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9 Contact Hour CE Course for Nurses
This in-depth online course on ear seeds auriculotherapy is the only one of its kind.
You will learn over 120 ear energy points, what they are used for, and how to identify a variety of conditions just by visually inspecting and palpating the ear.
Nurses find auriculotherapy to be a wonderful complement to the practices they are already using.
Nurses receive 9 CE contact hours with this online course and they feel confident and fully prepared to integrate ear seeds auriculotherapy into their practice.
This course is also approved as CE for acupuncturists and massage therapists.
Identify the visual and palpation assessment signs
Identify the indications, contraindications, and precautions
Perform the intervention skills
... necessary to perform safe and professional auriculotherapy for your own self-care and the care of your family, friends, clients, and community.
Auriculotherapy is rooted in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is defined as the stimulation of specific points on the ear in order to have a therapeutic effect elsewhere in the body. There are hundreds of points on the ear in a pattern that roughly represents a microsystem of the whole body, including both its physical and emotional aspects. Acupressure, acupuncture, and electrical stimulation all stimulate the same points and are all considered auriculotherapy. Auricular acupressure is often described as reflexology for the ear.
Ear seeds are tiny seeds or pellets that are applied to the energy points in the ear to stimulate the points naturally and non-invasively. Ear seeds can be used as a stand-alone treatment or as support for another treatment.
Small black seeds from the Vaccaria plant are placed on the ear and secured with adhesive tape over specific energy points. The continuous mild pressure this produces is then amplified by a few seconds of fingertip massage every few hours.
Auriculotherapy is a powerful tool and you can probably get results without a certification course, but imagine how much better your results could be if you could truly READ the ear - examine the landscape, color changes, bumps, veins, valleys, and curves - and recognize what it's telling you!
Imagine being able to create a customized protocol for your client/patient based on their specific needs... diving deeper into the root of their symptoms and seeding specific points more intentionally and with more confidence.
This is a game-changer, both in the way you apply ear seeds and in their effectiveness. Watch a few quick videos to hear what ear seeds have done for people.
You are already committed to helping people, and you know that if you are not earning money then you are not going to be able to continue helping people for long. When you see the results the ear seeds deliver, you will quickly grow the confidence and language necessary to convey that value to your clients/patients.Students and graduates of this EarSeeds Auriculotherapy Certification Course easily charge $40 to $60 for an Earseeds treatment and their clients/patients are happy and eager to pay for it. That is what comprehensive, in-depth training can do for you.Imagine being THE person known in your community for your expert skills in this area. How would it feel knowing you have a new, powerful tool in your healing toolbox that allows you to help people quickly, naturally, and effectively?Imagine all the creative ways you could use this very travel-friendly modality, and how this knowledge, confidence, and reputation could become part of the financial security you want in your life!
Become a Certified Ear Seeds Auriculotherapy Specialist!
Earn 9 CE Contact Hours
or 3 payments of $375/month
or 10 payments of $120/month
We know you're busy, so we’ve designed this course to fit your busy life and NOT overwhelm you!
This is a clear, gentle and organized system to help you learn everything you need to know about auriculotherapy so you can quickly and confidently integrate it into your practice. Over the 3-month course, each module is drip-fed, one module per week, to give you time to study, absorb, retain and apply the material.
You will receive access to an introduction video and one module the first week, then one new module each week after that. Modules range in length from 30 - 60 minutes, for a total of 9 hours. You will learn your way through these 12 modules:
These concise and to-the-point videos are supported by the ability to ask the instructor your questions inside the course; an active student Facebook group, and clear, colorful flashcards you can download and print.
What is auriculotherapy?
The history of auriculotherapy
The basic anatomy of the ear
Earlobe point locations and functions
Assessment of the earlobe
Tooth and jaw issues
Antitragus point locations and functions
Assessment of the antitragus
Headaches and migraines
Helix point locations and functions
Assessment of the helix
Antihelix point locations and functions
Auricular diagnosis of the antihelix
Neck and back pain
Triangular fossa point locations and functions
Assessment of the triangular fossa
Antihelix crus point locations and functions
Assessment of the antihelix crus
Hip, knee, and lower leg problems including sciatica
Scaphoid fossa point locations and functions
Assessment of the scaphoid fossa
Shoulder, hand, and wrist problems
Intertragic notch point locations and functions
Assessment of the intertragic notch
Tragus point locations and functions
Assessment of the tragus
Helix crus point locations and functions
Assessment of the helix crus
Cymba concha point locations and functions
Assessment of the cymba concha
Cavum concha point locations and functions
Assessment of the cavum concha
Bonus learning material
Part 1: POINT LOCATION: Through a series of quick and to-the-point videos (no pun intended... sorta!) You'll learn all the point names and how to identify their locations on the ear.
