Acupuncture Treatment for Disease

American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine ACM 6223 3.00

This course presents the use of integrated approach of acupuncture therapy to treat diseases and conditions commonly encountered in the clinic setting . Disorders are described in terms of both Chinese medical and biomedical assessment, including disorders of cardiovascular, neurological, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, endocrine and EENT systems. Treatment principles and point prescriptions are developed based on an understanding of the Chinese medical assessment. Advanced treatment skills are developed, and adjunctive therapies to acupuncture are described. Hands-on practical sections will be included. The student has an opportunity to develop and implement a treatment plan for specific conditions. Prerequisite: ACM5424. ACM5424

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