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About James Oriental Medicine Training

Acupuncture and herbal medicine since 1996
Therapeutic massage since 1992

EDUCATION & LICENSING

* Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine (M.T.O.M.)
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Dec. 1996
Summa cum Laude

* Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.)

Medical Board of California Acupuncture Committee
Examination and Licensure

* Certified Acupuncturist (C.A.)
Licensure in the State of Montana

* Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl.Ac.)
National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists(NCCA)
Examination and Certification

* Diplomate of Chinese Herbology (Dipl.C.H.)
National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists(NCCA)
Examination and Certification

* Holistic Health Practitioner (H.H.P.)
Special Licensure in San Diego for massage therapists with over 1000 hours of training.

CERTIFICATIONS

* Gynecology Seminar Series of Traditional Chinese Medicine by Dr. Yitian Ni (L.Ac, MD in China) from 1996 through 1999.

* Training in massage with a specialty in Tui-Na (Chinese medical massage). Additional training in: Swedish/circulatory, setai shiatsu, zen shiatsu, deep tissue, hands on healing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

* Therapeutic Massage: beginning 1991. Twelve years of experience and over 1300 hours of training at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.

* Enrolled in the Crucible program of the Universal Life Church (energetic healing training) for one year.

* Self employed in massage therapy since 1991.

* Employed by East/West Center For Health: massage therapist and acupuncture assistant, three years.

* Employed by Bodywork Emporium: massage therapist, three years.

* Teaching assistant with Robert Leak, HHP at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and School of Healing Arts. Teaching circulatory and Chinese tui-na massage.

* Teaching Anatomy and Physiology to massage students at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego Winter 2004.

* Weekly volunteer at The San Diego Cancer Research Institute providing massage therapy to cancer patients in 2003.

* Presently practicing acupuncturist licensed in 1996. Managing, operating and marketing the business as well as treating patients.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

* CEU (continuing education units) required to maintain acupuncture license. These have been fulfilled and exceeded since 1995 with a variety of topics.

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Acupuncture and Herbal Rx
 202 6th Street West * Whitefish, MT * USA * 59937
Phone: (406) 270-7467 * james@acupunctureandherbalrx.com
Near Columbia Falls and Kalispell in the Flathead Valley

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