Approved for one CEU/PDA for NCCAOM and most states’ recertification
Note: This is the ONLINE version of this class. You will receive no printed materials, all of your work will be done online.
This one CEU class discusses the four universal principles of modern medical ethics and their clinical implications as well as the history of specifically Chinese medical ethics. It also discusses the ethical codes of several Western acupuncture and Oriental medicine associations and organizations, such as the NCCAOM. Several common problem areas and issues for Western acupuncturists are discussed in detail, such as sexual misconduct, making referrals, record keeping, and "secret" formulas.
Medical Ethics for Practitioners of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine covers:
- Definitions of "profession" and "medical ethics"
- Six main points of Hippocratic Oath
- Chinese medical ethics
- Basic Principles of the AMA
- Code of Ethics of the NCCAOM
- International Code of Ethics- The World Medical Association
- Fiduciary Responsibility
- Informed Consent
- Sexual Misconduct
- Second opinions
- Cross Cultural Sensitivity