Intro to Acupuncture/Manipulation Techniques for Pain Management

This hands on workshop will serve to introduce participants to acupuncture and osteopathic manual medicine, and permit learners to participate in application of basic concepts with each other. 

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

1:30 - 4:30 p.m. (CME417)

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

8:30 - 11:30 a.m. (CME418)


From attending this session, 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 you have already registered for the 2018 AAFP FMX, simply return to your confirmation page or call (800) 274-2237 to register for this course.