NADA Acudetox Training with Angela Easterling and Selena Smith in Memphis, TN

NADA Acudetox Training with Angela Easterling and Selena Smith in Memphis, TN


Jan 18, 2024-Jan 21, 2024    
All Day

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The Hart Center
1384 Madison Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee, 38104

Event Type

NADA Approved
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.
Materials Provided:
Training Resource Manual
Clean Needle Technique Manual
Additional handouts
Practice Ears
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.
Training Dates:
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:
Angela Easterling

Training Location:
The HART Center
1384 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN

DAY 1- Friday, January 19th 9:00am-4:00pm

Welcome to NADA- What is it all about?
 Welcome/Introductions
 COVID Protocols
 The NADA Acudetox Protocol
 History of NADA/Acudetox
 Discussion- Dope is Death documentary
 Unique Benefits
 Clinical Effects
 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

 Discussion/Questions
 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
 PTSD/Trauma Recovery
 Co-occurring disorders
 Attention Deficit Disorder
 Criminal Justice
 Beyond Acudetox
 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
 In-Clinic Needling/role-playing

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
 Client Instructions
 Needling Cautions and Complications
 Ear Seeds & Magnets/Ear Seed Application
 Sleepmix Detox Tea
 Ethical, Legal and Practice Issues
 Documentation
 Submit all paperwork
 Community Clinic

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