NADA Acudetox Training with Angela Easterling Tuscon, Arizona April 11-13th, 2024

NADA Acudetox Training with Angela Easterling Tuscon, Arizona April 11-13th, 2024


Apr 11, 2024    
12:00 am

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NADA Acudetox Training with Angela Easterling
Tucson, Arizona April 11th-13th, 2024

There are 2 segments to this training that must be completed before the trainee will receive their certificate of completion.
1) Trainee must attend all in-person training hours (dates below)
2) 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 me, Angela Easterling or another registered trainer, ADS, or acupuncturist before their application will be sent to NADA for completion. You will have four months to complete your 40 supervised treatments.

If you have any questions, feel free to email me. (Email at the bottom of this page)

Materials Provided:
Training Resource Manual
Additional handouts
Practice Ears
Ear Seed kit with tweezers and pointer
Sleep mix tea
Personal treatment kit: needles for 30 treatments, alcohol swabs, hand sanitizer, clean fields, shuttle, bobby pins, cotton swabs, 2qt. sharps container, apron, carry bag, and consent forms.

Training Dates:
April 11th, 12th, 13th, 2024

Please reach out to:
Angela Easterling at:

Note: Please check the regulations for your state

Day 1- Friday May 11th 9:00AM-3:00PM
 Welcome/Introductions Receive a treatment
 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
 Lets Get to the Point/USE EAR CHARTS
 Needling Techniques & Chairside Manner
 Public Health and Safety
 Clean Needle Technique/CNT
 Exposure Control/Clean Field and Biohazard
 Landscape of the ear/terminology/handouts
 Review the Anatomy of a Needle
 Review Different Types of Needles
 Orientation/Receive Acudetox Supplies and Discussion
 Practice Needling Technique on practice ear
 In-Class needling

Day 2- Saturday May 12th 9:00AM-3:00PM
 Review Landscape of Ear, 5 points, Needle Practice Ear/HANDOUTS
 Discussion/Questions
 Applications and Outcomes
 Introduction to 1-Step Philosophy
 Phases of Recovery
 Overview of Substances and Withdrawal Symptoms
 The People We Serve
 Harm Reduction, Trauma Informed Care & Language Matters
 PTSD/Trauma Recovery/Criminal Justice
 Co-occurring disorders/Attention Deficit Disorder
 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 May 13th 9:00 AM-2:00PM

 The Acupuncture Interface / Program Sustainability
 The Spirit of NADA
 Setting Up Your Clinic
 Client Instructions
 Needling Cautions and Complications
 Needling Practice
 Ear Seeds & Magnets/Ear Seed Application
 Sleepmix Detox Tea
 Documentation, Ethical, Legal, and Practice Issues
 Community Clinic

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