Course Dates: July 16 and September 24, 2017
Cost: $6500.00, which includes: in-class studies/clinic, booklet, acupuncture kit, additional clinical experience (quizzes, exams, 20 case studies, 500 word paper), completion diploma.
Duration: On Sundays for 8 weeks, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapy, 220 Lesmill Road
Introduction: The RCCMT has been offering Medical Acupuncture to healthcare professionals worldwide for more than fifteen years. This specially designed course offers both theoretical and practical training. In-class training consists of intensive Sunday sessions, with additional webinars and one-to one mentoring sessions.
This course is approved by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario for Acupuncture and Continuing Education Credits, and the Canadian Chiropractic College.
Course Description: The course begins with basic theory, clean needle technique followed by insertion needle techniques in the first segment, enabling students to have immediate access and experience to practicing acupuncture. The meridian/channels, point locations and prescriptions, palpation, muscle anatomy, conditions and acupuncture clinic follow.
Cosmetic Acupuncture (CA)
Anti-aging is a billion dollar industry. Learn the latest techniques where East meets West integrating basic TCM theory for lasting results. Various techniques and anti-aging products are explored.
Auricular Acupuncture (AA)
The ear is a map with reflex points similar to reflexology. The ear, likened to an inverted fetus has over 365 points. Auricular acupuncture can be used alone or reinforced with other therapeutic modalities. History, theory, point location, various techniques and function are explored including protocols for weight-loss, smoking, addiction, anxiety, etc.
Scalp Acupuncture (SA)
Scalp acupuncture is a specialized acupuncture technique with specific zones on the scalp. Historically, from TCM, it uses the centimeter not the "cun" for the measurement of these various zones. Excellent for stroke, MS, SCI, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), head injuries, neurasthenia, anxiety neurosis, and other psychological and psychosomatic disorders, periarthritis of the shoulders, ischialgia, pain in the back and loin, painful heels, and other pain syndromes, aphasia, senile dementia, and other brain disorders.
Sound Healing (SH)
Visionaries have predicted the future of medicine lies in sound, vibration and frequency. "Energy" or "Sound Medicine" is here. Various techniques and instruments will be explored as well as using one's own voice for a wide range of health challenges including stress, stuttering, laryngitis PMS, anxiety, etc.
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