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How Acupuncture Can Improve Quality of Life for Oncology Patients

Live Online Webinar
December 16, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

This educational session is intended for medical professions focused on treating oncology patients. Content will review the use of acupuncture to treat the side effects of cancer treatments.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe what acupuncture is and what a treatment consists of.
  • Explain where a patient can receive oncology acupuncture.
  • Identify 3+ side effects of cancer treatment that have been proven to be successfully treated with acupuncture.


Dorene Bowe-Shulman, MAc, DAc, MMHS is a faculty member at the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) University. She received her doctoral degree from the Pacific College of Health and Science (formerly PCOM). Dorene maintains a private clinic with a focus in oncology in Acton, MA, and also practices with The Healing Garden Cancer Support Center in Harvard, MA. Dorene has post-graduate training in oncology acupuncture from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York and holds professional certification from the National Association of Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturists (NAHPCA).

There is no fee to attend this activity. Registration is required to earn ACPE credit. This webinar will be hosted on Zoom.


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UAN 0026-0000-21-034-L08-P
Knowledge -based


Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MCPHS designates this educational activity for a total of 1 contact hour (0.1 CEUs).

Requirements for Credit

Partial credit will not be awarded. To claim credit participants must log into their profile on MCPHS CE portal and insert the specific activity code for this webinar in order to access and complete the evaluation. CE credit will be automatically uploaded to CPE Monitor upon completion of the evaluation and posted to the participant’s NABP account within 72 hours.

Attendance will be verified. Credit will not be issued to participants who join the meeting more than 15 minutes after the start of the meeting or to those who depart early. Credit cannot be awarded to individuals who complete the activity evaluation more than 60 days post activity.


All participants will have the opportunity to review the educational session and speakers, and to identify future educational needs.

Statement of Disclosure

MCPHS adheres to the ACPE Standards for Integrity and Independence in Continuing Education. It is the policy of MCPHS that the speakers and planning committee members disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies, and that relevant conflicts of interest are mitigated. Speakers will disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drugs or devices during their presentation.

Dorene Bowe-Shulman has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Continuing Education staff members hold no financial relationships with ineligible companies, related to the content of this presentation.

No funding from industry provided for this event. No exhibitors will be present.