This AACP approved CPD course by Jonathan Hobbs is designed for practising chartered physiotherapists who wish to expand their practical skills in utilising acupuncture in the clinical management of headaches and migraines.
Participants should be MCSP and HCPC registered and have already successfully undertaken a recognised acupuncture foundation course.
To develop participant’s theoretical knowledge of acupuncture and its role in the clinical management of headaches and migraines
To develop participant’s practical skills in the differentiation of common headaches and migraine presentations.
To introduce the participant to:
The proposed aetiology and pathology of migraines.
The proposed aetiology and pathology of multiple headache presentations.
The differential diagnosis of common headache presentations.
The mechanisms of acupuncture in relation to the management of headaches and migraines.
To be able to:
Safely and effectively employ acupuncture in the management of migraines.
Safely and effectively employ acupuncture in the management of multiple headache presentations.
Integrate acupuncture into the complete physiotherapeutic management of headaches and migraines.
The potential mechanisms underlying the development of multiple headache presentations.
The proposed mechanisms by which acupuncture can support the management of headaches and migraines.
The health and safety issues related to the management of headaches and migraines with acupuncture.
The use of acupuncture and its integration within the management of headaches and migraines.
These objectives will be achieved through a variety of teaching strategies including lectures, tutorials, seminars, action groups, problem-based learning scenarios, clinical reasoning based case studies and practical needling situations. Learning will also be supported by the course study manual and the use of research-based teaching materials and methods.
Students will be provided with the following resources for their use on the course:
Course manual, handouts and a selection of acupuncture needles
The course runs from 09:00 to 17:00 (7 hours CPD).
Fee: £135.0. You will pay £240.0 in total, if you also enrol for 'ElectroAcupucnture Course' on 08/06/2019 on same venue. Please enquire.
Venue: Room 4, Whittington Education Centre (WEC) The Whittington Hospital Magdala Avenue London N19 5NF
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