Live Event
Event Type: 
Live Online Webinar
Date & Time: 
Saturday December 2, 2017 8:30 pm PST - Sunday December 3, 2017 4:30 pm PST
Event Timezone: 
Pacific Standard Time PST/PDT (Vancouver BC, Los Angeles CA)
Event Details: 

There will be a 30 minute meal break at 12:00pm PDT
Early bird rate $275 until November 15.
Regular rate $375
Even if you cannot make the scheduled time for the live webinar, you will still be able to watch the recordings. Video recordings of the live webinar are placed into your account within 24 hours of the class, so the course will be waiting for you to watch when you are ready. So even if you are planning to watch this course on your own time, take advantage of the early bird rate to save $100.
Live webinars fulfill all 50 hours of live CEUs for California. You have 2 years access to the recording to complete for CEU/PDA.
Start time for different time zones
California - 8:30am
Colorado - 9:30am
Texas - 10:30am
New York - 11:30am
Hawaii - 5:30am UK - 4:30pm
Israel - 6:30pm
New Zealand (Auckland) - 3:30am December 3rd

This Foundational webinars provide a balanced understanding of pain from the NeiJing and from biomedical science. The mechanism of acupuncture analgesia is taught from a neurological perspective ranging from theory to treatment design and strategy.
Using the modern understanding of the nervous system as a master key, we unlock the hidden meanings from chapters in the NeiJing concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of pain. This component provides the groundwork for assessing and treating pain conditions that compliments the understanding of Acu-point anatomy and needle technique taught in subsequent modules.


  1. Understand the scientific rational behind Eastern and Western acupuncture treatment approaches to pain.
  2. Understand the similarities between the medical classics and contemporary neurological understanding of pain and analgesia.
  3. Learn to translate subjective pain symptoms to objective functional outcomes
  4. Be able to assess pain and design a treatment that is consistent with both the classics and peer-reviewed findings.


  • Part 1: Pain: Eastern & Western Perspective (4.5 hours)
  • Part 2: Neurological Mechanism of Acupuncture (60 minutes)
  • Part 3: A Radiculopathic Approach to Chronic Myofascial Pain (1.5 hours)
  • Part 4: Bi Impediment Syndrome from the NeiJing (2 hours)
  • Part 5: Integrative Assessment & Treatment (2.0 hours)
  • Part 6: Electro-Acupuncture Fundamentals (2 hours)
  • Part 7: More Classical Foundations (1.5 hours )
  • Summary, Question and Answers, Program Worksheet (30 minutes)
This Course Includes:
Pending Approval:
Category 1
General CEUs: 
NCCAOM Details
Core Knowledge, Skill, Ability: 
Texas Details
General Acupuncture: 

Poney Chiang


Poney Chiang, PhD, R.Ac, R.TCMP Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)

Poney Chiang is an adjunct professor and the founding director of the Integrative Acupuncture Certificate Program for the Faculty of Health at York University in Toronto, Canada. He is the Chair of Herbal Medicine Department at the Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the former chief instructor of the Neuro-Meridian Acupuncture continuing education training program at Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.

He received a Bachelor degree in microbiology and a Doctoral degree in biomedical research from the Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto. This was followed by a Master’s degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York. He apprenticed for five years in a medical lineage that once consulted for the Forbidden Palace.

Poney began teaching in 2008 and has offered his acupuncture training program at professional development events for various organizations locally and internationally. He has been invited to lecture at the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Symposium, World Federation Acupuncture Society, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture Symposiums, Brazilian Neurofunctional Acupuncture Group, Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Ordre des Acupuncteurs du Quebec.

His research interests include cadaver-dissection of acupuncture points and translation of Chinese medicine classics. He has authored peer-reviewed articles in Eastern and Western acupuncture journals and supervises students on research publications. Poney is currently focused on writing an integrative acupuncture textbook. His hobbies include mind-body cultivation exercises and historical swordsmanship.

For more information, visit Dr. Poney Chiang's website:

Poney Chiang