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NCCAOM PDA Provider:

Chi-Akra Center for Ageless Aging

NCCAOM PDA Provider #: 47

Responsible Party:

Mary Wakefield

NCCAOM PDA Providers represent a significant commitment to the professional development of Diplomates and practitioners in acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Providers make an important statement regarding the maintenance of competencies that is recognized by the profession, regulatory agencies, third-party payors, and the public.

Earning Criteria:

Applicants applying to become NCCAOM PDA Providers undergo a rigorous review and interview process. Requirements include:

  1. Maintenance of Active Certification status if an NCCAOM Diplomate
  2. Maintenance of a clear and unrestricted state acupuncture license, if applicable
  3. Verification of the resume/curriculum vitae for education and professional experience
  4. Website evaluation for professional representation and ethical advertising methods
  5. Attest to abide by the NCCAOM® Code of Ethics, the NCCAOM® Grounds for Professional Discipline, NCCAOM® PDA Agreement, and the NCCAOM® PDA Product and Service Disclaimer.

Courses approved by the NCCAOM PDA Department must meet the following requirements:

  1. Course content must meet standards for Continuing Education & Training
  2. Course content must apply to one of the NCCAOM Recertification categories
  3. Instructors must meet qualifications in education, practical experience, licensure, and teaching experience via a professional resume
  4. Courses must be applicable to one of four course types

List of PDA approved courses

PDA-47-44 Advanced Constitutional Facial Acupuncture and Gem Therapy Live Presentation
PDA-47-27 Advanced Constitutional Facial Acupuncture Renewal Live Presentation
PDA-47-38 Advanced Constitutional Facial Acupuncture Renewal™ Live Presentation
PDA-47-34 Alchemical Facial Acupuncture Renewal: Sparking and Transforming the Shen™ Live Presentation
PDA-47-31 Constitutional Facial Acupuncture Archetypes™ Live Presentation
PDA-47-30 Constitutional Facial Acupuncture Renewal™ Live Presentation
PDA-47-40 Constitutional Facial Acupuncture: The New Protocols for 3 Days Live Presentation
PDA-47-42 Constitutional Facial Acupuncture: The New Protocols for 4 Days Live Presentation
PDA-47-24 Constitutional Facial Non-Needle Modalities and Herbal Adjunct Therapies Live Presentation
PDA-47-21 Facial Soundscapes: Harmonic Renewal™: Earth, Moon and Sun Live Presentation
PDA-47-22 Planetary Soundscapes: The Cosmic Countenance™ Live Presentation
PDA-47-46 The Alchemy of Healthy Aging: "Sparking the Shen" Live Presentation
PDA-47-47 The Depression Suppression: Facial Acupuncture vs. Botox Distance Learning
PDA-47-33 The Facial Landscape & the Cranial Sea™ Live Presentation
PDA-47-32 The Fibonacci Face™ Live Presentation
PDA-47-23 The Transcendent Face™ Live Presentation
PDA-47-41 Treating Significant Syndromes with Motor Points and Chinese Medicine Live Presentation
PDA-47-39 VibRadiance™: "Sounding the 5 Element Landscape" Live Presentation
PDA-47-43 Vibrational Acupuncture: Integrating Tuning Forks with Needles Live Presentation
PDA-47-37 Vibrational Facial Acupuncture™: The Resonant/Transcendent Face Live Presentation
PDA-47-36 Vibrational Medicine: Five Element Intergenerational Patterns and GeneAstrology Live Presentation