Centreofexcellence – Introduction to Acupuncture Course
What Will You Learn?
Most have heard of acupuncture but not as many understand its true purpose. Studying the Introduction to Acupuncture Course, you’ll gain a full understanding of what this treatment is, the theories and concepts behind it and the tools and techniques used in its practice.
You’ll discover the cause of disease, from the point of view of traditional Chinese medicine, and follow an in-depth exploration of the meridian system and the organs in the twelve standard meridians. With this knowledge in place, you’ll be guided through an exhaustive list of the hundreds of various acupuncture points, including their locations and functions.
The Introduction to Acupuncture Course takes you through various acupuncture and Chinese medicine techniques, including Needle Techniques, Moxibustion, Tui Na Massage, Cupping/Scraping, Scrape Therapy, Chinese Herbs, and Chinese Nutrition. The course discusses the disorders that Acupuncture can relieve and provides important information on safety and risks with his form of treatment.
To provide acupuncture, it is important that you understand the human body and the vital systems that make it function. The course provides this information, guiding you through the components of each system and how they work. You will learn about the diagnostic procedures used by acupuncturists, including Pathology Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis, Pulse Diagnosis and Tongue Diagnosis.
In addition to the core lessons on offer, the Introduction to Acupuncture Course explains the use of research and reflective practice and how these areas can help you to continually improve your practice. You’ll also be guided through acupuncture’s Standards of Practice and Clinical Standards, along with how to actually run an acupuncture session.
What will I learn on the course?
Module 1 – Introduction to Acupuncture
Module 2 – Meridians in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Module 3a – Acupuncture Point Location
Module 3b – Acupuncture Point Location
Module 4 – Acupuncture Techniques
Module 5 – Diagnostic Skills
Module 6 – Biomedicine
Module 7 – Human Body Systems
Module 8 – Acupuncture Safety
Module 9 – Research and Reflective Practice
Module 10 – Professional Clinical Practice
Who Would Benefit from This Course?
With comprehensive study materials on acupuncture theories and treatments, this course can be taken by absolute beginners and those with an existing holistic practice who are considering adding acupuncture to the services they currently offer. Anyone who has studied other alternative therapies will also find the course very interesting and beneficial.
The Introduction to Acupuncture Course can be studied for your own learning and to add to your CPD hours. It provides a base knowledge that you can refer back to and which you can build upon should you then choose to pursue a full qualification and practical training.