Course Contents: Basic Anatomy, Physiology,CommunityDiseaes.anti & Chronic Diseases,Treatement Methods & Acupuncture, Use of Needles and other material in Acupuncture, Maintaining Acupuncture Clinic. Part-I Anatomy & Physiology 75 hrs Practical 20 hrs Part II Community Diseases, Anti & Chronic Diseases, Lab Investigation 75hrs Practical 20 hrs Part III Diagnosis 75hrs Practical 20hrs Part IV Methods of Acupuncture Treatments/Use of Needles 75hrs Practical 10hrs Part V Materials used in Acupuncture & Maintaining the Clinic 2 Book Reference: The miracle of Acupuncture Beijing Press Publication 14 Channels Prof: Dr.Anton Jayasurya Power of Acupuncture Pocket Medical Dictionary Acupuncture (Tamil ) Dr.Sheik Ismail Acupuncture in India A Lawful Recognisation Sujok Seed Therapy Park Jae Woo Anatomy & Phisiology For Nurses 3 Course No: 2. Curriculum for Diploma in Acupuncture Duration of course- 3 years (1800 hrs) Eligibility:- +2/ Pass in Certificate Course in Acupuncture Theory 1400hrs Practical 1.1 400hrs Basic Medical Sciences Practical 100 hrs 900hrs 1.1Anatomy 1.2 Physiology , 1.3 Biochemistry 1.4 Pathology 1.5 Microbiology , 1.6 Psychology , 1.7 Preventive Medicine, 1.8Indian Medical Diagnosis, 1.9 Nutrition and Dietitian,1.10 Gyneocology, Acupuncture theory-I 2. 100 hrs 2.1 history of acupuncture, brief history of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine, 2.2 discussion about recognition of acupuncture-World Wide-WHO, 2.3 brief study on various researches in Acupuncture- China-World Wide, 2.4 TAOSIM- Basic Concept of Taoism, 2.5 Concept of Qi (Chi)- Detail description and various concept about Vital energy (Bio-energy), (life force), 2.6 YIN-YANG Theory, detailed description of Yin yang Theory, 2.7 Application of theory of Yin Yang in TCM, 2.8 ZANG-FU-Theory, the study of relation of Zang-Fu theory in relation to Meridians, five elements, five senses, tissues, physiology, emotions, pain, dreams, etc, 2.9 application of Zang-Fu Theory in Diagnosis, 2.10 ORGAN-CLOVK Theory and its importance, 2.11 the great Five element theory, the law of movement of the five-element in natural, 2.12 MotherSon law and its applications, 2.13 Theory of exogenous pathogenic factors and endogenous emotional pathogenic factors, detailed study of relation of medians with environments, personality, psycho-emotional state and life style, 2.14 Scientific basis and modern theories of acupuncture- Motor-Gate theory, Gate-Control theory of pain, endorphin release- Pain theory, Encephalin theory of pain, The recent research in Acupuncture, 2.15 Principles of energy Transfer, 2.16 Summary of the theories to explain the Acupuncture effects. Philosophy and theories of Chinese Acupuncture Practical 75 hrs Acupuncture Theory- II 100hrs 4 3. 3.1 The concept of the Meridians and Collaterals, the nomenclature of the meridian and collaterals and their composition, functions of the materials and collaterals, distribution of the fourteen meridians, cyclical flow of Qi in the twelve regular meridians, 3.2 The twelve Regular medians- the stomach meridian of foot- Taiyin, the large intestine Meridian of hand- Yangming, the stomach median of the foot- Yangming, the spleen- pancreases meridian of hand- Taiyin, the heart meridian of hand- Shaoyin, the small intestine meridian of hand- Taiyang, the bladder meridian of foot- Shaoyin, the kidney meridian of footShaoyin, the pericardium meridian of hand- Julyin, the Sanjiao meridian of hand- Shaoyang, the gall bladder meridian of foot- Shaoyang, the liver meridian of foot- Jucyin, 3.3 The eight extra meridians- Du Meridian, Yangwei Meridian, Chong meridian, Ren Meridian , Yanggiao Meridian, Yinwei Meridian, dai Meridian, Yingiao meridian. Acupuncture Meridians and Collaterals Note: Extra ordinary points and new points, each and every point of all meridians should be described detailed as location, indications and the methods. Practical 75 hrs 4. Acupuncture Theory- III Traditional Chinese Medical Diagnosis 4.1 Methodology of case- taking and analysis, 4.2 Visual Diagnosis(inspection)- inspection of head, face, eye, nose, tongue, ear skin, nails, teeth, inspection of movement and body- language, 4.3 Tongue diagnosis, 4.4 Pulse diagnosis, technique of pulse diagnosis, various quantities of pulse diagnosis, 4.5 psycho emotional diagnosis, 4.6 differentiation of syndromes according to the eight principles- exterior and interior, deficiency and excess, Yin and Yang, cold and heat, 4.7 Differentiation of syndromes according to the theory of Qi and blood syndrome of blood, 4.8 Differentiation of syndrome according to the theory of Zang-Fu organs- syndrome of heart and small intestine, lungs and large intestine, spleen stomach, liver and gall bladder, kidney and bladder, complication syndrome of Zang- Fu organs, 4.9 Differentiation of syndromes according to the theory of meridians and collaterals, pathological manifestation of the twelve meridians, pathological manifestation of the eight extra meridians, 4.10 Iridology diagnosis(Eye diagnosis), 4.11 Principles of Acupuncture point selection. 100hrs 5 Practical 75 hrs Techniques of Acupuncture Terminology of Chinese medicine and acupuncture, description about different types of needles, Methods of needling, Sterilization and disinfection of needlesSafety measures of Acupuncture, Complications contra indications of Acupuncture, Ancillary techniques- three edged needle bleeding therapy, pulm blossom therapy, embedding needle, penetration puncture(point to point), strong stimulation techniques, cupping, Hydrotherapy, application of heat- hot needle, moxibustion, cold (cryopuncture), light laser beam therapy laser puncture- chromo therapy, sonopuncture, ultrasonic therapy, electrotherapy- electro-acupuncture,(electro-anesthesia)(E.S.A), (E.P.S), stimulated induced anesthesia(SIA)- loe frequency, high frequency, ultra high frequency, TENS(Transcutaneous electro-neuro simulation), measurements of Tsun, proportional measurement of skin in body cunometer, electr-acupunture point detectors the great law of Bu-xie,technique of tonification and sedation, needling sensation (Degi).