Acupressure
Level 4

 
Title of learning programme Acupressure
Programme level 4
Duration of learning programme 11 weeks x 10 hours*
Total number of learning hours per programme 110**

* Unlike traditional schools, colleges or universities, there are no terms, semesters, or specified intake dates for our uniquely flexible distance education courses. Our system of continuous enrolment means that our students can enrol on any day and at any time of the year. This allows our students the freedom to plan their studies to fit in with their lifestyle or work commitments.

** Please note that this is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and also how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each module there is a question paper which needs to be completed and returned to your personal tutor.

Structure

 
Module Module Title
1 Eastern and Western Approaches to Health
2 Human Energy Field
3 Meridian System
4 Five Element Theory
5   Acupressure Points
6   Acupressure Techniques and Treatments Main Therapeutic Areas
7   Acupressure Techniques and Treatment Special Situations and Conditions
8   Emergency Treatments
9   Alternatives to Fingertip Medicine
10   Self-Help Techniques - Conclusion
 

Learning Outcomes

 

Module 1 Eastern and Western Approaches to Health.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Discuss a brief history of Acupressure and summarise the Eastern and Western approaches to treating illness

 

Module 2 - Human Energy Field.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Introduce and evaluate the Subtle Body

LO2   Evaluate the Chakra and Meridian Systems
 

Module 3 - Meridian System.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Introduce Chi and the Meridian System showing how they influence the functioning of the human body

 

Module 4 - Five Element Theory.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Examine the five-elements theory and connect it to the Meridians and associated organs

 
Module 5 - Acupressure Points.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Discuss the method of locating correct pressure points and summarise what alarm points refer to
 
Module 6 - Acupressure Techniques and Treatments Main Therapeutic Areas.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Identify contra-indications, modes of relaxation and the Acupressure techniques which can be used
 
Module 7 - Acupressure Techniques and Treatment Special Situations and Conditions.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Introduce and discuss your understanding of the treatment formulation
 
Module 8 - Emergency Treatments.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Evaluate emergency conditions likely to occur in the course of a days activities and identify the major acupressure points
 
Module 9 - Alternatives to Fingertip Medicine.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Discuss the different zones of the body and summarise the main therapeutic areas in Auriculotherapy
 
Module 10 - Self-Help Techniques - Conclusion.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Examine the procedure for rebalancing and treating emotional imbalances

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