New York: Mar 15-16, 2014;Acupuncture Labor & Delivery-Claudia Citkovitz-16CEUs

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New York: Mar 15-16, 2014;Acupuncture Labor & Delivery-Claudia Citkovitz-16CEUs

Acupuncture in


Claudia Citkovitz

March 15-16, 2014, 9:00-6:00

16 PDA/CEUs approved from NCCAOM

(including 4 safety/ethics points required for NCCAOM re-certification)

PCOM-NY 110 William St.

•Promote a smooth and healthy labor & delivery

•Provide conservative first line of treatment for difficult labors

•Reduce side effects of Western pharmaceutical interventions

•Treatments and techniques to reduce pain, facilitate dilation, increase strength and regularity of contractions, and help the patient to be relaxed and present for the miracle of birth that is unfolding.

•Specific needling and tui na hand techniques will be introduced, as well as palpation skills for location of the fetus.

•Recognize the course of childbirth, as it is measured in the hospital (contraction monitor readings, cervical dilation, effacement, descent, etc) and as it manifests in home birth.

•Western interventions typically used to address common pathologies & how to work with them in integrative settings in hospitals or birthing centers as well as home births.

Claudia Citkovitz, L.Ac. is Acupuncture Coordinator at Lutheran Medical Center where she oversees Acupuncture in Labor and Delivery and supervises acupuncture internships. She has taught at Mercy, Touro, and TriState Colleges, and serves on the Advisory Board at TriState. She has worked in the Obstetrics & Gynecology Rotation at University of Chicago School of Medicine, and has authored, presented research, and conducted and consulted for clinical trials related to Labor and Delivery for Society for Acupuncture Research, Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Lutheran Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and University of North Carolina, among others.

Practitioners: $355 /Students $175

EarlyBird Registration Discount by February 15: Practitioners $310/Students $135

10% Discount for Alumni, Faculty, and ASNY members. (refunds until 2 weeks prior -$25 cancellation fee).

For more information, contact: Cynthia Neipris 212-982-3456 x229