(An overview of different healing modalities)
Course Hours: 40 (10 classes, 4 hours each or as arranged with instructor)
~Prerequisites: Command of the English language.
Tuition: $690 (Listed books Included)
Chinese medical diagnosis & Western medical diagnosis compared (3 hours)
Assessment Techniques (10 hours)
Chinese pulse taking compared to Western pulses
Learning Basic paramedic assessment skills and interventions
Taking blood pressures and blood sugars
Auscultating the heart and lungs
Throat and ear exams
Other facial assessments
Stopping bleeding and starting CPR
Chinese Medical Modalities
Chinese herbal medicine basics (14 hours)
Cupping (2 hours)
Moxibustion (4 hours)
Summary of Tui Na (Chinese form of massage), Qi Gong (Chinese Yoga), Acupressure & acupuncture, plus Chinese Dietary Therapy (7 hours)
Putting everything together.
A Barefoot Doctor’s Manual – Running Press $10.00
Total Books cost = $10.00
Successful completion of this course will allow the student to apply to the National Barefoot Doctors Association for Associate status.
Supplies: The student will provide all incidental supplies needed for this course (paper, pens, notebooks).
******Course content may be changed with approval of OBPVS******