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Vital Signs and Red Flags in Acupuncture Practice

Course Level:
all levels

Read Me: Terms and Conditions

Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 9:00AM-6:00PM, PT

8 CEU/PDA/CPD accepted by CA (Category 1), NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), FL (6 General, 2 Laws & Rules), IL, TX (General), AHPRA, AFPA, BAcC, CAAA, CTCMA, NZASA, NZRA

Live CEU Seminar (In-Person)

Regular: $150

Many acupuncturists learned to take height, weight, blood pressure, temperature, pulse rate, etc. in school and then never use these measurements in practice, thinking that they aren't part of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Actually, these standard measurements of Western Medicine are a wonderful window into the intricacies of health and disease that we treat every day as acupuncturists.

Join Dr. David Wells, a chiropractor and acupuncturist with over 30 years of clinical experience, as he shares the importance of taking vital signs for each patient, and how the information gleaned from these “Western” examinations can apply to our traditional style of treatment.

In addition to the common vital signs, Dr. Wells will expand into girth measurements and how it can be used with height and weight to determine disease risk; and the 3 positions of taking blood pressure. Dr. Wells will also cover examinations of the head, neck, skin, hair, and nails, and what different findings indicate. Lastly, Dr Wells will go over what are potential “red flags” that require referrals in an acupuncture practice.

Upon completion of this course, practitioners will:

  • Be comfortable with the intake protocols of basic Western examination.
  • Understand how the findings relate to metabolism, disease risk and the subtle issues of health and wellness that we treat as acupuncturists.
  • Identify Red Flag conditions and how to appropriately refer patients for the best care.

This course is also available as an online Live Webinar. Click here for more info.

100% refund minus $25 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.

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2-week extended viewing after the weekend CEU webinar.
To receive CEUs, you MUST be present on the day of the event. No exceptions.

Also, receive access to the Lotus Clinical Manual of Oriental Medicine for FREE!
($50 value)

CA (Category 1), NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), FL (General), FL (Laws & Rules), IL, TX (General), AHPRA, AFPA, BAcC, CAAA, CTCMA, NZASA, NZRA
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Pacific Time
Seminar Location:
Lotus Institute of Integrative Medicine - Seminar Office
17435-B Gale Ave.
City of Industry
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