What You Get
Approved: Florida (2), NCCAOM (2), Standard Certificate (2) Pending: California [Upon Request]*
LENGTH 2 Hours
Course TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
NOTES Notes are provided with this course.
Course Overview
This course will provide two hours of safe practice when performing acupuncture on the face and neck for patients cosmetic and facial concerns. In this course, you will learn patient and practitioner safety when diagnosing, documenting, and needling the face and neck. Precautions and contradictions for treating the face and neck will be discussed. Selecting acupuncture needles for maximum safety when specifically addressing the face and neck for will be reviewed. Avoiding facial nerves, vessels, and bruising with safe needling protocols including difficult acupuncture points such as ST 9 and BL 1 will be taught.

In addition, first aid protocols for bruising and tissue damage will be outlined. Video presentations of needling points to avoid nerve damage and bruising will be included. A case study to exemplify patient safety will be presented.
  • Learn safe needling skills and protocols for needling of the face and neck.
  • Be able to safely diagnose and document patient concerns, protocol strategies, and treatments.
  • Understand how to avoid nerve injury, vessel injury, and bruising when needling the face and neck.
  • Understand how to needles difficult points on the face and neck.
  • Identify first aid protocols for bruising and tissue damage.
  • Outline
    0 hrs - 30 min

    Introduction to safe needling protocols for the face and neck.

    30 min - 1 hrs

    Location and safe needling protocols for sensitive points of the neck and face.

    1 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    Identifying first aid protocols for bruising and tissue damage.

    1.5 hrs - 2 hrs

    Examples of documentation for practitioner and patient safety.

    What People Are Saying

    The use of excellent case studies and the thorough knowledge of the instructor make this a top CE TCM course!

    Elizabeth M.- United States of America

    Very knowledgeable instructor

    Nicola B.- Canada

    Excellent presentation. Incredible depth of knowledge. A pioneer in cosmetic acupuncture and in her generous teaching of it.

    Robin G.- United States of America

    I've been wanting to get into cosmetic acupuncture for awhile, so this was a great introduction in how to be safe with it, and an overview as to what to expect.

    Brianna K.- United States of America

    A very nice course to learn about facial acupuncture and medical safety at the same time.

    Eric K.- United States of America

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    About Shellie Goldstein

    Dr. Shellie Goldstein, DACM, is widely considered one of the worldwide experts on cosmetic facial acupuncture. She is the author of Your Best Face Now: Look Younger in 20 Days With The Do-It-Yourself Acupressure Facelift and creator of Touch+Glow: The Do-It-Yourself Acupressure Facelift Kit. As a leading authority and educator of cosmetic facial acupuncture, Dr. Goldstein founded the Academy of Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture, which has recently partnered with the Pacific College of Health Sciences to present the Facial Applications of Cosmetic Enhancement Training Program (aka the FACE program). The FACE program offers a flexible combination of virtual interactive classroom learning and hands-on, intensive clinical mentorship and training. Ms. Goldstein has been featured on major television and cable networks and in the press. She is also a columnist for Acupuncture Today news.

    *CEU/CPD Approvals

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