Acupuncture, MAc

First Year

Trimester 1 (Fall and Winter)

AAC4025ACUPUNCTURE POINT LOCATION 1

2

ANAT1001ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 1

4

AAC3214CHINESE MEDICAL PATHOLOGY 1

5

ACL3031CLINICAL OBSERVATION 1

1.5

MEDT1001MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

1

ACH3034TAI JI

0.5

MAND3311MANDARIN 1

1

Total Credit Hours:15.0

Trimester 2 (Winter and Summer)

AAC4026ACUPUNCTURE POINT LOCATION 2

2.5

ANAT1002ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 2

4

AAC3215CHINESE MEDICAL PATHOLOGY 2

4

ACL3032CLINICAL OBSERVATION 2

1.5

22571EMERGENCY CARE

1.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Trimester 3 (Summer and Fall)

AAC4230ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT STRATEGY

3

ACL3033CLINICAL OBSERVATION 3

1

AAC3216DIAGNOSTIC ANALYSIS IN CHINESE MEDICINE

1

ARS6040FOUNDATIONS OF EVIDENCE INFORMED PRACTICE

2

AAC4257MEDICAL ASEPSIS AND RISK MANAGEMENT

0.4

AWM4036NEEDLING ANATOMY

2.5

AAC4255NEEDLING TECHNIQUES 1

1.6

AWM4031PATHOPHYSIOLOGY 1

2

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Second Year

Trimester 4 (Fall and Winter)

AAC4250ACCESSORY TECHNIQUES

1.5

ACL3034CLINICAL OBSERVATION 4

1

ARS5061MEDICAL LAW AND ETHICS

1

AAC4256NEEDLING TECHNIQUES 2

2.5

AWM4032PATHOPHYSIOLOGY 2

2

AAC4030PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND INTERACTIVE SKILLS

3

ARS5062CLINICAL SKILLS, CLINICAL EXPECTATIONS AND POLICIES

1

AWM4041WESTERN MEDICAL SCREENING

2.5

BLS1001BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

0

Total Credit Hours:14.5

Trimester 5 (Winter and Summer)

AAC5151ACUPUNCTURE CLINICAL MEDICINE 1

3

ACL5000ADVANCED DIAGNOSIS

1

ACL5065-1CLINIC INTERNSHIP 1

2

ACL5065-2CLINIC INTERNSHIP 2

2

AWM6061TOPICS IN CARDIOPULMONARY HEALTH

1.5

AWM6062TOPICS IN ORTHOPEDIC HEALTH

1.5

AHB5130TRADITIONAL CHINESE FOOD THERAPY

2

AAC5060TUI NA

1

Total Credit Hours:14

Trimester 6 (Summer and Fall)

AAC5152ACUPUNCTURE CLINICAL MEDICINE 2

3

AAC4245ADVANCED NEEDLING TECHNIQUES

1

ACL5065-3CLINIC INTERNSHIP 3

2

ACL5065-4CLINIC INTERNSHIP 4

2

AWM5060NUTRITION

3

AWM5084PHARMACOLOGY FOR CHINESE MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS 1

2

AWM6063TOPICS IN NEUROLOGICAL HEALTH

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Third Year

Trimester 7 (Fall and Winter)

AAC5153ACUPUNCTURE CLINICAL MEDICINE 3

3

ACL5065-5CLINIC INTERNSHIP 5

2

ACL5065-6CLINIC INTERNSHIP 6

2

ARS5091INTRODUCTION TO PRACTICE MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS BASICS

2

AAC5291MUSCULOSKELETAL TREATMENT

1.5

AAC6220NEI JING

2

AWM6064TOPICS IN PEDIATRIC, OBSTETRIC AND WOMEN'S HEALTH

3

Total Credit Hours:15.5

Trimester 8 (Winter and Summer)

AAC6110ACUPUNCTURE REVIEW AND SYNTHESIS

2

ACL5065-7CLINIC INTERNSHIP 7

2

ACL5065-8CLINIC INTERNSHIP 8

2

ACL5065-9CLINIC INTERNSHIP 9

2

ARS5092ESTABLISHING A SUCCESSFUL TCM PRACTICE

2

AWM6066TOPICS IN DIGESTIVE HEALTH

1.5

AWM6067TOPICS IN ENDOCRINE AND MALE URO-GENITAL HEALTH

1.5

Total Credit Hours:13

Electives

ACM students are required to complete 3 credits of elective courses.  The ACM program offers several elective courses as listed below.  Students may also enroll in NWHSU courses outside of the ACM program for elective credit as long as they meet the course pre-requisites.

ACE5000SPECIAL TOPICS: AURICULAR ACUPUNCTURE/PUBLIC HEALTH

1

ACE5001SPECIAL TOPICS: REHABILITATION ACUPUNCTURE

1

ACE5002SPECIAL TOPICS: KOREAN HAND THERAPY

1

Total Credit Hours: 115