San Diego, California

March 30 — April 3, 2023

San Diego, California

March 30 — April 3, 2023

PSOAS REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN ON EVENTBRITE!

Helpful Information for Registering & Attending

Click HERE to visit the PSOAS Education Home Page to learn more about our presenters, schedule & venue!

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Morning Presentations:

  • 8:00am – 8:30am – Opening & Overview 
  • 8:30am – 9:30am – Brian Lau, AP, C.SMA 
  • 9:45am – 10:45am – Dr. Dan Bensky
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm – Andy Ellis, L.Ac

Afternoon Workshops:

  • 1:45pm – 5:15pm – Brian Lau, AP, C.SMA
    1:45pm – 5:15pm – Dr. Lorenzo Gonzalez, PT, DPT, L.Ac
    1:45pm – 5:15pm – Andy Ellis, L.Ac
Friday, March 31, 2023

Morning Presentations:

  • 8:15am – 8:30am – Opening & Overview 
  • 8:30am – 9:30am – Dr. Anthony Von der Muhll, L.Ac, DAOM, DNBAO, FAIPM 
  • 9:45am – 10:45am – Dr. Rebecca Pratt, MD 
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm – Matt Callison, L.Ac 

Afternoon Workshops:

  • 1:45pm – 5:15pm – Dr. Arya Nielsen, PhD
    1:45pm – 5:15pm – Dr. Anthony Van dur Muhll, L.Ac, DAOM, DNBAO, FAIPM
    1:45pm – 5:15pm – Dr. Jamie Hampton, DAOM, L.Ac
Saturday, April 1, 2023

Full-Day Workshops:

  • 8:15am – 8:30am – Opening & Overview 
  • 8:30am – 12:00pm/1:45pm – 5:15pm – Dr. Antonio Stecco, MD, PhD
    8:30am – 12:00pm/1:45pm – 5:15pm – Dr. Michael Corradino, DAOM, MSTOM, AP
    8:30am – 12:00pm/1:45pm – 5:15pm – Dr. Ayla Wolf, DAOM
Sunday, April 2, 2023

Full-Day & Half-Day Workshops:

  • 8:15am – 8:30am – Opening & Overview 
  • 8:30am – 12:00pm/1:45pm – 5:15pm – Ian Armstrong, L.Ac., C.SMA
    8:30am – 12:00pm/1:45pm – 5:15pm – Dr. Jenny Nieters, L.Ac. DACM
    8:30am – 12:00pm – Joseph Bickle, L.Ac, C.SMA
    1:45pm – 5:15pm – Ollie Rix, MSc
Monday, April 3, 2023

Post-Conference All-Day Workshop:

  • 9:00am – 12:00pm/1:45pm – 5:15pm – Matt Callison, L.Ac.

Coming soon!!!

We will be applying for CEU’s from the NCCAOM, California Acupuncture Board, Florida Acupuncture Board and Texas Acupuncture Board. Please make sure to enter your license number/s at the time of registration for all entities for which you seek to receive CE credit from.

Participants, including students, from any field are welcome to attend the first 4 days of PSOAS lectures!

To attend the Monday post conference course, the participant must be licensed in Acupuncture Therapy and provide: 

  1. Proof of current professional license or certification in the application of Acupuncture therapy
  2. Proof of having an active malpractice insurance policy

Upon submitting your registration for the PSOAS Event on Eventbrite, you will receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite.

For Post-Symposium Practical Class Attendees:

You will need to upload two pieces of required documentation in order to attend this event. Please note that your registration for this class is not complete until all these documents have been received.

Please make sure all documents are clear, legible and saved as a JPG, PDF or Word document and upload them to our secure AcuSport Education Dropbox folder using this link — https://www.dropbox.com/request/gjjXvjEZNsIWwZ1vHEKF

Required Documents:

  1. Provide proof of current Acupuncture license or professional certification in the application of Acupuncture therapy.
  2. Provide proof of active malpractice insurance policy.

Follow these four easy steps:

  1. Click on the link
  2. Select your documents from where they are stored
  3. Attach your documents
  4. Choose Upload

We are here to help! If you have questions about your documentation, please feel free to email us at info.psoasevent@gmail.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. If you have any issues with Dropbox, please check out this helpful link.

AcuSport Education Release of Liability

I hereby release AcuSport Seminar Series, Inc., dba AcuSport Education (AE), herein as AE, from any and all liability of techniques (needle techniques, manual therapies, etc.) taught by instructors and assistants in the Pacific Sports and Orthopedic Acupuncture Symposium (PSOAS).

