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The Dry Needling Program – Level II

 

Acupuncture Canada offers dry needling training and certification. Dry needling often achieves quick results and complements other treatments such as active exercise programs, acupuncture, and joint mobilization/manipulation.

The Dry Needling Program is made up of two courses – Dry Needling Level 1 and Dry Needling Level 2. The program presents the concepts and theories regarding myofascial trigger points and the mechanism of action of dry needling from a clinical and evidence-informed approach. A selection of common conditions will be addressed with skills applications of selected muscles. Safety guidelines are emphasized throughout both levels. Course material includes emphasis on needling safety and precautions in general, as well as for specific anatomical areas. Online resources are available prior to the onsite session.

After successful completion of the Level 1 course, students must allow time to complete a record of dry needling practice before proceeding to the Level 2 course. Ensure you have time for practice between the Level 1 and Level 2 courses. Ask us for more details.

Dry Needling Level 2

Online module plus 3-day workshop, including examination

Using the trigger point approach, Level 2 addresses lumbar strain, cervical strain, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, more complex shoulder tendinopathies, pectoral muscle tightness, pronator dysfunction and additional common conditions.

Prerequisites:

The pre-requisite is Dry Needling Level 1 plus successful completion of a dry needling practice record. Allow time to complete your practice record before choosing a Level 2 session. If your regulatory college does not allow you to insert needles between Level 1 and Level 2 courses, instead of inserting needles, students must complete a record of practice locating 200 trigger points.

Course Fee: $1295.00 + tax for Acupuncture Canada members/$1395.00 + tax for non-members

Acupuncture and/or needling experience is not required to register for the Dry Needling Program, however, registrants must check with their regulatory body as acupuncture training might be required before you can participate in dry needling training.

A Dry Needling Program certification will be awarded to participants who successfully complete both Level 1 and Level 2 training.

COVID-19 update: Some spring and summer 2020 courses were postponed and have all been rescheduled now. All course dates listed on the website are firm at this point in time, unless we receive notice from public health that gatherings cannot be held. We are limiting enrolments in courses, to keep groups small. There is daily screening at the onsite components of courses and PPE is required. Please contact us if you have any questions about our safety protocols during Covid-19.

Schedule & Locations:

Courses in Calgary

Registration Deadline Online Start Date (Mandatory) Onsite Date Register
Dec 06,2020
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Jan 15,2021 - Jan 17,2021 Register Now
Dec 20,2020
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Jan 29,2021 - Jan 31,2021 Register Now
Dec 27,2020
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Feb 05,2021 - Feb 07,2021 Register Now
Jan 17,2021
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Feb 26,2021 - Feb 28,2021 Register Now
Feb 14,2021
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Mar 26,2021 - Mar 28,2021 Register Now
Apr 18,2021
							May 07,2021														
May 28,2021 - May 30,2021 Register Now
Registration
Deadline:
Dec 06,2020
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Dec 20,2020
Onsite Start Date:Jan 15,2021 -
Jan 17,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Dec 20,2020
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Jan 08,2021
Onsite Start Date:Jan 29,2021 -
Jan 31,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Dec 27,2020
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Jan 15,2021
Onsite Start Date:Feb 05,2021 -
Feb 07,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Jan 17,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Feb 05,2021
Onsite Start Date:Feb 26,2021 -
Feb 28,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Feb 14,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Mar 05,2021
Onsite Start Date:Mar 26,2021 -
Mar 28,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Apr 18,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
May 07,2021
Onsite Start Date:May 28,2021 -
May 30,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Dec 06,2020
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Dec 20,2020
Onsite Start Date:Jan 15,2021 -
Jan 17,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Dec 20,2020
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Jan 08,2021
Onsite Start Date:Jan 29,2021 -
Jan 31,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Dec 27,2020
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Jan 15,2021
Onsite Start Date:Feb 05,2021 -
Feb 07,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Jan 17,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Feb 05,2021
Onsite Start Date:Feb 26,2021 -
Feb 28,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Feb 14,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Mar 05,2021
Onsite Start Date:Mar 26,2021 -
Mar 28,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Apr 18,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
May 07,2021
Onsite Start Date:May 28,2021 -
May 30,2021
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