7 months course Blended Learning
Acupuncture Training for Healthcare Professionals
The Acupuncture Certificate Course for Healthcare Professionals is designed to train healthcare professionals in the safe and proficient integration of acupuncture as a therapeutic modality within their professional scope of practice.
Since this course is addressed to health professionals with limited time available, the classes are held online during weekends. Clinical practice is taking place on site, in our clinics in Athens, Greece.
Medical practitioners and registered healthcare professionals such as doctors (MDs), physiotherapists (PTs), nurses (RNs), osteopaths, chiropractors, chiropodists/podiatrists, dieticians, midwives, occupational therapists, and dentists.
210 hours total over a 7 month period. Classes are held online, 2 weekends / month. Clinical practice is taking place in Athens, Greece: 7 days, 9h/day
Upon successful completion of the course, graduates will be able to incorporate acupuncture to their clinical practice safe and effectively. The foundations and principles of Chinese medicine are taught in parallel to biochemical mechanisms of action that have been identified and explain acupuncture’s efficiency. As a result, graduates will be educated to both classical traditional acupuncture and contemporary evidence-based acupuncture approaches.
Moreover, the use of complementary techniques such as myofascial decompression / cupping and moxibustion will enhance the clinical practice of the participants.
2,700€ (20% discount when registering as a group of 3 or more). Non-refundable payment is required to guarantee spot. Clinical training is included in the price.
NOTE: Clinical practice will take place in Athens, Greece for 7 days. Airline tickets and accommodation are not included.
The course Acupuncture for Health Professionals is run by the International Academy of Acupuncture (I.A.A.), a subgroup of Hellenic Corporation of Chinese Medicine (HCCM), member and registered educational entity in the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS).
The total 210 contact hours offered in the course respect the recommendations set by the World Health Organization (WHO) of 200 hours of formal training for physicians and health professionals who would like to incorporate acupuncture into their medical practices.
The course is fully accredited by the International Acupuncture Association of Physical Therapists (IAAPT), the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS), and the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association GR (NADA GR).
Learn by Internationaly recognised Acupuncture experts
Courses are taught by practicing professionals who have excellent academic qualifications and practical experience.
Classes will be held online on the following weekends, 09: 00-15: 00 (GMT)
2022: 15-16/10, 29-30/10, 12-13/11, 26-27/11, 10-11/12
2023: 7-8/1, 28-29/1, 11-12/2, 19/2, 25-26/2, 3-5/3, 17-23/4
Clinical Practice will take place in our clinics, Athens, Greece.
Upon succesfull completion of the course participants will receive
Certificate in Acupuncture for Health Professionals issued by the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS).
Certificate of Acupuncture for Physical Therapists (Physiotherapists)* issued by the International Acupuncture Association of Physical Therapists (IAAPT), an official subgroup of the World Physiotherapy Association.
Certificate in Acupuncture for Health Professionals issued by the International Acupuncture Academy and the Hellenic Corporation of Chinese Medicine.
NADA 5 point Acudetox Certificate, issued by the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA GR).
* Issued only to Physical Therapists (PTs)
The program fulfills the requirements set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) of 200h of acupuncture training for health professionals.
Bridging the gap between East and West, enabling practitioners the efficient use of acupuncture within their practice applying critical thinking and critical reasoning.