Welcome

Welcome to the International Academy of Acupuncture (I.A.A.).

I.A.A. is a subgroup of the Hellenic Corporation of Chinese Medicine (H.C.C.M.), official member of the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS).

The International Academy of Acupuncture focuses on promoting acupuncture through  accredited training, exclusively targeted and tailored to healthcare professionals such as Physical Therapists (PTs), Medical Doctors (MDs), Nurses (RNs), Dieticians, and Midwives.

The Acupuncture Certificate Course for Healthcare Professionals is designed to train healthcare professionals in the safe and proficient integration and use of acupuncture within their professional scope of practice.

Acupuncture Training for Healthcare Professionals

The curriculum covers some of the most effective techniques / systems of Chinese Medicine and aims to integrate them directly into the therapeutic potential of the trainees.

Acupuncture Cert. Accreditation

Accreditation Bodies
World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS)

World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS)

International Acupuncture Association of Physical Therapists (IAAPT)

International Acupuncture Association of Physical Therapists (IAAPT)

Hellenic Corporation of Chinese Medicine

Hellenic Corporation of Chinese Medicine (HCCM)

National Acupuncture Detoxification Associatin Greece

National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA GR)

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valid until 20.8.2022

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International Academy of Acupuncture - Acupuncture Certificate for Health Professionals

Clinical Practice

Complete all the clinical practice in our modern facilities and clinics in Athens, Greece. Clinical practice is being completed within 7 days and the total amount of clinical contact hours is 60.

Clinical Practice Duration: 7 days

Total clinical practice hours: 60 hours

International Academy of Acupuncture - Acupuncture Certificate for Health Professionals

Clinical Practice

Complete all the clinical practice in our modern facilities and clinics in Athens, Greece. Clinical practice is being completed within 7 days and the total amount of clinical contact hours is 60.

Clinical Practice Duration: 7 days

Total clinical practice hours: 60 hours

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Chinese Medicine

  • Foundations of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Basic Theory of Chinese Medicine
  • Diagnosis and diagnostic tools of Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture

  • The history of Acupuncture
  • Mechanisms of Action
  • Research, Clinical Trials, Evidence Based Acupuncture
  • Meridians / Channels and points, Traditional Acupuncture
  • Acupuncture techniques, pain management and treatment protocols
  • Basic principles of Dr. Tan Acupuncture: Si Yuan – Balance Method
  • Trigger point Dry Needling
  • 5-point NADA protocol
  • Clinical Practice

Myofascial Decompression / Cupping

  • History
  • Myofascial Decompression
  • Traditional Cupping
  • Indications – Contraindications
  • Evidence
  • Clinical Practice

Thermotherapy, Moxibustion

  • History
  • Moxibustion
  • Infrared & TDP Lamp in Chinese Medicine
  • Indications – Contraindications
  • Evidence
  • Clinical Practice