2019-2020 Course Catalog 
  
    Jul 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog
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CM 534 - Acu-Moxa Techniques III


Credit(s): 2.00

This course introduces students to the manual therapies of Chinese medicine. In the first half of the term, students are supported in the design and performance of individualized treatments using acupressure and an array of non-needle techniques, including devices, magnets and microneedles. In the second half of the term, students learn two-handed classical styles of needling, starting with tubes and progressing to classical free-hand techniques that emphasize painless, freehand needle insertion, careful needle advancement, and finding/obtaining the qi. Students learn to palpate and apply indication-specific acupressure and cupping techniques to the front mu and back shu points, and learn the location and functions of commonly used extra points. Prerequisite(s): CM 524 . Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in CM 533 . Note: Additional fee required. The Clean Needle Technique course offered by CCAOM is also required.



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