Course Policies & Procedures

Please download and return a signed copy of the course policies and procedures by email or fax to (617) 674-2023.

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Copyright Agreement

Please download and return a signed copy of the copyright agreement by email or fax to (617) 674-2023.

Only required of students enrolled in the basic course.

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Required & Recommended Book List

Required Books

TitleAuthor(s)
The Foundations of Chinese Medicine – A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and HerbalistsGiovanni Maciocia
Visual Acupuncture 3D App for iOS and Android (best choice)
OR
A Manual of Acupuncture (Also available in Flash Cards and an App for iOS and Android)

GraphicVizion

Peter Deadman & Mazin Al-Khafaji with Kevin Baker.

Kiiko Matsumoto’s Clinical Strategies: In the Spirit of Master Nagano Vol.1

DO NOT PURCHASE: this volume is for reference and will be provided as part of course material on the first weekend session.

Kiiko Matsumoto & David Euler

Recommended Pre-course Reading

TitleAuthor(s)
The Web that has No Weaver – Understanding Chinese MedicineTed J. Kaptchuk, O.M.D.

Strongly Recommended

TitleAuthor(s)
  
Color Atlas of Acupuncture – Body Points, Ear Points, Trigger Points – (Especially helpful for ear anatomy and points)H.-U.Hecker, A. Steveling, E.Peuker, J. Kastner
Microsystems Acupuncture: The Complete Guide: Ear – Scalp – Mouth – HandH.-U.Hecker, A. Steveling, E.Peuker

Recommended Books

TitleAuthor(s)
Myofascial Trigger PointsDominik Irnich
Acupuncture in the treatment of pain – An integrative ApproachMarcus Bäcker, Michael G. Hammes
Integrative Pain Medicine: The Science and Practice of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pain ManagementJoseph F. Audette & Allison Bailey
Pictorial Atlas of Acupuncture – An illustrated manual of acupuncture pointsHans P.Ogal (Editor) and Wolfram Stör (Editor)
Acupuncture – A Comprehensive TextShanghai College of Traditional Medicine
Travell & Simons’ Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction – The Trigger Point Manual Vol. 1 & 2David G. Simons, Janet G. Travell, Lois S. Simons, Barbara D. Cummings

*These will be available to review on first weekend session to help decide which texts you may want to purchase
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Book your hotel room in advance

The 2023 Hotel Location:
The Westin Waltham Boston
70 Third Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451

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Course Dates

Weekend Session Dates

DayDateStart TimeEnd Time
Webinar 1
SaturdayNovember 12, 20229:00 AM9:30 PM
SundayNovember 13, 20229:00 AM6:30 PM
Webinar 2
SaturdayJanuary 28, 20239:00 AM9:30 PM
SundayJanuary 29, 20239:00 AM9:30 PM
Weekend 1
ThursdayApril 20, 20238:00 AM5:00 PM
FridayApril 21, 20238:00 AM6:00 PM
Saturday April 22, 20238:00 AM5:00 PM
SundayApril 23, 20238:00 AM4:00 PM
Weekend 2
Thursday June 8, 20238:00 AM5:00 PM
Friday June 9, 20238:00 AM8:30 PM
Saturday June 10, 20238:00 AM5:00 PM
Sunday June 11, 20238:00 AM4:00 PM

Skills Advancement Workshops Dates & Schedule

Facial Diagnosis
ThursdayApril 20, 20236:00 PM9:00 PM
Osteopathic Workshop Part I: Integration of Muscle Testing into Acupuncture Diagnosis and Treatment
FridayApril 21, 20236:00 PM9:00 PM
Osteopathic Workshop Part II: Integration of Muscle Testing into Acupuncture Diagnosis and Treatment
SaturdayApril 22, 20236:00 PM9:00 PM
Acupuncture Dry Needling Workshop

Friday

Saturday

May 12, 2023

May 13, 2023

6:00 PM

8:00 AM

8:30 PM

5:30 PM

Cosmetic Acupuncture
Thursday June 8, 20236:00 PM9:00 PM
Intro to Auriculotherapy

Thursday

Saturday

June 8, 2023

June 10, 2023

6:00 PM

6:00 PM

9:00 PM

9:00 PM

Battlefield Acupuncture
SaturdayJune 10, 20236:00 PM9:00 PM

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