Acupuncture Advanced Diploma Program

Program Description

 

The Acupuncture Advanced Diploma program consists of over 2160 teaching hours of training, and takes three years of full-time study or four to eight years of part-time study to complete.

The student who successfully passes the final exam in the fourth semester will be awarded the Acupuncture and Tuina Massage diplomas. The student who successfully passes the fifth semester will be awarded the Chinese Herbal Medicine Diploma. 

Mandatory Course

 Term 1      Course Code                Course Name                                      Credit          Lecture           Clinic
                                                                                                                                                  Hour                Hour 

1

Fundamental Theories of TCM

6

90

2

Huang Di Nei Jing

2

30

3

Anatomy

6

90

4

Biological Sciences

4

60

5

Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion 1 – meridian systems and acupuncture points

8

90

30

Term 2

6

Biochemical Basis of life and disease

4

60

7

Shang Han Lun

2

30

8

Physiology

6

90

9

10

Qigong

Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion 2- acupuncture treatment technique and diseases

6

8

90

90

30

Term 3

11

TCM Diagnosis 

4

60

13

14

15

Clinical Management and Communication skills 

Clinical Study 1:  Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology

4

6

6

60

60

90

Chinese Acupuncture and  Moxibustion 3- ear and  scalp acupuncture.

30

Term 4

17

Wen Bing Xue : Febrile Diseases 

2

30

18

19

20

Western Diagnostic Medicine

Chinese Acupuncture and  Moxibustion 4- Acupuncture Manipulations 

Clinical Study 2:  Acupuncture and tuina / Gua sha & Chinese Meteria Medica. 

4

6

6

60

90

90

30

Term 5

23

24

25

Pathology

Safety Course & First AID and CPR 

Clinical Study 3:   Acupuncture  & TCM

6

2

6

90

30

90

Term 6

26

27

Health Preservation and Rehabilitation 

Practice Management  & Professionalism 

6

4

90

60

28

TCM Pediatrics

4

60

29

30

TCM Tuina  and Guasha 

Clinical  Study 4: Acupuncture & TCM

8

6

90

90

30

Total:40

192

1980

900

1] The black color courses in *1-6 semester are for the Advance Acupuncture Diploma.  The total study hours on the 30 courses are 2,160 hours. Its clinical study hours are 570, and lecture hours are total of 1,590.  The average grades in total of all courses should be no less than 70% with no single grade less than 60% on each course.

 

[2] One credit is 15 hours and one semester is 13 weeks.1 to 12 week study 30 hours per week . The last week is for Exam with 10 hours. Each semester tuition fee is $4,000. Which adds up to a Total of 6 x 4,000 = $24,000.

[3] The courses code No. 302 401,501 & 502 are TCM courses. Acupuncture student should change to learn 4 Pre-Exam English Training courses.

 

 [4] Four Pre-Exam English Training Courses will be taught after the end of the last semester. The total fee is $4,000 for 360 study hours

as one semester. Total tuition fee is 9 x 4,000 = $36,000.

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