Meridians and Points II

American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine ACM 5322 3.00

This course presents the points of the hand taiyang Small Intestine channel, the foot taiyang Urinary Bladder channel, the foot shaoyin Kidney channel, the hand jueyin Pericardium channel, and the hand shaoyang San Jiao channel. Points are located through comparative review of traditional and modern anatomy. Hands-on practice in locating points is emphasized; therapeutic indications and treatment methods utilizing acupuncture and moxibustion are discussed. Instruction is given in the functional selection of points through the application of differential diagnosis of conditions. The channels are studied following the circadian sequence of qi movement through the channels. This course prepares students for clinical practice by developing the skill to accurately locate points and the ability to understand and compose point combinations. Prerequisites: ACM5220, ACM5221 ACM5220 Meridians and Points I, ACM5221 Meridian Theory

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