Course Content:  Practical Acupuncture - $1,140

The Certified Acupuncture Assistant Program combines studies in basic health science courses (anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, pathology and chemistry) with core courses in holistic, herbal, and nutritional medicine, along with acupuncture and massage therapy.  Naturopaths work with clients on personal wellness, health promotion, illness prevention, and in cooperation with other health care professionals for the care of patients with medically diagnosed illness and disease.  Acupuncturists work in hospitals, medical clinics, holistic health care centers, chiropractic offices, medical health spas, and as private practice consultants.  Note: We strongly recommend combining this eLearning Acupuncture lecture courseswith our hands on residential seminars and clean needle training classes.

Objectives:  By the completion of this eLearning program in practical acupuncture you will have:

  1. Learned about the history and philosophy of practical acupuncture.
  2. Identified the differences between a scientific approach to acupuncture and the traditional approached based on shamanism.
  3. Studied the latest scientific research regarding acupuncture.
  4. Learned about the novel and unique approaches and techniques of practical acupuncture.

Section One:

  • An introduction to acupuncture

Section Two:

  • Acupuncture terminology and basic concepts

Section Three:

  • A rational and scientific approach to acupuncture - part one

Section Four:

  • A rational and scientific approach to acupuncture - part two

Section Five:

  • A rational and scientific approach to acupuncture - part three

Section Six:

  • Acupuncture as a neurophysiological science

Section Seven:

  • Acupuncture and pain

Section Eight:

  • Acupuncture and trigger point theory, discarded theories and new concepts of treatment

Section Nine:

  • Developing a successful acupuncture office and clinical practice

Section Ten:

  • Acupuncture patient instruction and report forms

Section Eleven:

  • Final Examination

Biomedicine Training Program - Included with all Online Education Courses

Biomedicine is the basic health science foundation of all health care professions.  The biomedicine training program prepares you for work in the health care field and helps to prepare you for national board certification exams.  This biomedicine course covers the fundamentals of biomedicine and health science for the allied health care professions.

The biomedicine subjects covered in this program include; general regional anatomy, human skeletal system, human muscular system, integumentary system, special populations, human nervous system, general musculoskeletal pathology, therapeutic modalities and physiological effects, introduction to pharmacology, human cardiovascular system, human lymphatic system, human endocrine system, human respiratory system, human digestive system, human urinary/excretory systems, and the human reproductive system.

> Please check local and state regulatory laws to make certain that this program meets regulatory requirements.

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