General Information About Academy for Five Element Acupuncture
Academy for Five Element Acupuncture, Inc., is dedicated to preparing graduates to practice as independent health care practitioners and to work cooperatively with other health care providers. Graduates of the Master of Acupuncture program will be able to: * Understand the theory and philosophy of Five Element acupuncture, including the roots of Oriental medicine, traditional diagnostic methods (seeing the whole person), meridian pathways, points and pulses, the Five Elements and acupuncture in relation to other healing systems. * Apply knowledge to patients by recognizing the cause of symptoms through touch, smell, hearing and seeing, accurate pulse taking, treatment planning based on traditional diagnosis, determination of timing and sequence of treatment and safe and competent application of practical techniques. * Understand themselves as acupuncture practitioners, using a holistic approach to body/ mind/spirit, appreciate their limits and areas for growth and know when to refer to other resources. * Operate a professional office by knowing how to schedule and manage patients according to the requirements of an acupuncture practice, maintain appropriate office and patient records, abide by legal and insurance requirements of an acupuncture practice, including standards for sanitation, safe needle techniques, emergency procedures and patient safety.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
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- Master's degree
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 76 Native American 0.0 Asian 4.0 African American 0.0 Hispanic 2.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 0 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 74