one account will make it easier for you to see all your Active Courses, track how many CEUs you have collected, and check your past order history.

We currently accept Visa and MasterCard. Charges will be in USD.

After purchasing a course, click on "My Active Courses". This will take you to page with a list of all the courses that you currently have access to. Find the course you would like to access and click on the course name. This will then open up the blue course access page for that course.

On the blue course access page, you will find the information and links you need to access the course, to download the course lecture notes (if available), and to take the CEU quiz (if applicable). In addition, when applicable, it has information about free online access to the Lotus Clinical Manual of Oriental Medicine.

For Live Seminars and Webinars, the course page expires 2 weeks after the webinar weekend.
For Online Courses, the course page expires 4 months after the date of purchase.

To access the CEU quiz for the course you've purchased and completed, click on "My Quizzes". You will find a list of all the quizzes for the courses you've purchased here. To start taking the quiz for a specific course, just click on the name of that course.

In order to receive your CEUs, you must pass the quiz with 70% or higher.

CEU quizzes for Live Webinars are available from the day of the webinar until 2 weeks after the webinar weekend.
CEU quizzes for Distance Learning Courses are available for 4 months starting from the day of course purchase.

Expiration dates of the quizzes are listed next to the quizzes.

After you've passed your CEU quiz with 70% or higher, click on "My CEUs". On this page, you will find a list of all the quizzes you have attempted, failed, or passed. Next to the course name of the quiz that you have just passed, you will find a link titled “Awaiting Course Evaluation.” It is required by licensing boards that participants complete a Course Evaluation prior to receiving their Certificate of Completion. Click on the link to fill out the Course Evaluation.

Once you've completed the Course Evaluation, click on "My CEUs" again. Now you will find next to the course name the link "View/Print Certificate." Click on this link to access your Certificate of Completion in pdf format. Remember to save/print a copy of this certificate for your records. CEU Certificates will only remain in your account for two years. A $25 fee will apply if you need to retrieve any previous CEU certificate that are no longer accessible online.

In your MY PROFILE, make sure you have all your license numbers in the "license number" field BEFORE taking your quiz and completing your course evaluation. Separate multiple license numbers with a comma. For example: AC12345, DC8342, 94521

When printing your certificate, select the first licensing board (Ex: CA) to print, then go back to the pop-up and select the next licensing board (Ex: NCCAOM).

We can provide you with another copy of your certificate of completion; however, there is a retrieval fee of $25.

Live CEU seminars and webinars: 100% refund minus $25 processing fee for all refunds/exchanges at least 7 days before the seminar/webinar weekend; no refunds/exchanges thereafter. All requests for cancellations and transfers must be submitted in writing.

Hands-On Pulse Taking Workshop: No refunds, transfers, or exchanges.

Lotus reserves the right to cancel classes in case of unexpected circumstances. In such cases, a full refund of the tuition will be issued. If you are making travel plans for live events, we recommend that you confirm the event with us two weeks prior to the scheduled date. Travel expenses in cases of cancellations will NOT be reimbursed.

Distance learning courses: These online courses are immediately accessible after purchase therefore are non-refundable.

The drug-herb reference guide set refers to the Clinical Manual, CD Manual, and Mini Manual of Oriental Medicine. Click here for more information.

The Lotus Clinical Manual of Oriental Medicine is an herbal reference guide of comprehensive information compiled from experts in the field of TCM on proprietary herbal formulations. Information on each of the herbal formulas include Balance Method acupuncture points by Dr. Richard Tan; auricular acupuncture points by Dr. Li-Chun Huang; pulse diagnosis by Dr. Jimmy Chang; and nutritional advice by Dr. Maoshing Ni. Beyond the formula monographs, this reference guide also includes a Symptom-Disease Index, Chinese Diagnostic Index, and a Drug-Herb Index by Dr. John Chen where you can find no where else.

The CD Manual of Oriental Medicine is the full electronic version of the Clinical Manual for instant reference, search, and/or printing ease.

The Mini Manual of Oriental Medicine contains the formula ingredients, functions, and acupuncture points distilled into the most accessible pocket format.

The complete Clinical Manual of Oriental Medicine set is FREE (a $50 value) with each paid Live Seminar registration.

Online access to the Clinical Manual of Oriental Medicine is FREE with each paid Live Webinar registration or Distance Learning Course purchase.

Click here for more information.

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