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Acupuncture 203: Alarm, Associated, Source and Cerebral Points to Improve Your Diagnostic Skills and Clinical Outcomes

Online $40.00 2 Stephen Tranter, DC

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This course is accredited in the following Canadian Provinces:

British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Yukon,

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Topic: Acupuncture 203: Alarm, Associated, Source and Cerebral Points to Improve Your Diagnostic Skills and Clinical Outcomes

Credit Hours: 2

Instructor: Stephen Tranter, DC

Course Description: This course will help you build an understanding of the location and usage of diagnostic and therapeutic acupuncture points on the spine, head and extremities.

Course outline:

  • The associated (Shu) acupuncture points of the spine
  • The alarm (Mu) points and their diagnostic usage
  • Source (Yuan) point locations and use
  • Cerebral points for musculoskeletal conditions

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the differences between Western and Eastern spinal points
  • Explain how to access the alarm points to aid in differential diagnosis
  • Identify the location and use of the source points
  • Outline how to easily find cerebral acupuncture points to increase clinical success

Dr. Tranter has been in private practice since 1984. Over the past 14 years, he has successfully included acupuncture, acupressure and auriculotherapy to improve clinical outcomes for his chiropractic patients, and is passionate about bringing this information to other chiropractors. Tranter is a 1982 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic – Davenport, where he met and married Dr. Patricia Felder, and started their practice together. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture (FIAMA). He was an Assistant Professor for Flexion Distraction at Parker College of Chiropractic, has taught numerous clinical post graduate classes, and is a coauthor of the technique book, “Motion Assisted Palpation and Motion Adjusting.” He enjoys making complex concepts simple and straightforward, and he loves to provide his colleagues with practical information they can use immediately to help their patients. Dr. Tranter is a member of the Texas Chiropractic Association. Dr. Tranter, also, serves as post graduate faculty for Texas College of Chiropractic. He enjoys hiking, skiing and researching health and wellness information. Dr. Tranter and his wife recently received a lifetime community service award from the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce. They have 3 children and 2 grandchildren.


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