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Japanese Medicine Certification
December 31, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - December 16, 2020 @ 3:59 pm PST
CEU CLASS: 84 CE HOURS, CEP 436
Registration is ongoing. Participants must register for each individual class/module separately. Certificate is awarded upon completion of 84 CE units in select courses.
AIMC Berkeley is proud to announce the creation of a Certificate in Japanese Medicine. This certificate will be awarded to any licensed acupuncturist or acupuncture student who completes a minimum of 84 Continuing Education units from the Japanese Acupuncture workshops offered at AIMC Berkeley.
Japanese acupuncture is renowned for its ability to create positive clinical outcomes with minimal stimulation. Many acupuncturists who practice Meridian Therapy use little to no needle insertion. The AIMC Japanese Medicine Certification program offers an opportunity to study with masters from Japan who will teach several techniques using intricate, classic methods of Meridian Therapy. They will also demonstrate evidence-based scientific approaches such as trigger point treatment, which is based on autonomic nervous system theory. A gentle approach to moxibustion, also an important feature of traditional medicine in Japan, will be covered in this series as well.
Requirements: Completion of a minimum of 84 CE units from the Japanese Acupuncture certification workshops that are offered by AIMC Berkeley. There are a series of continuing education courses that can be applied to the certificate’s 84-unit requirement. Courses are typically offered each year and can be completed in any order.
Japanese Moxa/Gynecology – 14 CE units
Technique: Japanese style gentle direct moxa
Instructor: Junji Mizutani, L.Ac. (Canada)
Contact Needling & Psychology – 14 CE units
Technique: Funamizu style contact needle
Instructor: Takahiro Funamizu
Contact Needle & Hammer Technique – 14 CE units
Technique: Contact needling and Japanese traditional “Hammer needling” with Meridian therapy
Instructor: Keiko Ogawa, M.D. (pediatric surgeon)
Shakuju Therapy Advanced Course – 14 CE units
Technique: Shakuju Therapy
Instructor: Daiki Takahashi
Assistant Instructors: Tisha Mallon, L.Ac. & Saori Tasaka L.Ac. Japan
Advanced Trigger Point Acupuncture – 14 CE units
Technique: Pain treatment with a modern/scientific style of Japanese trigger point acupuncture
Instructor: Kazunori Itoh, Ph.D.
Assistant Instructor: Haro Ogawa, Team Acupuncturist & Massage Therapist
for the San Francisco Giants
Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture – 21 CE units
Instructor: Yoshifumi Tomita, MD Japan
Japan 10 Seminar –Japanese Acupuncture and Moxibustion Seminar in Tokyo/Shikoku – 35/42 CE units*
Priced per class. See each individual course listing for description and pricing. You must register for each class separately.