A Professional Certification in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Module One
Module I- Introduction to Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

A broad introduction to acupuncture and oriental medicine theory are designed to provide
the student with an overall understanding of the history, philosophy and conceptual
framework of Oriental Medicine.

Emphasis is given to the principles and practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM),
diagnosis and effective treatment strategies and comparisons to western medicine
concepts are discussed.  Yin / Yang theory, Qi- the vital energy, Five Elements, Horary
Cycle, Physiologically active acupuncture points- Command and Transportation points,
influential points, and needling methods and acupuncture measurements are discussed
and demonstrated.