Course Policies & Procedures

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

Only required of students enrolled in the basic course.

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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)

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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)
Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese MedicineHarriet Beinfield, LAc and Efrem Korngold, LAc, OMD
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 2024 Hotel Location

June 5-9, 2024 Booking Link

 

AcuMed Store

Our AcuMed educational/cheat sheet style posters are on our online store.

Orders placed by June 1, can be picked up at the June meeting. We are not able to ship items at this time. 

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Course Dates

Weekend Session Dates

DayDateStart TimeEnd Time
Webinar 1
SaturdayNovember 4, 20239:00 AM9:30 PM
SundayNovember 5, 20239:00 AM6:30 PM
Webinar 2
SaturdayJanuary 20, 20249:00 AM9:30 PM
SundayJanuary 21, 20249:00 AM9:30 PM
Weekend 1
ThursdayApril 25, 20248:00 AM5:00 PM
FridayApril 26, 20248:00 AM6:00 PM
Saturday April 27, 20248:00 AM5:00 PM
SundayApril 28, 20248:00 AM4:00 PM
Weekend 2
Thursday June 6, 20248:00 AM5:00 PM
Friday June 7, 20248:00 AM8:30 PM
Saturday June 8, 20248:00 AM5:00 PM
Sunday June 9, 20248:00 AM4:00 PM

Skills Advancement Workshops Dates & Schedule

Facial Diagnosis
ThursdayApril 25, 20246:00 PM9:00 PM
Osteopathic Workshop Part I: Integration of Muscle Testing into Acupuncture Diagnosis and Treatment
FridayApril 26, 20245:30 PM8:30 PM
Osteopathic Workshop Part II: Integration of Muscle Testing into Acupuncture Diagnosis and Treatment
SaturdayApril 27, 20245:30 PM8:30 PM

Fascial Node Trigger Point Needling Workshop

Wednesday

June 5, 2024

8:30 AM

7:00 PM

Cosmetic Acupuncture
Thursday June 6, 20246:00 PM9:00 PM
Battlefield Acupuncture

Saturday

June 8, 2024

6:00 PM

9:00 PM

 
    

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