AC601 Advanced Acupuncture Therapeutics I
3 Units/30 Hours
Prerequisites: AC370, AC375, AC470, OM401
This is a series of two advanced acupuncture therapeutics courses. The courses emphasize on acupuncture and oriental medicine diagnosis of various clinical conditions, focusing on understanding the symptomatology of the diseases, pattern identification, diagnosis, and analysis; and building the treatment principle, strategy, acupuncture point selection, and treatment. Focus on acupuncture techniques including electroacupuncture and other modalities used in acupuncture and oriental medicine treatment and treatment procedures will also be discussed. The first course covers a general introduction to acupuncture treatment, four needle techniques, emergency diseases, exogenous diseases, and a variety of Zang Fu syndromes, diseases of the head, trunk, and lumbar regions.