School Of Health Sciences

Acupuncture TechniquesWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400873.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
George Zhang

Equivalent Units
400350 - Acupuncture 2

400875 Channels and Points 2 AND 400352 Traditional Chinese Medicine 3

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4660 Bachelor of Health Science-Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine or 4710 Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  George Zhang  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit consolidates and extends students’ knowledge of acupuncture theory and practice, and provides further opportunity to develop practical skills. Students are introduced to the theory of point combinations and the development of acupuncture prescriptions and treatment plans. Practical sessions include obtaining Qi (De Qi), promoting Qi techniques, tonifying and reducing needling techniques, moxibustion, cupping, Gua Sha, Tuina, intradermal/cutaneous needling, scalp acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, wrist/ankle acupuncture, electroacupuncture and laser acupuncture. This unit also expands upon the student's understanding of the theory and practice principles of traditional Chinese medicine.

4660.1Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Traditional Chinese MedicineCONTINUING
4660.2Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Traditional Chinese MedicineCONTINUING
4710.1Bachelor of Traditional Chinese MedicineCURRENT

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