Part 2: POINT FUNCTION: In these videos, you'll review the location and dive deep into each point's unique function - what purpose they achieve when stimulated; when it could be used, and what it might be used in conjunction with.
Part 3: AURICULAR ASSESSMENT: Elie will share with you his personal library of ear photos and case-study videos to help you learn how to identify the signs of a variety of health conditions just by observing and palpating the ear, including tinnitus, vision disorders, headaches, hemorrhoids, digestive issues, hip pain, knee pain, back pain, teeth problems and much more!
Auricular Assessment Content
Auricular Acupressure Point Function Content
Auricular Acupressure Point Intervention Content
Beautifully Designed and Color-coded Worksheets, Flashcards, and Ear Maps to Download
EarSeeds Auriculotherapist Certificate
Print and display this in your office or clinic.
Certified EarSeeds Practitioner Digital Badge
Digital badges allow you to easily share your skills on your website in a way that is trusted and verifiable.
Continuing Education (CE) Contact Hours
Approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses for 9 CNE contact hours
Approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) for 8 Credits
Approved by the California Acupuncture Board (CAB) for 9 Credits
Private Facebook Group for Students
Our Facebook group is a truly remarkable, supportive and engaged community that you won't find anywhere else.
Together we deep-dive into the assessment indicators to determine appropriate intervention protocols, practice our skills and learn together.
Our enthusiastic, auricular-obsessed students are constantly uploading pictures of ears; theirs, their friends, family, clients and patients! All members can scroll through the numerous pictures and learn a world of info just from those conversations.
Your Practice Listed in the Certified Ear Seeds Auriculotherapy Practitioner Directory
People are beginning to search for skilled auriculotherapy practitioners and the Practitioner Directory will help them find you! As awareness grows, so does demand!
Once you pass your certification exam, you are invited to create a business listing in the EarSeeds Certified Practitioner Directory. Certified Practitioners frequently tell us how they've gotten active enthusiastic leads directly from the directory with zero extra effort.
Full Access to Course Content for 12 Months AFTER Course Completion (16 Months Total)
Plus Many Important Marketing Tips & Strategies to Support Your Business Success
EarSeeds Auriculotherapy Certification Course
Learn How to Provide Safe & Professional Ear Acupressure for Yourself, Your Family, Friends, Clients & Community
or 10 payments of $120/month
If you sign up and change your mind for whatever reason, and notify Earseeds.com within 24 hours, you will receive a 100% refund.If you decide within 10 days from the start of the course that it is not for you, EarSeeds.com will refund your payment minus $200.After 10 days no refunds will be granted.
You aren't ready to up-level your knowledge. We understand that you are busy and learning a new modality in-depth takes time. That's why we deliver the content in manageable, weekly parts, don't overload you with repetitive or unnecessary information, and give you a full year AFTER the course is delivered to complete the coursework. Only you know if you are ready to invest the time and money in yourself and your practice.
You are JUST taking this course for the CE contact hours. This is NOT just a CE course. It is a comprehensive, transformational training program that you will be able to use to increase your knowledge, add new skills to your practice and help more people. This course was developed and priced as a Complete Auriculotherapy Certificate Training Program. CE contact hours were added nearly a year afterwards as a FREE bonus and to show credibility for the course content.
You are ready to make this investment in yourself because you know adding this modality to your practice will develop your skills and confidence. You are ready to take the leap to become a Certified EarSeeds Practitioner.
You don't have a holistic practice or business yet. Auriculotherapy is an incredible natural healing modality that can impact your life and the lives of those around you. It is an excellent complement to a holistic lifestyle that includes exercise, meditative practices and natural, whole foods. The degree to which you can integrate your learning into your life and the lives of those around you is immeasurable.
