Medical Acupuncture for Veterinary Technicians


Sep 6, 2018
6:00 AM until 6:00 PM


The goals of this course are to educate veterinary technicians on the mechanisms of action, indications, technical aspects, and evidential support related to medical acupuncture. In accordance with the aforementioned goals, our objectives are as follows: Develop a scientific understanding of how acupuncture works neurophysiologically and from a connective tissue perspective Compare and contrast medical acupuncture to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) style acupuncture List the common indications for acupuncture in the veterinary setting Describe the risks of medical acupuncture for the patient, client, and staff Become acquainted with electroacupuncture units and how they operate Be able to respond to client inquiries about acupuncture with confidence and from an informed persepective Learn how to search the scientific medical databases for evidence concerning medical acupuncture and related techniques This course is all online and approximately 9 hours.





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