Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture Continuing Education For Acupuncturists

Shellie-Updated-ProfileShellie Goldstein, author of “Your Best Face Now: Look Younger in 20 Days With The Do-It-Yourself Acupressure Facelift,” licensed acupuncturist, and educator with a Masters Degree in Biology and Nutrition, is widely considered one of the leading experts on cosmetic facial acupuncture. Her innovative healing techniques have drawn the attention of media outlets worldwide including New York Magazine, Town & Country, and Harper’s Bazaar. The incredible results of her treatments have also been featured on Good Morning America, The Martha Stewart Show, and Univision. Dubbed the “acupuncturist to the stars” because of her devoted celebrity clientele in Manhattan and the Hamptons, Ms. Goldstein has continued to be an innovator in the fields of acupuncture and skin care therapy.

Live Courses

Course Name: Advanced Cosmetic Acupuncture

Dates: April 1-2, 2017
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: NYC
Price: $495; Early bird (by January 15th): $450; ASNY member: $450; TSCA Alumni: $425
Credits: 16 NCCAOM PDAs

This course provides a didactic overview of theory, diagnosis, and treatment of facial cosmetic acupuncture. This is a hands-on clinically based two-day workshop. The focus of this course is to enhance the clinical skills of analyzing, diagnosing, and treating facial cosmetic concerns. Additional modalities such as microcurrent, cutaneous induction therapy, and LED therapy will be discussed. For additional information call 212-388-0800.

Course Name: Advanced Cosmetic Acupuncture – Introduction Seminar With Shellie Goldstein, M. S., L.Ac., NY, A.P. FL, NCCAOM Dipl. and Cathy Goldstein, A.P. FL, NCCAOM Dipl. Acu.

Friday, January 29, 2016 – One day course in Jacksonville, FL
Price: $175
9 CEU Credits (9 Core Credits)

This course provides a didactic overview of theory, diagnosis, and treatment of facial cosmetic acupuncture. It is recommended as a one day course for those exploring cosmetic acupuncture or as a primer for the two day Advanced Cosmetic Acupuncture seminar. This course will review the foundations of TCM facial acupuncture, discuss common patient complaints, and outline diagnostic and treatment strategies. Participants will also learn about cosmetic acupuncture trends and gain business building tips.

Advanced Cosmetic Acupuncture Workshop
with Shellie Goldstein, M.S., L.Ac. NY, A.P. FL. NCCAOM Dipl. and Cathy Goldstein, A.P. FL, NCCAOM Dipl. Acu.

Saturday & Sunday, January 30, 2016 & January 31, 2016 – Two day course in Jacksonville, FL
Price: $495
16 CEU Credits (16 Core Credits)

This is a two day clinically based workshop is for those with previous cosmetic acupuncture experience. The focus of this course is to enhance the clinical skills of analyzing, diagnosing, and treating facial cosmetic concerns. Day one will begin with a review of the basics of cosmetic acupuncture followed by hands-on experience in a clinic setting. On day two Shellie and Cathy will introduce current trends and treatment modalities, demonstrate micro-current, LED, ultrasound, home care face lifting tools, and discuss healthy skin care regimes. The prerequisite for this course is previous cosmetic acupuncture practice or distance learning coursework. For those interested in this course and have no or limited previous cosmetic acupuncture experience or would like to enhance their didactic skills prior to the seminar consider taking our, “Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture,” course available below under distance learning courses.

Attend the Advanced Cosmetic Acupuncture – Introduction Seminar and the Advanced Cosmetic Acupuncture
Workshop (3 days)

Friday/Saturday/Sunday
Price: $575

Course Name: Cosmetic Acupuncture and Skin Disorders
with Shellie Goldstein, Marisa Anaya and Daniela Turley
TBD

This is a lecture course for those with limited or advanced cosmetic acupuncture training who are interested in learning about treating the primary skin disorders of acne, rosacea, and various forms of dermatitis. The first day will focus on skin and skin disorder treatments from an Eastern TCM approach. Day two day looks at these conditions from an herbal medicine perspective. The safety of herbal medicine and their interaction with various allopathic drugs, photosensitivity, and skin reactions will be addressed. The topical and oral application of herbs will also be provided.

Distance Learning Courses

Course Name: Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture
8 CEU credits [4 Core, 4 BioMedicine]
Price: $100
All Sales Are Final

Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture is one of the country’s fastest growing disciplines of Acupuncture. This course is designed for those interested in learning about this topic. It provides the necessary theory, diagnosis, point prescriptions, dietary, and homecare information to comfortably and successfully incorporate cosmetic facial acupuncture into your new or existing practice.

After course registration and payment, a confirmation email will be sent to your with the course material. Please check all folders including your spam folder. Course exams must be taken online and submitted online. No course exams will be accepted by fax, email or otherwise. For further questions or comments, contact the offices of Hamptoms Accupuncture.

