Developing confidence in maternity acupuncture
Date(s): 11 - 12 May 2016
Time: 10am - 5pm
Eligibility: Acupuncture graduates & 3rd year students
Examine the potential and reality of providing treatment with Debra Betts
Debra has a background in nursing and gradu¬ated with a Diploma in Acupuncture from the London College of Acupuncture in 1989. Re¬turning to New Zealand in 1991 she established a private practice specialising in pregnancy and women’s health care.
She began specifically developing and teaching acupuncture courses to midwives in 1997. This led to the publication of articles on the use of acupuncture in obstetric practice in 1999 and her book “The Essential Guide to Acupuncture in Pregnancy & Childbirth” in 2006. With the completion of her PhD on the use of acupuncture in threatened miscarriage she is currently the Director of Postgraduate Programmes for a masters blended learning course through New Zealand School Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is also a supervisor at a hospital antenatal acupuncture clinic and lectures internationally on the use of acupuncture in obstetric care.