Ongoing Events & CEUs

Ongoing Events & CEUs

Elevate Your Practice with Lifelong Learning at MaciociaOnline.com!

CSOMA members enjoy 50% off Giovanni’s courses at MaciociaOnline.com with discount code ‘csoma50’

Discover a world of ancient wisdom and modern expertise at MaciociaOnline.com. Courses accredited by the CABNCCAOM and others. Deepen your knowledge of Chinese medicine, acupuncture, and herbal therapies. Why choose MaciociaOnline.com?

  1. Accreditation: Our courses meet the highest standards, ensuring you receive quality education.

  2. Lifetime Access: Dive into the material at your own pace—your course access never expires!

  3. Expert Guidance: Learn from renowned author and educator Giovanni Maciocia himself.

  4. Comprehensive Content: Explore topics ranging from acupuncture points to herbal formulas.

  5. Interactive Learning: Engage with quizzes, case studies, and free downloaded slide handouts.

Ready to elevate your practice? Visit MaciociaOnline.com today and embark on a transformative learning journey!

Note this CE is hosted by MaciociaOnline.com.


Have you considered becoming a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME)?

Acupuncturists are a valuable asset in California’s Workers Compensation System – learn more here
Benefits to being a Qualified Medical Evaluator:

  • Gain access to the growing patient population in California’s Worker’s Compensation System
  • Earn $2015 for basic reports, $1316.25 for reevaluation reports, and $650 for supplemental reports
  • Diversify your practice while developing valuable reporting skills

Pass the Upcoming QME Competency Exam in October 2024! Get essential training by EZ CONTINUING EDUCATION, a long time leader in QME Continuing Education.

Not eligible for CAB or NCCAOM credit. Note this CE is hosted by EZ CONTINUING EDUCATION.

July Events & CEUs

July Events & CEUs

July 12 is California Acupuncture Day! 🎉

July 21

SAVE 30%! San Francisco Marriott & Livestream

The 19th San Francisco International Symposium on TCM – Head, Neck, and ENT Specialization
Sunday, July 21st, 9:50 AM – 4:05 PM PT REGISTER TODAY! CODE CSOMA2024

Five renowned TCM doctors from the US and China will present the latest research progress in TCM treatment for otolaryngological conditions like tinnitus, allergic rhinitis, and more.

  • Use CODE: CSOMA2024 at checkout for 30% off registration, making the event only $84
  • Students can register for free (no CEUs)

Note this event is hosted by World Chinese Medicine Forum in collaboration with the American Association of Chinese Medicine.

June Events & CEUs

June Events & CEUs

June 29-30

Susan Johnson – The Best of Master Tung’s Magic Points Info & Registration
June 29-30, 9am-5pm EST

  • 2-Day In-Person & LIVE streaming webinar

  • 14 CEUs

  • ASA members receive a 10% discount off with CODE MTAH8YAll

  • CSOMA members are ASA members, so they receive the 10% discount (log in to check your membership status)

Note this webinar is hosted by Maryland Acupuncture Society.


June 12

FREE 2 CEUs from MIEC

Wednesday June 12th, 5-7pm PST REGISTER TODAY!
Pointing to Safety: Your path to preventing adverse events in clinical practice

Join MIEC and Five Flavors Herbs for the 2nd in a 3-part webinar series focusing on safety and risk management in Acupuncture / Asian Medicine.

Discover essential strategies for patient safety in your practice. The expert panel will discuss insights, real-world experiences, and practical strategies for enhancing safety in clinical practice. This dynamic discussion (structured like a video podcast) aims to empower attendees with actionable best practices that they can implement directly in their clinical practice. Through live Q&A sessions, participants will have the opportunity to engage directly with the panelists.

Registration is FREE! A Zoom link will be sent out the day of the webinar.

CEUs: 2 free CAB Category 1 CEUs (live only) & NCCAOM Safety PDAs approved.

