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Accreditations

Tai Chi for Health Institute and the Tai Chi for Health programs have been widely supported by many organistions including Arthritis Foundation around the world.

2 Group photo, St Louis 2014 NLThe Centers of Disease Control recommends Tai Chi for Arthritis (or Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention) program by Dr Lam. Click on the category below:

Accrediting Organisations

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USA

The Center of Disease Control and Prevention (www.CDC.gov), recommends and promote The Tai Chi for Arthritis (or Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention) program by Dr Lam for fall prevention. 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.

DSC04414American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

  • 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 “Tai Chi for Health Institute” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from 2018 to December 2021. Approved Providers and their content reflect the concepts of their respective organizations and do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of ACSM. Providership # 701292.
 
ACSM approved providership of this program does not imply endorsement of the sponsoring organization’s products/services.
 
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (PLA)The 17th Annual Tai Chi Workshop in Sydney 2015
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 Rehabilitation
  • 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 nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. The course offering is approved for up to 16.5 contact hours applicable to APRN, RN, or LPN relicensure. KS State Board of Nursing Provider Number (SP1460-0321).
 
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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
As a Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the Kansas Physical Therapy Association has approved the Tai Chi for Health Institute to provide continuing education contact hours to Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants.
 
This workshop (Tai Chi for Health) provides a maximum of 14 PT/PTA contact hours.
 
Florida Board of Nursinghome2 

Silver&Fit

 

Australia

Fitness Australia Provides CECs for the following Tai Chi for Health Programs Instructor Training course:-

  • Tai Chi for Arthritis - 12 CECs
  • Tai Chi for Diabetes - 13 CECs

Only available for Dr Lam's workshops and not available for updates. An additional $50 fee applies for the CEC certificate.

Physical Activity Australia
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

Korean Nurses Association 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 Australia United Kingdom New Zealand Korea

USA

Arthritis Foundation USA

Collaboration to train instructors of the Arthritis Foundation's Tai Chi program and production of Tai Chi for Arthritis instructional DVDs

Australia

Arthritis 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

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Osteoporosis Australia

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

Arthritis Care

New Zealand

Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) 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

Tai Chi for Health Education and Research Center 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 DSC04156 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.

 

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