Nashville, TN- Acudetox Training- Lodging Available
January 19th-21st 2024
Training Fee: $600.00
Includes all supplies, 1-year NADA membership, NADA fees
There are 3 segments to this training that must be completed before the trainee will receive their certificate of completion.
1) Trainee must complete homework assignments.
2) Trainee must attend all training hours (dates below)
3) Trainee will complete and pass all competencies in an in-person clinic under the supervision of the Registered Trainer. The trainee will also complete 40 treatments under the supervision of a Registered Trainer, ADS, or Acupuncturist before their application will be sent to NADA for completion. You will have 3 months to complete your 40 supervised treatments. You will be given the opportunity to complete several of these treatments during the training.
If you have any questions, feel free to email us. Our email is at the bottom of this page.
Training Resource Manual
Clean Needle Technique Manual
Ear Seed kit with tweezers and pointer
Sleep mix tea
During the training: needles, alcohol swabs, hand sanitizer, clean fields, shuttle, hair pins/bobby pins, cotton swabs, 2qt. sharps container, apron, carry bag, and consent forms, needle magnet.
January 19th, 2024 9:00am-4:00pm
January 20th, 2024 9:00am-4:00pm
January 21st, 2024 9:00am-2:00pm 11:00am-1:00pm Open Community Clinic
Your Trainer’s Contact Information: (please reach out if you have questions or concerns
Registered Trainer Representative:
The HART Center
1384 Madison Ave.
DAY 1- Friday, January 19th 9:00am-4:00pm
Welcome to NADA- What is it all about?
The NADA Acudetox Protocol
History of NADA/Acudetox
Discussion- Dope is Death documentary
Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Concepts as Related to Addiction
Let’s Get to the Point/USE EAR CHARTS
Needling Techniques & Chairside Manner
Public Health and Safety
Clean Needle Technique
Exposure Control/Clean Field and Biohazard
Landscape of the ear/terminology/handouts
DAY 2 – Saturday, January 20th 9:00am-4:00pm
Needle Placement, the 5 Points, Clean Needle, The People we Serve
Receive a Treatment
Review Landscape of Ear, 5 points, Needle Practice Ear/HANDOUTS
Review the Anatomy of a Needle
Review Different Types of Needles
Orientation/Receive Acudetox Supplies and Discussion
Practice Needling Technique on practice ear
Applications and Outcomes
Phases of Recovery
Overview of Substances and Withdrawal Symptoms
The People We Serve
Harm Reduction, Trauma Informed Care & Language Matters
Attention Deficit Disorder
Needling practice/ Chairside Manner/Body Mechanics
Round Robin with Pointer/Live Models
Google Classroom Ears/To Needle or not to Needle?
Ears, Ears, and More Ears- Healthy Ears/Unhealthy Ears
DAY 3 – Sunday, January 21st 9:00am-2:00pm
Spirit Of NADA, Ethical Practice, Bringing it all Together
The Acupuncture Interface / Program Sustainability
The Spirit of NADA
Setting Up Your Clinic
Needling Cautions and Complications
Ear Seeds & Magnets/Ear Seed Application
Sleepmix Detox Tea
Ethical, Legal and Practice Issues
Submit all paperwork