Year 2. Meridians and acupuncture techniques 


  - acupuncturist is much more than inserting a needle 

The course "Meridians and acupuncture techniques" 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.

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. 

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