University of Technology Sydney

99641 Point Location and Acupuncture Anatomy

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This multi-modular, workshop-based subject covers the location, depth, action, special precautions and contra-indications of the major acupuncture points. It also covers various aspects of radiographic examinations.

Students learn through lectures, wet labs and workshops. They learn how to accurately locate approximately 223 major acupuncture points; use anatomical and radiographic terminology; interpret radiographic reports; safely needle high risk points; identify structures under the acupuncture points; identify the various types of scans and how to interpret their reports.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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