Clinical Procedures Workshops

Acupuncture & Manipulation Techniques for Pain Management

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Consider how the concept of qi (chi) and acupuncture may impact overall effective treatment for patients with pain to improve their quality of life.
  • Analyze the indications and contraindications for acupuncture.
  • Identify anatomical locations for the bladder meridian to maximize efficacy of treatment.
  • Observe proper placement of auricular needles and demonstrate placement of needles into a practice receptacle.
  • Demonstrate the use of observation, postural evaluation and palpation skills in assessment of patients with chronic pain.
  • Practice basic manipulation techniques, and understand their application and contraindications.

If already registered for the 2014 AAFP Assembly, please call (800) 274-2237 to register for this course.

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Tuesday, October 21 - Saturday, October 25, 2014

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington, DC

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