Acupuncture Injection Therapy Certification Course Summer 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: 06/10/19; 06/11/19; 06/12/19; 06/13/19; 06/14/19; 06/15/19; 06/16/19; 06/17/19

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. John Hsu, D.A.O.M., D.O.M., Lac

Course Fees and Registration: 

Special Reduced Rate for Class 48 and Class 49: $600

FCIM Alumni: $1000

Non-Alumni Practitioners: $1300

  • The deadline for registration and payment is June 5th, 2019.  

  • All cancellations received by June 9th will be assessed an administrative fee of $100. 

  • No refunds will be granted after June 10th, 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.  

Who is eligible to take the AIT Seminar?

The AIT Seminar is designed for the following individuals: 

(1) You are currently enrolled in FCIM and are in your 5th or 6th semester.

(2) You are an alumni of FCIM and are not yet licensed, however, you have passed all 4 (four) NCCAOM board exams; and you have passed your CNT exam within the past 6 (six) years.

(3) You are currently a licensed AP. 

You are NOT eligible to take the AIT Seminar if:

(1) You are currently enrolled in FCIM but are not in the last year of your MSOM program at FCIM.

(2) You are an alumni, but have not yet passed all 4 (four) NCCAOM board exams; and it has been over 6 (six) years since you passed your CNT exam.


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 didactic coursework, there will be hands-on training in class, as well as 10 supervised clinical hours at the FCIM onsite clinic.  


AIT Course Schedule Outline (60 hours):

6/10     (Monday  9am—6pm ) 

2 hours History and development of Acupuncture Injection Therapy

4 hours Differential Diagnosis

2 hours Skin Testing for Injectable Allergies 


6/11    (Tuesday  9am—6pm)

2 hours Definitions, concepts and Pathophysiology

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


6/12   (Wednesday  9am—6pm)  

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

3 hours Identification of appropriate points for points for treatment and palpatory Diagnosis


6/13  (Thursday  9am—6pm)

6 hours Review of anatomy and referral zones

2 hours Universal precautions and management of bloodborne pathogens and biohazardous waste


6/14   (Friday 9am—6pm) 

3 hours Procedures for injections

3 hours preparing injectables (herb, homeopathy, nutrition)

2 hours contraindications and precautions for AIT


6/15  (Saturday 9am—6pm)

6 hours Administration techniques 

2 hours Introduction and application of equipment needed for injection therapy


6/16    (Sunday  9am—6pm: include 2 hours lecture and 6 hours clinic) 

2 hours Florida rules and regulations for acupuncture injection therapy

6 hours Clinical practice  (Lower back pain, Sciatica, Shoulder pain)


6/17    (Monday 9am—1pm)

4 hours Clinical practice  (Neck pain, Menstruation disorders, insomnia)


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