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This course is approved 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, 11am-6pm, May 25, 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 first in a series of continuing education courses teaching Advanced Orthopedics to Licensed Acupuncturists. The next class in the series will be offered 6/22  and will focus on assessment and treatment of cervical conditions . The final 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:

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

 

This course is approved by the California Acupuncture Board for 8 hours of Category 1 CEU’s. Provider #436

Join us on AIMC campus for this In-person Course, 9am-6pm, Saturday, July 13, 2024

About this Course:

Rooted in the Classics, this course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to support individuals affected by cancer using Chinese Medicine. During this course you will:

By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the necessary tools and insights to effectively integrate supportive cancer care into your practice, fostering holistic well-being and support for those in need.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Amy Chang

Dr. Amy Chang majored in Dance and English at UC Berkeley. She began studying shiatsu and tuīná massage in her senior year of college, received a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland, and later completed her Doctor of Oriental Medicine at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland. She taught and supervised clinic at AIMC from 2018-2020, during which time she started the clinical externship program between AIMC and Charlotte Maxwell Complimentary Clinic for underserved women with cancer.

Amy began practicing in a multidisciplinary free clinic of Black Rock City and led the Healing Tent of the HeeBeeGeeBee Healers, serving as a resident acupuncturist for six days every summer. In 2017, she studied Chinese medicine briefly in China and Japan, and was inspired by Dr. Huang Huang to read the Shānghán Lùn over a single weekend. As one of the few Chinese-Americans with native fluency in Mandarin Chinese, Amy Chang has always wanted to serve as a bridge between the culture of her heritage and the country of her birth. In 2021, Dr. Chang published A Field Guide to the Huángdì Nèijīng Sùwèn. Her plan to publish a second book, A Field Guide to the Huángdì Nèijīng Língshū, which she began writing in 2019, was interrupted by the global pandemic and the decision to gestate and birth a child in 2022. She hopes to contribute more books to the field of Chinese medicine in America someday, maybe when her toddler goes to school.

For this course, Dr. Chang has collected techniques and insights from modern masters such as Dr. Huang Huang, Dr. Hao Liu, and Dr. Kathleen Lumiere, many of whom practice in the United States. Amy’s personal interest in oncology began when her brother died of pancreatic cancer in 2010, when she was still a clinic intern at ACCHS. In the thirteen years of practice since, Dr. Chang has seen cancer patients in community acupuncture and home hospice settings. When working with people with cancer, she focuses on integrative care during active treatment, mental/emotional wellness, and post-chemo life quality recovery.

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

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

 

Advanced Orthopedics Session 1

AIMC Berkeley 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA, United States

This course is approved 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, 11am-6pm, May 25, 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 first in a series of continuing education courses teaching Advanced Orthopedics to Licensed Acupuncturists. The next class in the series will be offered 6/22  and will focus on assessment and treatment of cervical conditions . The final 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:

  • Develop and utilize a consistent intake system for orthopedic conditions
  • Answer the questions of how orthopedics fits in the “bigger picture” of overall health
  • Gain experience through hands-on practice of diagnostic approach, case analysis, and treatment management

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

 

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Supporting Cancer Patients with Chinese Medicine

This course is approved by the California Acupuncture Board for 8 hours of Category 1 CEU’s. Provider #436

Join us on AIMC campus for this In-person Course, 9am-6pm, Saturday, July 13, 2024

About this Course:

Rooted in the Classics, this course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to support individuals affected by cancer using Chinese Medicine. During this course you will:

  • 1. Acquire a basic understanding of how to provide supportive therapies to people with cancer using Chinese Medicine. 
  • 2. Learn about Jīng Fāng and TCM herbal strategies for managing side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. 
  • 3. Hands-on introduction to classical acupuncture strategies for supporting cancer patients, cancer survivors, and caregivers/the bereaved.
  •  4. Discuss related topics like grief, burnout, hospice vs hospital care, and relate them to classical Chinese medical references. 
  • 5. Gain confidence, humility, and willingness to support people with cancer using Chinese medicine.

By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the necessary tools and insights to effectively integrate supportive cancer care into your practice, fostering holistic well-being and support for those in need.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Amy Chang

Dr. Amy Chang majored in Dance and English at UC Berkeley. She began studying shiatsu and tuīná massage in her senior year of college, received a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland, and later completed her Doctor of Oriental Medicine at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland. She taught and supervised clinic at AIMC from 2018-2020, during which time she started the clinical externship program between AIMC and Charlotte Maxwell Complimentary Clinic for underserved women with cancer.

Amy began practicing in a multidisciplinary free clinic of Black Rock City and led the Healing Tent of the HeeBeeGeeBee Healers, serving as a resident acupuncturist for six days every summer. In 2017, she studied Chinese medicine briefly in China and Japan, and was inspired by Dr. Huang Huang to read the Shānghán Lùn over a single weekend. As one of the few Chinese-Americans with native fluency in Mandarin Chinese, Amy Chang has always wanted to serve as a bridge between the culture of her heritage and the country of her birth. In 2021, Dr. Chang published A Field Guide to the Huángdì Nèijīng Sùwèn. Her plan to publish a second book, A Field Guide to the Huángdì Nèijīng Língshū, which she began writing in 2019, was interrupted by the global pandemic and the decision to gestate and birth a child in 2022. She hopes to contribute more books to the field of Chinese medicine in America someday, maybe when her toddler goes to school.

For this course, Dr. Chang has collected techniques and insights from modern masters such as Dr. Huang Huang, Dr. Hao Liu, and Dr. Kathleen Lumiere, many of whom practice in the United States. Amy’s personal interest in oncology began when her brother died of pancreatic cancer in 2010, when she was still a clinic intern at ACCHS. In the thirteen years of practice since, Dr. Chang has seen cancer patients in community acupuncture and home hospice settings. When working with people with cancer, she focuses on integrative care during active treatment, mental/emotional wellness, and post-chemo life quality recovery.

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

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

 

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MEDICAL QIGONG: MODULE 1 (IN-PERSON or LIVE WEBINAR)

2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA, United States
Virtual Event Virtual Event

MOD 1 : Introduction to Medical Qigong Therapy in Clinical Practice
pending CAB approval for 14 CEU hours, provider #436
Prerequisites: None. Open to all levels
Module 1 of a 6 module certificate program.  May be taken as a stand-alone course.
Option to attend in-person* or via Live Streamed Webinar.

In this course, you will learn the foundations of medical qigong practice, Chinese medicine theory and an introduction to Daoist medicine as it pertains to emotions, stress and wellness. You will learn basic hands-on-healing medical qigong diagnostic and treatment techniques you can easily incorporate into any clinical practice.

You will learn and practice the six healing sounds qigong and several Daoist meditations for clinical boundary setting, energy cultivation and conservation skills.

*Requirements for in-person attendance: Anyone attending an in-person module is currently required to either provide proof of full vaccination OR provide a negative PCR test from within the last 3 days. This must be provided upon entry on the first day of the class. A symptom screening and temperature check will also be administered upon entry into the building. Those who are unable to provide documentation or do not pass the screening may opt to attend the session virtually.

Click here for more information on the Medical Qigong certificate program.

Please click here for our Refund and Cancellation Policy

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