Course C

Course C : Basic Theory of Acupuncture and Moxibustion (time estimate : 270 hours)

Course C has the following structure:

Introduction to meridians & collaterals and acupoints ( 20 hours )

1. Meaning of meridians and collaterals

2. Composition of the meridian system

3. Acupoints

Chapter 1: Acupoints of the Fourteen Meridians ( 170 hours )

1. The Lung Meridian of Hand- Taiyin (LU)

2. The Large intestine Meridian of Hand- Yangming (LI)

3. The Stomach Meridian of Foot- Yangming (ST)

4. The Spleen Meridian of Foot- Taiyin (SP)

5. The Heart Meridian of Hand-Shaoyin (HT)

6. The Small intestine Meridian of Hand- Taiyang (SI)

7. The Bladder Meridian of Foot-Taiyang (BL)

8. The Kidney Meridian of Foot-shaoyin (KI)

9. The Pericardium Meridian of Hand-Jueyin (PC)

10. The Sanjiao (Triple Energizer) Meridian of Hand-Shaoyang (SJ)

11. The Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang (GB)

12. The Liver Meridian of Foot-Jueyin (LIV)

13. The Ren Meridian (Conception Vessel) (RN)

14. The Du Meridian (Governor Vessel) (DU)

Chapter 2: Acupuncture and Moxibustion Techniques ( 80 hours )

1. Acupuncture

a. Filiform needle

b. Needling methods

c. Precautions, Contraindications and Management of Possible Accidents in Acupuncture Treatment


2. Moxibustion

a. SEffects of Moxibustion

b. Classification of Moxibustion

c. Methods for Application of Moxibustion


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