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Introduction to Moxibustion Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

A traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) therapy, moxibustion is a form of heat therapy in which a stick or cone of ground dried plants – moxa – is burned on or near the body’s acupuncture points and meridians. The primary goal is to warm and encourage the flow of qi in the body and ward off harmful pathogenic influences.

You’ll learn how this incredible therapy works, the methods used in its practice, all about the genus of plants used in its application, the body’s moxibustion points, how a moxibustion clinic is set up, and how to interact with clients.

The Introduction to Moxibustion Diploma Course begins with an explanation of what moxibustion is and how it works and outlines its historical origins, modern-day uses and possible side effects. As moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) therapy, we delve further in...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Introduction to Moxibustion
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: What is Moxibustion?
  • Part 2: History of Moxibustion
  • Part 3: Modern-Day Use of Moxibustion
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Background in TCM
  • Part 1: What is TCM?
  • Part 2: Qi and Yin and Yang in the Body
  • Part 3: Meridian Points
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Methods of Moxibustion
  • Part 1: Moxa Cones and Materials
  • Part 2: Direct Moxibustion
  • Part 3: Indirect Moxibustion
  • Part 4: Less-Common Varieties of Moxibustion
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: The Herb Artemisia
  • Part 1: Biology
  • Part 2: Uses and Benefits
  • Part 3: Side Effects and Interactions
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Moxibustion Points I
  • Part 1: What are the Moxibustion Points?
  • Part 2: How to Use Moxibustion Points
  • Part 3: Lung
  • Part 4: Large Intestine
  • Part 5: Stomach
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Moxibustion Points II
  • Part 1: Spleen
  • Part 2: Heart
  • Part 3: Small Intestine
  • Part 4: Bladder
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Moxibustion Points III
  • Part 1: Kidney
  • Part 2: Pericardium
  • Part 3: Triple Burner
  • Part 4: Gallbladder
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Moxibustion Points IV
  • Part 1: Liver
  • Part 2: Governing Vessel
  • Part 3: Conception Vessel
  • Part 4: Additional Points
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Best Practices
  • Part 1: Best Practices
  • Part 2: Consultation
  • Part 3: Health and Safety
  • Part 4: Continual Learning
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Setting Up a Moxibustion Clinic
  • Part 1: Methods of Practice
  • Part 2: Equipment
  • Part 3: Identify the Best Location for Your Clinic
  • Part 4: Working in a TCM Clinic and Working Independently
  • Part 5: Business Considerations in Your Country
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
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Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Introduction to Moxibustion Diploma Course has been created to be accessible to beginners, whilst providing practitioners of other traditional Chinese medicine therapies with greater insight into the topic.

You’ll learn how moxibustion is used to relieve various ailments and when it should be used. You’ll also learn about the many meridians that can be found in the body and their associated moxibustion points.

Accreditations

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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