The Basics of Western Medicine for Acupuncturists: Neurology for the TCM Practitioner

*Discounted price for logged-in JCM subscribers only: £164.90

Approved for 15 CEUs via NCCAOM, Florida, and Texas

As of January 1, 2022, this course is not approved by the California Acupuncture Board.

As Acupuncturists' services are more and more frequently being integrated into mainstream medical treatment facilities, many practitioners have a serious need to understand more Western medical terminology, physical examination procedures, and diagnostic parameters. This course is one of four programs in Blue Poppy's Basics of Western Medicine for Acupuncturists Series. Courses included in this series are: Neurology for the TCM Practitioner, Infectious Diseases, Musculoskeletal Diseases and Women's Health: Obstetrics, Gynecology, Breast Disease and Infertility. These courses are designed to teach acupuncture practitioners the basics of Western medicine and "medispeak" for each of these specialties. 

Neurology for the TCM Practitioner covers: 

The anatomy and physiology of the brain and nervous system 

The neurological exam: mental status 

Cranial nerve exam 

Motor exam, DTR's sensory, and gait 

Neurological symptoms 

When to refer the patient 

Diagnostic tests 

Headaches Cerebrovascular 

Disease and strokes 

Dizziness and vertigo 

Parkinson's disease 

Demential states 

Neuromuscular disorders 

Multiple Sclerosis and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 

Neurological complications of alcohol abuse 

Behavorial neurology 

Sleep disorders 

Seizures, epilepsy

*The price of this course is based on a currency conversation from US dollars to GB pounds. Please be aware the price may vary lightly due to variants in exchange rates *

Provider: Blue Poppy

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