Frequently Asked Questions

For practicing acupuncturists, each episode in this weekly podcast explores needling technique, indications, and clinical applications for a set of five individual acupuncture points. The conversation is based on the personal experiences of two seasoned practitioners, each with over 30 years of clinical practice.

Dr. Daoshing Ni is the co-founder of Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and chair of the Doctoral program in Women’s Health and Reproductive Medicine. Dr. James Skoien is an international lecturer on the topic of Chinese Medicine with over 33 years of teaching experience.

You can download our podcast episodes on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and

Sure. You can type to get to our site, and it’s easier to remember.

Yes, our courses are accepted in the United States for PDA’s by NCCAOM, and CEU’s by California Acupuncture Board.
You’ll find the approval, and the number of credits, listed on the detail page for each separate course.

At the NCCAOM website you can view our approved courses here.
At the California Acupuncture Board website you can view our approved courses here.

On every course page (after you’ve purchased it) you’ll see a text link that says “Take the Quiz.” When you finish the quiz with a passing score, then click on the link that reads “Download my Certificate.” In addition, we’ll send you an email that contains the same link to download your certificate. If you’re experiencing any problems finding your certificate, please email us at

Click here to see an example of a purchased course page.

Of course, by listening to the lecture. In addition, you can view the Class Notes and find all of the information you need to correctly answer the quiz questions.

A passing score is 70% or higher, and you can re-take the quiz as many times as needed. Remember this is an open book quiz, so we encourage you to search the class notes where you’ll find the answers.

Yes, you can view any of our courses for free just by clicking on the video. If you don’t need a CEU and just want to expand your knowledge, we invite to watch all of our courses for free.
To take the quiz and get a CEU certificate, you’ll need to purchase the course.

It’s not a requirement, but it’s a good idea to create an account. It allows us to keep backup copies of your CEU certificates and links to your purchased course pages, so you can access them at any future date.

You can create an account here, or by clicking the “My Account” link at the top upper right on our website.

When your checkout is completed, you will be automatically returned to the purchased page which now contains “Class Notes,” “Take the NCCAOM Quiz,” and “Take the CAB Quiz.”
After completing the quiz with a passing score (70% or above) you’ll see a link to download your CEU Certificate.

Click here to see an example of a purchased course page.

On your purchased course page, you’ll find one test for NCCAOM and another for CAB. You can take them both, and you’ll receive a certificate for each one after passing the quiz. There’s no additional charge for this.

Note: the NCCAOM quiz has three additional “worksheet” questions, which aren’t scored but are a part of their requirement for a certificate. Otherwise, both tests are identical.

Of course. If you have an account you can just log in and you’ll find a link to each of your certificates in the “Downloads” tab of your account page. In addition, we always keep backup copies of your certificates so you can email us with the course name and we’ll send you a link to download your certificate.