Acupuncture for Chronic Pain – Definitive Evidence on the Placebo Question

Video Recording

* Originally presented at the 2015 AAMA Symposium

Presented by: Hugh MacPherson, PhD

Video Learning Objectives:
After participating in this video-based activity, participants will be able to –

  • Recognize how traditional acupuncture trial results are differentiated from sham (placebo) acupuncture results.
  • Evaluate how effect sizes impact outcomes in acupuncture research.
  • Distinguish how different styles of acupuncture affect acupuncture research outcomes.
  • Analyze how the choice of the control group affects the outcome of acupuncture trials.

Disclosure Information:
Presenter has nothing to disclose.

Accreditation: The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

Designation: The AAMA designates this video-based activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To review the material for the CME course, please watch the video below. Once you have watched the video in its entirety, complete the quiz below to obtain CME credit.

CME Quiz