Detailed Course Info
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What is this course about?
Learn about thorn-puncture and its USA history over one thousand generations, from a Didanawisgi (Medicine-Priest) who is an ordained theologian, a practicing integrative family physician, an honorary midwife, a fifteen-year veteran of the United Nations, a research scientist, and a psychosociologist since analysis with Sophie Freud Loewenstein (the granddaughter of Freud) and training with Saul Alinsky. An invitation to CIRCLE for Native healers.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. All other healthcare professionals completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation.
To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content, complete a quiz with a score of 75% or higher, and submit an evaluation. This course is CME-eligible ending on October 27, 2023. After this date, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.
California Assembly Bill 1195 and 241
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195 and 241, which require CME activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency & implicit bias. It is the intent of AB 1195 and AB 241 to encourage physicians and surgeons, CME providers in the State of California, and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population and reduce health disparities through appropriate professional development. Please see the CME website, www.meded.uci.edu/cme, for AB 1195 and AB 241 resources.
For questions about CME credit, please contact us at https://www.aihm.org/contact/. The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and/or the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.
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By the end of the course, learners will be able to...
- Learn a history of "thorn-punture" in the United States (USA).
- Review scientific studies on Auricular Acupunture.
- Understand the formation of a Didanawisgi (Medicine-Priest).
- Understand health and healing from a Native Medicine-Priest viewpoint.
What's included in this course?
This course includes the following:
Certificate of Completion
Meet Your Faculty
Patricia StandTal Clarke, MD, DMin
Patricia StandTal Clarke received her bachelors from UC Berkeley, her medical degree at Univ. of Minnesota (3rd best in Primary Care), and Family Medicine fellowship at Dartmouth. She has served over 4 decades as an ordained Priest, 22 years as Medical Director of RedRoad Medicine, 21 years in private practice, 20 years with the United Nations, on faculty at two medical schools, and as a principal investigator in HIV and diabetes research. She is a Fellow AAFP, a founding diplomat of ABHIM and ABoIM, an NIH honoree ""Changing the Face of Medicine,"" and a Didanawisgi (Native Healer) practicing integrative medicine of 1000 generations. He is the founder of www.hilifejourney.org, a non-profit online initiative taking CVD prevention to cardiac patients globally.
No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.
This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course.