Introduction to Acupuncture Course

Health & Complementary Therapies

Introduction to Acupuncture Course

11 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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Acupuncture Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

Most have heard of acupuncture but not as many understand its true purpose. Studying the Introduction to Acupuncture Course, you’ll gain a full understanding of what this treatment is, the theories and concepts behind it and the tools and techniques used in its practice.

You’ll discover the cause of disease, from the point of view of traditional Chinese medicine, and follow an in-depth exploration of the meridian system and the organs in the twelve standard meridians. With this knowledge in place, you’ll be guided through an exhaustive...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 - Introduction to Acupuncture
  • Part 1: Introduction to Acupuncture
  • Part 2: The Acupuncture Theory
  • Part 3: Yin & Yang Theory
  • Part 4: Cause of Disease
  • Part 5: Five Elements Theory
  • Part 6: Conclusion
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 - Meridians in Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Part 1: The Meridian System
  • Part 2: The Twelve Standard Meridians
  • Part 3: The Organs in the Twelve Standard Meridians
  • Part 4: Eight Extraordinary Meridians
  • Part 5: Conclusion
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 (I) - Acupuncture Point Location
  • Part 1: Acupuncture Points
  • Part 2: The Large Intestine (LI Yang Ming) and Lung Meridian (LU) the Hand Greater Yin
  • Part 3: Stomach Meridian (ST) Yang Ming and Heart Meridian (HT, HE) Shao Yin
  • Part 4: Spleen Meridian (SP) Tai Yin and Small Intestine Meridian (SI) Tai Yang
  • Part 5: Pericardium Meridian (P, PC) Jue Yin and Bladder Meridian (BL, UB) Tai Yang
  • Part 6: Kidney Meridian (KI) Shao Yin and Triple Warmer Meridian (TW, SJ) Shao Yang
  • Part 7: Gall Bladder Meridian (GB) Shao Yang and Liver Meridian (LV) Jue Yin
  • Part 8: Conception Vessel Meridian CV Ren
  • Part 9: Governing Vessel Meridian GV Du
  • Part 10: Acupuncture Points and their Functions
  • Part 11: Large Intestine Meridian (LI) – Point Functions Chart
  • Part 12: Lung Meridian (LU) – Point Functions Chart
Module 3 (II) - Acupuncture Point Locations
  • Part 13: Pericardium Meridian (PC) – Point Functions Chart
  • Part 14: Small Intestine Meridian (SI) – Point Functions Chart
  • Part 15: Triple Heater Meridian (TH) – Point Functions Chart
  • Part 16: Gall Bladder Meridian (GB) – Point Functions Chart
  • Part 17: Kidney Meridian (KD) – Point Functions Chart
  • Part 18: Liver Meridian (LV) – Point Functions Chart
  • Part 19: Stomach Meridian (ST) – Point Functions Chart
  • Part 20: Spleen Meridian (SP) – Point Functions Chart
  • Part 21: Urinary Bladder Meridian (UB) – Point Functions Chart
  • Part 22: Conception Vessel Meridian (CV) – Point Functions Chart
  • Part 23: Governing Vessel Meridian (GV) – Point Functions Chart
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 - Acupuncture Techniques
  • Part 1: Acupuncture
  • Part 2: Moxibustion
  • Part 3: Cupping
  • Part 4: Scrape Therapy
  • Part 5: Chinese Herbs
  • Part 6: Chinese Nutrition
  • Part 7: Needle Techniques
  • Part 8: Conclusion
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 - Diagnostic Skills
  • Part 1: Pathology Diagnostic
  • Part 2: Differential Diagnostic
  • Part 3: Pulse Diagnostic
  • Part 4: Tongue Diagnostic
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 - Biomedicine
  • Part 1: What is Biomedicine?
  • Part 2: Molecular Biology
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 - Human Body Systems
  • Part 1: Urogenital System
  • Part 2: Digestive System
  • Part 3: The Mouth:
  • Part 4: Stomach:
  • Part 5: Small Intestine:
  • Part 6: Why is Digestion Important?
  • Part 7: The Cardio Vascular System
  • Part 8: Blood Vessels
  • Part 9: Blood
  • Part 10: Functions of the Cardiovascular System
  • Part 11: Respiratory System
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 - Acupuncture Safety
  • Part 1: Acupuncture Safety
  • Part 2: Contraindications
  • Part 3: Accidents and Untoward Reactions
  • Part 4: Injury to Vital Organs
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 - Research and Reflective Practice
  • Part 1: Reflective Practice
  • Part 2: Reflective Practice Models
  • Part 3: Research
  • Part 4: Steps in Conducting Research
  • Part 5: Case Study
  • Part 6: Acupuncture Case Studies
  • Part 7: Acupuncture Improves Outcomes for Children with ADHD by Healthcare Medicine Institute
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10 - Professional Clinical Practice
  • Part 1: Standards of Practice
  • Part 2: Clinical Standards
  • Part 3: How to Run an Acupuncture Session
  • Part 4: Opening an Acupuncture Specialist Business
  • Module 10 Assessment
Acupuncture Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

With comprehensive study materials on acupuncture theories and treatments, this course can be taken by absolute beginners and those with an existing holistic practice who are considering adding acupuncture to the services they currently offer. Anyone who has studied other alternative therapies will also find the course very interesting and beneficial.

The Introduction to Acupuncture Course can be studied for your own learning and to add to your CPD hours. It provides a base knowledge that you can refer back to and which you can build upon should you then choose to pursue a full qualification and practical training.

Accreditations

The Introduction to Acupuncture Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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