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Acupuncture / Dry Needle Therapy


1st & 2nd June 2013


School of Healthcare Studies, Heath Park campus  



Application/contact information: 

Dawn Sparg


The course is suitable for Physicians and General Practitioners (registered GMC), final year students of British Medical School, registered Osteopaths and Chiropractors and Practice or Hospital nurses. The course provides an introduction to the use of acupuncture as an adjunct to medical practise.


Dr Anthony Campbell, MRCP, and Emeritus Consultant Physician at the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital, who is a tutor, recognised by the BMAS.

Tutor Biography:

Dr Campbell was a Consultant Physician at the Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital. He is a former Vice-Chairman and current council member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society.  

Learning Outcomes:

By attending the course participants will learn:
• how acupuncture can be incorporated into medical practice
• which disorders to treat
• which patients to treat
• various techniques of needling
• what kinds of effects are produced by acupuncture?
• what are the contradictions to acupuncture?
• how to examine patients for tender areas
• how to introduce acupuncture into your practice
• what opportunities for further study exist?

Additional information:

A range of knowledge in Anatomy, Physiology and Medicine is assumed as a pre-requisite for this course. Practical skill in examining patients and using needles, will be covered on the course.
This two-day course will enable you to start using acupuncture techniques straight away. The registration fee includes programme, text book, printed and electronic notes, all needles required for practice on the course, refreshments and lunch. Certificates of attendance will be issued at the end of the course. Please return your application form with payment or details who to invoice as early as possible. Places are limited so early application is advisable.