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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: The onsite component of courses scheduled for early 2021 have been postponed in most provinces. We will reschedule these in-person sessions as soon as safely possible and we encourage students to continue with their online study until then. We’re monitoring public health restrictions and will keep students advised on any changes. We are limiting enrolments in courses, to keep groups small so when onsite sessions can be offered it is safer. There is daily screening at the onsite components of courses and PPE is required. Please contact us if you have any questions about courses being offered and our safety protocols during Covid-19.

Schedule & Locations:

Courses in Edmonton

Registration Deadline Online Start Date (Mandatory) Onsite Date Register
Apr 18,2021
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May 28,2021 - May 30,2021 Register Now
May 16,2021
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Jun 25,2021 - Jun 27,2021 Register Now
Jul 18,2021
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Aug 27,2021 - Aug 29,2021 Register Now
Aug 15,2021
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Sep 24,2021 - Sep 26,2021 Register Now
Registration
Deadline:
Apr 18,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
May 07,2021
Onsite Start Date:May 28,2021 -
May 30,2021
Registration
Deadline:
May 16,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Jun 04,2021
Onsite Start Date:Jun 25,2021 -
Jun 27,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Jul 18,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Aug 06,2021
Onsite Start Date:Aug 27,2021 -
Aug 29,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Aug 15,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Sep 03,2021
Onsite Start Date:Sep 24,2021 -
Sep 26,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Apr 18,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
May 07,2021
Onsite Start Date:May 28,2021 -
May 30,2021
Registration
Deadline:
May 16,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Jun 04,2021
Onsite Start Date:Jun 25,2021 -
Jun 27,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Jul 18,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Aug 06,2021
Onsite Start Date:Aug 27,2021 -
Aug 29,2021
Registration
Deadline:
Aug 15,2021
Online Start Date
(Mandatory):
Sep 03,2021
Onsite Start Date:Sep 24,2021 -
Sep 26,2021
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