Acupuncture Diploma Courses
针灸学文凭 

 Mandatory requirement to register this course:

finished the course "Foundation of Chinese Medicine" with satisfactory results. 

Acupuncture course takes 2 years, the first year focus on meridians, acupoints, acupuncture techniques and other therapeutic methods while the second year on the practical treatment for the common complaints and diseases in acupuncture practice, as well as the strategy of communication with patients and making treatment plans. 

 

Recommended Books:

-  Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Cheng Xinnong

-  The Practice of Chinese Medicine, Giovanni Maciocia

-  The treatment of Pain, Sun Peilin

-  Bi-Syndrome: Rhematic disorder treatment by TCM, Sun Peilin

-  Essential of Chinese Medicine Liu Zhanwen

-  An Acupuncturist's guide to red flags & referrals, auteur D. Anzaldua 

The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine, Maosheng Ni

Meridians, acupoints and acupuncture techniques
- acupuncture is much more than inserting a needle 

Class Schedule: 10:00 am - 17:00 pm 

2021

September 11+12; October 9+10; November 13+14; Dec. 4+5

2022

January 15+16; February 12+13; March 19+20; April 16+17; May 7+8; June 18+19

Exam: July 02+03 

Lecturers: Weixiang Wang, Fengli Yao, Zhigang Yang, Marlon Tjin-A-Koeng

FTF Lecture address: Dé Plek Haarlem, Waarderweg 19, 2031 BN Haarlem 

                    

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This course consists of 5 weekends virtual classes and 5 physical classes. 

The virtual classes will focus on: 

  • Does Acupuncture work: evidence based medicine and traditional medicine. 

  • Meridian system and how does meridian system influence the life activities? 

  • Are the meridians detective? 

  • Acupints: points for treatment. 

  • Classification of acupoints, their clinical application and combination.

  • Basic acupuncture needling techniques. 

  • Advanced needling techniques based on body constitution and pattern of diseases. 

  • Moxibustion Therapy. 

  • Cupping Therapy. 

  • Auricular Acupuncture.  

  • Scalp Acupuncture. 

  • Electroacupuncture. 

  • Patients contact: individualisation of acupoints locating and needling.

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The physical classes will cover the following contents, students will get personal instruction and guidance by the lectures during the practice :

-Acupoints locating on twelve regular meridians;

 - Acupoints locating on  Extra Meridians (Du & Ren Meridians )

  - Needling technique (1): contact of the needles.

 - Needling technique (2): hygienic needling. 

 - Needling technique (3): pain or pain-free?

 - Needling technique (4): get familiar with the needles. 

 - Needling technique (5): minor stimulation makes major impact. 

 - Needling technique (6): needle-phobia and countermeasures.

 - Moxibustion therapy. 

 - Cupping therapy.

 - Auricular acupuncture. 

 - Scalp acupuncture.

 - Electroacupuncture. 

 - Patients contact: Cases and mock treatment. 

Acupuncture Therapeutics 

  - to train you as a qualified medical therapist 

Class Schedule: 10:00 am - 17:00 pm

2021

September 04+05; October 09+10; Oct. 30+31, November 20+21; Dec. 11+12

2022

January 15+16; February 19+20; March 19+20; April 23+24; May 14+15; 

Exam: June 18 + 25

Lecturers: Weixiang Wang, Fengli Yao, Zhigang Yang, Marlon Tjin-A-Koeng

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The course "Acupuncture therapeutics" consists of 5 weekends of virtual classes and 5 weekends of physical classes. The virtual classes will focus on the following contents:

  • Therapeutics viewpoint of Chinese Medicine: do we treat diseases or patients?

  • Record cases and make reports; How to write a thesis on acupuncture therapy. 

  • Review and improve: is your medical knowledge rich enough to step further?

  • Characteristics of Acupuncture therapy: it is more than just needling. 

  • Treatment strategy and treatment plan. 

  • Treatment prognosis and the balance of treatment and QOL. 

  • Acupuncture treatments for heart - Xin system related diseases. 

  • Acupuncture treatments for liver - Gan system related diseases. 

  • Acupuncture treatments for spleen - Pi system related diseases. 

  • Acupuncture treatments for lungs - Fei system related diseases. 

  • Acupuncture treatments for kidneys - Shen system related diseases. 

  • Acupuncture treatments for common paediatric diseases. 

  • Acupuncture treatments for gynecological diseases. 

  • Acupuncture treatments for dermatological diseases. 

  • Pain relief or a cure for the pain? acupuncture for neurological pain syndrome. 

  • Acupuncture treatment for psychological and mental disorders. 

  • Supportive acupuncture treatment for post-chemo patients. 

  • Ageing? Supportive acupuncture treatment on genitourinary conditions. 

  • Is acupuncture a nostrum? Evaluation of the acupuncture effectiveness.  

  • From classroom to clinic: fish and fishing skill. 

Acupuncture Session

Contents of the Practical classes:

Treatment strategy and plan: face the patients. 

Internal apprenticeship (1): patient with heart - Xin system related diseases. 

Internal apprenticeship (1): patient with liver - Gan system related diseases. 

Internal apprenticeship (1): patient with spleen - Pi system related diseases. 

Internal apprenticeship (1): patient with lungs - Fei system related diseases. 

Internal apprenticeship (1): patient with kidneys - Shen system related diseases. 

Internal apprenticeship (1): patient with paediatric diseases. 

Internal apprenticeship (1): patient with gynaecological diseases. 

Internal apprenticeship (1): patient with dermatological diseases. 

Internal apprenticeship (1): patient with neurological pain syndrome. 

Internal apprenticeship (1): patient with psychological and mental disorders. 

Internal apprenticeship (1): patient with post-chemo complaints.

Internal apprenticeship (1): patient with potential genitourinary conditions.