Once learned, your auriculotherapy skills will always be with you! You, your family and your practice will continue to benefit in ways you can't begin to imagine now. What would it be worth to invest in yourself, in your knowledge and in your practice to master this life-long skill?
We know that if you've read this far, you are a person who cares about your patients, and it brings you joy and fulfillment to see them healthy and pain-free. We invite you to join our tribe of educated Practitioners who are committed to being a part of “The Movement that Mainstreams Auriculotherapy”.
"Loved the course!"
"I had no idea that so many points existed on the ear, and that so many conditions can be eased by the use of ear seeds. The course was highly informative and with a relaxed presentation of the information. Thank you for the opportunity"
"I am having so many success stories from people not having pain that they have had for 15+ years!"
"This is by far the most exciting thing I have learned in my 13-year practice as a nurse massage therapist"
"Great instructor who was extremely knowledgeable on the subject."
"I was completely blown away with how much auriculotherapy helps with pain, anxiety and weight loss!"
"WOW! I am very satisfied with what I am learning"
"Everything is precise, and detailed explanations of the parts, and points enable me to absorb the information clearly. You will learn a lot, it is easy to understand with a vast amount of information and resources available, and the Facebook group is great. Thank u Elie."
"I highly recommend this course"
"Prior to your course, I had studied auriculotherapy, but it was not as comprehensive and detailed as your course content. The entire course content and delivery was very well organized, structured and presented. This course has given me more confidence in terms of auricular diagnosing the particular ear pathology in order to better customize the correct treatment."
"The course was awesome!"
"I’m a social worker and I had a desire to find alternative ways to help children that do not require the use of medication, if possible. The course was awesome! I loved the flashcards, the videos, and the ability to ask various questions. I have already been able to assist children and myself with issues of concern in a non-evasive format. Most definitely take this course.”
Elie Goldschmidt, L.Ac. had already graduated from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and worked as a licensed acupuncturist for nearly 18 years when he dreamed up the idea of EarSeeds.com.
Elie knew that well-designed auriculotherapy products and training programs would allow more people to experience the benefits of this powerful, proven, and fascinating health modality.
Elie then turned to his wife Tova, who’d spent 18+ years as a product, fashion, and branding designer in the NYC fashion industry. Tova knew that to make people realize ear seeds were amazing, they’d also have to look beautiful.
Together, Elie and Tova have been successfully sharing Ear Seeds with the world since 2014.
Frequently Asked Questions
When does the course start and finish?
Once registered, you'll receive the login access within minutes and you can start right away. If you do not receive the info, check SPAM and search for an email from EarSeeds.com. If it's still not there, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-844-EARSEEDS. Be sure to whitelist our email address so you never miss important info! New content is available every week for a total of 13 weeks. You’ll have access to the course for 16 months across any and all devices you own. If you need longer than 16 months to finish, there is an extension available for an additional fee.
How does enrollment in this course work?
When you click the Enroll Now button below, immediately you'll need to click the Add Coupon link and enter the coupon code "Earseeds". This will make your purchase price FREE. When you finish checking out, you'll be sent to the EarSeeds.com website where you'll actually pay for your course. After you've completed your course on EarSeeds.com, you'll receive an EarSeeds certificate of completion and instructions on coming back to New Directions for Nurses to receive your CE certificate and contact hours.
Are refunds available if I'm not happy with this course?
How much of my time will it take to learn the material?
We created this course knowing that you are busy. We get straight to the point and teach the content clearly and directly. The content is delivered in bite-sized videos and worksheets so you'll never feel overwhelmed. You can study and follow along on your own schedule, taking up to 16 months to complete the 12 modules.
Do I need to be on Facebook to take this course?
No. The private Facebook group is an optional way for students to connect with the instructors and with each other.
Do I have to be a nurse to take this course?
No. Auriculotherapy is a fantastic addition to any holistic practice and it's also a wonderful modality to use on yourself, your family, or as a complement to another wellness business, such as aromatherapy or health coaching..
How do the payment plans work?
You can pay all at once to receive the lowest price or you can choose a payment plan. If you chose a payment plan, you'll be automatically charged the first payment upon registering and an additional payment every 4 weeks thereafter. It is your responsibility to keep your payment info up-to-date. If your credit card fails to process, you will receive an email notification requesting updated credit card information. Failure to update will result in account cancellation.
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