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CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

ACUPUNCTURE & MOXIBUSTION CERTIFICATE

This certificate program is designed for Regulated Health Practitioners interested in practicing Acupuncture as an adjunct therapy to their primary method of treatment.  The program will teach practitioners to use acupuncture for the treatment of pain and musculoskeletal disorders.  The hours earned in the program can be applied to Diploma programs if graduates are interested in studying further and becoming a Registered Acupuncturist or a Registered TCM Practitioner.

YEAR 1

Term 1

Course Code Course Title Credits
101 TCM Theory & Diagnostics I (lecture) 4
201 Meridian Theory and Location (lecture and practical) 4
701 Tao Yin (practical) 1
Total 9

Term 2

Course Code Course Title Credits
102 TCM Theory & Diagnostics II (lecture) 4
202 Acupoint Theory and Location I (lecture and practical) 6
Total 10

Term 3

Course Code Course Title Credits
103 TCM Theory & Diagnostics III (lecture) 4
203 Acupoint Theory and Location II (lecture and practical) 6
204 Techniques of Acupuncture and Moxibustion (lecture and practical) 4
Total 14

ASIAN BODYWORK THERAPY CERTIFICATE

This certificate program is designed to introduce students to different modalities of bodywork including Zen Shiatsu and Tuina massage.  The program includes in depth study of Chinese and Japanese systems, as well as courses in TCM Theory & Diagnostics and clinical practice.  The hours earned in the program can be applied to Diploma programs if graduates are interested in studying further and becoming a Registered Acupuncturist or a Registered TCM Practitioner.

Year 1

Term 1

Course Code Course Title Credits
101 TCM Theory & Diagnostics I (lecture) 4
401 Zen Shiatsu I (practical) 3
404 Tuina I (practical) 3
Total 10

Term 2

Course Code Course Title Credits
102 TCM Theory & Diagnostics II (lecture) 4
402 Zen Shiatsu II (practical) 3
405 Tuina II (practical) 3
600 Clinical Observation (practical) 4
Total 14

Term 3

Course Code Course Title Credits
403 Zen Shiatsu III (practical) 3
406 Tuina III (practical) 3
600 Clinical Practice (practical) 4
Total 10

TCM PREPARATORY CERTIFICATE

This certificate program is designed to offer students an introduction to all of our Diploma programs.  Successful completion allows students to transition into a diploma program of their choosing.  The hours earned in the program can be applied to Diploma programs if graduates are interested in studying further and becoming a Registered Acupuncturist or a Registered TCM Practitioner.

Term 1

Course Code Course Title Credits
101 TCM Theory & Diagnostics I (lecture) 4
201 Meridian Theory and Location (lecture and practical) 4
301 Traditional Dietary Therapy and Modern Nutrition (lecture) 3
401 Zen Shiatsu I (practical) 3
501 Introduction to Biomedicine (lecture) 2
502 Anatomy & Physiology I (lecture) 4
701 Tao Yin (practical) 1
801 Counselling Strategies (lecture and practical) 3
Total 24