At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
  1. Update information about the recent advances in scientific and clinical research on acupuncture.

  2. Review the theories and practice of acupuncture from the modern scientific viewpoint as well as the viewpoint of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

  3. Apply clinical approaches that optimize the use of various commonly employed techniques in acupuncture therapeutics.

  4. Incorporate acupuncture as a treatment modality in their practice for painful and nonpainful conditions as clinically indicated.

  5. Integrate modern medical science and acupuncture diagnostics and therapeutics to improve patient care and patient satisfaction.