In this course, you will learn more acupuncture points. You will use your knowledge of these new points combined with what you have learned in AA1 to treat a variety of conditions with acupuncture. Additionally you will explore the use of electrotherapy as a treatment option. Some of the clinical applications reviewed include: trigeminal neuralgia, TMJ, whiplash, frozen shoulder, knee conditions, lumbosacral and hip conditions.
What You Will Learn:
Assess the patient within scope of practice.
Assess the suitability and safety of acupuncture treatment.
Formulate a treatment plan.
Provide pre and post-treatment protocol.
Locate acupuncture points using anatomical landmarks.
Use specific needling techniques and practical clinical applications for acupuncture points.
Select electrotherapy treatment options.
Explain treatment plans for cancer care and pain.
Prepare treatment plans for a variety of conditions, including disorders of the upper extremity, lower extremity, back, abdomen, neck and face.
Manage risks to practice including infection control protocols, medical equipment certification, informed consent and proper documentation.
Integrate acupuncture points into treatment of conditions such as facial pain, headaches, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, myofascial pain syndrome, neuropathy and chronic and cancer pain.
Apply learning in case treatment plans.
Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion, 3rd, 2010
Manual of Neuro-Anatomical Acupuncture Vol. I, 1999
Manual of Neuro-Anatomical Acupuncture Vol. II, 2001
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