If you can’t attend in person, feel free to register and we’ll send out the link after class. Distance credits not available.

CSOMA is a proud sponsor of this event!


June 12

Student Loan Webinar

Wednesday June 12th at 6:30p PST REGISTER TODAY!

FREE 1-hour webinar to cover:

– Rule of thumb for how to treat your student loan repayment

– Details about Public Service LoanForgiveness (PSLF) plan & who is eligible

– Key deadlines and opportunities to take advantage of 5 most common student loan mistakes people make

– Q&A

There is still time to take advantage of the IDR Waiver BEFORE June 30th! Some of you may be in loans that are not eligible for cancellation and it is important that you figure this out BEFORE 06/30.

Note this webinar is hosted by Student Loan Planner and organized by CSOMA.

2024-25 Calendar of Events

2024-25 Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events & CEUs

Elevate Your Practice with Lifelong Learning at MaciociaOnline.com! CSOMA members enjoy 50% off Giovanni's courses at MaciociaOnline.com with discount code 'csoma50' Discover a world of ancient wisdom and modern expertise at MaciociaOnline.com. Courses accredited by...

July Events & CEUs

July 12 is California Acupuncture Day! 🎉 July 21 SAVE 30%! San Francisco Marriott & Livestream The 19th San Francisco International Symposium on TCM – Head, Neck, and ENT Specialization Sunday, July 21st, 9:50 AM – 4:05 PM PT REGISTER TODAY! CODE CSOMA2024 Five...

June Events & CEUs

June 29-30 Susan Johnson – The Best of Master Tung’s Magic Points Info & Registration June 29-30, 9am-5pm EST 2-Day In-Person & LIVE streaming webinar 14 CEUs ASA members receive a 10% discount off with CODE MTAH8YAll CSOMA members are ASA members, so they...

Post-Conference Materials

Post-Conference Materials

Thank you to everyone who attended CSOMA’s 2018 Conference & Expo in Oakland!

It’s a wrap!

  • 120+ Attendees
  • 20 Exhibitors
  • 64 Raffle Prizes
  • 11 CEUs
  • 10 CSOMA Board Members
  • 9 Student Volunteers
  • 1 Seriously Good Time!

Many of you requested PowerPoint presentations of Dr. Amy Matecki and Dr. Eugene London. You can download them below:

 

Stay tuned for our next event!

May 2018 Oakland Conference & Expo

May 2018 Oakland Conference & Expo

May 17 & 18, 2018 I Oakland, CA

‘The Acupuncture Solution to Pain Management & the Opioid Epidemic’

Conference Pricing

Early Bird Registration
Ends April 20
Fee Regular Registration
Starts April 21
Fee
Professional, CSOMA Member $100* Professional, CSOMA Member $120
Professional, Non-Member $140 Professional, Non-Member $160
Student, CSOMA Member $20 Student, CSOMA Member $20
Student, Non-Member $50 Student, Non-Member $50

Conference pricing is for 11 CEUs total, 2-day registration.

* Only $9 per unit for CSOMA members!

Need to register for one-day only? Please contact us and indicate which day you wish to attend. Single-day registration is available to licensed practitioners only.

Course Descriptions

Presenter: Michael Corradino, LAc, DAOM, MTOM
Course Title: Neuropuncture
Course Details: Thursday morning and afternoon, 5.5 CEUs (Type 1)
Neuropuncture applies neuroscience to the TCM model to create evidence-based clinically proven protocols.Treat pain conditions utilizing the neuropuncture system; Learn the neurobiology of pain and how it relates to the neurophysiology of acupuncture and how to use the outcomes that are clinically reproducible

Presenter: Neil Gumenick, MAc (UK), LAc, DiplAc
Course Title: Classical 5-Element Acupuncture and the Pain Epidemic
Course Details: Thursday morning, 3.0 CEUs (Type 1)
The course will cover basics of Classical 5-Element Acupuncture diagnosis and the concept of Causative Factor, as well as how to address the physical, mental and spiritual levels of disease. It will also teach how to detect and resolve several serious energetic blocks including Possession, Aggressive Energy, Husband/Wife Imbalance, and Exit-Entry Blocks.

