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Foundation in Acupuncture

Disclaimer and Warning Notice

The techniques demonstrated in this course may only ever be performed by a suitably qualified healthcare professional.

Taking this course does not grant you any form of license to practice manual therapy. Do not practice any form of manual therapy unless it falls within your professional scope of practice.

Depending on where you practice, you may be required by law to meet certain criteria for practicing manual therapy, even if you are a qualified medical or healthcare practitioner.

If you are not sure about the laws and regulations governing the practice of manual therapy in your area, you must make the necessary enquiries to ensure that you meet any and all requirements that may be in place.

If you are unsure, please contact your professional organization or licensing board.

How to Complete This Course

1.  View the video tutorials in the video player above in the order they are listed (where applicable).

2.  Study the course workbook in your own time, in tandem with the video classes, or as directed. 

3.  Review all of the course material several times to ensure understanding.  You will be examined on all course material.

4.  Complete the course exam. 

5.  On passing the course exam you will receive an email with your certificate which you may download and print. 

Learning Objectives
  1. Comprehend Acupuncture's Rich History: Understand the evolution of acupuncture over its 2000-year history and appreciate its refinement over the ages.
  2. Grasp Core TCM Concepts: Develop a foundational knowledge of the pivotal concepts in Traditional Chinese Medicine, such as the Yin-Yang philosophy.
  3. Master the Concept of Qi: Delve deep into understanding Qi – its role, significance, and impact on holistic health.
  4. Identify and Locate Acupuncture Points: Familiarize oneself with the intricate mapping of meridians and effectively locate primary acupuncture points on them.
  5. Integrate Theoretical Knowledge with Practical Skills: Utilize the theoretical foundations of acupuncture in real-world settings, ensuring a seamless blend of academic understanding and practical application.
  6. Witness Expert Acupuncture in Action: Through Dr. Bradley's demonstrations, gain an empirical understanding of the various techniques and nuances of effective acupuncture treatments.
  7. Explore Contemporary Acupuncture Practices: Engage with modern adaptations and evolutions in the world of acupuncture, ensuring a well-rounded and up-to-date knowledge base.
  8. Enhance Patient Communication Skills: Learn the art of communicating acupuncture's benefits, procedures, and potential outcomes to patients, enhancing their comfort and understanding.
  9. Evaluate Different Health Conditions: Acquire insights into how different health conditions can be assessed and treated through acupuncture, based on Dr. Bradley’s extensive experience.
  10. Prioritize Safety and Ethics: Embrace the principles of safety, hygiene, and ethical considerations essential in acupuncture practice.

Through this meticulous course design, participants will embark on a transformative journey, from understanding the rudiments of acupuncture to skillfully applying its principles in practical scenarios.

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Course Assessment

Click here to take the exam. Once you pass the exam you may request a certificate (see below).

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