The Basics of Western Medicine for Acupuncturists: Understanding In

*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: 

Bacteria, viruses, fungi and the infectious process 

The bodies defenses against infection 

Antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal therapy 

Eye, ear, nose and throat infections and influenza 

Pulmonary infections 

Cardiovascular infections 

Nervous system infections 

Infections of the GI tract, liver, pancreas, biliary tract 

Urinary tract infections and sexually transmitted diseases Bone and joint infections HIV and AIDS 

Other infections: parasites, zoonitic infections, bioterrorism 

Blood diseases: anemias 

Blood diseases: white blood cell disorders, leulemias, myeloproliferative disorders, hemophilias

*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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