Course Name: Anatomy and Physiology of the Face for Cosmetic Acupuncture: Muscles of Expression

10 CEU credits [5 core, 5 BioMedicine]
Price: $135
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Anatomy and Physiology of the Face for Cosmetic Acupuncture: Muscles of Expression, delves into the structures of the face. It focuses on the muscles of expression from a Western anatomical and physiological perspective. Acupuncture points and point prescriptions are discussed in terms of their ability to influence muscle function and their effect on the aging process.

This course will

  • Review the structures and function of bones of the skull, cranial nerves, circulatory system, lymphatic system of the head and neck
  • Outline in detail the anatomy and physiology of the muscles of the head and neck
  • Discuss Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture and its ability to affect the muscles of expression
  • Provide acupuncture points and point protocols to treat facial muscles of expression

After course registration and payment, a confirmation email will be sent to your with the course material. Please check all folders including your spam folder. Course exams must be taken online and submitted online. No course exams will be accepted by fax, email or otherwise. For further questions or comments, contact the offices of Hamptoms Accupuncture.

Course Name: Anatomy and Physiology for Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture: Skin and Skin Disorder

12 CEU credits [6 Core, 6 BioMedicine]
Price: $165
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Anatomy and Physiology of the Face for Cosmetic Acupuncture: Skin and Skin Disorders is an advanced course for acupuncture professionals with cosmetic acupuncture experience. This course provides in-depth information, strategies, and treatment for skin, aging skin, and skin conditions as they pertain to Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Topics covered include wrinkles, hyperpigmentation (sunspots), face and under eye edema, dark circles under the eyes, skin conditions (oily, dry, etc), acne, rosacea, dermatitis, and eczema. Skin care regimes, products, and product ingredients will also be discussed. This course is a must for the serious cosmetic acupuncturist.

  • Basic understanding of skin anatomy as it pertains to Eastern and Western medicine
  • In depth understanding of skin physiology as it pertains to Eastern and Western medicine
  • Comprehension and treatment of aging and skin problems from an Eastern and Western perspective
  • Safety- Understanding skin cancer, precautions and contra-indications of treating skin with acupuncture
  • Understanding skin products- ingredients and application

After course registration and payment, a confirmation email will be sent to your with the course material. Please check all folders including your spam folder. Course exams must be taken online and submitted online. No course exams will be accepted by fax, email or otherwise. For further questions or comments, contact the offices of Hamptoms Accupuncture.

Course Name: Anatomy and Physiology of the Face for Cosmetic Acupuncture: Safe Practice for Patients and Practitioners
6 CEU Credits (6 Safety) NCCAOM, CA. This course is FL pending.
Price: $85
All Sales Final

This course details the necessary steps to ensure a safe cosmetic acupuncture practice for both the practitioner and the patient. Patient education, managing expectations, and clearly defined goals are key elements for ensuring patient satisfaction. A working knowledge of facial anatomy, precautions, contra-indications, and crisis management provide a safe environment with maximum treatment results. Informed consent and practitioner liability measures are also valuable in maintaining safety in the workplace.

After course registration and payment, a confirmation email will be sent to your with the course material. Please check all folders including your spam folder. Course exams must be taken online and submitted online. No course exams will be accepted by fax, email or otherwise. For further questions or comments, contact the offices of Hamptoms Accupuncture.

Buy the Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture Course package (all 4 courses) for $410 (Savings of $65)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the refund policy for these courses?

Distance learning courses are non-refundable. Once purchased, all sales are final. Live courses are 100% refundable within 30 days prior to course date, 50% refundable within 14 days prior to course date, 25% within 7 days prior to course date, and non-refundable thereafter.

Is this distance education course approved by my state?

This distance education courses are approved by CA, FL, NCCAOM, and all states that accept NCCAOM courses. For further details about your states requirements click here.

How do I purchase a course?

Choose your course by clicking on the ‘Register for This Course’ icon next to your course of choice, and follow the payment instructions.

How do I access the course(s) I ordered?

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After purchasing your course, you will generally receive the file within one business day. If you do not receive your order in the allowed time, please check your spam/junk mail folder.

How do I submit my answers?

Your answers can be submitted by email or by regular mail. Upon receipt of your PDF file, you will be given instructions. Please take the time to carefully read them.

How soon will I receive my certificate?

If you return your answers via email, the turnaround time is 5-7 business days. If you prefer to send your answers by postal mail please allow 5-7 business days after we receive them. In either case, you will receive your certificate via email. Please make sure that you can open a Microsoft Word attachment.

What if I need a certificate immediately?

If you need your certificate in a hurry, please call the office at 212-388-0800 or email us at info@sga-ed.com during business hours. We will do our best to accommodate you.

How will I know if I passed?

A passing score of 70% is needed to pass the exam. Once you pass your course you will receive a certificate of completion. Once again, check your spam / junk mail folder if it does not arrive in the allotted time.

What if I don’t pass the exam?

The course is valid for six months from the date of purchase. You may retake it as many times as necessary. If you are having difficulty passing the exam you can contact the office for assistance at info@sga-ce.com.