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Advanced Orthopedics Session #3

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT

$96.00 – $162.00

This course is awaiting approval by the California Acupuncture Board for 6 hours of Category 1 CEU’s. Provider #436

Join us on the AIMC campus for this In-person Course, Saturday, 9am-4pm, July 27, 2024

About this Course:

This advanced course assumes prior knowledge in the basics of Orthopedic/Neurologic evaluation and acupuncture for musculoskeletal conditions. Through this course, participants will be able to build a system that enables them to acquire confidence in assessing, diagnosing, treating, and referring patients with pain related issues. In this course, participants will better their communication skills regarding problem identification, clinical findings, and treatment management. Participants will learn how to communicate principles and treatment plans that can be easily understood by the patient and other healthcare professionals.

This standalone class is the third and final in a series of continuing education courses teaching Advanced Orthopedics to Licensed Acupuncturists. This is the course in the sequence will be taught on 7/27 and will focus on low back, hip, upper and lower extremities.

*This course can be taken for credit within AIMC’s Doctoral Completion program; students enrolled in the program will earn credit toward graduation and CEU hours by attending this course. Courses taken for Continuing Education credit cannot be retroactively applied for Doctoral Completion credit; get in touch with the Admissions Office today if you’d like more information about enrolling in the Doctoral Completion program.

Course Objectives:

● Apply orthopedic intake exam for the low back, hip, upper and lower extremities
● Discuss, choose and apply needling and/or manual therapy techniques based on the assessments

About the Instructor:

John Ellis L.Ac., CMT, CPT, PN1, has an extensive  background in acupuncture, orthopedics, tui na manual  therapy, fitness, nutrition, and health coaching. During his  time at ACTCM, he had the privilege of serving as an assistant instructor from 2003 to 2006 for multiple  courses. He had the invaluable opportunity to intern  under the mentorship of Rocky Wang, L.Ac. as well as  become the lead Tui Na instructor at ACTCM after  Rocky’s departure. His commitment to mastering  acupuncture led him to undertake a rigorous 300-hour  orthopedics training program at Cedars Sinai, expanding  his knowledge in the treatment of musculoskeletal issues.  In addition John is a certified personal trainer, having  earned his certification in 2013 through the National  Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). He furthered his  qualifications by obtaining certifications in corrective  fitness and fitness nutrition, also through NASM. John’s  dedication to holistic health and wellness led him to become a Precision Nutrition Health Coach in 2020. Since  2004, John has operated a successful private practice,  specializing in pain management and lifestyle medicine.  His patient-centered approach has helped numerous individuals from all walks of life find relief from pain and achieve healthier lifestyles. In 2016, he expanded his  horizons by joining the integrative medicine practice at Crossover Health located at Meta headquarters. In 2023,  he became a professor in the AIMC Doctoral Program in Orthopedics.


Student Participation Statement: Per the California Acupuncture Board, non-licensed  students may not needle during CEU classes even with licensed AIMC supervisors present.

Attendance Policy: Per the California Acupuncture Board, participants are required to attend the entire class in order to obtain CEU credit per the policy of the California Acupuncture Board.

Disclosure Statement: No products or services will be for sale at the conclusion of the course.

Refunds and Cancellations: Read about our Refund and Cancellation Policy

Questions: Email CEU@AIMC.edu



July 27
9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
$96.00 – $162.00
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