The Basics of Western Medicine for Acupuncturists: Musculoskeletal Diseases

*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. 

This course covers: 

Nerve compression syndromes 

Deformities and disorders of the hand 

Foot problems and podiatric surgery 

Workmen's compensation injuries 

Musculoskeletal tumors 

Amputations and care of the amputee 

Rehabilitation of stroke and spinal injury patients 

Arthroscopy, sports medicine, and joint replacement surgery 

Physics and physiology: the bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, & skeletal muscles 


Bone Infections 

Vasculitis Syndromes 

Disorders of the lumbar spine Disorders of the cervical spine

*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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