Presenter: Michael Anderson, MIEC
Course Title: Acupuncture and the Opioid Crisis – A Professional Liability Perspective
Course Details: Friday morning, 1.5 CEU (Type 2)
The class will include a brief history and discussion of regulatory changes in western medicine. It will cover how changes will affect acupuncture’s role in treating chronic pain. We will discuss unique patient issues, liability issues, documentation and best practices for pain management.

Presenter: Anthony Von der Muhll, LAc, DNBAO, FAAPM
Course Title: What You Need to Succeed: Essential Skills in Pain Management with AOM
Course Details: Thursday afternoon, 2.5 CEU (Type 1)
This course covers: working in an integrative pain management practice, including office management, pain-specific history taking and medical documentation; physical exam skills, including range of motion, strength testing, sensory function; AOM treatments, including cupping, gua sha, trigger point needling.

Presenter: Dr. Barbara Martello, DACM, LAc
Course Title: Pain Management in Japanese Meridian Therapy
Course Details: Friday afternoon, 1.5 CEU (Type 1)
This course will cover clinical applications of Japanese meridian therapy for pain management and addiction treatment. Pain management will be explored through the lens of Japanese Meridian Therapy. In response to the opioid crisis in the country, practitioners need to be fluent in pain management and the mechanisms behind addiction. Treating both are required to be effective in clinical practice.

Presenter: Ben Zappin, LAc
Course Title: Traditional Chinese Formulas for Substance Abuse Withdrawal, Harm Reduction, and Pain Relief
Course Details: Friday afternoon, 2.0 CEU (Type 1)
The class will cover common presentations of substance use/abuse and withdrawal, using Western and Chinese medicine differential diagnoses. Topics will include: common TCM formulas and their applications for withdrawal, harm reduction and pain presentations; risk management, collaborating with other health care providers, and some Western herbs.

Cancellation Policy

CSOMA Cancellation Policy requires notification two weeks prior to the event or a $40 processing fee will be charged. After May 11, 2018, no cancellations will be processed, and no refunds will be issued. CSOMA is Continuing Education Provider (CEP) #25 with the California Acupuncture Board

Location

The California Endowment, Oakland Regional Office
2000 Franklin St.
Oakland, CA 94612
Parking & Driving Directions: Click here and scroll to “Getting Here”

Thursday Schedule

Time Speaker / Event Room Speaker / Event Room
8:00AM – 8:30AM Check-in Laurel
8:30AM – 9:00AM President’s Welcome Laurel
9:00AM – 10:30AM Michael Corradino Laurel Neil Gumenick Eastmont
10:30AM – 11:00AM Expo Room Activities / Tea Break Uptown
11:00AM – 12:30PM Michael Corradino Laurel Neil Gumenick Eastmont
12:30PM – 1:30PM Lunch & Raffle Uptown
1:30PM – 2:45PM Michael Corradino Laurel Anthony Von Der Muhll Eastmont
2:45PM – 3:00PM Break
3:00PM – 4:15PM Michael Corradino (cont’d) Laurel Anthony Von Der Muhll Eastmont

 

Friday Schedule

Time Speaker / Event Room Speaker / Event Room
8:00AM – 8:30AM Check-in Laurel
8:30AM – 9:30AM Keynote Amy Matecki, “Hospital Acupuncture Programs” Laurel
9:30AM – 10:00AM Expo Room Activities / Tea Break Uptown
10:00PM – 11:30AM Andrew Ellis Laurel Michael Anderson Eastmont
11:30AM – 12:30PM General Membership Meeting Laurel
12:30PM – 1:30PM Lunch & Raffle Uptown  
1:30PM – 3:30PM Barbara Martello Laurel  Ben Zappin Eastmont

 

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