Acupuncture - Acupuncture

Triple Warmer Metabolism and the Vital Substances
1.0

  • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
  • Describe the functions of the 3 warmers/burners
  • Apply the influential points for each burner/warmer
  • Discuss the different types of Qi
  • Summarize the formation of Qi, Jing, Shen, blood and pure fluids, according to Chinese medicine

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Tongue Diagnosis
1.0

  • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
  • Explain how needle manipulation works on a physiological basis and extrapolate as to when to apply these techniques
  • Summarize some of the more relevant literature surrounding the use of one of the most commonly used acupuncture points: Stomach 36
  • Describe the physiology of tongue color, shape, coating and spirit (movement)
  • Compare clinical examples of tongue appearance and identify key components of the tongue exam
  • Interpret the meaning of clinical findings during the tongue exam and correlate them to physiology

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The San Jiao
3.0

  • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 3 hours
  • Describe the history of the San Jiao
  • Associate the San Jiao to Vagal Nerve function
  • Breakdown each of the 3 “burners” into their component parts
  • Review the salient points on the San Jiao Meridian
  • Summarize the function and indications of the Shu Points and apply that to the San Jiao channel

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The 8 Extra Vessels and Extraordinary Meridians
1.0

  • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
  • Describe the origins of the 8 extra vessels and review Chinese embryology
  • Review the locations and functions associated with each of the 8 extra vessels and extraordinary meridians
  • Discuss the meaning of moving Qi between the kidneys, Ming Men, Dan Tien, Ching Mai, Ren Mai, Du Mai, Dai Mai, Yin Qiao Mai, Yin Wei Mai, Yang Qiao Mai and Yan Wei Mai

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Ren Mai, Du Mai, Liver 14 and Pulse Diagnosis
2.0

  • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 2 hours
  • Discuss the Ren Mai’s overall function
  • Introduce a selection of clinically useful points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel) meridian
  • Discuss the Du Mai’s overall function
  • Introduce a selection of clinically useful points on the Du Mai (Governing Vessel) meridian
  • Explore the anatomy and indications surrounding LV14

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Qi and The Pertinent Pericardium
1.0

  • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
  • Examine the origin of the Qi symbol
  • Define Qi Identify and describe the types of Qi
  • Explain Qi as it relates to triple warmer metabolism
  • Describe and compare the types of Qi pathology
  • Review the pertinent points on the Pericardium channel
  • Explain how the neurological development of the brachial plexus relates to the pericardium meridian function
  • Demonstrate the local anatomy of the pericardium channel in the upper extremity

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Points and Acupuncture Points You Should Know
1.0

  • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
  • Identify common acupuncture point classification groups
  • Compare the use of different point categories in clinical practice
  • Describe the point location for points within commonly used groups
  • Explain the local anatomy and neurology involved with key points
  • Outline indications for use of some points and point categories

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Neurology of Acupuncture
2.0

  • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 2 hours
  • Describe and summarize the mechanisms by which acupuncture exerts effect on pain modulation and musculoskeletal function
  • Describe joint and muscle mechanoreceptor anatomy and physiology and how they relate to acupuncture
  • Define and discuss the ascending and descending neurological pathways affected by acupuncture
  • Outline the importance of cortical representation and the sensory/motor homunculus and relate them to acupuncture points with examples
  • Demonstrate the importance of the cerebellum and its role in acupuncture treatment of musculoskeletal disorders

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Needle Manipulation Theories
1.0

  • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 1 hour
  • Discuss the layers of the skin as related to a practitioner’s perception during needling
  • Review the neurological pathways involved with needling
  • Summarize the local, segmental and cortical effects of needling
  • Contrast the physiological effects of depth of insertion and retention time of needling

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Homeostatic Acupuncture Points
3.0

  • NCCAOM Approved for AOM-Biomedicine 3 hours
  • Identify the 3 types of acupuncture points and identify what a homeostatic point is
  • Describe the phases (latent, passive and active) of acupuncture points
  • Illustrate the anatomical characteristics that make up all acupuncture points
  • Outline the location of 25 commonly used homeostatic acupuncture points
  • Differentiate discrete anatomical characteristics that make up homeostatic acupuncture points
  • Explain the common indications and cautions for use of the homeostatic acupuncture points
  • Review the neuroanatomy of spinal nerves and explain how it relates to paravertebral (Bladder Shu) points
  • Discuss and demonstrate needling technique for the homeostatic acupuncture points
  • Demonstrate point location on live models

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Acupuncture The Major Elements
10.0

Hour 1-3
  • Identify the 3 types of acupuncture points and identify what a homeostatic point is
  • Describe the phases (latent, passive and active) of acupuncture points
  • Illustrate the anatomical characteristics that make up all acupuncture points
  • Outline the location of 25 commonly used homeostatic acupuncture points
  • Differentiate discrete anatomical characteristics that make up homeostatic acupuncture points
  • Explain the common indications and cautions for use of the homeostatic acupuncture points
  • Review the neuroanatomy of spinal nerves and explain how it relates to paravertebral (Bladder Shu) points
  • Discuss and demonstrate needling technique for the homeostatic acupuncture points
  • Demonstrate point location

Hour 4-5

  • Describe and summarize the mechanisms by which acupuncture exerts effect on pain modulation and musculoskeletal function
  • Describe joint and muscle mechanoreceptor anatomy and physiology and how they relate to acupuncture
  • Define and discuss the ascending and descending neurological pathways affected by acupuncture
  • Outline the importance of cortical representation and the sensory/motor homunculus and relate them to acupuncture points with examples
  • Demonstrate the importance of the cerebellum and its role in acupuncture treatment of musculoskeletal disorders

Hour 6-7

  • Discuss the Ren Mai’s overall function
  • Introduce a selection of clinically useful points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel) meridian
  • Discuss the Du Mai’s overall function
  • Introduce a selection of clinically useful points on the Du Mai (Governing Vessel) meridian
  • Explore the anatomy and indications surrounding LV14

Hour 8-10

  • Describe the history of the San Jiao
  • Associate the San Jiao to Vagal Nerve function
  • Breakdown each of the 3 “burners” into their component parts
  • Review the salient points on the San Jiao Meridian
  • Summarize the function and indications of the Shu Points and apply that to the San Jiao channel

Waerlop, DC

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$199.00 USD