Techniques and Therapeutics


Students are introduced to the theory and practice of acupuncture therapy and its related disciplines. This course provides a solid foundation in needling technique, and related skills of moxibustion, cupping, electric stimulation, seven star needle and gua sha. Special attention is paid to aseptic procedures. The course also introduces students to acupuncture micro-systems including ear and scalp. The majority of class time is dedicated to the practice of techniques to help students develop practical skills and gain experience.

Prerequisites: ACU101/102, OM101/102, valid CTCMA Student Registration    Credits: 6    Hours: 90

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