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Chiropractic Assistant

Acupuncture CA40

Intro to Acupuncture


  • Discuss the history and philosophy of acupuncture
  • Identify and differentiate the three founders of Chinese Medicine
  • Differentiate the three pillars (three central influences of Chinese thought)
  • Identify the first material used to make acupuncture needles
  • Identify acupunctures struggle to survive and become recognized and accepted
  • Recognize the most influential scripts and texts used in early acupuncture history
  • Discuss the most significant events in acupuncture history from the early 20th century to the present time
  • Discuss acupuncture theory (Yin/Yang, Qi and Five Elements)
  • Differentiate Yin/Zang organs and Yang/Fu organs
  • Differentiate the different types of Qi
  • Identify the Five Elements/Phases
  • Differentiate the four interactions of the Five Elements/Phases
  • Identify the Five Shu (Transporting) Points

Paul Sherman, DC

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