Electro-Acupuncture for Pain Management

Gain confidence with electro-acupuncture techniques! This course is taught by Dr. John Gorsuch DACM and Dr. Ayla Wolf DAOM and will cover electro-physiology, how to use electro-acupuncture devices, the science behind electro-acupuncture for pain management, functional assessments for patients with chronic pain, and hands-on practice with electro-acupuncture devices and practical neurological examinations.

 
Topics include:
  • The science and history of electro-acupuncture
  • The difference between microcurrent and milliamp
  • How to use FDA-approved electro-acupuncture devices
  • Local, systemic, and central nervous system effects of electro-acupuncture
  • Electro-acupuncture strategies for pain management
  • The neuroscience of chronic pain
  • Functional examination techniques for patients with chronic pain
  • Hands-on practice for examination techniques
  • Hands-on practice for electro-acupuncture techniques

 Session Detail

Schedule: On Campus, 16 CE Hours, Sat, Nov 6 and Sun, Nov 7, 2021
Meeting Date Start Time End Time
Saturday, November 6, 2021 09:00am 05:00pm
Sunday, November 7, 2021 09:00am 05:00pm
Meeting Date Start Time End Time
Saturday, November 6, 2021 09:00am 05:00pm
Sunday, November 7, 2021 09:00am 05:00pm
Acupuncture Approval Number NCCAOM PDA-78-251
Chiropractor Approval Numbers MN 75715

Bulletin

Effective Monday, August 9, we will require everyone attending a seminar at the University to wear a PPE approved mask. Appropriate PPE masks include a surgical paper mask or respirator mask (e.g, N95 & KN95).Masks are available at all entrances to the building.

Please note: You must attend the entire weekend. NCCAOM does not allow partial hours. 

Instructors (listed in order of appearance)

Name Additional Resources
Amy Ayla Wolf
John Gorsuch

Facility Detail

Northwestern Health Sciences University
Room 209/211 (20 massage tables)
2501 W 84th St
Bloomington, MN 55431
Room 209/211 (20 massage tables)