Next Steps in Acupuncture (Formerly modules 5, 6, 11 &12) - 17th - 20th May 2025

Electroacupuncture, assessing the science, applications and systems.

4-day Course.

Module 1: 

Electroacupuncture (EA) 

Aims: 

To expand on the introductory ideas of electroacupuncture and to allow participants to introduce EA into their practice. 

Outcomes: 

By the end of this module the participants should be able to: 

  • State how electricity has been used historically in medicine. 
  • Define the general principles of electroacupuncture.
  • Understand the electroacupuncture device with which they are supplied. 
  • State when and why they will use electroacupuncture. 
  • Understand safety considerations and potential side effects of electroacupuncture. 
  • Be able to apply their theory of electroacupuncture to a number of conditions. 

Syllabus:

  • Introduction to the use of electricity in medicine Electroacupuncture – theory 
  • Electroacupuncture- practical 

 

Module 2: 

Review, refresh and update 

Aims 

This module aims to refresh and revise the major concepts covered in modules 1-5 before moving on to update participants in current research and practice. 

Outcomes 

By the end of this module participants should: 

  • Feel comfortable and confident with all the major concepts of modules 1-5 (Foundation course and electroacupuncture module).
  • Have covered issues arising from using acupuncture in practice. 
  • Be aware of some of the new pieces of research into musculoskeletal pain and their significance. 

Syllabus:

  • Review and refresh 
  • Update on acupuncture for musculoskeletal conditions 
  • Case presentations and case discussions

 

Module 3: 
 

Challenges of acupuncture research 

  • “Placebo” and “nocebo” effects 
  • Examples of studies 
  • Practice reading, reviewing and evaluating acupuncture research papers 

Update on dermatology and practical applications 

Case examples/studies
Update on psychology and practical applications 

Update on visceral conditions and practical applications

Case examples/studies 

 

Module 4: 

Update on acupuncture for ocular problems

  • Update on acupuncture for neurological conditions and practical applications Miscellaneous syndromes.
  • Revision of techniques and conditions treated
  • Case studies and presentations
  • Final forum 
Full Price: £1540
Ticket Type: Non Member
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Start Date: 17th May 2025 - 20th May 2025
End Date: 20/05/2025
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