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2015-16
Chiropractic Acupuncture Certificate

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$1794 Full Program Discount (save $299)
or $299 per session


TIMES
Sat 9am-6pm
Sun 8am-4pm
(1 hr lunch on your own each day)

This course is taught by a chiropractor and licensed acupuncturist specifically to fit the needs of chiropractors. Both theoretical and practical clinical skills will be taught, giving you techniques to help you treat even the most difficult musculoskeletal problems.

The information presented will also help prepare you for the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NCBE) acupuncture exam which is required in some states for chiropractors to practice acupuncture. Additional study is highly recommended. See required textbooks below.

About the Instructor

Peter Lichtenstein, DC, CCSP, LAc - email link

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***Schedule is subject to change without notice ***

To Register: Call 952-885-5446 or stop by the Continuing Education office.  Seats are limited and fill up fast -- so sign up early!  We accept Checks, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

For Class: You must come prepared to get undressed and expose your body so your partners can needle you.  Therefore ALWAYS bring a gown, shorts, or clothing that will allow for this.  Jog bras are NOT a good choice since they don’t allow easy access to the thoracic spine

Recommended Equipment - available at NWHSU Bookstore: Each student should purchase fundamentals needed for this course and the practice of acupuncture in a chiropractic setting:

    • Sieren Needles
      1 box         .20 mm            30mm Long
      1 box         .20 mm            40mm long
    • With a metal handle
      1box          .20 mm            3 inches long
      1box          .20 mm            40 mm long
    • 1 Box Bleeding Lancets
    • 1 Box ear seeds
    • 1 Box press needles
    • 1 Chinese soupspoon (ceramic preferred)
    • Moxa (Stick Moxa) Needle Moxa
    • Moxa Remover
    • 5-6 Clothespins (spring type)
    • 1” Paper tape  Skin Marking Pencil
    • Japanese (Akabane) incense
    • Propane fuel cigar lighter

Not required for class – suggested for practice:

Electro Acupuncture Machine (~$250)
Note:  The Japanese and American made machines are the best but most expensive.  The Chinese machines are inexpensive and also work fine but sometimes they will surge which can be an unpleasant experience for your patient.  Quality control in China is suspect.

Required Text – included in tuition:

  • Medical Asepsis for Acupuncturists (Safety Course Handout), by John Pirog – provided at session #1.
  • Notes will be provided by Dr. Lichtenstein throughout the program.

Required Text – available to purchase at NWHSU Bookstore:

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