Medical Acupuncture for Veterinary Technicians
Sep 6, 2018 to Sep 6, 2019
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.
We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.