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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 the Tai Chi for Health Institute meets the criteria for official  ACSM Approved Provider status from 2012-2015.  Approved Provider #701292

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 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)

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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

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

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USA

Arthritis Foundation USA DSC01479 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 Julie and Nuala

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

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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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