Chinese Acupuncture and Medical Acupuncture

There will be 2 separate presentations then followed by demo(s).

Description of the Chinese Acupuncture talk: 

This presentation explores the rationale of key concepts in diagnosis and treatment of disease with Chinese acupuncture, a component of one of the world’s oldest continuously practiced medical systems. Attendees will become acquainted with the prescriptive methodology and techniques used in modern acupuncture practice.  Learn how ideas from this comprehensive medicine can help your patients.

Description of the Medical Acupuncture talk:

Scientific medical acupuncture is an adaptation of Chinese acupuncture that involves current knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology, and the principles of evidence based medicine. Learn about how acupuncture works and what it can treat through this lecture by Dr. Narda Robinson.

Learner's Objectives for Medical Acupuncture and Chinese Acupuncture:

  1. Distinguish between western biological rationale for medical acupuncture and Chinese acupuncture
  2. Compare and contrast diagnostics and treatment approach from a medical acupuncture vs. TCM perspective
  3. Identify medical conditions treated with acupuncture, and resources for referral & further learning