- Recommends Tai Chi as a Neuromotor Functional Fitness Activity
Provides Continuing Education Credits (CEC’s) for ALL Tai Chi for Health Workshops, Home Study and Presentations
The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that the Tai Chi for Health Institute meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from 2012-2015. Approved Provider #701292
Provides CECs for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants for ALL Tai Chi for Health Workshops, Home Study, and Presentations
Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN)
Provides Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) for Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Licensed Mental Health Technicians for the following Tai Chi for Health Programs:-
The Tai Chi for Health Institute is approved as a provider of continuing education by the
Kansas State Board of Nursing. The course offering is approved for up to 14 contact hours applicable to RN, LPN, or LMHT relicensure. KS State Board of Nursing Provider Number (SP1359-0117).
Provides Continuing Education Units to Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants for the following Tai Chi for Health Programs and their updates:
Provides 15 CECs for the following Tai Chi for Health Programs Instructor Training courses:-
Tai Chi for Arthritis
Tai Chi for Diabetes
Only available for Dr Lam’s workshops and not available for updates. An additional $50 fee applies for the CEC certificate.
Provides 3 PDP points (Professional Development Program) when workshop is conducted through Arthritis Victoria for:-
Tai Chi for Arthritis
Tai Chi for Osteoporosis
and 2 PDP Points for:-
Provides Continuing Education Credits (CEC’s) for registered nurses who attend Tai Chi for Health Workshops and Tai Chi for Health related conferences.
Collaboration to train instructors of the Arthritis Foundation’s Tai Chi program and production of Tai Chi for Arthritis instructional DVDs
Arthritis Foundation of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, Western Australia and Northern Territory support the teaching and training of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program.
Diabetes Australia supports the Tai Chi for Diabetes program
Osteoporosis Australia supports the Tai Chi for Osteoporosis program
Better Health Tai Chi Chuan
This non-for-profit tai chi school was founded by Dr Paul Lam in 1984. The school supports all the Tai Chi for Health Programs
The ACC has colaborated with the Tai Chi for Health Institute to teach and train the Tai Chi for Arthritis program for falls prevention. From 2003 to 2010 ACC has worked with Tai Chi for Health Institute to deliver modified Tai Chi for Arthritis to over 35,000 people and trained over 700 instructors.
This research center conducts research related to the Tai Chi for Health programs and holds workshops and classes for the Tai Chi for Health programs
- The Center of Disease Control and Prevention (www.CDC.gov), a USA governmental body, on February 15, 2013 recommends and promote The Tai Chi for Arthritis program by Dr Lam “… as an exercise form to prevent falls among older adults.”
- The Administration on Aging (www.AoA.gov) a USA federal governmental body has rated Tai Chi for Arthritis as the highest evidence based program for older adult for health and wellness.