Tong Ren Herbs Continuing Education Series for the 2019-2020 Acupuncture License Renewal

 The Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine Presents the Tong Ren Herbs Continuing Educations Series for the 2019-2020 Acupuncture License Renewal

Florida Laws & Rules / Medical Errors / Practical aspects of Documentation by Amy Sear, A.P., Dipl., O.M. (NCCAOM) :7 Continuing Education units

1)  Florida Laws and Rules Update for Renewal (2 hours):  This course, fulfilling the requirement for 2 hours of FL Laws and Rules for the Acupuncture profession, starts with “What is New Since Last Renewal”, and “any potential upcoming future changes”, and then the bulk of the presentation dials in deeper to a few selected practical topics. This class is appropriate for all levels, from beginner to advanced.

2)  Medical Errors:  Increasing Safety, Decreasing Risk (2 hours):  This class is laid out in a very practical way and provides a step by step approach to medical errors.  It includes information from scenarios, how we can learn from them, and easy things to do to prevent them. Besides just safety, this course covers risk management, and will specifically help the attendee lower the likelihood of practice related claims against them.

3)  Practical Aspects of Documentation (3 hours):  This course will provide numerous practical ways to enhance your documentation. The techniques you will learn will make your records and documentation faster, more articulate, more professional, and will provide better defense and protection in the case of a legal accusation.  The information is instantly usable and appropriate for anyone in any size or type or practice.

Amy Sear, A.P., Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM) is an experienced speaker and is valued for her organized, practical, and information filled presentations. She completed her Oriental Medical education from the Acupressure Acupuncture Institute in Miami, FL, where she received awards for outstanding achievement in academics and clinical practice. Amy served as President of FSOMA from 2004 to 2010, and currently teaches at two schools in Florida.  She has taught practical and clinical continuing education since 2000, and is considered an expert in laws, safety, ethics, and documentation. She is the first employee of the Integrative Medicine Department at Memorial Healthcare Systems in Broward County, FL, and has over fifteen years’ experience in Integrative practice. She brings her years of respected teaching experience to these topics in order to help others.

  • Date:  August 4, 2019  / Time:  9am-6pm   
  • Outside Licensed Acupuncturists $130.00 /  $150.00
  • ATOM Alumni $105.00 /  $130.00
  • Outside Acupuncture Students $85.00 /  $110.00 (No Refunds)
  • ATOM Master’s  /  DAOM Students $50.00 /  $75.00 (No Refunds)
  • Discounted price if paid by July 21, 2019

Introduction to Low Level Laser Therapy by Tom Corbin, A.P., R.T. :16 Continuing Education Units

This class will introduce Low Level Laser Therapy and cover over the two day class the definitions of laser therapy, biological functions of lasers, laser physics and important terms. Additionally discussions on how lasers function as a carrier of information, laser needles and the research and outcomes associated with them. Students will be presented with auricular laser research and demonstrations, as well as applications in dermatology and cosmetics.

Dr. Tom Corbin, A.P., R.T. is a certified acupuncturist and was trained in both the United States and Nanjing, China. Dr. Corbin currently teaches and does research in acupuncture with a concentration on auricular medicine. In addition to his position as a registered trainer for the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA), he has also taught auricular medicine for international societies. Dr. Tom Corbin has been using lasers since 1995 when he worked as a consultant for laser manufacturers in the Russia and Germany. Dr. Corbin specializes in Auricular Medicine, which is a frequency specific healing modality using the auricle for both diagnosis and healing. Low level laser is a very important tool and new insights into its effective qualities bring it to the forefront of Integrative Auricular Medicine. Dr. Corbin has been with the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine since 1995 and continues to research new an important therapies available to Florida licensed Acupuncture Physicians.

  • Date:  September 14 & 15, 2019  / Time:  9am-6pm   
  • Outside Licensed Acupuncturists $350.00 /  $375.00
  • ATOM Alumni $290.00 /  $315.00
  • Outside Acupuncture Students $170.00 /  $195.00 (No Refunds)
  • ATOM Master’s  /  DAOM Students $100.00 /  $125.00 (No Refunds)
  • Discounted price if paid by August 30, 2019

Laboratory Medicine and Common Chronic Diseases by Selvon Nanan, M.D. : 8 Continuing Edication units

To familiarize Students and Practitioners with knowledge of Basic Laboratory Testing in Western Medicine.  These include screening tests performed in Well Checks as well as disease specific screening and diagnostic testing. E.g. CBC, CMP liver, Renal function, Thyroid testing, Lipid screening and other lipid testing, Urinalysis; Prostate and Breast cancer screening.  Additionally, basic EKG will be introduced as well as three common chronic diseases:  Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, and Cardiovascular diseases will be addressed.  At the end of the Seminar, participants should have a clear understanding of Basic Laboratory testing and interpretation of screening and diagnostic tests, common disease profiles, indication for testing and interpretation of results.

Selvon Nanan, MD, graduated from Rutgers Medical School/RWJ, N.J, in 1978, Dr. Nanan did his Post Graduate Medical Specialty Training at School of Medicine of NY State University 1978–1981. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Fellow of AAFP.  He was Medical Director of the Residency Program at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital at SUNY, Stony Brook School of Medicine, from 1981 to 85. He served as Chief of Family Practice, supervising physicians at CHC in Dade and Broward counties in 1985. He conducted a Private Practice in Plantation, Florida 1988 – 2008 and was on Staff at Florida Medical Center- South, Westside RMC and Plantation General Hospital. At PGH, Dr. Nanan served two terms as Chairman, Dept of Family Practice. He received a Physician of Distinction Award, Best Practice-Patient Care and Service by Blue Cross in 2002 – 2003. He is currently an attending Physician at Light of the World Clinic, Fort Lauderdale and also an Adjunct Professor, Western medicine at ATOM.

  • Date:  November 3, 2019  / Time:  9am-6pm   
  • Outside Licensed Acupuncturists $130.00 /  $150.00
  • ATOM Alumni $105.00 /  $130.00
  • Outside Acupuncture Students $85.00 /  $110.00 (No Refunds)
  • ATOM Master’s  /  DAOM Students $50.00 /  $75.00 (No Refunds)
  • Discounted price if paid by October 19, 2019

 Location for all seminars:

Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine, 100 East Broward Boulevard, Auditorium (2nd Floor), Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

  • Please contact Kevin Clark or Adriana Pagani for all inquiries and to make your payment:

954-404-7495 or send email to


September 7 & 8, 2019:  The Wu Project

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