Accreditations

Tai Chi for Health Institute and the Tai Chi for Health programs have been widely supported by many org2 Group photo, St Louis 2014 NLanistions including Arthritis Foundation around the world. The Centers of Disease Control recommends The Tai Chi for Arthritis program by Dr Lam. Click on the category below:

Accrediting Organisations

 

 

 

 

USA
  • 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:-

  • Tai Chi for Arthritis
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis Part 2
  • Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis
  • Tai Chi for Diabetes
  • Tai Chi for Osteoporosis
  • Tai Chi for Back Pain
  • Tai Chi for Energy
  • Tai Chi for Beginners
  • Exploring the Depth of Tai Chi for Arthritis

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).

 
Kansas Physical Therapy Association (KPTA)
(Chapter of American Physical Therapy Association)members of board in 0613s

Provides Continuing Education Units to Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants for the following Tai Chi for Health Programs and their updates:

  • Tai Chi for Arthritis
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis Part 2
  • Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis
  • Tai Chi for Diabetes
  • Tai Chi for Osteoporosis
  • Tai Chi for Back Pain
  • Tai Chi for Energy
  • Tai Chi for Beginners
  • Exploring the Depth of Tai Chi for Arthritis
 
Florida Board of Nursing
 
Silver&Fit
 

Australia

Fitness Australia

Provides 15 CECs for the following Tai Chi for Health Programs Instructor Training courses:-

  • Tai Chi for Arthritisjw sandidebbie
  • 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:-
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis Update
  • Tai Chi for Osteoporosis
 
Korea
Provides Continuing Education Credits (CEC’s) for registered nurses who attend Tai Chi for Health Workshops and Tai Chi for Health related conferences.
 
Partnerships
 
USA
 
Collaboration to train instructors of the Arthritis Foundation’s Tai Chi program and production of Tai Chi for Arthritis instructional DVDs
 
Australia
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
 
United Kingdom
 
New Zealand
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.
 
Korea
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
 

Recommended by:
  • 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.