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.

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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 2022 Hotel Location is being finalized and will be announced shortly (please check back for updates).

Course Dates

Weekend Session Dates

DayDateStart TimeEnd Time
Webinar 1
SaturdayNovember 20, 20219:00 AM9:30 PM
SundayNovember 21, 20219:00 AM6:30 PM
Webinar 2
SaturdayJanuary 29, 20229:00 AM9:30 PM
SundayJanuary 30, 20229:00 AM9:30 PM
Weekend 1
ThursdayApril 7, 20228:00 AM5:00 PM
FridayApril 8, 20228:00 AM6:00 PM
Saturday April 9, 20228:00 AM5:00 PM
SundayApril 10, 20228:00 AM4:00 PM
Weekend 2
ThursdayMay 19, 20228:00 AM5:00 PM
FridayMay 20, 20228:00 AM8:30 PM
SaturdayMay 21, 20228:00 AM5:00 PM
SundayMay 22, 20228:00 AM4:00 PM

Skills Advancement Workshops Dates & Schedule

Facial Acupuncture
ThursdayApril 7, 20226:00 PM9:00 PM
Osteopathic Workshop Part I: Integration of Muscle Testing into Acupuncture Diagnosis and Treatment
FridayApril 8, 20226:00 PM9:00 PM
Osteopathic Workshop Part II: Integration of Muscle Testing into Acupuncture Diagnosis and Treatment
SaturdayApril 9, 20226:00 PM9:00 PM
Acupuncture Dry Needling Workshop

Friday

Saturday

April 29, 2022

April 30, 2022

6:00 PM

8:00 AM

8:30 PM

5:30 PM

Cosmetic Acupuncture 
Thursday May 19, 20226:00 PM9:00 PM
Battlefield Acupuncture 
SaturdayMay 21, 20226:00 PM9:00 PM

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