Acupuncture Injection Therapy Certification Course 2019

(60 hour AIT Seminar: CEUs provided to Licensed Practitioners)

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Acupuncture Injection Therapy Certification Course 2019

(60 hour AIT Seminar: CEUs provided to Licensed Practitioners)

2019 Acupuncture Injection Therapy (AIT) Certification Program at Florida College of Integrative Medicine

Florida College of Integrative Medicine is proud to announce that we are now offering a 60 hour certification program in Acupuncture injection Therapy. 

This 60 hour course provides clinical theory, principles and techniques, as well as evidence-based application for acupuncture injection therapies including TCM injection methods, Biopuncture, Physiologic Regulating Medicine, and Trigger Point Therapy. The course will cover: History and development of acupuncture injection therapy, Differential Diagnosis, Definitions, concepts and pathophysiology. We will discuss the nature, function, channels entered, and contraindications of herbal, homeopathic and nutritional injectables, diseases amenable to treatment with acupuncture injection therapy and the injectables appropriate to treat them, and identification of appropriate points for treatment, including palpatory diagnosis. The course will also go into the review of anatomy and referral zones, universal precautions including management of blood borne pathogens and biohazardous waste, and procedures for injections, including preparing the injectables, contraindications and precautions. This course will discuss administration techniques including 10 Hours of clinical practice on a patient or patients at the FCIM onsite clinic with equipment needed for injection therapy provided as part of the course.


Dates: 01/04/19; 01/05/19; 01/06/19; 01/11/19; 01/12/19; 01/13/19; 01/18/19; 01/19/19

Mandatory 60 Hour course attendance is required for AIT certification.  You will NOT be issued an AIT certificate if you are tardy or miss any portion of the class.

This course will be taught by Dr. Tammy Lee Dippenworth.

Course Fees and Registration: 

Special Reduced Rate: TBA

FCIM Alumni: TBA

Non-Alumni Practitioners: TBA

The deadline for registration and payment is December 31, 2018.  

All cancellations received by January 3rd will be assessed an administrative fee of $100.  No refunds will be granted after January 4th, 2019.  

The college reserves the right to cancel the course or change the course dates.  If the college cancels the course, a full refund will be granted.  If the college changes the course dates and a registrants is unable to attend, a full refund will be granted.  


Upon Completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Identify all current Florida rules and regulations for AIT

  • Identify, classify, and categorize the remedies found in the homeopathic theory that are covered in this course

  • List the primary functions and applications of the homeopathic remedies for AIT, including: dosage, actions, indications, and contraindications

  • Select appropriate acu-points for AIT

  • Operate all relevant instruments and techniques for AIT

  • Practice the correct needling techniques (angle, depth, moxa, etc.) on all points used for AIT 

  • Describe the underlying anatomy as well as organ projections of these points and identify the risks of incorrect needling.

  • Practice Safety and blood borne medical waste management mythologies.

  • Recognize potential adverse effects and precautions of AIT


In addition to didactics, there will be clinical hands-on training in class as well as 10 supervised clinical hours at the FCIM onsite clinic.  


AIT Course Schedule Outline (60 hours):

1/4     (Friday  9am—6pm ) 

History and development of Acupuncture Injection Therapy

Differential Diagnosis

Definitions, concepts and pathophysiology

Nature, function, channels entered, and contraindications of herbal, homeopathic and nutritional injectables


1/5    (Saturday  9am—6pm)

Diseases amenable to treatment with Acupuncture Injection Therapy and the injectables appropriate to treat them


1/6    (Sunday  9am—6pm)  

Identification of appropriate points for points for treatment and palpatory Diagnosis


1/11  (Friday  9am—6pm)

Review of anatomy and referral zones

Universal precautions and management of bloodborne pathogens and biohazardous waste


1/12   (Sat 9am—6pm) 

Procedures for injections, preparing injectables, contraindications and precautions for AIT


1/13  (Sunday 9am—6pm)

Administration techniques and equipment needed for injection therapy


1/18    (Friday  9am—6pm: include 2 hours lecture and 6 hours clinic) 

Florida rules and regulations for acupuncture injection therapy

Clinical practice  (6 hours)


1/19    (Saturday 9am—1pm)

Clinical practice  (4 hours)


(9am-6pm for 8 hours each day include 1 hour lunch break)