Upcoming Council Meetings

26 Sep, 2018 - 08 Mar, 2019 All Day

The CAAA Council is committed to improving communicate with members directly. As indicated in the Protocol for Communication with CAAA Council which had been circulated to members, you can send an email to council@acupuncturealberta.ca if you want to request a meeting.

Future Council meetings have been scheduled as below:

  • August 11 & 12, 2018 at the CAAA office
  • December 8 & 9, 2018 at the CAAA office
  • March 2 & 3, 2019 at the CAAA office.

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Balance System of Acupuncture Certificate Program

03 Oct, 2018 - 30 Dec, 2019 All Day
Langara College, Vancouver BC

Earn a recognized certificate in this highly specialized area of acupuncture. Medical doctors, Naturopaths and Registered Licensed Acupuncturists will find this program’s applications an important addition to their practice. The Balance System of Acupuncture expands on The Channel Theory, exploring practices to effectively deliver more immediate, lasting results.

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Information Brochure

13 Nov, 2018 - 31 Dec, 2019 All Day

Alberta Acupuncture Information Brochure. Download here.

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Standards of Practice

18 Jan, 2019 - 31 Dec, 2019 All Day

Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse/Misconduct
The following standards are developed to assist members to understand the provisions of Bill 21 – An Act to Protect Patients, to prevent sexual abuse/misconduct by registered acupuncturists, and ultimately to protect patients from sexual abuse/misconduct.


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TCM Treatment on Vertigo and Tinnitus

23 Feb, 2019 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bethune Oriental Medicine Center, Edmonton Alberta

Seminar Topic: TCM Treatment on Vertigo and Tinnitus
Time: 4:00-6:30pm, Saturday, Feb 23, 2019
Where: Bethune Oriental Medicine Center,
3220 Parsons Road, Edmonton, AB
Presenter: Prof CUI Xiufang
Contact: Drs. Fulin WANG and Barkley Tan
Tel: 780-461-6668
Fees: $60 ($40 for students)

Vertigo and tinnitus is a common group of clinical syndrome. Accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment is the key to achieve good efficacy. If you want to understand the new way of the treatment of vertigo and tinnitus, master the modern application of ancient nine needles in acupuncture, and improve your clinical diagnosis and treatment results, then welcome to attend today’s lecture. We have the honor to have Professor CUI presenting, who specializes orthopaedic and acupotomy, and is a guest speaker of CCTV’s “Chinese medicine”.

Prof CUI Xiufang is a famous physician of rehabilitation medicine, postgraduate supervisor and past director of the Scientific Research Department of the Great Wall hospital of the Chinese academy of TCM.
She is one of the pioneers and practitioners of acupotomy theory and founder/director of Cui Xiufang Institute of TCM.
She is the current vice chairman of WFCMS Acupotomy Committee and TCM International Brand Committee, vice chairman of WFCMS’s One Belt And One Road Standard and Health Industry Alliance and vice director of Health Silk Road expert steering committee, vice chairman and secretary general of WFCMS traditional medicine cooperation committee, vice President of Acupotomy Medical Association of Canada (AMAC);
She was a recipient of the Science and Technology Award by the Ministry of Education of China in 1983 and 2005 respectively; She authored the book of Acupotomy published by Science and Technology Press in China, also published more than 50 papers in domestic and foreign medical journals; invited as a guest speaker of CCTV4 “Chinese Medicines”, she talked about “Toning spine to save the heart”. In recent years, she has been to the united Arab emirates, the United States, Canada, Mexico and other countries to give lectures and medical cooperation, helping to promote the development of traditional Chinese medicine at home and abroad, with outstanding achievements.

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Seats are limited, please register as soon as possible.

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Mental Health First Aid CEU

20 Mar, 2019 - 21 Mar, 2019 All Day
Holiday Inn Hotel, Lloydminster AB

*Please note this course has been approved by the CAAA. Members who fully complete the course and are awarded certification will be able to claim 12 CEUs.

For a full list of course dates and locations, visit listromtrainingandconsulting.com

Course details:
MHFA is a nationally recognized two-day workshop involving twelve hours of instruction. To obtain certification through the Mental Health Commission of Canada, participants must attend all 12 hours.

The topics covered in this workshop include:

  • Substance-Related disorders – Including Crisis Response for an overdose.
  • Mood-Related disorders – Including Crisis Response for suicidal behaviour.
  • Anxiety-Related disorders – Including Crisis Response for a panic attack.
  • Trauma-Related disorders – Including Crisis Response for acute stress reaction.
  • Psychotic disorders – Including Crisis Response for a psychotic episode.

MHFA is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem, experiencing the worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Just like physical first aid is provided until medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate support is found or until the crisis is resolved.

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