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Integrative Health

Introduction to Topographic Acupuncture by Dr. Bruce Ferguson

Most of the veterinary acupuncture training programs in the world today teach a post-Maoist “herbal” acupuncture. By this I mean that the Diagnosis of Disharmony in the patient is made through the collection of biometric data including tongue, pulse, body heat, moisture, and so on. When enough data have been collected to make a Bian …

How Much Does A Herbalist Earn?

Career opportunity and salary are important factors when considering your future profession. Herbal Medicine was once a primary healthcare modality before the development of pharmaceuticals. Now, largely due to the prevalence of illnesses that are drug-resistant and the side effects of drugs themselves, there is a resurgence in the practice of herbal medicine and complementary …

What Is The Difference Between A Doula and a Midwife?

Offering North America’s most comprehensive Doula training program, we are often asked the question what is the difference between a Doula and a Midwife. Midwives are trained medical professionals who offer primary maternity care to pregnant mothers and their babies from early pregnancy until about 6 weeks postpartum. Midwives are able to work in private …

How to Become an Acupuncturist?

Have you been wondering how to become an acupuncturist? For many, receiving a first acupuncture treatment is as exotic as visiting a foreign country. Despite this exciting unfamiliarity, or perhaps because of it, many choose to become acupuncturists as a result of experiences they have had as acupuncture recipients. If you are thinking about becoming an …

How long does it take to become an Acupuncturist?

Potential students of Pacific Rim College often inquire about how long it takes to become an acupuncturist. The answer depends on which Canadian province, US state or country you hope to practice in, but hopefully this article will provide some insight. To practice acupuncture in British Columbia, one must become a registered practitioner with College …

How Much Does Acupuncture School Cost?

We are often asked at Pacific Rim College how much does acupuncture school cost? Below we explain how much it costs to attend acupuncture school and what kind of financial aid is available at Pacific Rim College. Tuition varies widely for acupuncture diploma programs in Canada. The average program tuition for all approved acupuncture programs …