Acupuncture Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Acupuncture




Total 150 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

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Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture (Master Degree)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of Westminster
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): London, United Kingdom
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This course concentrates on developing you as a scholar practitioner, and enabling you to develop professionally and personally as a leader in research, practice, clinical governance and policy within the Chinese Medicine Acupuncture profession. It presents appropriate clinical and analytical content in an inter-professional forum that fosters critical debate, original and independent thinking, peer mentoring and supervision, and reflexivity. Your exploration of the diversity of East Asian medicines will enlarge the context of the course.

Acupuncture (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Toronto, Canada
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After completing this program, the student is expected to have comprehensive training in the theory and diagnosis of TCM and acupuncture treatment.

Specific Expectations:
Following graduation the student is expected to be able to practice acupuncture and related modalities such as tuina massage and Taiji qigong for the treatment of common diseases as an independent practitioner or in conjunction with other treatment modalities.

Equivalent Standards:
Graduates of this program are eligible to write NCCAOM licensing exams for acupuncture certification in the U.S. and CTCMA licensing exams for acupuncture certification in British Columbia.

Requirements:
This program requires a minimum of 2260 hours (including 680 clinical hours), and takes three academic years full time, two years intensive, or three to six years part-time to complete.

Acupuncture (Master Degree)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University College Dublin
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dublin, Ireland

This programme provides postgraduate training in the theory of traditional Chinese medicine that will equip the healthcare professional with the necessary skills to assess and treat a broad range of acute and chronic conditions.

Acupuncture (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Monash University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Melbourne, Australia
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This course is designed for registered general practitioners who wish to gain an understanding of the history and philosophy of acupuncture, and to see clearly its interlocking role in modern medical care. They will acquire the skills to address the facets of illness which are important in an acupuncture diagnosis and be able to begin practising medical acupuncture with confidence on their own patients in appropriate clinical conditions. Non-pharmacological pain management strategies are also covered. The program is supported by the Australian Medical Acupuncture College.

The four core units cover history and philosophy, channels and points in acupuncture, physiology and assessment of pain, acupuncture techniques and therapeutics and clinical practice.

Professional Practice in Acupuncture (Master Degree)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Middlesex University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): London, United Kingdom
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The MSc/PGDip Professional Practice in Acupuncture at Middlesex University, London, is a unique training programme for the UK and Europe. It provides a great opportunity to those who are already in the healthcare sector (e.g. GPs, physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, midwives, nurses etc), or who already possess a Bachelor degree, to study acupuncture.

This programme is designed around and follows the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) Standards of Education and Training for Acupuncture (SETA). We are currently seeking course accreditation by the British Acupuncture Accreditation Board. Subject to BAAB approval, graduates will be automatically eligible to apply for full membership of the British Acupuncture Council, the UK’s largest body of professional acupuncturists.

Based on each individual’s current career, professional knowledge and previous training, we will tailor your study in a way that best suits your needs, whilst ensuring attainment of the BAcC’s requirements of producing graduates who are competent, safe and caring practitioners in acupuncture practice. Therefore, the duration of each individual’s training is varied and flexible, as it m... [Read More]

Acupuncture (Master Degree)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of Bridgeport
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bridgeport, United States
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Acupuncture and Oriental medical care is one of the most respected healing professions around the globe. It serves a quarter of the world’s population and has increased in public acceptance in the United States and Europe as the fastest growing complementary health care field. Oriental medicine has gained this respect by being both the most ancient written form of medical therapy known and a form of medicine with excellent clinical results.

The development of the Master of Science in Acupuncture degree program integrates the medical concepts of both the East and West. The student will learn modern and classical acupuncture and Oriental medical theory as well as up-to-date western bio-medical sciences.

The Master of Science in Acupuncture degree program’s goal is to provide acupuncture and Oriental medical training consistent with the developing traditions on Asia and the growing modern health care system in the United States.

Acupuncture (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Indira Gandhi National Open University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New Delhi, India
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Acupuncture is a traditional method of therapy which is very well recognized world over and well accepted by the people as it does not have any side effects. This method has been found to be useful in all types of diseases, specially the chronic diseases. Moreover the cost of the treatment is less as compared to the other systems of medicine.

It shall help graduates of different system of medicine to learn a new modality of therapy and utilize it for patient’s benefit in treating acute and chronic diseases.

Acupuncture Workshop (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: ECAN International School of Acupuncture
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Goa, Kathmandu, India
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Every year we give Intensive Courses of Acupuncture in India and Nepal.

Great number of patients are coming everytime (all of them are treated free of charge)

The main core where everything is happening is the accurate diagnosis thru PULSE TAKING and the art of BREATHING manifestations. The method lies in the profound understanding of the 13th subconsciousness that lives and gives form to our internal organs.

Acupuncture (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: AIAS College of Natural Medicine
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Australia

Graduates generally enter clinical practice either alone or as a partner in a health care clinic. Other exciting career opportunities are available in education, community health care services settings, social welfare, sales, manufacturing, and health retreats.

