Acupuncture is a constituent of a complete medical system called Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Acupuncture was introduced in China several thousand years ago. Acupuncture is performed by certified acupuncturists with a minimum of 3-4 years of experience.
This is a precise program of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine that includes intense study and an internship. You can visit www.sitcm.edu.au/he-courses/bachelor-of-traditional-chinese-medicine/bachelor-of-tcm-program-overview to know more about acupuncture courses.
This two year course is a practical professional training course to enable students to achieve high standards of competence, safety and confidence as practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
The course will cover Chinese anatomy, meridians and points, pathology, pulse reading and analysis, tongue, face, eye and skin diagnosis, knowledge of around 200 herbal medicines and their appropriate use in clinical practice.
Spinal acupuncture is a 2 day course. This is a unique course specializing in authentic needling techniques with an explanation of correct usage of reinforcing and reducing needling manipulations.
Acupressure massage is a six month diploma course. The emphasis of the course falls on the practical application of acupressure massage as treatment for a variety of muscle-skeletal conditions.