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Acupuncture     27 Units     270 Hours

Acupuncture Techniques Series

This course provides students with an introduction to the techniques of acupuncture, including the insertion and removal of needles, and needle manipulation for both the tonification and sedation of points and stimulation of Qi.  Students will learn to incorporate CNT protocols for safe and responsible needling and how to manage emergency situations arising from improper needling or weak patient condition (ex: hematoma, pneumothorax, fainting).

Acupuncture Techniques 1     3 units / 30 hrs

Practice needling major points of the 14 main channels and will gain an understanding of the historical types of needles and their traditional functions.

Acupuncture Techniques 2     3 units / 30 hrs

Practice auricular and scalp acupuncture, moxibustion, and cupping. 

Prerequisite: AC111, AC112. Recommended:  CNT Certification 

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