Acupuncture and Moxibustion Workshop (Diploma)

Course Format: On-site
School/Trainer: Ongiara College of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Erie, Canada
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Students will learn a system of acupuncture and moxibustion which:
- understands the regulatory movement of the Dao, recognizing that health and disease both follow this movement
- sees the role of the practitioner to be that of aiding the person to engage fully in life
- works with the person’s individual destiny
- honors the uniqueness of each human being and reflects this in the creation of specifically tailored treatments
- uses the cycles of Nature to return disordered states to balance and harmony
- roots its clinical practice in theoretical knowledge as discussed in the classical texts
- treats predominantly through the CF and Withins, the Five Elements and Twelve Officials, the Sheng and Ke cycles (homeostatic agents) and the whole classical width of the JingLuo network, within the context of the time of day and the stage of the season
- emphasizes the practitioner’s bodymindspirit development of the Four Examination Skills (to see, to hear/smell, to palpate and to inquire) including sophisticated pulse taking, physical palpation and diagnosis of color, sound, odor and emotion
- requires the inner cultivation of the practitioner as an in... [Read More]

Acupressure Facial Workshop

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Steiner Education Group
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Westport, United States
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This class focuses in detail on the face, neck and shoulders. Most of these points affect the circulation of heaven and earth energies through the body, re-establishing the balance of Qi (energy)- opening the "windows of the sky." The result is a glowing complexion and a relaxation of facial tension "lifting years" from the face. We will learn over 25 points (in combinations) on the face, neck, and shoulders for easy self acupressure or for use on others. This may be used as an adjunct for professionals and is excellent for self care. These techniques may also be helpful for headaches, eyestrain, sinus problems, neck and shoulder tension, stress reduction, creating a whole body sense of calm, relaxation and physical ease.

Integrating Acupressure Workshop

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Steiner Education Group
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Newington, United States
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In this two-day course you will learn simple, effective techniques for integrating acupressure with therapeutic massage. This balancing and grounding treatment provides comfort, pain relief and energetic renewal. The first day includes an introduction or review of the meridians, concepts of chi and yin/yang and body mechanics and client positioning for the application of acupressure within a massage therapy session. The second day of the workshop teaches the incorporation of over 30 acupoints into a full-body massage routine. You will learn to evaluate and balance areas of deficient and/or excess energy flow.

Orthopedic Assessment

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Acupuncture and Massage College, Inc.
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Miami, United States
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Orthopedic Assessment 1 class is designed to give future acupuncture physicians the basic knowledge required to give an orthopedic assessment of the upper body in a clinical practice. Instruction is given on the use of goniometors, reflex hammers and sensory/muscle testing. Future acupuncture physicians are expected to utilize previous knowledge of the musculoskeletal system.

Cell Biology

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Acupuncture and Massage College, Inc.
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Miami, United States

The study provides the student with material about the basic concepts of cell organization and function.

Introduction to Needling

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Acupuncture and Massage College, Inc.
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Miami, United States

An introduction to the various types of needles, sterile techniques, needling methods, needling practice, cupping, moxibustion, electrical stimulation, precautions and contraindications, and emergency management.

Anatomy & Physiology

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Acupuncture and Massage College, Inc.
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Miami, United States
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Anatomy and Physiology study provides a general study of the human body’s normal structure and function. Emphasis is placed on the complex nature of the body, the interrelationship of the organs and the body’s ability to adapt to the environment. Particular emphasis is placed on the specific clinical requirements of the acupuncture physician.

Essentials of Chinese Medicine

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Acupuncture and Massage College, Inc.
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Miami, United States

Essentials of Chinese Medicine study teaches the history of Chinese medicine and basic theory of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) including: Yin/Yang theory, Five Element theory, Six Evils, Seven Emotions, and Oriental etiology and pathology.

Classics of Chinese Medicine

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Acupuncture and Massage College, Inc.
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Miami, United States

Classics of Chinese Medicine study introduces and discusses the Nan Jing. In addition, it reviews TCM basics in preparation for the National Exam.

Medical Terminology

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Acupuncture and Massage College, Inc.
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Miami, United States
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Medical Terminology study is designed for future acupuncture physicians who have successfully completed Anatomy and Physiology study. The emphasis is on basic medical word structure, prefixes, suffixes, combining forms, and pronunciation. Future acupuncture physicians learn standard medical vocabulary and medical abbreviations. Medical terms from specialized areas of medicine such as psychiatry and radiology are reviewed. The meaning of words is extracted by a method called divide, analyze and define.

Herbal Medicine

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Acupuncture and Massage College, Inc.
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Miami, United States
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Herbal Medicine 1 class begins the study of TCM herbal materia medica. Individual medicinals will be differentiated into standard Chinese categories based on treatment principle. The study discusses more than 100 Chinese medicinals, including their taste, temperature, functions, indications, dosage, and contraindications.

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