This course aims to provide healthcare professionals working within a musculoskeletal setting (MSK), the skills to deliver safe and effective acupuncture treatments using a clinical reasoning approach, for the management of musculoskeletal pain conditions. It will facilitate knowledge of Western evidence-based approach (WA) within a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) philosophy, allowing integration of skills for the management of pain and dysfunction. The course will provide participants with the skills relating to theory and application of acupuncture in musculoskeletal dysfunction to enhance pain management and augment existing rehabilitation techniques. .
The course is M-Level, accredited to the University of Hertfordshire
Students have the option to apply for 15 credits at MSc level for an additional fee. The credits are valid for up to 6 years and can normally be used towards Masters level degree at UH and may be transferred to other MSc programmes (subject to approval, please contact the relevant institution).
It is based on the ALIED principles:-
The evidence-based application of Acupuncture
The use of Clinical Reasoning to determine appropriate treatment
The integration of Acupuncture into clinical practice