-- Course Details --

Acupuncture is a complete system of medicine with a range of application just as wide as that of western medicine. Our institution offer following courses:

  • Bachelor of Acupuncture & Alternative Medical Science.
  • Doctorate of Acupuncture.

We also provide clinical training programme. The course details are given below:

1) Bachelor of Acupuncture & Alternative Medical Science:

Duration: 3 Years course in Acupuncture & Alternative Medical Science

Eligibility: +2 Passed

Medium of Instruction: English

Syllabus:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Iridology
  • Flower Remedies Therapy
  • Acupuncture Therapy
  • Magneto Therapy
  • Laser Therapy
  • Reflexology
  • Scalp Acupuncture
  • Auriculo Therapy
  • Chakra Energy Systems Therapy
  • Cosmetic Acupuncture
  • Wrist Ankle Therapy
  • Yoga Therapy
  • Eciwo Puncture
  • Pulse Diagnosis

Examination

On successful completion of each semester examination will be conducted.

Internship Training

Those who have passed the written examination will undergo internship training at our institution or near by hospitals for specified duration.

Certificates

Degree certificates will be awarded after the successful completion of the course and internship training by the Open International University for Complementary Medicines, Colombo, Srilanka.

Diploma certificate will be awarded after the completion of the course by A.M.H.T, Karaikudi Associated to ATAMA.

Affiliations

Vignesh Acupuncture Medical Center is affiliated with Abdullah Mission Hospital Trust, Karaikudi, which is affiliated to the open International University for Complementary Medicines Colombo, Srilanka.

Fees

Admission Fee: Rs.12, 000/-

Semester Fee:

  1st Year – Rs. 15,000/-
  2nd Year – Rs. 10,000/-
  3rd Year – Rs. 10,000/-

N.B

Hostel facilities will be extended on request.

Legal Validity To Practice As Doctor

After successful completion of the course one can legally practice the above therapies. Necessary legal documentation will be provided.

2) Doctorate of Acupuncture (Dr.Acu)

Classes: Monthly 3 seminar classes, weekly and evening classes.

Eligibility: +2 and above

Medium of Instruction: English and Tamil

Examination

On successful completion of each semester examination will be conducted.

Internship Training

Those who have passed the written examination will undergo internship training at our institution or near by hospitals for specified duration.

Certificates

Degree certificates will be awarded after the successful completion of the course and internship training by the Open International University for Complementary Medicines, Colombo, Srilanka.

Fees: Rs. 25, 000/- (Yearly).

Legal Validity To Practice As Doctor

After successful completion of the course one can legally practice the above therapies. Necessary legal documentation will be provided.

3) Clinical Training Programme

Daily: 10.00 hours to 11.30 hour practical.
 
Lecturers: 12.00 hours to 13.00 hours and 14.00 hours to 16.00 hours.

Introductory Lectures:

Common terminology of acupuncture

1. Traditional theories
2. Modern theories

3. Lecture Topics

  • Materials and techniques
  • Cunometer and acupuncture card
  • Methods of needle insertion

4. Methods of location of points

  • Sterilization of needles
  • Postures for therapy
  • Needle selection
  • Physiological effects

5. Methods of stimulation

  • Prohibited points
  • Dangerous points
  • Complications
  • Contra indications

6. Principles of acupuncture

  • Rules of selection of points
  • Zang-fu theory
  • Five-element therapy
  • Head needle therapy
  • Auriculotherapy
  • Moxibustion and other ancillary

7. Systematic Therapy

  • The disorders of nervous system
  • The disorders of the respiratory system
  • The disorders of the caredio-vascular system
  • The disorders of the gastro-intestinal system

8. The locomotor disorders
9. Skin disorders
10. Eye, ear and nose disorders
11. Acute emergencies malignant disorders
12. Prognosis - The diagnosis methods of traditional Chinese medicine.
13. Free discussion – discussion about the format of the examination.

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