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.

April 6-8 Tempe, AZ

Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine
Pre-conference intensive on treating addiction; more than 30 clinical lectures, including managing surgery with botanicals (with an emphasis on cancer), nootropics for enhancing memory and focus, mood disorders in children and field studies of desert plants in the Superstition Mountains.  Approved for 21.5 PDA depending on how many lectures are attended.
Contact/Information and registration: or phone 541-482-3016.

April 14th-September 8th Columbia MD

PULSE DIAGNOSIS I (April 14, May 19, July 7, September 8) with Evan Rabinowitz
This is part one of a three part series.  It introduces both ‘static’ and ‘dynamic’ pulses.  We explore 33 pulse qualities drawing from both classical and contemporary traditions.  A small class size optimizes hands on transmission.
$800.  CEUs- 22.
Contact:Evan Rabinowitz

April 21-22 Fairfax, VA

Orthopedic/Trigger Point Acupuncture:
A Hands-On Approach to Lower Back, Neck, and Upper Extremity Pain with Jaime Chavez
This 2-day workshop will provide participants with the fundamentals needed to assess, treat, and prevent a variety of common injuries. The course will consist of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice integrating a variety of physical examination skills. Participants can expect to gain proficiency in clinical anatomy, palpation, range of motion assessment, manual muscle testing, orthopedic testing, and trigger point needling techniques. As a preventative strategy, biomechanics and ergonomics will be discussed.  16 NCCAOM PDA’s. $325-500 (early bird and regular).

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April 28th-29th Columbia MD

Endocrinology in Chinese Medicine with Evan Rabinowitz.
This course will help practitioners translate endocrine disorders into a complex Chinese Medicine Diagnosis and develop comprehensive treatment strategies using acupuncture and herbal medicine.  Emphasis will be placed on the role of the 8 Extraordinary Vessels.
240$-375$.  CEUs 11 (Pending).
Contact: Evan Rabinowitz

June 1-4 Black Mountain, North Carolina

Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium
Symposium features clinical lectures by health professionals on botanical treatment of chronic conditions (COPD, mold toxicity, opiate addiction, cognitive dysfunction and more), plus field studies, herb walks and medicine making classes. Cost $289 by Feb. 22, $359 by April 12, $429 by May 30th and $479 at the door. 25 PDA pending from NCCAOm
Contact/Information: or phone 541-482-3016.