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.

Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine 2024

Dates and Details

March 22nd – 24th, 2024: Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine – Live online sessions with access for 6 months
Early bird registration dates March 5th-$355, after March 5th-$425.  Approved by NCCAOM for up to 19 PDAs.

Conference Highlights:
Over 20 presentations including:
Botanical Solutions for Viral Infections - From Acute to Chronic Sequelae
How to Mitigate the Effects of Mold and Mycotoxin Exposure
Herbal Anodynes: Palliatives for Pain
The Evolution of Wound Care: Botanical Medicine-Based Strategies
Breastfeeding Medicine: Galactagogues and Botanicals for Common
Breastfeeding Pitfalls
Pre-conference Intensive: Restorative Sleep: Integrative Strategies for
Remediating Sleep Disorders with Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO
Registration includes live sessions online, 6 months access
to videos, digital book of notes and a full set of audio
recordings to own

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Working with LGBTQ Patients for Acupuncturists

Dates and Details

Available now until November 2024
e-course-at your own pace
2 NCCAOM PDA (NCCAOM Ethics, DC BOM LGBTQ Cultural Sensitivity, DC Public Health Priority)

Course is approved for 2 NCCAOM ethics PDAs as well as Washington DC License requirements listed above. Teaches the language, concepts, and tools you need to make your practice gender inclusive and have sophisticated conversations around sensitive topics with transgender patients.

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LGBTQ e-Learning

    Medicines from the Earth Symposium

    Dates and Details

    May 17th – 19th, 2024: Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium – In person in Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain North Carolina or online
    Early bird registration dates February 27th-$399, April 2nd- $479, after April 2nd-$529.  Application to be submitted to NCCAOM.


    Symposium Highlights:
    Keynote Address with Mary Bove, ND
    Friday Field Study with David Winston, RH (AHG)
    Pre-symposium Intensive with Donald Yance, CN, RH (AHG)
    Post-symposium Online Intensive with Eric Yarnell, ND, RH (AHG)
    Plus a dynamic exhibit hall in the main lobby: education, herbal products, books and
    Registration: $399 by February 27; $479 by April 2; $529 after that date
    Location: Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, NC or Online
    Continuing Education: Application to be submitted to NCCAOM

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