Harm Reduction Learning Institute
DC Health

Acupuncture, Massage, and Self-Care

This module examines three related non-pharmacological approaches to pain management. The module will discuss relevant benefits and risks associated with these therapies. Additionally, the module provides health professionals with the ability to integrate these approaches into their practice and knowledge of which patients are good candidates for these types of pain treatments.

Learning Objectives
  • Explain the risks and benefits of acupuncture and massage therapies
  • Explain the role of acupuncture and massage in comprehensive pain management
  • Name three (3) conditions for which acupuncture is recommended in practice guidelines
  • Describe two (2) self care techniques

  • Heather Tick, MD

Launch Date

February 9, 2022

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No credit is offered for this training.


There is no cost for this training.

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