In the present fast-moving life, everyone is completely entwined in stress and anxiety. This same stress is responsible for the mounting health issues. Though a lot of allopathic medicines are available to cure almost all sorts of ailments, people are gradually shifting towards the holistic approach and alternative medicine. This is so because the alternative medicine not only works on curing the ailment but also eliminates the root cause of the sickness.
Acupuncture is also one of the medicines practiced under the holistic approach. It is actually a component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). As per TCM, our body has certain points that are responsible for maintaining harmony in the overall system. Here a sterile needle is used to press these points, so as to retain wellness in the body. A fine needle is penetrated into the skin that puts pressure on the right points and thus, helps in getting rid of the pain or illness.
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Considering the effectiveness of acupuncture, its demand is increasing in leaps and bounds. Perhaps this increasing demand or popularity is further contributing to the number of people opting for acupuncture as their career.
If you are also thinking of making a career in this respective field, first you will have to grasp the basics of the same.
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The curriculum of this program will cover:
This curriculum for the Master of Acupuncture program provides comprehensive education and training in the following areas:
The following schedule indicates the weekly discussion topics, related readings, and assignments for this course. Each meeting should be viewed as a TCM theory session. Students are encouraged to bring their prior learning experiences into class discussions and to make connections between this course and others whenever possible. Theories of experiential learning and integrative learning therefore undergird the dynamic learning environment of this course.
Introduction to TCM and its basic principles:holism, treatment based on syndrome differentiation, TCM history, yin-yang theory
Introduction to TCM and its basic principles: theory of five elements, theory of Qi, blood and body fluid
Introduction to TCM and its basic principles: theory of zang-fu organs
1st In-class quiz
TCM four diagnostic methods: signs and symptoms from observation, listening and smelling, inquiry and palpation
2nd In-class quiz
General introduction on meridians and collaterals and acupuncture points: concept of meridians and collaterals, meridian and collateral system, the general distribution of meridians, concept of acupuncture points, methods of locating acupuncture points, specific acupuncture points
Acupuncture points: locations and indications of the most commonly used acupuncture Points
3rd In-class quiz
Syndrome differentiation: 8 principles, syndrome differentiation according to the theory of Qi, blood and body fluids
4th In-class quiz
Syndrome differentiation: syndrome differentiation according to the theory of zang-fu organs, case study
Overview of Chinese herbs and diet therapy (demo location).
5th In-class quiz
Modern research on TCM: researches on herbs, researches on acupuncture and moxibustion
Clinical Probation and TCM museum visit: clinical probation in Benign Evexia Clinic
Final Presentations Presentations of students; Final research paper due
The Benign Evexia curriculum blends theory with hands-on clinical skills designed to prepare you for success in your professional practice. You will take courses in the basic sciences, clinical sciences, chiropractic technique, chiropractic philosophy, and business management. After learning the basics, you will also care for patients in the Benign Evexia Clinic System under the supervision of a licensed doctor of chiropractic.
The chiropractic curriculum focus on the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to prepare you for licensure and success in clinical practice.
You will learn the following:
Course Introduction – What is Philosophy?
Discussion of Chiropractic philosophical principles; vitalism, holism, naturalism, humanism, conservatism and rationalism and where the individual chiropractor fits into the spectrum.
Wellness care, a paradigm shift. Human Potential. A look at current statistics of the population using health care providers within the wellness paradigm. The reasons why a focus on wellness, vitalism is a sustainable model.
Discussion of philosophical Concepts:
The Big Idea, Innate Intelligence, Universal Intelligence, Triune of Life, Chiropractic meaning of life, Limitations of matter, concept of tone, sings of life.
Student Presentation on Doctors interview.
A review of interviews of wellness paradigm (subluxations based) Doctors of Chiropractic.
A realization of the differences between the practices of chiropractic.
The successful traits of a vitalistic paradigm DC.
What is Chiropractic? (Class discussion) A look at the reality of the current practice of Chiropractic.
How a philosophical practice of Chiropractic can dominate in a vitalistic paradigm.
Leading into Professional Chiropractic Lexicon; the purpose of this class is to look at the unique lexicon of a specific philosophical chiropractor.
To work on the inner head space and identity of the individual chiropractor and the words that makes the chiropractic profession separate and distinct to the culture of chiropractic.
The purpose of this lecture is to review the Normal Complete Cycle, including but not limited to discussions covering the innate mind vs. educated mind, the mental realm, creation, transformation, reception, expression, function, co-ordination; afferent, efferent nerve system.
The art of communicating chiropractic to the lay public.
An impromptu exercise in answering random questions about the practice of chiropractic.
Chiropractic Principles, Origins:
A discussion on the origin and development of the 33 principles.
A look back at a historical perspective of Chiropractic.
Total Course Hours
The Foot Reflexology Certification training is a total of 220 hours for both levels – 1 and 2. This includes 84 in -class hours, 25 hours of Home Study, a 2-hour written exam, a practicum of 120 hours (60 treatments done on 5 to 12 clients), 2 full day mandatory reviews and a 2 hour practical exam.
– 84h (in clinic)