Oncology Acupuncture International Certificate Program Spring 2024

Oncology Acupuncture Program

The World’s Most Comprehensive Oncology Acupuncture Online Program

Develop the competence to confidently and safely treat patients on their cancer journey.

4 Live Sessions
16 hours
2nd+3rd | 16th+17th
March 2024


21 Pre-Taped Courses
19+ hours
Learn at Your Own Pace


250+ page
accompanying eWorkBook

International Certificate
on Completion

From Foundations to Expertise

  • Gain confidence in treating cancer patients. 
  • Understand western medical oncology. 
  • Appreciate the Chinese medical perspective on cancer.
  • Review research & evidence for TCM oncology. 
  • Explain the vital role of Oncology Acupuncture in cancer care. 
  • Optimum nutrition for cancer patients.

Core Competencies

  • Build safe, effective treatment plans. 
  • Diagnose early signs of cancer – including red flags.
  • Reduce the side effects of conventional cancer care. 
  • Learn points & protocols for effective cancer treatments.
  • Improve patients’ quality of life. 
  • Communicate effectively with cancer patients and medical staff.

First live weekend is on the 2nd of March



This program is recognized for PDAs/CEUs by the following associations:

45.5 PDA’s

16 Live CEUs &

20.5 Home Study CEUs

45 NAPs
31 – Cat 1
10 – Cat 2A
4 – Cat 3

33 PDAs

45.5 Hours

(39.5 Group 1 | 6 Group 2

1.5 Group 4)

31 CEUs

Approval is possible after an individual request.


In this Acupuncture Oncology Program, you’ll learn from world-leading experts in the field of oncology. Hear the first-hand experience of professionals working in an oncology hospital setting and gain valuable insights. Discover effective treatment protocols for patients at every stage of their cancer journey, and develop your confidence in treating cancer patients in a supportive environment.

Dr. Yair Maimon PhD OMD Lic.Ac
Program Leader | ETCM President
Former director of Tal Integrative Research
Cancer at the Research Center of Oncology at Sheba hospital
The former head of the Israeli centre for
research in complementary medicine (NPO)

Dr. Julia Hartung MD
Program Medical Director
Attending Physician and specializes
in haematology and internal oncology at the
Department of Gastroenterology and
Oncology, Rheinlandklinikum Dormagen

Jennifer Stone, MSOM, L.Ac.
Assistant research faculty for the Indiana University School of Medicine
Senior editor for Medical Acupuncture Journal

Patricia Bock, MMed (TCM, ZCMU)
Supervisor of the acupuncture department
at the Sino German TCM Academy

Katherine Taromina, DACM, MSTOM, L.Ac.
Academic Dean, Seattle Institute of East Asian Medicine
Research Acupuncturist, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Acupuncturist, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Rachel Pagones DAOM, LAc, mBAcC

Research project manager and lecturer, Northern College of Acupuncture, UK

Acupuncturist, Cambridge Cancer Help Centre, UK

Eric Raymond Buckley, DOM, LAc
Founder of CHRISTUS St. Vincent’s Integrative Medicine department

Dr. Noah Samuels MD
Institute of Oncology,
Sheba Medical Center, Israel


Be part of our growing global alumni network, and connect with oncology specialists and other TCM practitioners worldwide.


This program provides participants with a thorough grounding in Oncology Acupuncture. It comprises a mix of pre-taped eLearning courses, live-streamed face-to-face modules and self-guided worksheets. This variety of learning tools will optimise your learning outcomes.


The program includes 19+ Hours of pre-taped classes + 4 live meetings (4 hours each) to ensure all your questions are answered. 


Live classes will take place via Zoom and will be recorded and available for at least one year. 



The program is enriched by a comprehensive 250+ pages workbook, including handouts and self-guided assignments aimed at supporting your studies and embedding learning. These diverse learning techniques will encourage deeper assimilation of knowledge.


The program requires self study. We recommend setting up weekly hours for studying and putting those in your calendar. Please plan at least 5 hours of weekly hours, apart from the live sessions. 


The program is built in such a way that you can fit it into your available time. It means it will take you longer to complete it. We recommend assigning a set time in your calendar to ensure you complete it. 


Paris/CET: 18:00 | Pacific Time: 09:00 AM | Eastern Time: 12:00 | London: 17:00 | Brisbane: 02:00 AM (! Classes start the day after) | Mumbai: 21:30 | Cape Town: 18:00 


Important: That is an international program. The times indicated might change during the program. 

To ensure the right timing, please compare to Paris/CET: 6:00 PM. 


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Available Subtitles


Live-streamed 1st meeting.

  • WM Cancer in Western Medicine: Foundation to understanding cancer in western medicine. 
  • CM Cancer in Chinese Medicine. Physiology, Pathology; Cancer Differential Diagnosis (DD), Causes, Reaction to WM Tx

Live-streamed 2nd Meeting

  • Q&A + recap of the first meeting
  • CM Personalized Diagnosis & treatment plan. Oncology case studies.
  • WM & CM Breast cancer treatment.
  • CM Fatigue – Treatments & Research
  • Live streaming 3rd Meeting:
    • Q&A and recap of  the 2nd week. 
    • WM Therapy modalities: Chemotherapy (Biological therapy, Immunotherapy).
    • WM Immune system: Neutropenia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, Blood tests. 
    • CM Treatment of Low immunity: (Marrow, bone marrow, extra meridians and immunity. Special points to treat Zheng Qi,  Wei Qi, Ying Qi)
    • Working alongside Western Oncologists  
    • WM & CM – Old age and cancer


  • Live streaming 4th Meeting:
    • CM Immunity. Research of acupuncture and immunity in cancer care. 
    • CM Herbs research LCS101, LCS102, Immunity & protection.
    • CM St 36 combinations and protocols for a variety of cancer care options.
    • WM Endocrine therapy. Drugs used and mechanism of action. 
    • CM Treatment of side effects: Hot flashes, Joint pain, NIH.
    • CM Special points used in the treatment of oncology.
    • Body Mind: the importance of the mind-body relationship in different stages of cancer.  

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