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5 Point Detox Protocol

This foundation course in the competent use of five auricular acupuncture points, is commonly used in drug and alcohol detoxification. The course centres on a specialised treatment that is used to control symptoms of tension, irritability, hypersensitivity, anxiety, depression and other states of nervous imbalance associated with withdrawal of opiates, nicotine and alcohol as well as stress. Auricular acupuncture is a powerful therapeutic technique which can make a valuable contribution to the patient recovery and rehabilitation program. The protocol is most effective when used in combination with other treatment modalities the combined application of acupuncture with counselling and self-help / support groups, etc. enhances treatment effectiveness. Although this course specifically concentrates on detoxification and recovery from substance misuse, we try to give students more of a broad insight into the theoretical and practical applications of Auricular Acupuncture.

The objectives of the course is to teach the practical application of the 5 point detox protocol. The course places great emphasis on health and safety protocols and ensures the student is fully competent with client handling, needle techniques and point location. The course focuses on the practical aspect of auricular acupuncture so that by the end of the course students will have the skills to use safely and effectively a defined auricular acupuncture needle insertion technique. The knowledge to identify the appropriate structures of the ear and to precisely locate the auricular acupuncture points. The understanding of the relevant health and safety procedures and to have developed the appropriate patient handling skills. Most importantly practitioners will have a basic understanding of the philosophy of Chinese Medicine and the concept of Qi.

Students will be individually assessed in order to gain certification and must pass a final assessment examination. Upon successful completion students are issued with a 'Certificate of Competence' which will enable them to start their practice and begin gaining experience.

Our unique 2 day training program enables agencies and individuals to work towards improving their treatment outcome. Course are held over 2 consecutive days, with weekend options available. The auricular acupuncture that is taught is a structured set formulae and therefore no diagnosis, differentiation or prognosis is required, taught or given.

Acupuncture Consultancy & Training (ACT) are experienced in auricular acupuncture. We offer practical evidence of acupuncture effectiveness within social care and addiction fields. The qualifications and experience of the trainers guarantee this course is of the highest possible standard.

The foundation course has been successfully mapped to DANOS standards.

Prerequisite for course: None

Time: 10.00 - 3.00pm

Price: £250.00 

Location:  Langho, Lancashire, BB6 8AR.

Course administration: 078573 93560


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