I hereby release and hold harmless AE and/or instructors, assistants and representatives as set forth above, as well as the symposium venue Marina Village Conference Center, from any liability by virtue of any physical injury to other seminar participants or clientele treated by said participant due to needle techniques or manual therapies performed by the participant taking the seminar or by any other injury that may occur on or off of these premises.

I give permission for any images taken or recorded of me during the PSOAS Event by photo, audio and/or video to be owned and used for commercial and educational purposes by AE.

By registering and purchasing a ticket on Eventbrite, you affirm that you have read this release and fully understand and agree to its terms.

4-Day (Th-Sun) Pass $650
5-Day VIP Pass (includes Post-Symposium practical class) $840
Thursday All-Day Pass $230
Friday All-Day Pass $255
Saturday All-Day Pass $255
Sunday All-Day Pass $230
Monday Post-Symposium Practical class $275

**These prices include all service and processing fees charged by Eventbrite.

Coupon Code discounts are offered to C.SMA practitioners, students and international registrants. Early Bird discounts are available for those who register before December 31, 2022. Please make sure to use these codes when registering on the Eventbrite registration site.

REGISTRANT TYPE DISCOUNT DISCOUNT CODE
C.SMA Practitioners* 15% CSMA
Students** 10% STUDENT
Early Bird*** 10% EB
International Registrants**** 10% INTL

*C.SMA—Proof of current Sports Medicine Acupuncture certification is required for this discount.

**Student—A student is an individual matriculated at an accredited acupuncture, massage, chiropractic, physical therapy, etc. program. Proof of current enrollment is required for this discount such as current class list, payment stub for the semester, or current student id. Unlicensed students cannot attend the Monday practical class.

***Early Bird Discount expires December 31, 2022

****International Registrants—In order to receive this discount, you must show that you are currently residing outside of the United States by filling out your current mailing address on the Eventbrite page

Eventbrite will refund your ticket up to 30 days before the event and back to the original form of payment.

A note about fees from Eventbrite:

Eventbrite’s fees are non-refundable, so they won’t be returned to the ticket buyer unless the event is canceled or if the buyer requests a refund for a duplicate charge within 7 days of purchase.

Here is a link for how to REQUEST A REFUND!

Tickets are non transferable.

The PSOAS event will take place at the Marina Village Conference Center in San Diego, CA.

Nearby hotels include the Dana on Mission Bay, Bahia Resort Hotel and the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay!

Airbnb and/or VRBO rentals can be found in the North Ocean Beach area, which is about a 15-20 minute walk to Marina Village. Rentals found in Mission Beach are in close proximity to Marina Village. Request a rental that is near, or preferably south of, the Belmont Park Roller Coaster. Many rentals in Mission Beach will have a bike to use or you can rent a bike at many different businesses nearby. Marina Village is a close bike ride away on safe bike paths that overlook Mission Bay.

Crown Point is a great area to stay and has a few house rentals that are 25-30 minute walk to Marina Village and a quick Uber ride. Crown Point is a unique community surrounded by Mission Bay.

Hotels found in the Hotel Circle region of West Mission Valley are affordable and a 5-7 minute Uber ride to Marina Village. Click this link for more information about Hotel Circle.

Bring the family or make your educational stay into a romantic adventure and stay at Paradise Point located just north of Marina Village. Paradise Point is a 20-25 minute walk to Marina Village or a quick Uber ride away.

Eateries

Walking
Driving
  • Paradise Point (a 5-minute car drive north of Marina Village. 20-25 minute walk)
  • There are many restaurants to choose when driving to the surrounding beach communities, south to Ocean Beach and north to Pacific Beach.
Checking In
  • When you arrive at the event on the first day, please go directly to the registration table to pick up your badge. You must present your Eventbrite ticket so please have it handy, either in the Eventbrite app or print it out and bring it with you. Badges must be shown at the door to each event in order for you to enter and earn CEU’s. You will not be allowed into any class without presenting your badge so please make sure to bring it with you each day. Once the event is complete, you will receive CEU’s certificates within the following week.
Seating
  • Theater-style seating (no tables) will be provided for Thursday-Sunday lectures. Please bring a pen, paper, tablet or any portable device with you.
Notes
  • We will be providing links via email several days before the PSOAS Event for you to download your class notes. Hard copies will not be provided at the Event.
What else to bring:
  • We will be providing water, coffee and tea in the Exhibitor Hall, so please bring a water bottle and insulated mug to cut down on paper waste.

If you cannot attend, but would like to donate to the PSOAS Event to either sponsor an attendee who cannot afford to attend, or to foster the highest of academic standards and quality, please email us at pres.psoasevent@gmail.com for more information.

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