Purpose and Requirement:
1, Master the conception of acupuncture and moxibustion, the characteristic of acupuncture and moxibustion therapy in order to clearly understand the significance of this course and definitely know that acupuncture and moxibustion is the vital aspect of TCM.
2, Acquaint the brief history and the overview of exchange about acupuncture and moxibustion
3, Comprehend the main content, purpose and learning method of this course.
Content of Courses:
1, The definition of acupuncture and moxibustion: Acupuncture and Moxibustion, guided by the theory of TCM, is the subject involving meridian and collaterals, acupoints and the technique of needling and moxibustion as well as the law of prevention by acupuncture and moxibustion.
2, The characteristic of acupuncture and moxibustion therapy have the advantage of wide-ranging indication, significant effect, ease of application, economy and safety.
3, The brief history and the overview of exchange about acupuncture and moxibustion: the history of development of acupuncture and moxibustion can be divided into 5 stages. Acupuncture and moxibustion experienced foreign exchange from ancient time until present.
4, The main content, purpose and study methods: The main contents include meridians and collaterals, acupoints, needling and moxibustion technique and treatment. This course is aimed to let students to use the theory of acupuncture and moxibustion to guide them for selecting clinical treatment in order to reach the aim of preventing diseases. Students are required to memorize those fundamental knowledge, persist to practice techniques and focus on the integration of theory and practice.
Lectures with Powerpoint, film, video, et al..
Teaching methods need to improve the students’ understanding of acupuncture and moxibustion so as to evoke the interest for learning.