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.
- Evaluate outcomes.
- 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
Acupuncture Canada Membership plus Foundations of Anatomical Acupuncture (AA1) course has to be completed.
$1285.00 plus applicable taxes