Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapy

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Medical Acupuncture Program for Professionals

Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapy offers a Medical Acupuncture Program for professionals. Medical Acupuncture is in the scope of practice for Registered Massage Therapists, Chiropractors, Doctors, Nurses, Naturopaths and Dentists.

Topics covered include:
Medical Acupuncture Program for Professionals
  • Introduction to Medical Acupuncture, Overview of the 12 Channels and how they work, CNT, Safety, Contra-indications, Physiological response to the insertion of acupuncture needles, Palpation, Kit Contents, Measurements, Insertions of acupuncture needle, Lung Channel
  • Lung, Large Intestine, Stomach, Spleen Channels, Upper Extremity Problems. Protocols for chronic and acute treatment of pain, common conditions of the muscles, joints and upper extremity. Treatment/Protocols
  • Heart, Small Intestine, Urinary Bladder. Emphasis on spinal points for musculoskeletal pain and health challenges. (neck, lower back and extremities), Psycho- emotional health. Treatment/Protocols
  • Kidney, Pericardium, Triple Warmer (San Jaio), GallBladder, Liver Channels, Head, Face and Lower extremity health challenges. Special Techniques include Electric Acupuncture, Cupping, Moxabustion. Treatment/Protocols
  • Brief Introduction to Auricular Acupuncture (Ear Points) and the use of ear seeds, Integration of Medical Acupuncture, Lower Extremity Problems. Treatment/Protocols

Download the Medical Acupuncture course outline PDF

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