Acupuncture, Massage, and Self-Care

Acupuncture, Massage, and Self-Care

Open this course Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour Audience: Providers
Credits Available: AMAAAPAANCCASWBACPECPH UAN #JA4008162-9999-20-2368-H01-P
Activity Release Date: October 8, 2020 Expiration Date: October 7, 2021

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


Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and HealthHIV