** AA1: Foundations of Anatomical Acupuncture

Schedule & Fees | Prerequisites | Register for this Course | (54 hours)
Format: Online 6 weeks @ 5 Hours/Week = 30 Hours Onsite 3 Days = 24 Hours Total 54 Hours

What You Will Learn:

  • Introduction to basic concepts of Anatomical and Classical Acupuncture
  • Hazards, complications, precautions for safe needling
  • How to locate acupoints using surface anatomy
  • Specific needling techniques and practical clinical applications for 24 important acupoints
  • Introduction to Classical Acupuncture and meridians
  • Case treatment plans and long term management
  • Competency: participants may start simple treatment of acute and chronic pain problems (with an emphasis on musculoskeletal pain) within their scopes of practice.

** AA2: Clinical Applications in Anatomical Acupuncture

Schedule & Fees | Prerequisites | Register for this Course | (56 hours)
Format: Online 8 Weeks @ 5 Hours/Week = 40 Hours Onsite 2 Days = 16 Hours Total 56 Hours

What You Will Learn

  • Description/Location/Needling of major points on head, neck, upper limbs, and back, abdomen, and lower limbs.
  • Integration of acupoints into treatment of such conditions as facial pain, frozen shoulder, upper extremity pain, tennis/golfer’s elbow, back, hip, knee, ankle and foot pain.
  • The use of electroacupuncture for treatment.
  • Management of chronic and cancer pain
  • Competency: participants will be capable of using acupuncture (needling and electrotherapy) in the management of several more conditions, including: facial pain and headaches, myofascial pain syndrome and neuropathy.

BTCM: Basics of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Schedule & Fees | Prerequisites | Register for this Course
Format: Online 8 weeks @ 6 hours/week minimum + I day onsite

What You Will Learn

 

  • Apply the holistic view of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to guide clinical practice.
  • Use TCM diagnostic method to assess the patient.
  • Apply therapeutic guiding principles of TCM to diagnosis and treatment.
  • Combine anatomical and TCM assessments for final diagnosis within scope of training.
  • Select acupuncture treatment based on TCM diagnosis.

 

AA3: Advanced Applications in Acupuncture

Schedule & Fees | Prerequisites | Register for this Course
Format: Online 6 weeks @ 6 hours/week minimum + 3 days onsite

What You Will Learn

Offered in a case-based format with a variety of faculty introducing new points to apply in practice.

Assess the patient within scope of practice.

  • Formulate a treatment plan.
  • Provide pre and post-treatment protocol.
  • Evaluate outcomes.
  • Locate acupoints using surface anatomy.
  • Integrate acupoints into treatment of a variety of conditions.
  • Integrate anatomical and classical approaches to a treatment plan.
 

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