january, 2019

wed23jan10:00 am2:00 pmCE Event: Continuing Education Event - TENs and Acupressure for Pain Control in Labor and DeliveryPrice $18010:00 am - 2:00 pm Event Type :Campus Events


Event Details

This program will cover techniques for acupressure for both pain and labor progression as well as the application, safety and use of TENS units in labor/delivery.  Pain mechanisms in the brain and pain gaiting will be discussed to better comprehend the action of the therapies in pain control. Hands on application and delivery of a basic TENS unit will be included in the course.

At the completion of the program, the attendee will be able to:

• Demonstrate an understanding of pain mechanisms and pain gaiting.

• Demonstrate proficiency in identifying common acupressure points.

• Demonstrate proficiency in applying acupressure or TENS unit for common conditions in labor.

• Confidently and safely apply a TENS unit for labor pain.

Instructor: Kristine Tohtz, DC, DABCA, LAc, CACCP Chiropractic Physician Diplomate of American Board of Chiropractic Acupuncture, ABCA Licensed Acupuncturist, IL Certified in Pregnancy & Pediatric Care, ICPA Certified Post-Partum Doula, Maternity Wise

Four continuing education hours will be awarded to attendees.


(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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