Friday 28 May 2021 (6 CPD points)

Breakout 1 Breakout 2
1:00-1:10pm Opening
1:10-2:10pm Prof Danforn Lim (Chinese Medicine Board of Australia)
Chinese Medicine Regulation in Australia – Chinese Medicine Board of Australia
2:20-3:20pm Dr. Cheryl McRae (Therapeutic Goods Administration)
Overview of the regulations of Complementary Medicines in Australia
3:20-3:50pm Afternoon tea
3:50-5:20pm Byeongsang Oh
Acupuncture for cancer patients: Current evidence and clinical applications
Greg Bantick
Simple, effective external Chinese herbal applications for commonly seen clinical conditions
5:30-7:00pm Peter Deadman
Regulating emotions as part of self and practitioner cultivation
David Brown
The 12 Officials and the Aquisition of Wisdom

Saturday 29 May 2021 (11.5 CPD points)

Breakout 1 Breakout 2
7:30-8:20am Breakfast forum – Panel discussion
(with a focus on practitioner self-care and care for patient mental wellbeing)
Panel: Maree Armansin, Greg Bantick, David Brown
8:30-10:30am Lorne Brown
Fertility acupuncture made simple. My favourite acupuncture prescriptions for treating infertility
10:30am-11:00pm Morning tea
11:00-12:30pm Gillian Newton
Paediatric Shen disturbance – the hidden cost of Covid-19
Stephen Janz
The VAS pulse (vascular auricular sign)
12:30-1:20pm Lunch
1:20-3:20pm Debra Betts
Acupuncture in the luteal phase and threatened miscarriage; an alternative to ‘watchful waiting’
3:20-3:50pm Afternoon tea
3:50-5:20pm Yair Maimon 
Jing and Cancer, TCM insights
John McDonald
How can acupuncture history and acupuncture research enrich contemporary acupuncture clinical practice
5:30-7:00pm Julian Scott 
Treating Sleep Disturbance in Babies and Children with Acupuncture
Evangeline Zhou
Introduction of Diagnostic Patterns in Shang Han Lun and Case Study
7:30-10:30pm Social Dinner

Sunday 30 May 2021 (7.5 CPD points) *Non-AACMA member delegates will receive 6.5 CPD points on this date.

Breakout 1 Breakout 2
7:30-8:20am Breakfast forum – Panel discussion (with a focus on small business management)
Panel: Anne Nalder, Wade Kuhn, Amanda Kuhn
8:30-10:30am Poney Chiang
Overwhelming majority of Acupoints are located at unique Neuro-Anatomical targets based on evidence from Cadaver Dissection and the Ling Shu
10:30-11:00am Morning tea
11:00-12:30pm Yu-Ting Sun
The effects of acupuncture on cognitive function in healthy adults – a pilot study
Terry Hitzke 
Really understanding back pain, can lead to more accurate diagnosis and ultimately better treatment outcomes
12:40-1:10pm Closing remarks
1:10-2:00pm Lunch
2:00-3:00pm AACMA Annual General Meeting

(*Please note that the program is subject to change, and will be updated continuously up to the conference.)



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