Clinical Placement 2

Course Code: TCM 305

Academic Year: 2018-2019

The emphasis of Clinical Placement 2 is on TCM diagnosis, acupuncture treatment, jurisprudence and safety. Students apply knowledge, skills and critical thinking to the practice of acupuncture. Students practice clean needling procedure and perform acupuncture risk assessment and management following the acupuncture safety guidelines. When in direct patient contact, students practice making a TCM diagnosis based on the meridian system, locate acupuncture points, compose acupuncture formulas, and perform various acupuncture techniques on patients. At the end of the practicum, students will successfully demonstrate the knowledge, skills and judgement required for practicing acupuncture independently .