Continuing Education Courses

Find the latest offerings on acupuncture, Chinese medicine and Asian medical arts such as Qi Gong.  Our list provides information on upcoming continuing education courses, global conferences and international study.  If you would like to request a listing to be posted here fill out our form.  ASDC reserves the right to edit announcements/submissions.  Several organizations offer ASDC members discounts and are indicated below.

June 2-5 Black Mountain NC

Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium
Topics include:
-Resetting the 24-hour Circadian Cycle with Botanicals
-The Yin and Yang of Inflammation: Regulating the Inflammatory Cascade
-Hepatitis B & C: A Holistic Approach
-Insomnia as a Yin Deficiency
-Demonstration of Nebulizer Therapies using Botanicals
-Pre-conference Intensive: Immuno-psychiatry– Immune System Influences on Mental Health and Innovative Therapies for Restoring Balance

CEU’s 22.5 NCCAOM pending. Information 541-482-3016 or

October 14-15 Columbia, MD

Chinese Herbal Strategies and Refinements: Gynecology with Kerri Westhauser L. Ac.

This course is the second in the Strategies and Refinement series. Building on the methodology of Blackboard Basics, the Gynecology weekend focuses on correct timing and dosing of herbal formulas as they relate to the menstural cycle’s normal physiology and disharmony. Focusing on concise and elegant formulas that are correctly refined with pao zhi, dui yao and burner regulation.  Included in this course is utilizing the strength and versatility of herbal medicine in working with IUI, IVF, DE and Male Factor for mitigating side effects and maximizing outcomes. CEU’s 13 pending.  $325.

October 20-21 Silver Spring, MD

Insurance Billing and Coding for Acupuncture Practitioners with Mori West
Presented by Marie Connor, M.Ac., L.Ac. and Meeting Point Seminars
This course will provide attendees instruction on how to become an insurance provider, submit accurate claims and GET PAID! Learn to verify eligibility, document medical necessity, submit documentation electronically, and properly appeal when necessary. 14 NCCAOM PDAs pending.  For experienced practitioners, Mori will explain the many updates since 2015 and teach rock solid record keeping to prove medical necessity. Early bird pricing available through September 22nd!

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November 11-12 Columbia, MD

Korean Hand Therapy with Dr. Dan Lobash, Ph.D., L.Ac.
The seminar will include how to use this powerful and easily accessible micro-system with needles, magnets, and hand rollers. This level of training covers in detail each of the hand micro-meridians and their special clinical uses. These 12 micro-acupuncture meridians are analogous to their body counterparts, and are a separate, parallel, system.
For more info visit: Maryland Acupuncture Society