Education

MPAA organizes monthly seminars as part of its research, development, teaching and continuing education activities.

2019 Continuing Education Seminar - November 24th 2019

On Sunday, November 24th 2019, the MPAA hosted a free educational seminar for MPAA members.

Topics:

  • Acupuncture and Meridian Massage.
  • Brief Introduction of Pi Acupuncture.
  • Ethical Practices.
  • Weight Management by Acupuncture and Diet.


 

2019 Continuing Education Seminar - March 21st, 2019

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.

2018 MPAA Continuing Education Seminar

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

  1. FSN review and case studies.
  2. laboratory services for Acupuncturists and the overlapping of modalities.
  3. Jiao scalp acupuncture and its clinical applications.
  4. Tan’s Acupuncture.
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.

 

2017 April Continuing Education Seminar

On Sunday, April 9th the MPAA sponsored a continuing education seminar that was attended by 16 members. Topics included:

  • Techniques and benefits of pediatric massage for the treatment of TCM conditions was presented by Yu Lan Mah R.Ac.
  • Beauty Facial massage was presented by Devin Beaudry RMT. The demonstration included facial rejuvenation and massage with the use of hot and cold stones; walking cupping on the face and upper chest; and a herb mask on the face.
  • NAET treatments for elimination of various allergies and sensitivities was presented by Shao Li Shi R.Ac. She demonstrated the assessment and treatment techniques of NAET.
  • Acupuncture for lower back pain and correcting pelvis alignment was presented by Yu Jing Qiu R.Ac.
  • It was a very informative day for our members to share and discuss new techniques and treatment modalities. Members received seven credit hours towards their continuing education requirement for attending.

2017 January CPR Training

On January 15, 2017 several members from the MPAA attended CPR training at the Canadian First Aid Training Center on Provencher Blvd.
It was a very informative training session. The course included instruction and practice in Adult, Child and Infant CPR and choking as well as use of AED's.
Upon successful completion of course and exam participants received a certificate of completion.

Second time teaching Master Tung’s Acupuncture theories

On June 5th and 12th, 2016, MPAA organized second time teaching Master Tung’s Acupuncture theories. There were 15 people attended. That included acupuncturists, physiotherapists and chiropractor. This course was held by MPAA at Straight to the Point Community Acupuncture As the speaker and teacher, Paul Kohlmeier (RAc.) introduced basic principle, concept of Master Tung’s acupuncture, presented the location, indication, manipulation, contraindication of acupuncture points, and shared his practical experiences and comments as well. All participants also had a chance to practice to locate those points, and needling each other.