2019 Continuing Education Seminar

On Thursday, March 21st, 2019 the MPAA hosted a continuing education seminar on advanced FSN Acupuncture. The presenter, Dr. Fu, arrived in Winnipeg from China, the first stop of his North American FSN training tour.

Dr. Fu demonstrated advanced techniques involving both needle placement and manipulation, as well as treatment of various chronic conditions. The seminar was well attended by MPAA members who had basic training in FSN acupuncture. Each of the 20 members in attendance received 3 credit hours of continuing education.

Continuing Education Event November 4, 2018

On November 4th, 2018, Manitoba Professional Acupuncture Association held a continuing education event for it's members. Total 20 members attended the seminar.
Seminar topics:

  1. Exercise physiology and fitness. Presented by Dr. Michael Zhang
  2. FSN acupuncture practice case studies. Presented by Yu Ying Qiu R. Ac, R. PT
Dr. Michael Zhang is a director of the Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks Hospital, a world recognized leader in rehabilitation and research. Dr. Zhang spoke on exercise physiology and fitness. He explained the theory behind prescribing fitness plans for cardiac and diabetic clients, the research being conducted and a variety of other interesting topics.

Dr. Yujing Qui, Registered Acupuncturist and Physiotherapist at Bei Jing Physiotherapy Pain Clinic, reviewed case studies of Dr. Fu's FSN acupuncture technique. This technique was taught last year by Dr. Fu Zhong Hua, in Winnipeg. This case study reviewed de Quervain’s disease (tenosynovitis of the thumb.), Carpal Tunnel Syndrome , Plantar Fasciitis and Bell’s palsy. Fu's FSN acupuncture for above diseases, the treatment method, techniques precautions and outcomes.

At the end of the seminar, members actively asked questions and discussed with both doctors. It is a very successful seminar and MPAA members had a great time.

Our Association Banner Shown in the Street Festival Winnipeg

On August 31 and September 1, 2018, our association (Manitoba Professional Acupuncture Association) took part in the Winnipeg Chinese Culture and Community Centre street festival. As well as introducing our association to the public, we educated people about the benefits of Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, etc.
Thanks to our members who participated in the event: Zhelong Wang, Yunan Ma, Yu Jing Qiu, Li Zhou, Mingyi Li, Hong Ji, Guojian Huang.

Academic Lecture of World TCM Forum

"Treatment of Coracoid Process Syndrome by Super-Micro-Acupotomy" by Dr. GouJian Huang on 17th June 2018 Sunday.

2018 Safety Course for New Members

On April 15, 2018, a safety course was held for new MPAA members. This is a mandatory course and was attended by 11 new members.
Safety course topics were covered:

  1. Safety Practice for Acupuncture was presented by Guo Jian Huang R.Ac.
  2. Infectious Control was presented by Josie Cantafio R. Ac.
  3. Clinical Record requirements and Manitoba health requirement by government. presented by Shandis Price R.Ac.
  4. Ethics was presented by Paul Kohlmeier R. Ac.

All new members wrote and successfully passed the exam at the end of the day. The new MPAA members will receive 4 credit hours for continue education.

2018 MPAA Continuing Education Seminar

On Sunday, March 11th, 2018, MPAA presented a Continuing Education Seminar.
The speakers were;

  1. Dr. Shandis Price with FSN review and case studies.
  2. Dr. Paul Conyette ND, who explained laboratory services for Acupuncturists and the overlapping of modalities between naturopathic doctors and acupuncturists with the opportunity for future collaborations.
  3. Dr. Mingyi LI who spoke about Jiao scalp acupuncture and its clinical applications, and demonstrated the technique.
  4. Paul Kohlmeier R.Ac. with an introduction to Tan’s Acupuncture, its clinical applications and a demonstration.
The event was well attended with 31 MPAA members and nonmembers. All who attended received an abundance of very useful information and an excellent review of topics. MPAA members will receive 8 continuing education credits for attending.

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Upcoming MPAA Safety Course

The MPAA will be offering a safety course on Sunday, April 15, 2018.

The course will cover safe procedures for needling, infection control, clinical record requirements, ethics, and professionalism. A short multiple choice test will follow the lectures.

Course time - 10:00am to 2:00 pm
Location - MPAA Office, Unit A-2810 Pembina Hwy., Winnipeg, Manitoba
Phone - 204-452-3654
Cost - $50.00
Please register, by mailing or dropping off your registration form with payment at the MPAA office by April 1st, 2018.

Click here to download "Safety Course Registration Form"