Primary Course Description
The McMaster University Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program is a 300 hours Continuing Education Program provided by the McMaster University Department of Anesthesia and reviewed by the McMaster University Health Sciences Continuing Education Department.
This Practical Training Program consists of five, three-day weekend units (126 contact hours) plus a concurrent self-directed home study portion (174 hours).
The Program is skills-based and clinically oriented, with about 100 hours devoted to practical workshops including surface anatomy palpation, insertion needling techniques, anatomy laboratory, condition specific blueprint treatment design, special techniques workshops, and real live patient treatment demonstrations.
Since 1998, 38 Main Programs and 44 Advanced Programs have been completed, with over 3,000 Graduates having achieved their learning objectives.