At this time the course is open only to WVSOM students and alumni.
Preclass: Please read pages 1-20, pages 136-139.
Watch: Dope is Death, regarding the grassroots history of the protocol
Day 1 – in person
Consent Form (preface)
Acuwellness experience/process in small groups History of LINCOLN, NADA vision and mission Acudetox research (postscript, client eval p141)) Acupuncture Energetics – the basics
NADA for Humanity
Points to Change
Beads/seeds/tea (36-37, 97-99)
Introduction to Ear Anatomy (pages 23-31)
Point Location: 2 D/plastic ears/in small groups Materials review (209)/Documentation (47) Needling basics (32-35
Evening reflection: Identify a time in your life when acudetox would have been useful. How might it have helped?
Point Location review
Patient directions (p 47/140)
Clean Needle technique/Universal precautions (51,144, 188) Ethics pledge (117)
Modifying the protocol/needling cautions (34)
Acupuncture Energetics (85-88)
Evening reflection: How will you introduce clients/patients/professionals to acudetox? Prepare a brief answer to the question “What is NADA?” This will be presented orally in class in small groups.
Needling concerns Acuwellness experience
Talking about NADA/scope of practice (15, 119,200) Patient management/co-occurring disorders (41-44, 91) safety and consent diversity exercise
Program implementation/sustainability (72-79)
Trauma and Disaster (104-113) ADS competencies (6,119) Clinical practice
ZOOM followup (2 hours) 2 or 3 weeks post course:
clinical experience/concerns/point location, review ADS competencies
Post class: ADS Competency evaluation – written/emailed Evidence of 40 ears needled